North West Articles

Season review for local clubs

Season review for local clubs

A review of the 2021/22 campaign for clubs based in Greater Manchester
These companies are still offering paid work experience despite coronavirus

These companies are still offering paid work experience despite coronavirus

While some big companies have pulled the plug, a group of manufacturers in the North West are still offering paid work experience
Manchester MPs attack post-Brexit fund for Northern towns

Manchester MPs attack post-Brexit fund for Northern towns

The fund is designed to reduce the short-term impacts of Brexit on struggling communities, although some argue it does not address wider issues
Experts urge councils not to ignore alcohol ‘crisis’

Experts urge councils not to ignore alcohol ‘crisis’

New figures released by Public Health England have revealed that alcohol-related hospital admissions across areas in the North West of England have reached almost 180,00
GPs prescribe more opioids in North West

GPs prescribe more opioids in North West

Study by UoM suggests Northern GPs more likely to prescribe opioids, in the latest indicator of regional socioeconomic divides
Andy Burnham issues warning over UK’s asylum policy

Andy Burnham issues warning over UK’s asylum policy

The Mayor’s intervention comes as the policy continues to have serious effects for the North of England
#iweigh myself, and you really should too

#iweigh myself, and you really should too

The #iweigh movement which is spreading across Instagram empowers people by encouraging positivity about life not just body image, Sam Brougham writes that it is crucial in the current climate of mental health.
UoM academic appeals for greater BAME representation in Northern Powerhouse

UoM academic appeals for greater BAME representation in Northern Powerhouse

UoM lecturer Dr Sarah Hall called for more BAME representation in the Northern Powerhouse at the Labour Party conference last week.
NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

New figures from the NUS show rising numbers of students choosing not to drink at university
The University of Manchester makes top 20 in Good University Guide 2019

The University of Manchester makes top 20 in Good University Guide 2019

The University of Manchester has been ranked the 19th best in the country and second best in the North West of England

International students in the North West boost economy by £970 million

Data released by Universities UK shows 35,000 foreign students in the North West of England contribute nearly £1 billion to local economy

‘Hover train’ cuts Manchester to Liverpool journey to seven minutes

New North-West transport plans include ‘MagLev’ or ‘hover trains’ that can cut Manchester to Liverpool train times from an hour to just seven minutes

It’s called street art for a reason

Uproar as yet another Banksy original is removed in Liverpool

Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse – a myth?

A recent report has shown that London’s economy is growing faster than that of any of the northern cities despite plans to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Cottonopolis: Manchester’s fashionable history

Contributer Kathryn Murray gives us a history lesson on the cotton industry in Manchester

Liveblog: North-West Varsity

Follow all the action live from the 2014 North-West Varsity 2014.

Manchester well above average in alcohol-related deaths and hospital trips

But students “not responsible for increasing cost of alcohol misuse”

North West exports slump in second quarter

North West’s biggest export industries experience demand slump from key export partners

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