Disability activists have slammed the design of a memorial to the Peterloo massacre – designed by artist Jeremy Deller and costing Manchester City Council £1m with a series of concentric circles that form steps leading up to a platform – for being inaccessible.
‘Weak teaching, insufficient support’: Ofsted report says Collyhurst primary school failing special needs children
A Collyhurst primary school is not doing enough disadvantaged children according to Ofsted.
‘The happiness is contagious’: Manchester night for people with learning difficulties celebrates tenth anniversary
The Great British night out is part of the national identity, and for Manchester’s learning disabled community it’s no different.
Political figures in Manchester have slammed Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation from his cabinet role as Work and Pensions Secretary.
The banks of the River Irwell in Manchester will welcome a colony of rubber ducks for the seventh consecutive year later this month, all in the name of Brainwave.
‘Definite clash between ethos and accessibility’: Does Northern Quarter do enough for those with disabilities?
Young, bohemian and alternative, Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a magnet for the city’s creative minds.
‘You’re not disabled’: Woman snubbed by Manchester Arena in ticket row wants to ‘live without judgement’
An Adele fan with long-term illness and mobility problems was told she ‘didn’t have a disability’ when booking tickets for the singer’s world tour at the Manchester Arena.
Hate crimes directed towards people with disabilities have doubled in Manchester in the past two years, a Freedom of Information Act has revealed.
‘Couldn’t care less attitude’: Salford care home branded ‘inadequate’ by CQC as some staff ‘don’t have a clue’
A care home in Greater Manchester has slipped from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘inadequate’ within six months after an inspection in October by the Care Quality Commission.
Four disabled women are aiming to break down barriers in the fashion industry with a petition to ensure the visibility of people with disabilities.
‘While our lovers can talk, they cannot touch’: Disabled Manchester actors explore technology as barrier to love
Technology is seen by many as something that can break down all conceivable barriers.