Cheetham Hill Advice Centre – helping people get back on their feet every day

Earlier this week, when the Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer QC announced that benefit fraudsters could face up to ten years in jail for their crime, he also reminded us of what benefits...

Campaigners ask G8 leaders to put an end to tax dodging

'The UK Gold' in Manchester

The UK Gold is being screened across the country- and it will be shown in Manchester on the opening day of the Conservative Party Conference. Find out more here:  ...

What do Oxfam's Constituency Campaigners do?

As someone who has always been interested in the good work that Oxfam does, but unsure of how I could help, when I heard about the Constituency Campaigner programme I felt like I had been given the...

Manchester is asking for peace for Syria

Sitting in the Imperial War Museum North last Wednesday evening, surrounded by exhibits and memorabilia from former world wars I couldn't help but wonder if we were on the brink of another. ...

Kelly Paes

Meet Kelly- our new Activism Coordinator in the North

Kelly Paes has just joined the team here at Oxfam in Manchester - she is our new community and activism coordinator in the North of England. Find out what Kelly thinks of her first few weeks - and...

Tell @G20: Fix the cracks in tax

The path to global economic recovery is a tough one and on 5-6 September, Oxfam will be in St Petersburg to remind world leaders that the people who have it hardest are those trapped in poverty....

Liqaa' with her newborn daughter Limar

"Help us to go back to our country, to our life, to our future."

As the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) announces today that the number of registered refugees fleeing Syria has reached 2 million, we bring you some happier news about our friend...

The Houses of Parliament

What’s wrong with the Government’s Lobbying Bill?

UPDATE: 5 September 2013 Despite opposition from the Electoral Commission, charities, thinktanks, unions and others, the Bill was narrowly voted through in Parliament on Tuesday, meaning that...

Campaigners making their voice heard at Liberal Democrats Party Conference

Join the movement for change and become a constituency campaigner

The vote in Parliament last week on military intervention in Syria showed us how powerful the British Parliament can be and what a difference just one vote can make to  political decisions...

Show your Love for Syria at Ramsbottom Festival

The festival season is winding down- but Ramsbottom Festival is fast approaching and we need your help to make it extra special for Syria: find out here from our Kristie Thacker how.  ...

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