Social Centre to open at new home this weekend

Article published: Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Manchester’s Social Centre Subrosa will open this Saturday at a former hair and beauty salon in Moss Side. This “new hub for activism” will be run by volunteers and offer a meeting space, a not-for-profit vegan café, computer work desks and a radical library.

Protest marks Bedroom Tax anniversary

Article published: Sunday, April 20th 2014

More than 300 people protested in Manchester city centre on 5 April against the government’s controversial spare room subsidy, nicknamed the ‘Bedroom Tax’, introduced last year.

The Anti Bedroom Tax Federation for Greater Manchester organised the protest to mark a year having passed since the policy was introduced. The Bedroom Tax has been hailed a political disaster by many, and has been a personal disaster for those affected.

Why do Manchester and Salford need an alternative press? Debate on Tue 25 February 2014

Article published: Thursday, February 20th 2014

The Manchester and Salford Branch of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) kindly hosts a debate on the past and future of MULE and the local independent press.

We’ll be back soon…

Article published: Friday, February 14th 2014

MULE is in hibernation and looking to relaunch soon. Do you want to be involved as a writer or editor? Get in touch: editor@themule.info. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

Friends of MULE panellist spotlight: Morag Rose

Article published: Tuesday, November 12th 2013

In the lead up to our panel discussion event at the Black Lion on Thursday 14 November we’re running a series of Q&As with the panellists so that you’ll be familiar with the speakers and can come prepared with your own questions. Starting off the series is Morag Rose, who runs the Loiterers Resistance Movement and will chair the debate on Thursday.

Manchester day care centre closures confirmed

Article published: Thursday, September 5th 2013

Two day centres for adults with learning disabilities and other care needs are to close after councillors on a Manchester City Council scrutiny committee voted against kicking a “call-in” of the decision back to Town Hall chiefs for reconsideration.

“Heritage Hostage” art exhibit held on saving landmark London Road Fire Station from disuse

Article published: Thursday, August 22nd 2013

A campaign to rescue the “iconic” London Road Fire Station from disuse will host an exhibition featuring art, workshops and discussions this August bank holiday weekend on what the building could become if it was restored.