Month: October 2023

REVIEW: The Chemical Brothers at AO Arena

Arena shows are expensive, most of the time they fall into two camps. £50 to see the latest pop act that’s had a hit by singing the same as everyone else in the last five years about whatever Capital FM is churning out or a well established act that has become big because they are […]

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Manchester students protest University’s ‘arms link to Israel’

University of Manchester students took to the city’s streets to protest what they say is an arms link to Israel, something which the University denies. In a Facebook post, the protest organisers said the University of Manchester was “complicit in the current genocide in Gaza” because of Graphene technology that it researches, which has been […]

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TikTok famous Julius Burphy to hold STEPPER-TON for Breast Cancer Awareness

Manchester based STEP teacher, Julius Burphy, who’s accumulated over 1 million TikTok followers is holding a charity STEPPER-TON this Thursday for Breast Cancer awareness. The STEPPER-TON will take place at JD Gyms Manchester on Whitworth street, at 6:45pm on Thursday the 19th of September. While completing his final year at university Julius created his own […]

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“It is not acceptable that as a party that is the line our leader is taking”: Local Labour Councillor resigns over Keir Starmer comments

A Labour councillor from Manchester has resigned from the party in protest of comments made by Sir Keir Starmer about the Israel-Hamas conflict. Amna Abdullatif, a councillor in Ardwick, publicly resigned from Labour after 10 years. She the first Arab Muslim woman to be elected to Manchester City Council. Abdullatif was straight to the point […]

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“How can you celebrate the beheading of children?” – Jewish Organisation fears as antisemitism rises by almost 600%

Greater Manchester Police have announced increased resources to keep communities safe from hate crimes. It comes after a huge rise in antisemitic hate crime, following the recent Hamas attacks in the Middle East. Figures suggest a nearly six-fold increase in hate crime in the last 10 days. Marc Levy, Chief Executive of the Jewish Representative Council […]

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Family pays tribute to ‘well-loved’ 77-year-old who died in Piccadilly bus crash

A 77-year-old woman from South Manchester has died following a bus crash in Piccadilly Gardens yesterday. She has been named by police as Almena Amica, known as Mena to her family and friends. Following the incident she was taken to hospital with serious injuries and later died in hospital. A tribute from her family said: […]

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Protestors gathered in Manchester to show their support for the trans community. Image credit Poppy Smart.

Trans rights protest: “It’s not hate because it’s justified, it’s hate because it’s hate”

Protesters gathered at Manchester Central Convention Complex to fight for rights for the trans community. The protest took place after a speech by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the Conservative Party conference on October 4th were deemed ‘transphobic’. “We shouldn’t get bulled into believing that people can be any sex they want to be. They […]

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“It’s not just a walk in the park” – Nordic walking, the new way to exercise

Nordic Walking is the fastest-growing fitness activity in the world, according to Nordic Walking UK, and is becoming rapidly popular as a new way of exercising.

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BREAKING: Bus crashes intro building in Piccadilly Gardens

A major emergency service response is in place in Piccadilly Gardens this afternoon, as a bus has crashed into a building. Bus & tram services have been severely affected with both stations closed. Trams are still passing through the area, but will not stop. Police are asking people to avoid the area. A GMP spokesperson […]

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Sale exhibition helps local artists from “outlier” Trafford area showcase their work

An art exhibition in Trafford gave Greater Manchester-based artists the opportunity to showcase their pieces on a larger scale than usual. Neighbourhood Gallery in the heart of South Manchester in Sale opened their doors at Stanley Square on Thursday 5th October for the public to view works by dozens of local artists from across the […]

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