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‘Come Slowly-Eden!’: Why allotments matter

‘Come Slowly-Eden!’: Why allotments matter

Eva Gerretsen visits Growing Together, a volunteer run allotment providing stability to refugees and asylum seekers. She explores the benefits of home-growing for both the environment and personal health.
The Public Speaking Society takes the stage

The Public Speaking Society takes the stage

Contributor Juliette Flach talks you through why you should join the Public Speaking Society
My time with the Swing Dance society

My time with the Swing Dance society

Contributor, Juliette Flach, explains why she fell in love with swing dancing
A new Queer-a? The loss of place for Manchester Pride

A new Queer-a? The loss of place for Manchester Pride

Sam Brougham discusses the relocation of the Pride festival in Manchester away from Canal Street due to planned redevelopments and what this means for the LGBTQ+ communities who have celebrated there for decades.
Interview: Crystal Moselle

Interview: Crystal Moselle

Tobias Soar sits down with Crystal Moselle, the director of the newly released “Skate Kitchen”
Fallowfield fights back

Fallowfield fights back

As students lose faith in the protective forces of the law, an event at University Place aims to reverse the tide of crime in Fallowfield and beyond

How intergenerational projects are tackling the loneliness crisis

With loneliness becoming an ever-increasing problem for the older generation, the Intergenerational Project at the University of Manchester sets out to tackle the issue by bringing elderly people together

A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

Inter-Faith event at Manchester Students’ Union

An evening of dialogue at Manchester Students’ Union to celebrate and encourage integration between religious communities

Robot orchestra: Live

Performing at the Museum of Science and Industry as part of Manchester Science Festival, the Robot orchestra, built by and for the community, used an eclectic blend of engineering and music to inspire the public to become more involved in science

Ivy Church: Providing students with a friendly face

When you feel like you have nowhere left to turn, Ivy Church is there to help

How to beat the burglar

A little sound advice on what’s in place at university and in the community to keep your possessions in your possession

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community

Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university’s Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas

‘Jihadi John’ and The pull factors of terrorism and the push factors of Western society

How much is the West to blame for the radicalisation of its citizens? Lauren Wills considers this alongside the obvious pull of Islamic extremism in the fight against IS

Check the Exec: Policies and Promises

Haider Saleem takes a look at what the Exec have planned for the Union during their year in office.

‘Use it or lose it,’ say Withy Baths campaigners

Withington Baths closure suspended as petition gains over 8,000 signatures