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27th October 2022 | By Kate Gaetto

Black Lives Matter mural vandalised at Chorlton Church and changed to ‘All lives matter’

Chorlton Central Church has been vandalised four times since showing support for the Black Lives Matter Campaign Church has apologised for its historic role in...

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19th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Chorlton allotments allowed compostable toilet despite objections over ‘smells and human excrement’

Allotment holders in Chorlton have been given the green light to have a compostable toilet installed on the site where they grow fruit and veg despite objections over...

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16th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Two local football clubs put rivalry aside to raise money for men’s mental health

Two football clubs put their rivalry aside to raise money for men’s health. Dawn Court United and AFC Turn Moss teamed up to take part in...

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2nd November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘We really love these fields and disagree with what the council is doing’: community unites to save Hough End playing fields

Hough End playing fields is enjoyed by much of Chorlton, Withington and other communities in south Manchester. From bird watchers to aspiring footballers many gather to...

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30th March 2021 | By Tyrese King

Literature in lockdown has meant major shift in the way bookshops operate

Over the past year, the coronavirus lockdown has had a huge impact on both people and businesses alike. The pandemic has affected many local businesses negatively, with a number...

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27th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Chorlton homeless charity changes direction after lockdown causes shop to close

A homeless charity in Chorlton has changed direction after covid caused its shop to close during lockdown. Reach out to the community is a Manchester-based...

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24th October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Campaigners fight to save Chorlton secret wildlife haven under threat from developers

Chorlton’s ‘secret garden’ is under threat from developers who plan to replace the wildlife haven with a car park. The garden, which is tucked away...

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17th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Manchester artist captures coronavirus pandemic through series of digital drawings

A Chorlton-based artist has produced a series of pictures depictioning life in Manchester during the coronavirus pandemic. The works of art by Amanda Beck-McKim are a...

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12th October 2020 | By Harry Hansen

Parents left confused and upset over closure of childrens’ play area at Longford Park

Parents have been left confused and upset after the children’s play area at Longford Park in Chorlton was closed unexpectedly last week.  One Trafford closed the ...

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26th May 2020 | By Laura Penney

Foodbank fundraiser Charlie comes to aid of families in need during coronavirus crisis

A Manchester resident has launched a foodbank appeal to support people who are facing difficulties during the coronavirus lockdown. Charlie Davies, of Withington, is an...