21st May 2024 | By Zoe Spencer

‘We all looked out for each other”: Residents recall memories of Longsight

Longsight is a diverse residential area in Manchester, known for its multicultural environment and its many cultures and traditions. Over time, Longsight has adapted and...

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...

3rd November 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

Residents divided over new road safety measures announced by council

Manchester City Council has been granted new powers to improve road safety and congestion in Longsight. The rules will target motorists making illegal turns, as...

7th February 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Murder investigation launched following death of man in Longsight

Greater Manchester Police has launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Longsight. Police were called to a property on Plymouth Grove...

People have been holding vigils outside of their local Barclays banks to expose their racial injustice

16th February 2022 | By Rhiannon Fearnehough

Posters accusing Barclays bank of funding racial injustice posted across Longsight

Posters and leaflets accusing Barclays bank of being “racist” and unethical were distributed. One poster was posted outside Barclays Longsight branch on Stockport Road,and uploaded to Twitter. An...

Longsight Barber Shop

2nd February 2022 | By Rhiannon Fearnehough

New audio-guided walk along Longsight’s bustling Northmoor Road launching this weekend

A theatre company is releasing a free 60-minute audio-guided tour of the diverse world of a Longsight street. The project, called The People Of, will guide listeners...