Over 1.5 million people were destitute in the UK in 2017

More than one and a half million people were in destitution at some point in 2017, including 365,000 children. This is more people than the populations...

More than 25,000 people trapped in social care debt in the NW says GMB...

Almost 90 taken to court by local authorities for social care debt during past two years according to GMB investigation An investigation by GMB, the...

Britain may be reaching ‘peak acceptance’ of homosexuality

To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, The University of Manchester has released new research which has found that a person’s religion...

Manchester’s Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities join with Mayor to celebrate Ramadan projects to...

Human Appeal, the leading Muslim faith-based charity in Greater Manchester, launched their Ramadan campaign on Monday 14th May at the Friends’ Meeting House in...

Launch of a new alliance to tackle food poverty in Greater Manchester

The Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance was launched at a packed Methodist Central Hall earlier this week. Individuals with their own experiences of food poverty...

Shocking extent of loneliness faced by young mothers revealed

The extent to which young mothers are left feeling lonely and isolated after having a baby was revealed  by the Co-op and the British...

Older bereaved people are up to four times more likely to experience depression, but...

Older people who have experienced the death of a partner are up to four times more likely to experience depression than older people who...

Manchester residents urged to share the joy of reading

Residents of Manchester are being urged to do their bit to help improve children’s literacy across Greater Manchester. A campaign called ‘Gift Of Books’ is...

South and East Manchester residents invited to share a pot of Community Soup

Community groups across central, south and east Manchester have been invited to pitch for a slice of funding, over a shared meal, at an...

Risks to victimised youth in alternative cultures exposed

Young people belonging to alternative subcultures, such as goths, emos or metal fans, are at a greater risk of self-harm and suicide than those...