Hairdressers could help to cut suicide in Salford

Pub landlords, hairdressers and barbers could become the new front line to support people from feeling suicidal in Salford. To coincide with this week’s World...

New measures introduced as Mayor combats rough sleeping across Greater Manchester

Wide ranging measures to help the hundreds of rough sleepers across Greater Manchester have been revealed including £1.8m of new funding. The Mayor of Greater...

Plans revealed for 38 bed homeless centre in Chorlton

Plans have been revealed to transform an empty former residential care home in Chorlton into a 38-bed homelessness prevention centre. Manchester City Council will shortly...

Sex and intimacy still important to older people

Politicians and academics in Greater Manchester are calling for conversations around older people and sex to be normalised with the launch of a new...

Global charity makes its Landing at MediaCityUK

The Landing at MediaCityUK, Salford, played host to United Nations-backed global charity World Merit recently as they welcomed over 120 delegates from across the...

1 in 5 parents not reading to kids

Book People research discovers one in five UK parents do not spend any time reading with their primary school age children New research commissioned by...

Manchester Sleepout 2017 open for registration

Local homeless charity The Booth Centre is calling for people in the region to sign up to The Manchester Sleepout 2017 in November, as it aims...

Olympic medalist Katie Archibald joins up with Manchester charity platform Wonderful.org

Fundraising platform, Wonderful.org, has today announced that Olympic cyclist Katie Archibald MBE and Team WNT are backing the organisation’s inaugural fundraising event ‘The Wonderful...

Nominate Manchester’s King and Queen Bees for this year’s Be Proud awards

Manchester residents are invited to nominate the community champions and unsung heroes who keep their communities buzzing for a Be Proud award. This year's categories include a...

Hospital workers praised for helping a woman in distress

Greater Manchester Police has presented two Royal Manchester Children's Hospital workers with an award, after they helped a woman in distress while off duty. In...