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Laura Ager on Brighter Sound

Manchester music: The future's Bright(er)

The Alternative? Laura Ager profiles Brighter Sound, a producer of creative music projects and events based in Manchester.

Queues, Clogs and Redemption

Wood Street Mission's history exhibition 'Queues Clogs and Redemption' opens this month, launching their 'Post Your Memory' campaign and helping to raise awareness of child poverty in Manchester.

Creative community at Salford's Islington Mill

The Alternative? Laura Ager takes a look inside Islington Mill, a unique creative space and arts centre in Ordsall, Salford.

Bring Me Sunshine: Sunshine House Community Hub

The people of Sunshine House Community Hub tell Alison Crush of GMCVO about creating a safe and supportive environment for local people.

An immersive promenade through Ordsall’s history

A new University of Salford initiative supports creative projects that benefit the local community. Clare Wiley reports.

Inspire People

Levenshulme Inspire: Inspiring People and Unlocking their Potential

Inspire CIC talk to Morag Rose of Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisations (GMCVO) about inspiring Levenshulme and unlocking its potential.

Manchester Film Co-op screening at Manchester Museum

Manchester Film Co-op - an antidote to Weapons of Mass Distraction

Sarah Redman and Laura Ager reflect on the Manchester Film Co-op and the importance of providing inclusive spaces to watch, think and talk.

Peak Valley Housing Association: Opening Up The Hub

Sam Cooper of the Peak Valley Housing Association chats to Alex Wharton about The Hub, a new community centre in Hattersley and Mottram.

The Mosses Community Association: Managing The Community’s Centre

Peter Firth of The Mosses Community Association chats to Alex Wharton about building an association for the local community in a centre that wasn’t built to last.

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Manchester joins race to be the Copenhagen of Britain.

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