13th May 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

Meat dumping and fly tipping on the rise in Longsight

Residents of Longsight have been made aware of several incidents of meat dumping in green spaces throughout the area. Continuous incidents around Nutsford vale and...

13th May 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

Longsight locals unite to transform neglected local park

An ongoing project has brought the residents of Longsight together to transform green spaces and promote community. The collaborative project has helped to transform an...

13th May 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

Plans Underway for Longsight Festival in time for Summer

Planning has commenced for the Longsight festival, which aims to bring groups of the community together for a summer celebration. The festival will be hosted...

13th May 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

‘Hope. Despair. Miracles.’: Local artist reflects on the realities of Longsight

A local artist from Longsight has inspired and delighted residents with her honest portrayal of life in Longsight, titled ‘Hope. Despair. Miracles’. Roxana Allison, who...

11th May 2024 | By Thomas Why

Council’s potential new scheme following controversial Withington low traffic trial

The council have confirmed that the low traffic neighbourhood scheme in Withington will not progress, replacing it with a proposed solution.

Sketch of how Copson Street in Withington could like with trees and added seating.

10th May 2024 | By Thomas Why

Withington community in favour of public square regeneration project

A council report has revealed that the Withington community are in favour of revitalising the public square, as investment has been approved.

Simon Walkers comic display at his stall at Manchester comic and sci-fi fair

7th May 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Free comic day celebrated with comic and sci-fi fair in Manchester

Free comic day and Star Wars day had a joint celebration this year with Manchester's comic and sci-fi fair. The fair took place in Sachas hotel in Piccadilly.

Workers' Party for Britain founder and leader George Galloway stands to the left of winning Workers' Party councillor Shabas Sarwar. Both are smiling, and Galloway is leaning towards a reporter while answering a question. They are stood outside - the walls of the Manchester Conference Hall are visible in the background.

7th May 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Deputy city council leader ousted by Workers’ Party in Longsight

Labour’s Luthfur Rahman, deputy leader of Manchester City Council, has lost his council seat to Workers’ Party of Britain candidate Shabas Sarwar after he won...

6th May 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

‘May Day Magic: Platt Fields Gardens celebration in Fallowfield’

May Day celebration


3rd May 2024 | By nqstaff

LIVE BLOG: watch out for Manchester’s election results where you live as they come in

Full election results from the Manchester count with reaction and analysis

24th April 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Eco church inspires sustainable living in their community fair

In celebration of national earth day, Chorlton Central Church hosted it's second sustainability fair which was open to the people of Chorlton.

Four tents in St. Peter's Square, Manchester with support messages for a ceasefire chalked on the wall.

24th April 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Tent protest for Gaza ceasefire in Manchester

A protest has started in Manchester with people camping out to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. The week-long protest began on the 23rd of March.

NHS Trial

23rd April 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Decaf in care homes could save NHS £85m a year

According to a recent study, the NHS could save up to £85 million annually in falls connected to toileting if care home residents switched to...

23rd April 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

Manchester United fan tells court he is ‘ashamed’ after tragedy chanting

A Manchester United supporter convicted after “tragedy chanting” told a court he is “ashamed” and hopes other fans “think twice”. Michael Avery, 45, pleaded guilty to...

Aslef members on the picket line at Waterloo train station in London, as the train drivers union are launching a wave of fresh walkouts in a long-running dispute over pay

23rd April 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Train unions announce a series of fresh strikes in the week of early May bank holiday

Train drivers at 16 rail companies are to stage strikes in their long running pay dispute for six days from May 6th

23rd April 2024 | By Cian Mullen

Black Keys concert at Co-op Live venue to go ahead this Saturday

American rock band Black Keys are to perform at Co-op Live Arena in Manchester this Saturday (27 April) – the first event at the arena...

Mayoral candidates sitting at a table in the Manchester Evening News offices. From left to right: Hannah Spencer, Laura Evans, Andy Burnham, Dan Barker, and Jake Austin. Each candidate has a notebook, a mug, and a bottle of water. There is a yellow backdrop with the Manchester Evening News logo.

22nd April 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Mayoral elections: Greater Manchester candidates agree ‘a set of standards’ should be placed on student accommodation after election

Current Labour mayor Andy Burnham and the Liberal Democrats’ Jake Austin have confirmed student accommodation would be included on the Good Landlord Charter if they...

An image of Manchester Piccadilly station as the faster line to Liverpool is announced

16th April 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Breakthrough for travel between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool

The government have updated Northern Powerhouse rail with a proposed express line from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool on track.

Sign at the entrance to Manchester central library

16th April 2024 | By Ukamaka Iyede

Manchester Library’s 3D virtual tours are now accessible online

People can now explore all 22 libraries in Manchester online with new 3D virtual tours

Stockport police officer arrests anonymous man

16th April 2024 | By Thomas Why

Dramatic drop in Stockport crime due to neighbourhood team

Stockport has seen a huge drop in crime following the Neighbourhood Crime Team's operation over the past year.