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Become a Meteor Community Member and help us create a democratic media fit for 21st century Manchester.

The Meteor is a not-for-profit, independent media group – an alternative, radical, community-based publication for the people of Manchester. By telling stories that are neglected in the mainstream, investigating and challenging local power structures and exploring important issues, from the everyday to the earth-shattering, we aim to promote social, economic and environmental justice in our city and beyond.

The Meteor is now a co-operative, meaning that community members can own a stake in the company and exercise democratic control over the publication. As a member, you will be able to:

  • Vote on what themes The Meteor will focus on investigating
  • Receive reduced price or free access to our events and training
  • Stand as a member of our board of directors
  • Access the Meteor Community Members only area on our website
  • Be a part of a growing community of citizens who support local independent media.
  • Receive our monthly email newsletter and member only email updates.

You can become a member by donating a minimum of £1 a month to The Meteor.

The selections below allow you to pay your donation either monthly or quarterly.

Choosing to pay quarterly reduces the transaction fees taken by the payment gateway providers, meaning The Meteor will receive more of your total payment.

The payments indicated on the options below are the minimum amount needed to become a member. These can be altered to whatever value you are comfortable with, after selecting the payment option.

Level Price  
Meteor Community Member (pay monthly) £1.00 per Month. Select
Meteor Community Member (pay quarterly) £3.00 every 3 Months. Select

The Meteor is registered as a specific type of co-operative known as a Community Benefit Society. We are registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under the legal name of The Manchester Meteor Limited, with the registration number: 8151. The Meteor’s entry on the FCA’s Mutuals Public Register is here.

If you experience any problems with completing our online membership process, or have suggestions for improvements, please contact:

If you would like to support The Meteor’s work and do not wish to become a member, you can donate via the Paypal button below: