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NHS Worker launches legal battle over 10k protest fine

An NHS worker fined £10,000 for breaching covid rules following a protest has launched a legal bid to have the penalty withdrawn. Karen Reissmann, 61, was fined by police after organising a pay protest following the announcement of the NHS staff 1 per cent pay rise.  Ms Reissmann said that she was ‘absolutely devastated’ after receiving the […]

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Manchester artists come together for World Aids Day 2020

By Katie Parry Manchester-based artists will come together in a “stigma-smashing” digital event to answer questions about HIV for World Aids Day 2020. The free online session will take place through Zoom on December 1 at 8pm. HIV-positive artists Nathaniel Hall and Jordan Roberts will be taking centre-stage. Speakers from George House Trust will also […]

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Wishing for a happy New Year; students hope they have overcome the worst

Struggling students are optimistic about a brighter new year after relations between learners and institutions grew tense over the past few months. Students at the University of Manchester had one early Christmas present, with a rent reduction following a two-week rent strike. Though a decision has only been made for the first semester, the reduced […]

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