Category Archives: Greater Manchester

Democracy, exclusion, ‘citizens’ and the “hustings” that wasn’t…

After the untimely death of Deyika Nzeribe, Manchester Green Party found another candidate for the Greater Mayoral elections happening tomorrow. That candidate, Will Patterson, was at a “hustings” last week at the Lowry. Except he wasn’t on the stage with … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Green Hustings for GM Mayor Fri 28 April. #Manchester

At Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St.  Free, register here. With Greater Manchester on the verge of electing its first ever Metro Mayor, this is your chance to quiz the mayoral candidates on what they will do to protect and … Continue reading

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Campaigners seeking clean air commitment from Greater #Manchester Mayoral candidates

The Breathe Clean Air Group has asked candidates in the forthcoming election for Mayor of Greater Manchester to pledge themselves to do what they can to achieve clean air in the region. The pledge, in the form of a Manifesto … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe memorial fund

From here Deyika Nzeribe, a beloved son, brother, friend and father of three passed away suddenly on New Year’s Day 2017. This came as a great shock to all who knew him. Deyika was a tireless advocate for human rights, … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe (1966-2017) A Tribute

These beautiful words are from Deyika’s friend Peter Kalu, reposted with permission. Deyika Nzeribe (1966 -2017)  Tribune of the People The first visual memory I have of Deyika is from close to a couple of decades ago. It’s Summer. He’s … Continue reading

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A further tribute to Deyika Nzeribe

This beautiful summation below, republished with permission, is from Zahra Alijah, a Councillor for Fallowfield Ward, Manchester. Deyika Nzeribe taken too soon When I last saw Deyika, whose passing I still cannot believe or process, it was in great spirits, … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe remembered by Kooj Chuhan

Deyika Nzeribe, who I have known for 20 years or probably more I guess, passed away late on 1st January. I had three phone-calls this morning to inform me, the third being from his brother. Unexpected to all, a deeply … Continue reading

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