Trojan Horse turns up at Tory Party Conference as three million say ‘No to TTIP’

Article published: Saturday, October 10th 2015

The national stop TTIP campaign and their giant Trojan Horse appeared in Manchester this week to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a trade deal currently being negotiated between the USA and the European Union. The international Stop TTIP petition also reached 3 million signatures this week, just one year after it was launched, making it the most successful petition of its kind.

Review: ‘Laugh Them Out of Town’ at The People’s Assembly Week of Action

Article published: Tuesday, October 6th 2015

A host of familiar faces took to the stage for The People’s Assembly’s special comedy gala at the Manchester Academy entitled ‘Laugh Them Out Of Town’ – with the aim of raising funds for their Week Of Action in response to the Tory Party Conference.

Tens of thousands march in Manchester: “just the beginning” of Tory Party Conference protests

Article published: Sunday, October 4th 2015

Today’s TUC and People’s Assembly Against Austerity demonstration saw an estimated 80,000 people march through the city centre to oppose the Tory Party Conference. A diverse mix of campaign groups, as well as unaffiliated protesters, gathered in Manchester today to send a message of opposition to the Tory Party

Gerald Kaufman and Gorton councillor condemn Devo Manc

Article published: Tuesday, September 29th 2015

Gerald Kaufman denounces the Devo Manc deal at public meeting in Levenshulme. Gorton South Councillor Julie Reid warns of “privatisation by the back door” and warns of possible mergers between Greater Manchester Colleges.

Devo Manc: regional devolution and inequality debate

Article published: Friday, September 18th 2015

Green party energy spokesperson Andrew Cooper spoke about the pitfalls of the Devo Manc deal, as it currently stands, to a large audience at the Friends Meeting House in Manchester.

Hundreds march to show solidarity with refugees

Article published: Sunday, September 13th 2015

Around 400 demonstrators joined the national day of action to say “Refugees Welcome Here” in Piccadilly Gardens on Saturday.

“How dare they come to our city” – Tory party conference protest gearing up

Article published: Thursday, September 10th 2015

Around 700 people heard impassioned speeches by actors Maxine Peake and Julie Hesmondhaigh alongside local and national activists on Tuesday, as part of a People’s Assembly meeting around the protest against the Tory Party conference from 4 to 7 October.