Month: March 2021

Manchester protest organised to ‘Kill the Bill’ at Piccadilly Gardens this Saturday

A protest to honour the women lost to gender violence and stop the Police Crackdown Bill will take place from 4:30pm at Manchester Piccadilly Gardens on Saturday 20th March.  Attendees are told to bring flowers, signs, comrades, masks and water. Instagram account @manchestermarch is sharing the hashtag ‘kill the bill’, one of their post’s states: “Those […]

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Sheffield Wednesday stars boost for new business

SHEFFIELD Wednesday star Liam Palmer is cheering on a new business offering football fans a ‘mystery club shirt’. Joe Fisher and Harry Bembridge both 21, started their new enterprise ‘scoreAshirt’ during the current lockdown. With 100 per cent five-star reviews, scoreAshirt describe themselves as ‘The Ultimate Mystery Football Shirt Experience’.  Fans buy a mystery box […]

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Manchester United vs AC Milan: Looking Back at the Best Moments Throughout History

Manchester United face AC Milan in a crucial 2nd leg of the round of 16 in the Europa League tonight. Throughout the years, matches between the two European giants have been thrilling and this one does not fail to intrigue. The two teams shared the spoils in the first game at Old Trafford finishing 1-1 […]

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Holocaust survivors aim to meet Boris Johnson to discuss genocide

Two holocaust survivors are attempting to meet Prime Minster Boris Johnson to discuss the Genocide Amendment. Ruth Barnett and Dorit Oliver Wolff recently created a petition with the aim of meeting the PM ahead of the House of Commons March 22nd vote on the amendment. As genocide survivors themselves the two women want to use their experience […]

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Strictly’s Janette Manrara Calls For More Accountability On Social Media ahead of Caroline Flack documentary

Left image: Scottish Beauty Blog, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Right image: Sean Reynolds, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Strictly Come Dancing’s professional dancer, Janette Manrara, believes there should be accountability for what people say on social media after the death of her close friend, Caroline Flack. Izzy Bushell · Caroline […]

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Manchester’s Food and Drink Festival will take place this year after being postponed twice in 2020

The huge city center food festival is set to return this autumn to Cathedral Gardens and takes place from Thursday 16th September to Monday 27th September. The Festival Hub is the center of the celebrations where it is free entry to all, however there are limited number of tables to book for £5 now at […]

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International Women’s Day: Lesbian asylum seekers focus of new book

An author has highlighted the plight of lesbian asylum seekers in a new book.  Released to coincide with international women’s day, Free to Be Me, is a collection of accounts of lesbian and bisexual women who have or are seeking asylum in the UK. Compiled by oral historian and former teacher, Jane Traies, a percentage […]

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COVID-19 pandemic sparks a surge in numbers of students applying for nursing

New UCAS figures have shown record numbers have applied to study nursing at universities across the UK during the pandemic.  According to statistics from the university admissions service, the number of applications for nursing courses have risen by almost a third (32%). UCAS chief executive, Clare Marchant, says this is due to “inspiring stories” from wards over the past […]

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Care Home worker welcomes changes allowing residents to hold hands with family members as ‘long overdue’

A care home worker from Leeds has welcomed government changes allowing residents to hold hands with family members as, ‘long overdue’. From March 8th, some care homes will be making the next step to allow hand holding between the residents and their visiting family members. Malynda Mcintosh, who works at Barchester Care Home in Leeds, […]

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“This has been a chance to work on myself” Pro Wrestlers looking forward to the return of BritWres

Independent professional wrestling, more commonly known as “indie wrestling” has been put on pause since the start of the pandemic last spring but with the UK governments roadmap out of lockdown released, there is now an end in sight. Fans, wrestlers and promoters alike will be hoping for a safe return of fans to venues […]

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