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Long running vegan campaign goes large in Manchester

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300 buses took hard-hitting Go Vegan World – the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign – onto the streets of Greater Manchester ahead of Vegan Education Day. Through striking digital video and stills, a variety of the campaign’s striking adverts targeted shoppers, commuters, tourists and city traffic across Manchester. There were large format digital screens at Printworks and the Arndale, …

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Quays Culture commissions endangered species sculptures

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This season, endangered species from land and sea migrate to the metropolis of MediaCityUK, in the form of four gigantic sculptures for Quays Culture’s Unnatural Borders exhibition, which will run from Saturday 20th May until Monday 29th May.  Unnatural Borders is a Quays Culture exclusive commission by Sober Industries (Netherlands), and explores the interaction and impact between human civilization and the animal kingdom environment. Four large sculptures represent …

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Manchester City Women scarf the city

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Manchester City Women scarf the city to spread excitement ahead of their unmissable Champions’ League semi-final. More than 300 Manchester City Women scarves have been draped, hung and hidden throughout the city, as the date of  their highly anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League clash against Olympique Lyonnais this coming Saturday draws near. An array of Manchester City Women v Lyon …

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Human Appeal charity chief executive talks

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Human Appeal, a humanitarian aid agency based in Greater Manchester, have announced that whilst they welcome the $6billion pledged to help Syrians in the conference held in Brussels this week, the events happening on the ground show that a lot more needs to be done. • A more principled approach is taken when monitoring war crimes • More investment is …

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Laura Ashley boss pays ex wife £64m in divorce

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Pauline Chai had claimed that the former couple’s assets were worth as much as £205 million and argued that she should be awarded half after their 42-year marriage came to an end. It is not clear if the Court agreed with her estimate as certain aspects of this ruling have been kept confidential. Meanwhile Dr Khoo insisted that his ex-wife …

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Francis House charity receive knitted chicks

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A children’s hospice has been inundated with over forty thousand woolly chicks handcrafted by generous knitters in response to the charity’s annual Easter ‘chick knit’ fundraising appeal. Francis House Children’s Hospice based in Didsbury, Greater Manchester, has been receiving the fluffy donations from hundreds of local supporters from across the region and nationwide for months, but in the run up …

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Barratt Manchester raising money for Francis House

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Local housebuilder, Barratt Manchester, has been raising a glass to its Charity of the Year, Francis House, by collecting £2,150 of donations in a bottle raffle – just one of many fundraising tactics for 2017. The Charity of the Year initiative was launched in 2016 and sees the local housebuilder raise funds throughout the year for a local charity. In …

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Scientists to receive over £1million to fund research

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Manchester scientists are set to receive £1.2million from Cancer Research UK to help transform pancreatic cancer treatment in the UK. Around 1,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the North West every year, and currently around 930 people die from the disease. Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, based at The University of Manchester, will work with …

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Manchester fashion industry set to celebrate birthday in style

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On Sunday 2nd April, Manchester Fashion Industry invites you to a night of high fashion and food at Menagerie Bar and Restaurant, followed by an after-show party at The Milton Club to celebrate their 3rd Birthday. With no stone left unturned, they celebrate SS17 with the biggest event to date and once again invite the city’s ‘Fashionistas’ and names from …

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Gary Barlows Mum raising awareness for Child Bereavement UK

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Marjorie Barlow, mum of Take That’s Gary Barlow, is helping to raise awareness of #MakeforMum, a new initiative from Child Bereavement UK in the run up to Mothering Sunday. Marjorie is a volunteer for Child Bereavement UK, which supports families and educates professionals when a child grieves and when a child dies. Her son Gary Barlow became a patron of …