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The Manchester Sleep Out with Lib Dem councillor John Leech

This years Manchester Sleep Out raised £90,000 for the homeless. Jacob Rawling talks to Lib Dem councillor John Leech about his participation in the annual event that seeks to raise money and awareness for the city’s ever growing vulnerable population

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A Student Life: Benjamin Mouquet

Ruth Squires talks to Benjamin Mouquet, the University of Manchester graduate helping build a better community with The Dealer App, which donates money to homeless of Manchester whilst giving it’s customers great deals for dining out in the city

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Volunteering opportunities for students to be showcased at fair

“Employers value student volunteering because they look for rounded graduates”, Head of Careers Service said ahead of Volunteering and Social Justice Fair

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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

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Banquets binned while rough sleepers go hungry and food bank reliance soars

To solve the UK hunger crisis, we need to start thinking about food waste

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A chance to give homeless people administered healthcare

A new scheme is being set up in Greater Manchester to tackle homelessness

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An obvious solution to a big problem

Could empty properties provide a solution to the housing crisis?

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A Student Life: Jonah Ogbuneke

This chemical engineer has one priority other than his final exams, and that’s to tackle homelessness

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Our homelessness problem

Why we feel guilty, and what needs to change

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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

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Students try and make a difference to the lives of Manchester’s homeless

The Mancunion spoke with Hannah Featherstone, Student Coordinator for the Homeless Outreach Project, to discuss the work University of Manchester students are doing to tackle the homelessness crisis in the city

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Impact Journalism Day

The Mancunion has joined 20 newspapers, from across the US, UK, Europe, and Asia, to highlight student-led initiatives making an impact across the world