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Invisible Manchester, Copyright Marc McGarraghy 2019

Invisible Cities: the homeless become walking tour guides of their own streets

July 20, 2019 Comments Off on Invisible Cities: the homeless become walking tour guides of their own streets

“Coming on a tour is a unique way to experience a city, encouraging people to open their eyes and ears, to see the city in a different way,” says Alice Sparks, who created and runs Invisible (Manchester).

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It’s Behind You! Chorlton theatre The Edge tackles homelessness with new Christmas show

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on It’s Behind You! Chorlton theatre The Edge tackles homelessness with new Christmas show

Janine Waters, artistic director of The Edge in Chorlton, writes for Northern Soul. 

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The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

Ah, periods. Your insides feel like they are being scraped away with a spoon, like egg from a shell, and there’s this weird dragging sensation in your womb. I spend most of the time in the bath or curled up on the sofa with a hot water bottle, a box of paracetamol and a block of Cathedral City cheddar.

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