Joseph O'Shea

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8th March 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘Had this kit had been available he might still been here today’: Manchester’s first bleed safety cabinet installed in memory of schoolboy Rhamero West

Manchester’s first life-saving ‘bleed safety’ cabinet has been installed in memory of schoolboy Rhamero West who died in a knife attack. The cabinet will help...

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7th March 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

BUCS northern conference finals to be hosted at Man Met with three uni teams competing

Man Met will team up for with the University of Manchester to host the 2022 BUCS Northern Conference finals day on Wednesday (9 March).  This will be the first...

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23rd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko among Ukrainian sporting icons vowing Ukraine ‘will not give up’ as Russia invades

Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko took to social media to voice support for his home nation of Ukraine following a Russian invasion. Zinchenko, who captained his country at...

eCargo Bikes

9th February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

Electric cargo bikes come to Manchester with the hope to shift towards greener travel

eCargo bikes are predicetd to be the newest mode of green travel around Manchester. The bikes are electrically powered via a reachargable battery and an electric powered motor....

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3rd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

Rodriguez leads unbeaten Mets as Longden eyes two lots of silverware for MMU Basketball

The unbeaten MMU 2nd team continued to show why they are frontrunners for this year’s Men’s Northern Tier 2 title.  The Mets eased past a travelling...

Illegal Tobacco

2nd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘A toxic cocktail of chemicals’: sniffer dog seeks out 5kg of illegal tobacco

A sniffer dog has found 5kg of illegal tobacco after a routine inspection by police. The tobacco was found in the form of 13,050 cigarettes and 4.5kg of...

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19th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Redevelopment of former nursing home in West Didsbury set to go ahead

Planning approved has been granted to convert a vacant nursing home in West Didsbury – which has stood empty since 2018 – into new homes....

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19th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Chorlton allotments allowed compostable toilet despite objections over ‘smells and human excrement’

Allotment holders in Chorlton have been given the green light to have a compostable toilet installed on the site where they grow fruit and veg despite objections over...

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18th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘We’re really grateful to the council for the loan’: £1m loan to help preserve Withington baths

A £1m loan has  been agreed to help preserve the 110-year-old Withington Baths which has been run by the community since 2015. The loan is...

E-Scooter

18th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Salford E-scooter trial extended for further six months: what does this mean for their future

Salford has been one of over 30 locations in the UK used for e-scooter trials. The current trial began 12 months ago and was due...