The Bread and Butter Thing have teamed up with The Modern Milkman to deliver food to people most in need during the lockdown in Manchester.
‘I wasn’t furloughed, I was told I wasn’t needed’: Lay-offs worst in construction, while hospitality quickest to cull
Nearly two thirds of construction companies laid staff off in the first two weeks of the UK-wide lockdown – the highest of any industry.
If you’re living under a rock, or perhaps like Jared Leto you were on a silent retreat, you may have missed that the world is in a pandemic.
‘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.
INTERVIEW: ‘Six out of 10’… Manchester Mayor Burnham unsure about Tory budget’s benefits for North West
Giving new Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget “six out of ten”, GM Mayor Andy Burnham has expressed concerns that the budget was “a little high on rhetoric and a little bit low on delivery”.
‘I love the job, from potholes to reuniting families’: MM speak with Bury North Labour hopeful James Frith
James Frith is hoping to be re-elected as Labour MP for Bury North this general election yet the constituency remains a marginal seat, with Labour and Conservative both ranking at 43% in voting intention estimates.
Three times a week, different groups of Mancunian men, women and children alike make the journey to Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy – home to Manchester Central Food Bank, a Trussell Trust site founded by a group of university students in 2013.
Political figures in Manchester have slammed Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation from his cabinet role as Work and Pensions Secretary.
Family is the ‘bedrock’ of any good society and the government’s welfare reforms, said Iain Duncan Smith at the Manchester Conservative Party Conference today.