More than one in four children are living in poverty in Greater Manchester according to shocking figures produced by university experts.
Food bank users fear ‘social stigma’, claims Manchester Uni study – but hand-outs could soon be ‘normalised’
People forced into turning to food banks to stave off starvation are often ‘embarrassed’ and deeply concerned about the social ‘stigma’ they face, experts from Manchester University have revealed.
Vegan van to feed Greater Manchester’s homeless thanks to £23,000 in donations through Hindu charity
Rossendale-based Hindu charity The Prasad Project feed the homeless
Broke: Delays in Salford Uni loans cause outrage as corrupted data file leaves students struggling to pay bills
The Student Loans Company will only release payment once students registe
Recession fails to stop Britain giving to charity, yet poor more generous than rich, Manchester uni study reveals
Rich outshone by poor in charity giving
‘Overwhelmed’: Oldham food bank thanks residents and businesses for generosity as economic gloom thickens
Local residents, businesses and clubs all helped.
City crashed out of Europe for second year running.
Zamora will be out for at least three months.
Class prejudice in social services left rape victims ignored during Rochdale sex ring scandal, says MP
Social services failed to protect sex abuse victims.
‘Cheap goals’ cost Manchester City: Kolo Toure slams defensive display as Blues fail to earn first clean sheet
Villa shone at the Etihad to seal famous 4-2 win.
Real wages for Manchester’s lowest paid workers fall dramatically over last three years – while living costs rise
Statistics from Manchester think tank the New Economy.