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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...

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28th October 2021 | By Daisy Bradbury

Manchester Library Trail: the woman tackling budget cuts and closures with new library scheme

A Manchester bookworm has set up a new library scheme in response to public libraries facing covid closures and reduced hours

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25th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Council calls for fly-tipping to be tackled more vigorously in bid to clean up Manchester

Reports of fly-tipping reports increased by 126% during the first half of 2021 with 1,569 incidents reported in one hot-spot alone, it has been revealed. At...

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14th October 2021 | By Alimat Akanni

Councillors vote to call on government to protect most vulnerable and cancel cut to universal credit

Manchester city council is committed to fighting for residents and to do all it can to ensure the most vulnerable are supported and protected, a meeting heard. The...

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22nd April 2021 | By Victoria Thiele

The ‘money grabbing’ bus lane camera that drives Mancunian motorists mad

Manchester drivers are losing patience with a “money grabbing” bus lane camera in the popular student living area of Fallowfield. The Wilmslow Road camera earned Manchester...

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17th October 2020 | By Valentine Fourreau

Climate Emergency Manchester need your help to bring cleaner air to Manchester

Climate Emergency Manchester has launched a petition calling on the city council to establish a dedicated panel of councillors looking at climate issues.   The group...

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16th October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Manchester councillors make plea for government funding as drastic cuts loom for 2021

Drastic budget cuts are predicted by Manchester City Council over the next year as the impact of the pandemic hits home. In a statement released...