‘On the margins of society’: Why lockdown is a terrifying prospect for Britain’s most vulnerable women

In the eyes of many, the coronavirus lockdown will be characterised by a series of First World problems. MM spoke to those living off an unstable salary, which could mean unemployment, eviction and homelessness, while for those facing violence from their partner, it could mean life or death. Here Emma Morgan speak to women’s charities and campaigns across Manchester, to learn more about the potentially disastrous consequences of lockdown for the North West’s most exposed and unprotected women.

Review: Bring Your Own Baby Comedy @ The Lowry, Salford

As the bubbly hostess skipped onto the stage complete with reindeer antlers on her head and beamed over the soft play area full of babies, this looked like any other parent and baby event… until the dirty jokes and strong language spilled out.