Author: kparry

“I would have never made that video if it wasn’t for the pandemic”

How the coronavirus lockdown helped one medical student’s YouTube career grow. By Katie Parry When the UK went into national lockdown, everyone was affected. Businesses and schools were forced to close, leaving many worried about what the future might hold. And while 24-year-old Anthonia Adefolaju was unable to study for her dream career, it did […]

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A Manchester eating disorder support group have started a fundraiser to raise £500 for their online sessions

The money will be used to pay for the virtual group’s Zoom subscription to deliver free care sessions to women over 18 recovering from eating disorders. By Katie Parry. Two Manchester women have started a support group for women living with eating disorders. Helen Bourne and Eleanor Shiers set up the group ‘Seeds of Hope’ […]

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“That was the time when I thought I need to do something about this” How a group from Middleton is fighting against homelessness

Over 5000 people across Greater Manchester are sleeping rough. A small group of Middleton men wanted to make a change. By Katie Parry. Two months ago, three Middleton men went to Manchester to feed the homeless. This grew into an organisation that goes out every Monday in a bid to support people living on 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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