Village Screen valentine's day

16th January 2017 | By nq_admin

The Village Screen return to Victoria Baths with Rom-Com classics this Valentine’s Day

Sheffield-based The Village Screen is returning to Manchester's Grade II listed Manchester Victoria Baths this Valentine's season. On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th February The Village Screen will...


16th January 2017 | By helen heath

Stockport nursery temporarily closed after being deemed unsafe for children

A Stockport nursery has been found to have failed in every aspect of child care following an Ofsted report. The findings for Buttons Nursery included...

United logo

12th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Manchester United and Uber announce global partnership

Manchester United and Uber today announced their global partnership, the first of its kind for the football club. The two partners are hoping the partnership "will...


12th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Lib Dem Mayoral candidate: “It’s time to scrap GMSF”

Jane Brophy, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester, is calling for the Greater Manchester Spacial Framework (GMSF) to be scrapped.  Mrs Brophy, who's Mayoral...

Manchester city council

11th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Manchester City Council respond to Lib Dem claims that 5% tax increase is to fund town hall bosses pay rise

Responding to claims from the Liberal Democrats that there will be a 5% increase in council tax to accomodate a pay rise for top town...

Parking in Manchester (credit: Toby Burton)

11th January 2017 | By nq_admin

FREE city centre parking on offer this weekend!

Shoppers and visitors to Manchester city centre are being given the chance to enjoy free on-street parking this weekend.  Parking will be free in all on-street metered...


11th January 2017 | By Thomas Walton

Cash offered to persuade more women to cycle to work

A ‘be-spoke’ cash offer is being made to community groups to persuade more women to cycle to work. The Women on Wheels 2017 initiative was...


11th January 2017 | By Jack Colwell

2,000 new affordable homes in Manchester pledged by city council

Manchester City Council has pledged to help build 2,000 new homes every year for people on low incomes. The council is working with public and...


11th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Police report a sharp rise in dating-app sexual assault in Greater Manchester

Police in England have linked over 500 crimes across the country to the use of dating apps Tinder and Grindr, including murder, rape and child abuse,...


15th December 2016 | By nq_admin

MMU Student eye-witness account of Oldham paper mill fire

Shortly after 4am this morning, a former paper mill in Oldham became engulfed in flames.  10 fire engines along were called to the incident, with around...


14th December 2016 | By Jack Colwell

MMU Students brave the streets of Manchester to raise Christmas funds for homeless

Five students, who are members of Manchester Met Men’s Football team, in a bid to help the homeless this Christmas came up with an idea...


13th December 2016 | By nq_admin

FC United to opens its doors to the homeless on Christmas Day

This Christmas Day, FC United will be opening its doors to the most vulnerable members of society in a fantastic show of Christmas spirit. The club is...


7th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Former GMP officer sentenced for cannabis corruption

An ex-GMP police officer at the centre of a criminal network has been jailed. Hemayat Enayat, 30, of Gratrix Avenue, Salford, pleaded guilty to conspiracy...


7th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Machete and samurai swords among 332 deadly knives handed over to GMP

Samurai swords, kukri knives and even a machete were among the haul of weapons dropped off by residents. The surrender, which took place 21–27 November, saw...


6th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Party Protest Manchester holding special Christmas dinner for homeless

Manchester-based protest group, Party Protest Manchester, are holding a very special Christmas Dinner for Manchester's homeless. Nandos will be supplying the food for the Dinner,...


6th December 2016 | By nq_admin

City-wide libraries survey reveals progress of Manchester’s library

The Public Library Users Survey, carried out across Manchester’s 22 public libraries over a one-week period in October, found that 93.3% of 4,750 people surveyed gave their...


5th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Manchester’s Christmas tree has arrived

Manchester’s Christmas tree has finally arrived! The 40ft giant tree, which was grown sustainably, has landed in its new location at the Festive Cathedral Gardens. ...


5th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Stockport man jailed after creating fake social media accounts to prey on children

James Bird, 31, pleaded guilty to 42 counts of child sexual exploitation charges including causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual...


2nd December 2016 | By nq_admin

Village Manchester Football Club: Manchester’s gay-friendly football team

Manchester Village Football Club: Manchester's gay-friendly football team from Northern Quota on Vimeo. As VMFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, The NQ went down to...


2nd December 2016 | By nq_admin

Liberal Democrats’ attempt to protect Stockport greenbelt rejected as Labour team up with Conservatives

Former Liberal Democrat MP, Mark Hunter, last night led a rebellion in Stockport council, forcing the chamber into a vote on plans to build more...