Campaigners occupy empty premises to set up Homeless Hub

Article published: Saturday, October 10th 2015

Manchester Angels, ‘set up to protect the streets of Manchester City Centre’, was founded by Wesley Hall in response to the tragic death of seventeen year old Adam Pickup in 2013. Manchester Angels are currently occupying a non-residential building together with the Love Activists, on Charlotte Street, with the goal of creating a Homeless Hub […]

Q&A: University of Manchester Living Wage Campaign

Article published: Wednesday, November 26th 2014

In the run-up to the Campaigns Bazaar on Thursday, MULE portrays groups taking part to learn more their work. Suzanne Duffy spoke to Matt Harriott, chair of the University of Manchester (UoM) Living Wage Campaign.

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.

Low wages make Manchester Europe’s top tax-attractive city for businesses

Article published: Thursday, September 27th 2012

Multi-billion pound auditing firm KPMG has praised Manchester for being the most tax-attractive city in Europe thanks to its low wages and cheap property values.

Twisted Wheel to be demolished

Article published: Saturday, July 28th 2012

Legends, one of the city’s major alternative LGBTQ venues and once home to the famous Northern Soul club Twisted Wheel, is to be demolished to make way for a hotel.

Global justice activists call for move “beyond charity”

Article published: Thursday, July 19th 2012

Activists from African trade unions and third world debt campaign groups will tomorrow speak at a meeting in Manchester held to debate how we can move past charity and connect with global struggles for justice.

Street artists strike against advertising in run up to Olympics

Article published: Wednesday, July 18th 2012

Artworks protesting against the advertising industry have been pasted over eight billboards across Manchester as part of a subvertising campaign taking place throughout the UK.