Nimra in the news

Word is getting out about the fight to save our community. Here are links to the various press articles and videos that have been written about New Islington Marina.

About the campaign:

June 28th 2017

Manchester Evening News: Manchester council apologises to boat community threatened with eviction.

Salford Star: New Islington Marina community facing eviction

BBC Radio Manchester: Shourjo and Alison breakfast show

June 25th

Manchester Evening New: People living on boats at New Islington boats in New Ilsington beg council not to evict them

BBC North West Tonight (TV):

A great piece focused on the impact of the eviction on the lives of residents was featured on BBC North West Tonight, the local news in Manchester.  piece on the eviction. Not available online.

22nd May 2017

This is Manchester: Un-anchored and uprooted – the boaters booted of New Islington

About the Marina

Despite the efforts to now evict the Marina, it has featured heavily in attempts to promote New Islington and Ancoats as the place to be.

25th June: Promoting New Islington as the place to be!

Manchester Evening News published a piece on the best places to rent in Manchester. Pictures of the Marina were used to illustrate the section on city centre living.

13th May 2017: Promting the boating life in Manchester

Just three days before the eviction letters were sent the Manchester Evening News did a piece profiling life at New Islington Marina. The piece was promoted widely, including by Tom Bloxham, director of Urban Splash in the hours before the eviction notice was sent.