Day: 17 October 2023

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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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