Lewis Finney

Save Ryebank Fields poster

6th March 2019 | By Lewis Finney

‘We need a miracle’: the battle to save Ryebank Fields from development

Campaigners in Chorlton are fighting to save former playing fields from development into homes

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16th January 2019 | By Lewis Finney

Opinion: What has the EU ever done for us?

Apart from investment in: farming, research, arts and culture, young people, growth and jobs and health care, what have the EU ever done for us?! The...

Say Novichok

11th January 2019 | By Lewis Finney

Activist erect billboards under Russian GRU guise

A group of activists disguised as Russian GRU agents have claimed responsibility for a series of satirical billboards which have appeared throughout Manchester. 

Police patrol student area

14th December 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Student Safe campaign aims to reduce student related crime

The years spent at university can be the more exciting, formative and inspiring time of anyone life. Whether it’s creating new relationships, developing independence or...

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9th December 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Manchester Met student describes ‘apocalyptic’ scenes he witnessed in the California wildfires

When Derrick Flanagin returned to his native USA to go on tour with his band the last thing he would have expected was to be...

Homeless Project Manchester team

22nd November 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Outrage as council describes unofficial soup kitchens as ‘a bad idea’

A Manchester City Council tweet about unofficial soup kitchens has provoked an intense public reaction.  The Twitter post was was sent out as part of a thread with...

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14th November 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Thieves want to steal your bike – here’s a handy guide to stopping them doing so

A spate of bicycle thefts on campus at Man Met has brought a warning from the university’s security team and police alike. Students and staff...

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31st October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Firefighter hero honoured for life-saving actions on his way home from shift

An off-duty firefighter has been given a special commendation after he saved a man’s life. Watch manager Karl Grindrod had finished a night shift at Withington fire...

MMU Sport live broadcast

18th October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Action from first live broadcast of MMU Sport fixtures at Platt Lane training ground

Yesterday, for the first time, MMU sports team’s fixtures were broadcast live to the public. The show was sent out live from Platt Lane Sports...

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4th October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Football fans speak out: Reds have the blues, while the Blues are smiling

Fortunes have been decidedly mixed for Manchester’s two footy clubs this season. Reports of unsettled players and training ground bust-ups have left United fans fearing the...