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Night and Day Cafe

31st October 2022 | By Jessica Smith

Impending court case looms over iconic Northern Quarter music venue Night and Day

The future of Manchester’s iconic Night and Day café is to be decided at a court hearing later this month. The Oldham Street venue has been...

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15th March 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘It’s definitely not a clean place to live’: Withington residents aim to improve ‘dreadful state’ of local streets

Locals have turned to regular litter picking sessions after feeling 'badly let down' by the council's lack of help for the unclean streets

An Interview with Julie Reid

15th March 2022 | By David Smith

NQ interviews Councillor Julie Reid: chair of Manchester’s children and young person scrutiny committee

Northern Quota caught up with Councillor Julie Reid lto speak to her about her political career, and find out more about the chair of the...

eCargo Bikes

9th February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

Electric cargo bikes come to Manchester with the hope to shift towards greener travel

eCargo bikes are predicetd to be the newest mode of green travel around Manchester. The bikes are electrically powered via a reachargable battery and an electric powered motor....

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9th February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

Councillors move to improve private renting conditions in Withington after heated debate

Plans will tackle poor-quality rental practices and rogue landlords within Withington and surrounding areas

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9th February 2022 | By Alex Bradley

£21m refurbishments approved for Manchester Velodrome will see it closed until August

Manchester Velodrome will undergo a £21m refit following approval from the council after concerns were raised about the facility’s long-term future. The plans will modernise...

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8th February 2022 | By Olivia Weeks

£8m Burnage development for over 55s completed after several years of setbacks

A new Burnage social housing development scheme is preparing to accept new tenants after overcoming two years of unforeseen setbacks. The £8m development at Dahlia House was...

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3rd November 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Ancoats community group continues fight against council plans despite successful court appeal

A group of women in Ancoats are making their voices heard in a battle with the council to get a public park in the heart...

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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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28th October 2021 | By Alex Bradley

Manchester city council behind on quarterly reductions in carbon emissions

Manchester’s environment and climate change scrutiny committee was told that the council is unlikely to meet its quarterly reductions in carbon emissions. The council has already...