With the ensuing Coronavirus Crisis, many families in the North West have required the assistance of Food Banks in order to ensure they have been able to eat.
Interview: Clive Tyldesley talks to MM about his Bury roots, Barcelona 1999 and the ‘Miracle of Istanbul’
As Britain settles in for an unprecedented three-week period of self-isolation and social distancing, one can imagine the voice of Clive Tyldesley will, once again, become a mainstay in the lives of many.
As part of a radical reimagination of the welfare system in Britain, Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell announced plans to roll-out Universal Basic Income (UBI) at the last General Election. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis such a scheme could become a necessity for Northern families.
According to PSE, in Greater Manchester it is estimated that 600,000 residents are currently experiencing the effects of extreme poverty. In addition, as many as 1.6 million people are at risk of sliding into deeper poverty.
Debate: Are Guardiola’s Man City drinking at the last chance saloon or is Madrid Champions League victory a sign of things to come?
Pep Guardiola knows this run in the UEFA Champions League could be last chance saloon for his excellent Manchester City side.
It will not have been lost on many observers that the seemingly endless line of nationwide Labour Hustings have been consistent with a party that looks set to back a radical redistribution of power and opportunity away from the clutches of Whitehall.
‘Courage, determination and integrity’: Gay ‘pioneer’ Justin Fashanu inducted into National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame
Today members of the wider football community came together at Manchester’s National Football Museum to celebrate Justin Fashanu’s inauguration into the Football Hall of Fame on what would have been his 59th birthday.
There seemed to be a different atmosphere down at ACC Liverpool at the first in a line of hustings which will take place before the next Labour leader is announced on April 4th
A number of days have passed since the hope of a progressive country that protects its most vulnerable and funds the basic social systems required in order for its citizens to survive was consigned to history.
In 2017, Labour Party candidate Kate Green won the seat with some 69.9% of the vote. Labour had a 39.3% majority, with Conservative candidate Lisa Cooke trailing in second with 27% of the vote.
In Simon Stephens’ thoughtfully written Light Falls, a mother’s death is what is required to bring four lives back together. This is not a play about division; rather, its main theme is unity in the face of adversity.