Author: Michael Slavin

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner unveils new ‘fighting poverty, fighting crime’ scheme

By Michael Slavin and Paige Lockwell The Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled a new scheme intended to fight poverty by committing cash seized from criminals to community causes. Kim McGuinness announced that to kick-start the scheme, £130,000 of cash would be award to a range of causes across Northumbria. These include the “New […]

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Jane Campion: ‘Power of the Dog’ Director in “Racism” Row over Williams Sisters comments

wer of the Dog director Jane Campion drew criticism this weekend for comments made about Serena and Venus Williams in a Critic’s Choice Awards acceptance speech.

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Manchester City Council to Invest £25 Million to the City Centre

By Rebecca Rommen Manchester City Council is set to invest a huge sum into the local city centre, with £25 Million the figure being discussed. Piccadilly Gardens was last redeveloped by Japanese architect Tadao Andao in 2002. While it had previously been an ornamental sunken garden, it was levelled out with a concrete pavilion during […]

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Everton have become first Premier League club to support anti-sexism campaign #HerGameToo

By Michael Slavin On International Women’s Day, Everton announced that they were the first club to formally pledge their support for #HerGameToo, a campaign to combat sexist abuse in football. The campaign, started by 12 female football fans, has seen high profile partnerships previously including Leeds United dedicating their recent fixture against Manchester United to […]

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UCU Four Issue Strike Rally in Photos

By Michael Slavin The UCU (the University and College Union) held a strike rally in Manchester where they protested their four strike agenda against treatment by Universities. Travelling from the University of Manchester to St. Peter’s Square, the more than 100 strong cohort of lecturers and students were marching against Casualisation, Pay, Equality, and Workload. […]

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Six Nations 2022 – Predicting the Final 2 Weeks

With two weeks left to go in the 2022 Six Nations, there is still so much to play for in this year’s edition of Europe’s premiere rugby tournament.  

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