Invisible Manchester is an initiative that allows visitors to take an alternative tour of the city, led by a homeless guide.
Manchester is known internationally as one of the UK’s best places to live, a reputation that locals and students alike will never tire of flaunting. Buzzing nightlife, expansive shopping centres and an ever-rising skyline all show off the best Manchester has to offer, but in stark contrast to this the issues of rough sleeping and […]
Sylvie Copley talks about The Big Change Society, and how students can help tackle the issue of homelessness while at University.
A programme of events including conferences, art, and live music, as part of Manchester Homelessness Awareness Week
Student-led campaign aims to engage students in the sensitive topic of homelessness with a conference and sound clash
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
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
To solve the UK hunger crisis, we need to start thinking about food waste
Labour mayor Andy Burnham was put under the spotlight by members of the public in a Q and A style event.
The Social Enterprise, Invisible Manchester, is to train people who have been affected by homelessness to become tour guides of their city
One year on from Manchester City Council’s revised vision on tackling homelessness, I asked if any productive changes been made. Sean Proudman, who has been homeless for four years, spoke about his experience of rough sleeping and the support he has received.
Take action against homelessness and camp out with RAG Manchester
Creator encourages students to sign the petition “because it’s the right thing to do”
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
“Employers value student volunteering because they look for rounded graduates”, Head of Careers Service said ahead of Volunteering and Social Justice Fair
Could empty properties provide a solution to the housing crisis?