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#WorldWideFreedomRally in #Manchester
#WeWillALLBeThere, #WorldwideDemonstration
#WorldWideFreedomRally in #Manchester
#WeWillALLBeThere, #WorldwideDemonstration
#WorldWideFreedomRally in #Manchester
#WeWillALLBeThere, #WorldwideDemonstration
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'Surveillance data will be gathered through Vaccine Certificates, Digital IDs & Biometric Data.'



The engineers of the 'plandemic' recognized that new technology is often resisted by the masses, but could be adopted quickly due to a public health crisis.

'With the pandemic, the 'digital transformation' that so many analysts have been referring to for years, has found its catalyst. One major effect of confinement will be the expansion and progression of the digital world in a decisive and often permanent manner' - Klaus Schwab

Contact tracing plans largely failed because people were un-co-operative & the technology was not well developed. Now companies such as @TraceSafeTech and @Estimote have created the next wave of contact tracing tools in the form of biometric wearable devices.
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I have heard of many a senseless, spiteful, pointless act of downright scumbaggery, but today's revelation takes the fucking cake - literally. Takes ALL the food right off the tables of people who have actual nothing!


First off here's a news story. But it's actually fucking WORSE than it even looks here.

It's actually happened THREE times in succession now, the first day some CCTV went up that could have helped protect them, the bastards smashed that too.

As of now, they are £250 down just on getting into the locks- that's not even the expensive part!

They'll have to move. There's a bit left on their lease they'll have to pay but they've been paying under market rent.

They can't afford higher rent but it's move or close. 😠

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Richard Burgon MP
This week's outrageous treatment of the people in Manchester wasn’t just an attack on people there, but on working-class people all over our country.
In the next few days #Manchester, #Merseyside and South #Yorkshire will all be in Tier 3 restrictions
and it’s thought that millions more people will be joining them living under Tier 3 restrictions over the coming weeks.
That means very many people will soon face an outrageous demand that they somehow live on two-thirds of their salaries if their workplace is forced to shut
As a result of the government’s restrictions.
How can we allow this? Bills haven’t been cut by a third, rent hasn’t and food prices haven’t. People need their incomes properly protecting.
This two-thirds furlough will even apply to people on the minimum wage.
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The whole #Manchester situation has been represented in media appallingly. They, intentionally or not, played to the left wing by presenting the Government as authoritarian Scrooge's while simultaneously playing to the right, representing Andy as playing politics with #COVID. /1
The nuance (which always exists beneath any headline or even article) is a lot less dramatic. Here is what I know, and it is by no means complete so feel free to add to it in the replies. /2
Let's start with the £22m. This is not what the Government have given Manchester in punishment for Andy not taking the £60m. It is an entirely separate funding package and has never been part of the negotiations. /3
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WHAT WE SUFFERED MUCH LESS HOLD THOSE TO @GovAcctProj @lambeth_council @MaudsleyNHS DISPITE #Lambeth BEING FOUND ACCOUNTABLE 3 YRS AGO BY @UKSupremeCourt TO STILL BE WITH @CATSwits @Switalskis @VerisonaAbuse @VerisonaLaw @KennedysLaw @willispalmer IGNORING OUR ENTIRE Image
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New data added to our #GreaterManchester Recovery Tracker reveals tighter #COVID19 restrictions didn't lead to large falls in footfall in September 👣…
By the end of September, #Manchester city centre still lagged behind other local centres🐝

It had recovered only 51% of its pre-lockdown levels of activity, which corresponds to a two-percentage point increase compared to last month 🛍️🍽️
Looking at other town centres in Greater Manchester, #Wigan ranks first, having recovered 103% of footfall, followed by #AshtonunderLyne (79%) and #Bury (79%).
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Less than a fifth of workers are back in offices 🚉💼🏙️

@ValentineQuinio analysed the latest worker footfall data 👣 added to our #HighStreets Recovery Tracker last week.

