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15th January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

New strategy put in place after youth homelessness rises 57% in the last five years

Help is being offered to young people in need of accommodation in new strategy

11th January 2024 | By Thomas Why

Historic Hulme pub to be brought back to ‘original grandeur’

The historic pub and music venue, previously known as the Junction Hotel on Rolls Crescent is set for a regeneration scheme for the first time following its closure in 2016.

8th January 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Redevelopment of Fallowfield campus deferred due to residents objection

A united decision defers the demolition of a popular student campus in South Manchester. Long-term residents and student are objecting the redevelopment of the campus...

8th January 2024 | By Osaro Ojo

Chanel’s Spectacular Métiers d’Art 2023/2024 Show showers Manchester hopes of economic boom

Manchester basked in Chanel’s 2023/2024 edition of Métiers d’Art show with council saying the show could bring an economic boom to the city  The deputy...

8th January 2024 | By Osaro Ojo

Manchester city welcomes 2024 new year with a spectacular firework amidst heavy downpour

Manchester City Council declares a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Castlefield Bowl on Liverpool Road for 2024. Councillor Pat Karney, the Christmas and New...

Socialist Alternative Protests - Credit Makenna Ali

6th December 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Local activists claim “the system is by nature divided by rich and poor and gender baselines”

Feminist Socialist Alternative took to Oxford Road in Manchester to mark the United Nation’s international day for the elimination of violence against women. Socialist Alternative...

1st December 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

Climate Emergency Manchester urge the council to ditch advertising high-carbon products

A Manchester-based activist group are putting pressure on the council to reduce the number of advertisements around the city centre promoting fossil fuel companies and...

Rough sleeper on steps. Photo Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

28th November 2023 | By Thomas Why

“The numbers are going up” as Manchester city council initiate winter plan to aid rough sleepers

Manchester city council have recently announced its plan to help people sleeping rough in Manchester this winter as number of rough sleepers rises.

Modern Slavery- Credit PA Images

19th November 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Modern Slavery is on the rise increasing homelessness in Manchester

Manchester Councillors have called for action to uncover modern slavery in the city as it is causing a rise in homelessness in Manchester. At a...

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...

Silhouette of tree under the moon

26th June 2023 | By Grace Elmes

Leaving lights switched on throughout the night

“Every morning I sweep up buckets of dead insects from outside my laboratory.” Colin Henshaw shares his morning routine, due to the neighborhood school leaving...

Shell Garage, Wilmslow Road -Image: Kate Gaetto.

23rd May 2023 | By Kate Gaetto

Fallowfield residents raise concerns after petrol station alcohol licence is granted

Fallowfield Residents Group object license application to sell alcohol at the Shell Petrol station on Wilmslow Road. This is due to safety concerns about the station's proximity to temporary accomodation.

A wood carving of a heron in Boggart Hole Clough

20th May 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Heron heaven: Boggart Hole Clough pays tribute to it’s ‘famous’ wildlife

Karl Macauley has designed a new wood carving of a Heron, paying homage to the wildlife in Boggart Hole Clough.

A photograph of cars parked along with curry mile with a cyclist using the cycle lane.

19th May 2023 | By Zara Gallimore

Bus diversions on the Curry Mile to be made permanent

Bus diversions in Rusholme to be made permanent from July 23rd.

Picture of Manchester City centre on Rochdale Road

18th May 2023 | By Thomas Markham

How does Blackley and Charlestown compare to other wards within Manchester?

More than 50% of people living Charlestown are deprived in more than one dimension. This means that more than half of the people living in Charlestown are deprived in one of the ONS four measures.

17th May 2023 | By Joe Hylton

Chorlton hosts Arts Festival for its 21st anniversary hosting the event since 2001

Chorlton will hosts its 21st annerversy of the Cholrton Arts festival, where local artists and volunteers share their talents. This event will take place on the 19th May and will end on the 28Th May

16th May 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Richard Kilpatrick wins Didsbury West

The Lib Dems gain from Labour in Didsbury West, with former councillor Richard Kilpatrick winning back his seat in the council.

Manchester Central Convention Complex Election Count May 2023 Photo: Ruby Qaimkhani

16th May 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Seven tips for attending an election count

Ruby Qaimkhani offers her top tips for attending the local election count at Manchester Central Convention Complex.

9th May 2023 | By Joe Hylton

Accessibility is a real struggle for wheelchair users says disabled Chorlton woman

Katy Daly talks about her struggles as a Wheelchair user and a lack of accessibility in the Chorlton area facing day to day problems when out and about

5th May 2023 | By Joe Hylton

Labour councillor wins the local election for Chorlton and Chorlton Park

Matthew Benham and Dave Dawson are re-elected for the next four years as labour councillors for Chorlton and Chorlton Park