The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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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

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Cornerhouse cinema transformed into amateur art gallery

Georgia Welch takes a look at Cornerhouse cinema’s new and unusual link with homelessness

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Interview: Sorcha Floyd – Campaigns and Citizenship Officer

We spoke to Sorcha about Go Green and Manchester’s ongoing homelessness crisis

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Homeless in Manchester: “It’s nice to see a face”

Homelessness is a prevalent issue in Manchester, but volunteering at shelters like Crisis can make a big difference

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Anti-homeless spikes removed after public backlash

Anti-homeless spikes in Manchester have been removed due to public outcry

On Thursday 24th the annual RAG event jailbreak took place for University of Manchester Students. Photo: Manchester Rag @ Facebook

Event preview: RAG sleepout

A preview of Manchester RAG’s upcoming sleepout to raise awareness and funds to tackle homelessness in the city

Hand-made badges will be sold at the launch to help raise money for the project. Photo: The Mancunion

Campaign launched to help homeless women on their periods

The ‘Time of The Month’ campaign will launch on 25 February and seeks to raise money for sanitary products benefiting homeless women across Manchester

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Manchester City Council opens its doors to the homeless

Manchester City Council is putting steps in place as numbers of rough sleepers continues to rise

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Student Action Manchester: Christmas shoebox appeal

Student Action Manchester launch their Christmas shoebox appeal