Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson


Greater Manchester homelessness charities appeal for support following warehouse raid

Greater Manchester homelessness charities appeal for support following warehouse raid

The Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network have established a Live Needs List of essential items
Teacup puppies: the unethical practices behind the cute Instagram posts

Teacup puppies: the unethical practices behind the cute Instagram posts

Teacup puppies are undeniably cute but social media is hiding the unethical practices that allow these dogs to exist
Coronavirus creates uncertain sporting outlook

Coronavirus creates uncertain sporting outlook

If a goal is scored in a match and no one is around to cheer it, does it make a sound?
Opinion: The continued success of Roman Polanski is a stain on the film industry

Opinion: The continued success of Roman Polanski is a stain on the film industry

The film industry will not make any progress in overcoming a culture of rape and assault so long as Roman Polanski continues to be successful, argues Kate Jackson
Opinion: Tyson Fury is no hero

Opinion: Tyson Fury is no hero

Fury needs to properly acknowledge his past derogatory comments before he can be treated as a sports hero, argues Kate Jackson
School children banned from heading football in training

School children banned from heading football in training

The FA has issued new guidelines to mitigate the risks of repeated heading of a football at a young age
Outbreaks of mumps reported at universities across the country

Outbreaks of mumps reported at universities across the country

Cases of the mumps are at their highest levels since 2009
Porto’s Moussa Marega subjected to racist abuse

Porto’s Moussa Marega subjected to racist abuse

Another weekend and another footballer has been subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans
UK universities ‘gagging’ student complaints of sexual assault

UK universities ‘gagging’ student complaints of sexual assault

Investigations have revealed that 300 NDAs have been signed by students across 45 UK universities
Government housing proposals not green enough say Greater Manchester Authorities

Government housing proposals not green enough say Greater Manchester Authorities

The governments proposed building regulations will not allow local authorities to set higher standards of energy efficiency beyond the mandated level
Do vegan athletes perform better or worse?

Do vegan athletes perform better or worse?

Vegan diets are becoming more popular for sports stars, but is it improving their fitness and performances?
Family in Bolton escape house fire

Family in Bolton escape house fire

The Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have issued some safety advice following the incident
Opinion: A ban on activism will not make the Olympics apolitical

Opinion: A ban on activism will not make the Olympics apolitical

The International Olympic Committee claims that sport is neutral but that could not be further from the truth, argues Kate Jackson
Opinion: Unisex sports must capitalise on Fallon Sherrock’s success

Opinion: Unisex sports must capitalise on Fallon Sherrock’s success

Fallon Sherrock was the standout from the PDC World Darts Championships but more can be done to raise the profile of women competing in unisex sports, argues Kate Jackson
UoM confirms students won’t face any additional penalties for supporting strike

UoM confirms students won’t face any additional penalties for supporting strike

The announcement follows other universities taking a strict approach to their students supporting strikes
Manchester crime victims reveal their positive experience with restorative justice

Manchester crime victims reveal their positive experience with restorative justice

Victims of crime discuss their experience with the Greater Manchester Restorative Justice Service
Opinion: Jeffree Star thrives on beauty YouTube’s drama-industry

Opinion: Jeffree Star thrives on beauty YouTube’s drama-industry

Jeffree Star is often the centre of the beauty community’s soap opera, but why, given his own misdemeanours, is he so successful?
Andy Burnham admits he may miss rough sleeping target

Andy Burnham admits he may miss rough sleeping target

The Greater Manchester mayor has also urged political leaders to prioritise homelessness during the election
Consultation into ‘buffer-zone’ around Fallowfield abortion clinic ends

Consultation into ‘buffer-zone’ around Fallowfield abortion clinic ends

While the potential Public Space Protection Order seems promising, anti-harassment campaigners don’t believe the proposal provides a sufficient buffer-zone around the clinic
Consent: why do we still not get it?

Consent: why do we still not get it?

The UK may acknowledge that sex without consent is rape in ours laws, but many still believe the damaging myths about rape and sexual assault, argues Kate Jackson

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