26th October 2023 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Manchester Christmas markets this year will be ‘bigger and better’ council promises

Manchester’s first Christmas market took place exactly 25 years ago in 1998 – and the council says this year’s market will be ‘bigger and better...

26th October 2023 | By Anna Klekot

‘Safer streets’ planters in Withington: residents split over whether they help or are a hindrance

Residents in Withington have raised their concerns over the recent instillation of planters on nine junctions in the area.

metal arches in Piccadilly Gardens, guarded by GMP

26th October 2023 | By Meg Jones

Greater Manchester Police have implemented ‘Operation Vulcan’ in Piccadilly Gardens in bid to reduce knife crime

Greater Manchester Police are knuckling down on Knife crime with unavoidable metal detectors in the centre of Piccadilly Gardens.

26th October 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

Film by Man Met students premiered as part of Factory International project

Featured image by Marco Cappelletti, courtesy of OMA and Factory International Two Manchester Met students have made a film to celebrate the new home of...

26th October 2023 | By Matchday Live

MMU Women dig deep to grab late York win

MMU Women 22 York 19 By Charlie Ball at Platt Lane A gritty and determined second half comeback by Man Met Women was enough to...

19th October 2023 | By Matchday Live

Maisy’s deadly finishing sweeps Notts away to notch first win of season

By Felicity Hitch An MMU Netball side missing three of their starting seven notched up a convincing 50-32 victory against visitors Nottingham University to register...

19th October 2023 | By Thomas Why

‘We are trans and we are human’ chant Manchester trans rights protest in the face of adversity

Crowds of protesters filled the square outside of Manchester Central Convention Complex on Sunday in support of the trans community.  The protest was in response...


19th October 2023 | By Ukamaka Iyede

World Homeless Day: Manchester pledges to work ‘tirelessly’ to eradicate rough sleeping

5th October 2023 | By Matchday Live

Record audience for Matchday Live’s return as new-look Man Met Rugby snatch late win

by Edward Orsborn A team of volunteer student broadcasters and production staff notched up record viewing figures for the first game in the second season...

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham speaks a press conference at Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak axed plans for HS2 to run from Birmingham to Manchester during his speech at the Conservative party conference.

5th October 2023 | By Ignacio Mcgregor

The verdict on HS2: ‘I think that it’s outrageous that Rishi Sunak is cancelling it while being in Manchester’

Manchester residents slam the Tories for the decision to scrap the extension of the HS2 line to the city

4th October 2023 | By Matthew Barber

Protesters gather outside Conservative party conference claiming Tories are lurching to the far right

A crowd of Brexit supporters gathered at Manchester’s Central Library – a stone’s throw away from the Conservative party conference – waving EU flags and...

4th October 2023 | By Thomas Why

Manchester students ‘disillusioned’ by Conservative party conference

Speaking to students, it was clear that they were aware the Tory Party Conference was happening, but unsure how and why it would affect them...

4th October 2023 | By Anna Klekot

‘Ring of steel’ around Conservative party conference halves independent businesses profits

In preparation for the Conservative party conference, security measures have been put in place, including large barricades, metal and concrete fencing as well as a...

4th October 2023 | By Rebecca Mills

‘When will it end?’ Commuters grow weary as Aslef train drivers stage another strike

ASLEF train drivers staged a city-wide strike today, causing chaos for commuters and businesses. ASLEF strikers arrived at Manchester Piccadilly Station at 7am and stayed...

29th September 2023 | By Ola Adeyemi

Moston African shop owners call for construction of mall and support for businesses

Owners of densely packed African stores in residential apartments on Moston Lane have appealed to Manchester City Council to construct a big plaza to address the issue of limited spaces.

A consumer fitting her summer footwear at Harpurhey Centre open market.

29th September 2023 | By Ola Adeyemi

Summerwears sales beat low non-summer as traders blame inflation in Harpurhey

Summer wears' sales have outperformed general low sales as consumers rush to patronise summer cloths and footwears at Harpurhey Centre.

29th September 2023 | By Ola Adeyemi

Tourists horrified at dead Canadian geese found floating in Boggart Hole Clough lake

Tourists have decried the sight of dead Canadian geese floating on the Boggart Hole Clough lake.

Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre, 90 Church Lane, Manchester, M9 5BG.

29th September 2023 | By Ola Adeyemi

Centre users laud Wellbeing Centre’s recovery pathways of GMMH

The Wellbeing Centre users at Harpurhey have commended the recovery initiatives provided for members of the public

WR4Wildlife Whalley wildlife and nature in Alexandra Park

27th September 2023 | By Beth Ibbotson

WR4Wildlife: the group connecting community and nature

Whalley Range for Wildlife is a nature group in Whalley Range, which aims to ignite curiosity and appreciation for diverse wildlife among residents.

6th September 2023 | By Vaibhav Zutshi

‘New style of rugby’ developing as Zimbabwean internationals boost Man Met’s promotion aim

Pre-season training is a chance for Manchester Met’s rugby team to renew old acquaintances, welcome a new intake of players and gel on and off...