Christopher Eccleston backs Music for Dementia’s #powerof30 campaign for World Alzheimer’s Month

Music is a catalyst to spark conversation, evoke memories, promote calm and lift the spirits, so Music for Dementia is asking the UK to...

People suffering from loneliness make more GP visits, study shows

Research has shed light on the links between loneliness and the demand for primary health care services such as GP appointments. The findings, which have...

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge releases Christmas & Boxing Day dinner for six

Marcus Rashford MBE and chef Tom Kerridge have stepped up their Full Time Meals campaign to help vulnerable families access a Christmas meal. Full Time...

Girls’ mental health “at a precipice” and increasingly worse than boys’, data shows

The mental health of girls is “at a precipice” with tens of thousands now hiding signs of deep distress from their teachers and parents,...

Cannabis policy in Britain should be reformed and draw on lessons from liberalising countries...

Cannabis policy in Britain should be reformed and draw on lessons from liberalising countries such as Uruguay to improve criminal and health outcomes, according...
Around 2 million people aged 65 and older live in poverty in the UK research by The University of Manchester has found

Older people missing out on financial support says Manchester study

Around 2 million people aged 65 and older live in poverty in the UK, and many are struggling with the growing cost of living...
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has warned that gaps remain in how vulnerable people are protected in care settings

Care users need stronger human rights protections – JCHR report finds

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has warned that gaps remain in how vulnerable people are protected in care settings, leaving their human rights...

Manchester parents needing childcare outnumber providers seven to two

An online networking site for parents, childcare providers and schools has revealed that Manchester parents outnumber local childcare providers by more than seven to...

Manchester’s Homeless – Benefit Gig for Lifeshare Charity

BIMM Manchester Music Business student Connor Synnott is bringing together some of Manchester’s most exciting new bands for a benefit gig at Salford's Sacred Trinity Church,...

Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism is damaging says Manchester research

Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism in their own families is having a detrimental effect, according to new research by Manchester academic...