‘Leader’ of Manchester Angels removed from ‘The Sock Exchange’

Article published: Tuesday, November 3rd 2015

Homeless rights activists have disposed of their self-appointed leader Wesley Hall. The revolution within a revolution is an attempt to end the damage being done to the homeless rights movement by Hall’s questionable character and ‘leadership.’ Manchester Angels founder and ‘leader’, Wesley Hall, has been kicked out of the squatted Stock Exchange building on Norfolk […]

A locked-out generation: young people in the housing crisis

Article published: Sunday, November 1st 2015

The housing crisis means that more and more young people are struggling to buy their own homes. The Prime Minister’s expansion of the Right to Buy scheme intends to turn the increasing number of young tenants from Generation Rent into “Generation Buy”, as indicated in his speech to the Tory party conference. Will it work?

Science Slam: a synergy of science and poetry transcends expectations

Article published: Sunday, October 25th 2015

Poetry and science are two things generally not associated with each other, in fact if you joined the two in a word association test you would be one step closer to a chemical cosh and your very own padded cell. However the audience attending the Science Slam at the packed out Nexus Art Cafe Thursday night will never again doubt the validity of the two pursuits being combined; though I can’t rule out they may end up bouncing of the walls of a padded cell at some time in the future.

Manchester Housing Action event this Sunday

Article published: Wednesday, October 14th 2015

A Manchester Housing Action event is taking place this Sunday, October 18th, organising the local community around tackling the housing crisis in Manchester.

”We will build the movement of movements” – Campaigners meet at ‘Time to Act’ conference in Manchester

Article published: Sunday, October 11th 2015

As the Tories left town with egg on their face, a coalition of campaign groups hosted their own conference on Saturday called ‘Time to Act’ – a day of speeches and workshops covering a range of issues surrounding climate change.

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 […]

World Homeless Day – Manchester campaign groups meet in Cathedral Gardens

Article published: Saturday, October 10th 2015

World Homeless Day comes to Manchester. Mule talks to Lifeshare, Coffe4Craig and CAN about the crisis in the city.