Author: Jessica Farrington

Teacher speaks out about Manchester’s child poverty crisis

A TEACHER has said that new funding from Manchester City Council has come too late to help child poverty in Manchester.

The Red Box Project appeal for more supporters in Salford

THE Red Box Project who provide young women with sanitary products is appealing for more people to support the campaign in Salford.

Manchester campaigner speaks out about Homelessness Reduction Act

Manchester-based homeless campaigner speaks out about increased assessments and paperwork in the new Homelessness Reduction Act. 

Robot-carer which can assist vulnerable people is built at Salford Uni

The robot, named Carrie, uses advanced artificial intelligence to recognise falls, carry trays and trigger alarms if accidents happen.

Dance company given support from Manchester City Council grants

Company Chameleon is one of the 15 arts organisations in Manchester to receive a Cultural Partnership Agreement Grant which helps with core running costs to enable them to continue their work in the community over the next four years.

Salford Mad Pride invites mental health sufferers to Mad Hatter’s tea party

Salford Mad Pride 18 is a collaborative event celebrating the creativity of people living with mental health issues in and around Salford.

75-year-old charity workers appeal to Manchester for help with charity in Uganda

75-year-old charity workers are appealing to the Manchester community for help in providing disadvantaged children in Uganda with an education. 

Mum appeals for adult Changing Places in Manchester after son’s tumour battle

A mum who lost her son to a brain tumour is appealing for large public areas to install Changing Places for older children and adults.