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.

What’s the sequel for Manchester’s libraries?

Article published: Monday, July 15th 2013

After months of flash mobs, petitions, occupation and protest six local libraries in Burnage, Fallowfield, Levenshulme, New Moston, Miles Platting and Northenden are having their funding withdrawn by Manchester City Council. What will the promised new “community” service look like?

Manchester food co-op offers growing alternative to industrial agribusiness

Article published: Saturday, July 6th 2013

A not-for-profit organic food co-operative bringing together local organic growers and buyers are raising money to bring locally-sourced, environmentally friendly and affordable grub to Manchester as an alternative to global agribusinesses.