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Invisible Manchester with Alice Sparks

With 3,000 people are sleeping rough in Manchester, Alice Sparks is opening up the dialogue of the homelessness problem by creating jobs and thus giving a voice to those worse affected

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My experience with Greater Manchester Police

Burglaries in South Manchester are not uncommon – but when my house was ransacked in December, I at least expected Manchester Police to be on hand to help us through

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Lemn Sissay’s Christmas dinner

As Christmas draws ever nearer, many marginalised people such as care-leavers, could be alone this holiday. Lemn Sissay’s Christmas dinner aims to provide a special, luxury day and create more positive, magic memories for its guests

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Oi Oi! An interview with Franko Fraize

Raine Beckford talks to underground rapper Franko Faize

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The Emma app with UoM graduate Edoardo Moreni

With the rest of your student loan lost to the dark winter nights, Kizzy Bray talks to Edoardo Moreni, co-founder of the Emma app, a financial advisory system that provides people everywhere with the means to save you up to £600 a year

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The creative space: CCM music EP

This month’s creative space winners are the student force behind a new church based EP music launch. Ruth Squires talks to a few of the student behind the new sound thats set to shake things up

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A student life: ‘the University of Gyalchester’ clothing brand

Pierre-Leo Rouat talks to Yassine, who is one of three UoM students whose drunk idea at a party is coming to life

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Interview: Greater Manchester Nightline

The Mancunion talks to Greater Manchester Nightline, the confidential phone service, to find out how they help students and how you can get involved

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Interview: Alex Tayler

Alex Tayler answers our questions on the SU’s refurbishment, the recent All Students Vote, and local student Facebook groups

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In conversation with Gary Younge

After the release of his book ‘Another Day in the Death of America’, editor-at-large of The Guardian Gary Younge talks to head features editor Kizzy Bray about Black Lives Matter, the media’s role in reporting on race and violence and coming face to face with alt-right leader Richard Spencer

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The Manchester Marrow Charity Ball

Manchester Marrow is a UoM based branch of stem cell donation charity Anthony Nolan. Volunteer Joseph Brammer talks us through the Manchester Marrow Ball this Christmas to raise money for the worthy cause

Crime in Fallowfield, and indeed Greater Manchester, is on the up

Student gun-attack victim speaks out on Manchester Police gun amnesty

Following a recent surge in crime in Fallowfield which has led to subsequent statements from the Greater Manchester Police as well as UoM’s student union, Max Brimelow talks to a victim threatened at gun point in the area about the horrific ordeal