Here are the key takeaways 👇…
Averaged across all 63 largest city and town centres in the UK, by the end of September worker footfall was at 1⃣9⃣% of pre-lockdown levels, which only represents a 2⃣-percentage point increase compared to a month ago.…
But this hides significant geographic differences across the country, with large cities like #London, #Manchester and #Birmingham once again lagging behind smaller places like #Basildon or #Mansfield.
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#UnitedKingdom #Manchester #Coronavirus #Publictransport

Big disappointment for animal lovers: a snake wrapped around its neck and head is not a proper mouth and nose protection against the coronavirus. Image
North West England's public transport services came to this clarification after a man was seen on a bus with a live snake around his neck and mouth.
Passengers on the bus on the way to Manchester would have thought at first that the man was wearing a particularly colorful mouth and nose protection, reported the Manchester Evening News newspaper.
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1. Ariane Grande Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry”: Blatant Monarch Mind Control Symbolism… #ArianeGrande #MonarchSlave #Mindcontrol #Illuminati
2. Monarch mind control symbolism from No Tears Left to Cry #ArianeGrande #MonarchSlave #Mindcontrol #Illuminati #mkultra #DID #Dissociative
3, Scooter Braun is her manager, likely handler who she fell out with and then rejoined. #ArianeGrande #MonarchSlave #Mindcontrol #Illuminati #mkultra #DID #Dissociative… #ScooterBraun
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The #UKGovernment Torture Report

This is a very short overview of what the #UKAuthorities have done in the case.

#PraiseTheLORD #PraiseGod #Borisjohnson #Downingstreet #PritiPatel #UKParliament #Dailymail
In 2005, I set up a business selling CDs, namely mixtape CDs after graduating from Uni.

In 2006, my home was raided & my business was stopped. They said the CDs I was selling were in breach of copyright.
It was a complete shock as the exact same CDs I was selling were prevalent on most high streets and supermarkets. They were selling in their thousands in places such as #Tesco & #HMV. And #Woolworths were the actual UK Distributor of these CDs.
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TOMORROW (Sat 8th Aug 20)
Peaceful #SaveOurRights #SaveOurFreedom rally, speakers, march
#Aberdeen St Nicholas St
#Belfast City Hall
#Birmingham Victoria Square
#Bristol College Green
#Manchester Central Library
#Plymouth Plymouth Hoe
#Newcastle Theatre Royal (ALL 2PM)
TOMORROW (Sat 8th Aug 20)
Peaceful #SaveOurRights #SaveOurFreedom rally, speakers, march
#Brighton Peace Statue, Hove
#Cardiff Cardiff Castle
#Leeds Millennium Square
#Liverpool St George's Hall
#Southampton Central Train Station
TOMORROW (Sat 8th Aug 20)
Peaceful #SaveOurRights #SaveOurFreedom rally, speakers, march
#Glasgow 12 Midday Glasgow Green
#Edinburgh 12 Midday Middle Meadow Walkway
#London 12 Midday Hammersmith Tube Station
#Nottingham 1PM Council House
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There is a huge amount of false and misleading information about #HS2 on social media. Below is a myth buster thread which corrects some of the most repeated misconceptions about the project…
Myth 1: ‘HS2 only saves 20 minutes to #Birmingham’. FACT: #HS2 services will call at 25 stations in England and Scotland connecting 30 million people. It also frees up space on the existing network for more frequent stopping local services benefiting those who may never use HS2.
HS2’s budget is spread over 30 years and evens out at less than the annual roads budget. We will support 30,000 jobs at least 2,000 of which will be apprenticeships. The arrival of #HS2 is spearheading economic growth and is expected to create nearly 500,000 jobs around stations.
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Further to this #popup #cycling #sustainability #zerocarbon #worldcyclingday might appear counter-intuitive that Manchester is not supportive of pop up cycle lanes. So a thread👇🚲🚴🚴‍♀️
Pop up cycle lanes have traction with the press and looks like they are also popular with (commuter) cyclists. Light segregation schemes are becoming increasingly popular in other cities on the back of the Covid19 pandemic #Cycling #Manchester
Sure they offer value for money and with being temporary, they also offer adaptability. Estimated cost of constructing a kerb-separated cycle track in central London is
approximately £700,000 per km, compared to around £60,000 per km for light segregation…
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“It remains below one.”

@MattHancock rejects today’s Public Health England & Cambridge University findings that show that the ‘R number’ for #coronavirus in the North West is now running at 1.01 and at 1 in the South West. #Liverpool #Manchester #COVID19…
The PHE & Cambridge Uni study predicts the #coronavirus death rate will rise from mid-June.

"There is evidence that the increases in the regional reproductive numbers may result in the decline in the national death rate being arrested by mid-June." #COVID Image
Could the fact that the R rate In Liverpool & Manchester is now above “1” have anything to do with the Liverpool/Athletico match?

