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Getting involved: Volunteering at the Booth Centre

Getting involved: Volunteering at the Booth Centre

Getting involved in volunteering can help you feel more connected to Manchester and support the local community, here’s one writer’s experience
An evening with CULTPLEX

An evening with CULTPLEX

This weekend I paid a visit to CULTPLEX, a small cult cinema hidden above a restaurant on Manchester’s Red Bank, and this is why you should go too
Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes live in Manchester: An ecstatic night of rock with the ‘Man of The Hour’

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes live in Manchester: An ecstatic night of rock with the ‘Man of The Hour’

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes return to Manchester Academy after two years, bringing a night of moshpits and mayhem
In defence of the television blackout

In defence of the television blackout

A TV law from the 1960s remains central to the health of English football, despite backlash from a vocal number of football fans
University of Manchester publishes its 2022/23 financial statement

University of Manchester publishes its 2022/23 financial statement

How much money did the University of Manchester make this past year, and where exactly are they allocating these funds? Here’s some information of the University’s 2022/23 financial statement
A state of manufactured chaos: a day out at Invades races

A state of manufactured chaos: a day out at Invades races

A day out at the races is the new staple of student social lives throughout the country
Manchester Christmas markets found to be the best in Europe

Manchester Christmas markets found to be the best in Europe

Recent stats suggest that the Manchester Christmas markets have gained 13.2 million TikTok views and a Tripadvisor rating of 4.5
Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

The plan aims to start development in summer 2024 and be completed by 2028
The student rent crisis isn’t just a financial burden, it’s an academic one too

The student rent crisis isn’t just a financial burden, it’s an academic one too

Not only do students face academic and social pressures at university, but they face a financial one too: being used as cash cows by the rental market and the government
Renting at university is an extreme mental sport

Renting at university is an extreme mental sport

Renting a house is one of the most tricky aspects of student life; but the rewards do rear their head at some point
Pro-Palestine student groups occupied the Samuel Alexander building overnight

Pro-Palestine student groups occupied the Samuel Alexander building overnight

Manchester Leftist Action occupy Samuel Alexander building overnight and engage in National Student Walkout
Manchester Christmas lights switch-on event cancelled for fourth consecutive year

Manchester Christmas lights switch-on event cancelled for fourth consecutive year

Ongoing development and lack of a suitable location has impacted the council’s decision
“There’s only one Bobby Charlton”

“There’s only one Bobby Charlton”

A footballing legend, Bobby Charlton passed away on October 21, 2023, leaving a legacy that most could only dream of
Deadletter live in Manchester: A double dose in one night

Deadletter live in Manchester: A double dose in one night

The Yorkshire band Deadletter played two sold-out gigs in a single night at Manchester’s YES Basement
West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?

West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?

Community is at the root of everything this football club do, in sharp contrast to the hyper-commercial professional sport
Freight Island: The Twilight Trail 

Freight Island: The Twilight Trail 

Manchester’s cultural scene is set to light up with an unparalleled celebration of winter wonder
HS2 Manchester leg cut as Government claims costs are uncontrollable

HS2 Manchester leg cut as Government claims costs are uncontrollable

Rishi Sunak confirmed the cancellation of the Birmingham to Manchester Leg of HS2 at the Conservative party conference.
Conservative Party conference 2023 met with protests

Conservative Party conference 2023 met with protests

The Conservative Party Conference covered a lot of issues. Read a few of the key takeaways for young people and Manchester’s reaction
Manchester named ‘most inspiring’ city in the UK

Manchester named ‘most inspiring’ city in the UK

Manchester has been named the UK’s ‘most inspiring’ city in a recent study. Read on to find out why
Green Summit Manchester 2023 – city reaffirms its target of net zero by 2038

Green Summit Manchester 2023 – city reaffirms its target of net zero by 2038

The summit took place in the context of the Clean Cities report which placed Manchester last out of 42 European cities