manchester city council Articles

Housing crisis tensions continue to escalate

The UK is in a time of crisis where housing is concerned, and in Manchester, homelessness continues to be a major social and political issue. Liam Kelly investigates

Homeless activist hospitalised after Manchester Metropolitan eviction

Manchester Metropolitan University claims no violent altercations took place, but one woman was sent to hospital because of her treatment during the eviction

Students bin recycling

Jay Fagerberg looks at students’ approach to recycling and why it is rapidly declining

Council sets up Manchester Dogs’ Home task force

Manchester City Council establish temporary dog home task force to get the shelter back up and running.

Graduates’ coffee venture “mugged off” by University

Coffee Cranks Cooperative prohibited from selling ethical coffee from their bicycle on campus after University, Manchester Corridor file objection

‘Unwelcoming’ Navy had Council permission to be outside Union

URNU pay £300 for permit – then moved on by Exec Team

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

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

Manchester’s Olympic legacy of sports facility closures

Plans to close Withington Baths and other local facilities have been met with strong opposition from the local community

MMU first-year wins prize at Manchester Hackathon

Computer Science student Bilawal Hameed won “Best Under 21s Creation” category and £600 for his “Bus Tracker” app

Shisha as dangerous as cigarettes, say NHS

Manchester City Council and NHS launch shisha health awareness campaign in effort to publicise dangers of smoking shisha

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