At the time of the match, Madrid fans couldn’t attend games in Spain, but 3,000 came to Anfield. #Covid19UK #coronavirusuk.
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Thread: #GeorgeFloyd murals in the US & around the world (Barron's)
“This wall is part of a large mural that’s on the other side that has a picture of Martin Luther King facing Malcom X, trying to show the struggle, the social struggle & racial struggle that’s been happening for so long"-- artist Octavio Logo (KNWA Fayettville).
Syrian artists Aziz Asmar & Anis Hamdoun painted their #GeorgeFloyd mural “to call for peace and love.” Asmar said Floyd’s death “by suffocation” reminded him of Syrian civilians “killed by suffocation after the Syrian regime hit them with chemical weapons" (Fox5DC).
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Official #NCW2020 Report thread 🧵

Full digital download available here:…

Officially our biggest year ever.

A huge thank you to every that engaged and supported via our CEO @NCWNewman

Check out all of our launch videos from key partners here:
Our Twitter statistics via @TweetBinder

Check out our social media snapshot.

Thanks to all organisations for their superb support and #makingadifference
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Where should 'pop-up' cycleways go? We analysed data for 10 cities, 4 of which are shown below, finding that there are 'spare lanes' near city centres in all of them.

Results + interactive maps:

More: below...
Interpreting the results (this is a starter for 10 where there is excess road space, many other options exist):…
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We’re going to post a longish thread about #Manchester based on this photo mosaic aerial shot from 1953. The next aerial image has labels of locations that will be in the thread – they won’t be in numerical order so don’t panic. #FridayFeature
Like many UK cities, Manchester and Salford, were bombed heavily during WWII. Manchester was also the victim of an IRA attack in 1996 which injured 200 people and caused £Ms of damage to the Arndale Centre and vicinity. This thread looks at the areas most affected by bombing.
1 Taken in 1933 this aerial photograph shows Strangeways Prison. The large building with a tower towards the left is the Assize Court. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse in the neo-Gothic style and completed in 1864 the building was demolished in the mid 1950s due to WWII bomb damage.
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If you’ve just started following us...welcome to Skylab Radio. The little radio station, with a big heart! We broadcast #Chillout, #Lounge, #Ambient and #SoftHouse, along with some #Downtempo, #Electronica, #Latino, #Triphop and #BalearicBeats. We broadcast 24 hours a day...
...from #Manchester to Planet Earth. Skylab has been broadcasting for nearly ten years, and we can heard on #DABPlus Digital Radio in #Portsmouth and the surrounding areas of #SouthEastHampshire, via the wonderful @SolentWireless multiplex...
Likewise...we are available on #DABPlus in the #Norwich area, through @futureradio’s “Future Digital Norfolk” multiplex. The mothership can also be heard everywhere via on your Smartphone, Tablet, Mobile, Smart TV or Smart Speaker. Not bad eh?! 😘
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An Asian grooming gang was free to roam the streets and abuse young girls because police officers were told to “find other ethnicities” to investigate, a detective has claimed.
MI5 and MI6 are recruiting for jobs in Manchester - here's how to apply to work with the security services…
MI5 turns a blind eye
Former fighters including Libyan exiles and British-Libyan residents described how MI5 'sorted' their travel.
British government is said to have adopted an 'open door' policy for fighters willing to travel to fight Gaddafi.…
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1. Thread on Manchester Police failing raped children…
3. Read the Report yourself 146 page pdf Independent assurance review of the effectiveness of multi-agency
responses to child sexual exploitation
in Greater Manchester… #OperationAugusta #PoliceFail #Police #OperationAugustaReview #GMP #csa #childabuse
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In just 2 weeks’ time we'll begin the #HubsasHosts Tour, taking 14 delegates representing arts hubs across Southern Africa and the UK to visit 7 of the UK's brightest arts hubs across Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Wigan. @SouthernAfrArts #SouthernAfricaArts #CreativeEconomy # Hubs As Hosts Tour<br />
27th - 31st January<br />
British Council Southern African Arts, Creative Economy and Dana Kohava Segal Logos
First up we’ll be visiting @ParadiseWrks and @ManchesterCraft & Design Centre in #Manchester - both of whom provide vital artist and maker studios, exhibition space and sustain thriving creative communities. Aerial view of Paradise WorksInterior view of Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Then we’ll be taking a trip to #Leeds to visit the newly renovated @LeedsPlayhouse and @SlungLow - each pioneers in community engagement and accessible creative hubs for their city and beyond, staging world class performance and supporting artists. The colourful front of Leeds Playhouse's new buildingSlung Low neon sign glowing above their new base in Holbeck's Working Men's Club
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