The Jumper Factory starts with an announcement. The six young actors, who have been seated on chairs lined across the stage, bring their legs together and unclench their hands, rise from their chairs, and begin to chant as one.
Nicholas Fullen, 25, had been staying with his then-partner, Jordan Steadman, 26, at the Britannia Hotel in Stockport on 3 December last year when he had become physically abusive towards her.
Following the announcement of initial plans, there has been outcry among residents, protest groups and professionals alike as to whether this type of plan is sustainable.
A Manchester church is tackling the city’s social problems head-on to give new hope to its most vulnerable people.
A criminal record is an immediate turn off for most employers and you could argue that this puts ordinary people off committing crime almost as much as the threat of prison time does.
‘There’s always a way out, I’m living proof’: Ex-con wants story to inspire Manchester’s addicts and homeless
After ten years in and out of prison for drug-related crimes, Haydn Smith was signposted to Mustard Tree, a charity helping the homeless.
A man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing and killing a man, who did not die until five years after the attack in Wigan.
Bosses of a Manchester shisha bar which posed such a risk to the public it had to be demolished have been sent down for their ‘blatant disregard for fire safety’.
Thanks to the ‘courage and bravery’ of a woman who was subjected to a series of ‘harrowing and deeply distressing’ attacks in Salford, an attempted rapist has been jailed.
A ‘calculating’ and ‘extremely dangerous’ gunman who shot at two people sat in a parked car – almost killing them both – has been sentenced to two decades in prison following a trial at Manchester Crown Court.
A thug who left a man with brain injuries after fracturing his skull with a ‘one-punch’ attack outside a nightclub in Leigh has today been jailed for four years.