The letter, whose authors include Liberation and Access Officer Sara Khan, calls on the City Council to reconsider the statue
Rebecca Rommen examines the impact of this year’s Reclaim the Night march, with around 3,500 people taking part, and how it successfully shines a light on the topic of night-time safety.
Sophie Marriott argues that the legislation to fine homeless people in Manchester for ‘Anti-Social Behaviour’ is archaic and misguided.
Manchester City Council’s draft budget for 2019/2020 set to balance austerity and spending on social services as it meets a three year plan
The CityVerve project is led by Manchester Council, Cisco, and Manchester Science Partnerships and is set to transform the way Mancunians interact with their city and environment
The broadcaster has also chosen Bristol and Glasgow to house two new creative hubs
The first dedicated monument to the tragedy will be unveiled in August 2019
A proposal to build six ‘townhouses’ with 36 bedrooms for students in Victoria Park has been turned down by Manchester City Council after opposition from nearby residents
The bars were found to be operating under the wrong licenses, as well as violating the Health Act of 2006
The ‘Housing First’ model seeks to eliminate causes of homelessness while the council ponders plans to introduce a £100 fine for rough sleeping
North Manchester is being disproportionately affected by failures in local transport
The shelter opened in November to kick off Burnham’s flagship ‘Bed Every Night’ scheme but was forced to close on Christmas Eve as a result of electrical problems
The operation – Operation Aztec – was carried out by Manchester City Council’s Licensing Team alongside Greater Manchester Police
The cost of construction for the new arts centre will rise by almost £20m, taking the budget to a total of £130m
The annual ‘State of the City’ report focuses on a range of factors, from the council moving students out of Fallowfield, to statistics relating to International and Graduate students.
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.