Jack Colwell


14th July 2017 | By Jack Colwell

Oxford Road cycle lanes: you have your say

With the re-opening of Oxford Road, Manchester residents gave me their thoughts on the upgrade. The main road, which runs through Manchester city centre, was...

Man Met students pay tribute to 22 victims of Manchester terror attack

25th May 2017 | By Jack Colwell

VIDEO: Man Met students release 22 balloons for the 22 victims of Manchester’s terror attack

Manchester students pay tribute to 22 victims of Manchester terror attack from Northern Quota on Vimeo. Oh Thursday afternoon, Man Met students paid a loving...


24th May 2017 | By Jack Colwell

Man Met offers counselling after Manchester terror attack

MMU is offering counselling to all staff and students affected by the news of the Manchester Arena bombing. A tweet sent out on Tuesday morning...


23rd May 2017 | By Jack Colwell

Man Met lecturer one of first to give blood to help victims of Manchester Arena attack

When Man Met lecturer Karl McLaughlin heard about the terrorist attack last night he was determined to give blood to help the victims. As someone with...


21st March 2017 | By Jack Colwell

Police officers to receive bravery award for stopping gun-wielding burglar

Two police constables are to receive a bravery award after a terrifying incident with a gun-wielding burglar at a house in Stockport. PCs Michelle Gee...


28th February 2017 | By Jack Colwell

‘Cracker’ the hero sniffer dog paws-es for retirement from fire service

A  ‘Cracker’ at sniffing out evidence from burnt-out buildings is hanging up her paws for good following a decade-long career. Greater Manchester fire dog Lucy,...


15th February 2017 | By Jack Colwell

Former journalist publishes novel detailing breakdown of a marriage

After spending a decade writing for newspapers in the North West and then acting as editor of the Rossendale Free Press, Stuart Robertson finally plucked...


8th February 2017 | By Jack Colwell

VIDEO: Man City women’s football players back Language League for pupils

________________________________________   A new language scheme is being backed by the stars of Manchester City Women’s FC. The Language League: Kick Off scheme offers pupils...


11th January 2017 | By Jack Colwell

2,000 new affordable homes in Manchester pledged by city council

Manchester City Council has pledged to help build 2,000 new homes every year for people on low incomes. The council is working with public and...


14th December 2016 | By Jack Colwell

MMU Students brave the streets of Manchester to raise Christmas funds for homeless

Five students, who are members of Manchester Met Men’s Football team, in a bid to help the homeless this Christmas came up with an idea...