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2019 05 17 Peacemeal

Tony Wilson's son Oli to open Ancoats bakery restaurant that employs the homeless

Peacemeal will be a music and wellness venue that works with charities to break the...

2017 08 16 The Courteeners

Courteeners, Blossoms and Bugzy Malone unite for homeless gig

They'll be joined by Lisa Stansfield and Dr John Cooper Clarke at the O2 Victoria...

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Clampdown: getting tough on Manchester’s beggars

Jonathan Schofield examines the need for a Public Space Protection Order

2019 01 27 Invisible Cities Walking Tour Cenotaph

‘Even the statues look down on you’ - Manchester’s homeless walking tours

Tours with Invisible Cities Manchester offer a poignant insight into life on the edge of...

2018 09 14 Ben Eine Mural Jody Hartley 1

Hell is a City - world famous street artist paints first Manchester mural

Based on the sixties cult film, Ben Eine’s iconic piece celebrates the North West’s cultural...

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Mayor Andy Burnham: 'Criminals are being emboldened and it's the government's fault'

John Blundell talks to the Greater Manchester Mayor about power, crime and his relationship with...

2018 07 16 The Invisible Man Kieran

New exhibition reveals Manchester through the eyes of the homeless

‘Stories of the Streets’ has popped up in the Arndale, showcasing over 250 photos taken...

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A greater problem: seven hours in Piccadilly Gardens with Operation Mandera

The people on the streets of the city centre rarely start here. All of Greater...

2018 05 01 The Clink 11

Ex-con café The Clink opens in Canada House

Manchester’s newest café is the charity’s first outside prison grounds

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Why is there a statue of a homeless Jesus in St Ann’s Square?

The life-size bronze figure was unveiled this afternoon by two local homeless men

2018 04 23 Embassy Bus

Former tour bus to help house Manchester's homeless

The double decker, which once transported bands like Kaiser Chiefs, will be used as temporary...

2018 3 13 Period Poverty Manchester

“I just use a sock" - new video calls to end period poverty in Manchester

The short film highlights the drastic measures some homeless women are forced to take

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New city centre café will be staffed by former inmates and the homeless

The Clink charity will open its first non-prison venue in Canada House next month

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Why does the Mayor of Salford live in a council house?

Paul Dennett speaks to Cllr John Blundell about social housing, rough sleeping and Salford’s gentrification...

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I am the Resurrection: Manchester's population revival

In 2018, Manchester will reverse a thirty year decline - but not everything is perfect

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Labour councillor hits back in row over beggars

Heated exchange as John Leech (Lib Dem) and John Blundell (Lab) clash over homelessness and...

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Hulme's Captain Cae0s is finally evicted

A vulnerable man, of pensionable age, made homeless - this speaks to the heart of...

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Fining Manchester's beggars is not the answer

It’s not the economics, it’s the politics, says Sam Wheeler

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