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Women in Media Conference hugely sucessful

The Women in Media conference marked 100 years since some women got the vote

Photo: Manchester ACORN

Tenants fighting back: an interview with ACORN

Community organisation ACORN Manchester will “do all they can… to help those having issues with landlords/letting agents”

Photo: The University of Manchester

Most Vice-Chancellors help determine their own pay

The University of Manchester confirmed that President and Vice-Chancellor Dame Nancy Rothwell does not attend meetings concerning her pay

Photo: Winchell Joshua, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service @Wikimedia

UK wind farm constraint payments ‘scandal’

New information has revealed that in 2017 the National Grid paid wind farms more than £100 million to be switched off and not produce energy, despite preventative measures

Photo: The Wind Farm by Askjell@Flickr

COP23 cuts coal

Over 200 countries attended the annual UN Convention on Climate Change to discuss cutting fossil fuel consumption

Photo: Women In Media

Women in Media networking event at The Botanist

The informal ‘Women in Media’ networking event is a chance to speak to respected women within the industry and meet this year’s ‘Women in Media’ committee

Photo: Photographic Leigh @ Wikimedia Commons

Mayor Andy Burnham awarded Doubleday Award

Mayor has been praised for demonstrating “great leadership for our community in the wake of the tragic events”

Photo: Mussi Katz@Flickr View from the street Burnham homelessness

Burnham announces £1.8 million homelessness plan

The City Council is investing £1.8 million in “real solutions” for the city’s homeless as fire stations and hostels open their doors to rough sleepers

Photo: Mussi Katz @ Flickr

Burnham backs Stoptober smoking campaign

With 19.9 per cent of adults in Manchester reportedly smokers, including students, the Manchester Mayor has backed the ‘Stoptober’ campaign