Keiron Watkin


17th March 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

New Belle Vue high school built on site of former cinema open to pupils this year

Pupils at Manchester’s latest secondary school are set to move into their new building several months head of schedule. Work is currently being undertaken on...


16th March 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

Bus fares to be capped at £2 as part of Greater Manchester’s public transport reform

Bus passengers are set to be charged no more than £2 following Mayor Andy Burnham’s announcement for a price cap on bus tickets. The new...


23rd February 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

One dead and another injured following collision on Stockport Road

A 71-year-old woman died following a collision on Stockport Road. A black BMW was spotted by a police patrol at around 12.20am on Sunday, driving...


9th February 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

Exhibition of comic illustrations depicting underrepresented groups being held at the Lowry

An exhibition for comic illustrations depicting representations of marginalised people will be held at the Lowry. The exhibition, entitled Stories For Us, is centred on works...


2nd February 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

Stabbing of teenage boy, 16, in the Arndale Centre was ‘an isolated incident’ say police

Police say that the stabbing of 16-year-old boy in the Arndale Centre was ‘an isolated incident’. The police were called to the incident at around...


12th November 2021 | By Keiron Watkin

Manchester city council considering revised application for Thornham Mill in Royton

Manchester city council has received a revised application for plans to turn a former mill in Royton into flats. Thornham Mill has been described as an “eyesore...


12th November 2021 | By Keiron Watkin

Man Met art student to have work displayed in Royal Academy summer exhibition

A Man Met art student at is having her work displayed at the Royal Academy summer exhibition. The RA summer show is the world’s oldest...


12th November 2021 | By Keiron Watkin

Rubbish left by ‘peace camp’ in Hough End fields cleaned up by council after protests

The council had to be called in for a clean-up operation after rubbish was left by people at a so-called ‘peace camp’. Peple staying at the...


4th November 2021 | By Keiron Watkin

Low traffic scheme in Levenshulme has seen a mixed response – what’s next?

A traffic management scheme designed to get cars off the road and encourage more people to cycle has received a mixed response in a south...

Full House at Town Hall Extension for Council Meeting

4th November 2021 | By Keiron Watkin

Wine bar to be opened in apartment block housing elderly residents in Ancoats

An application to install a bistro wine bar in a building in Ancoats used as social housing for elderly residents has been granted. The application...