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Aslef members on the picket line at Waterloo train station in London, as the train drivers union are launching a wave of fresh walkouts in a long-running dispute over pay

23rd April 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Train unions announce a series of fresh strikes in the week of early May bank holiday

Train drivers at 16 rail companies are to stage strikes in their long running pay dispute for six days from May 6th

Mayoral candidates sitting at a table in the Manchester Evening News offices. From left to right: Hannah Spencer, Laura Evans, Andy Burnham, Dan Barker, and Jake Austin. Each candidate has a notebook, a mug, and a bottle of water. There is a yellow backdrop with the Manchester Evening News logo.

22nd April 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Mayoral elections: Greater Manchester candidates agree ‘a set of standards’ should be placed on student accommodation after election

Current Labour mayor Andy Burnham and the Liberal Democrats’ Jake Austin have confirmed student accommodation would be included on the Good Landlord Charter if they...

An image of Manchester Piccadilly station as the faster line to Liverpool is announced

16th April 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Breakthrough for travel between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool

The government have updated Northern Powerhouse rail with a proposed express line from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool on track.

16th April 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

Manchester 2024 elections – everything you need to know

Next month will see local elections take place across Britain. Just under a third of the Manchester City Council seats will be up for election, as will the office of Mayor. Here is when, where, who and what you have to know by the 2nd of May.

Man inhaling a vape

16th April 2024 | By Makenna Ali

PM Rishi Sunak faces backlash amidst plan to create a ‘smokefree generation’

Rishi Sunak’s bill to ban smoking of tobacco and vapes long term faces backlash and opposition from Manchester's young people

Hulme Community Garden Centre on a rainy day

15th April 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Hulme Community Garden Centre is here “to serve the community”

Hulme Community Garden Centre fosters a community, builds friendships and creates a family.

Chorlton Labour Councillors in front of Mauldeth House April 2024

10th April 2024 | By Anna Klekot

New petition urges for sale of ‘decaying’ Chorlton landmark

Chorlton councillors have showed their support in petition for redevelopment of unused Mauldeth House after a lack of care has been shown to the site for years.

8th April 2024 | By Meg Jones

Manchester Council execute new parking scheme for Moss Side community

The council have implemented a new and improved parking scheme for the locals in Moss Side to create ease within the community.

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2nd April 2024 | By Martha Norris

Grassroots venues in Manchester need the love.  

Derby Brewery Arms is among one of the few grassroots nightlife venues as drinking and music culture is changing, what does the future look like? ...

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2nd April 2024 | By Martha Norris

18 months since Operation Vulcan – but how successful has it been. 

Greater Manchester Police launched Operation Vulcan in November 2022. The operation was set up in Cheetham Hill and became the focus to clamp down on...

Chorlton roadworks

2nd April 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Businesses harmed in Chorlton by new cycleways

Roadworks still ongoing outside businesses on Manchester Road as footfall drops in Chorlton

Murder victim, Chris Hanley, holding baby

19th March 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Suspect charged with murder of ‘devoted family man’ after suspected car theft

A man has been charged with the murder of a “devoted family man” reportedly killed while trying to stop his car being stolen in Manchester.

Generic image of period products at the supermarket

19th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Manchester City Council launches period poverty campaign in libraries

Package for Val campaign is introduced in 18 libraries to combat period poverty in Manchester

An image of Sir Jim Ratcliffe, controller of footballing operations at Manchester United and chairman of Ineos

19th March 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Sir Jim Ratcliffe not looking to spend a fortune to buy Manchester United success

Sir Jim Ratcliffe won't be looking to make any marquee signings for Manchester United this summer amidst rumours of a potential move for Kylian Mbappe.

19th March 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

Manchester bike thefts to be tackled as new scheme announced

A new initiative looks to cut the rate of bicycle thefts in Manchester.

19th March 2024 | By Raphael Boyd

The small Levenshulme repair café making a big impact

A repair café in Levenshulme is doing its part to help the environment, whilst also bringing the community together. 

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16th March 2024 | By Martha Norris

Manchester is set to build more affordable housing in an unusual area.  

A brand new 25-storey building block, One Park Place, is set to be built in Cheetham Hill Road to reestablish and rejuvenate the area.  ...

Manchester Jewish Museum building

13th March 2024 | By Martha Norris

“Not just a museum”

How Manchester’s Jewish Museum is opening its doors in many ways to bring local and the wider community of Cheetham Hill together.   The newly...

Poster for International Womens Day

12th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Hulme Celebrates International Women’s Day with a health and wellbeing day

Women partake in a day filled with activities to help their mental health and wellbeing for International Women’s Day in Hulme At the Moss Side...

Green Island Festival Poster

7th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Green Island Festival is returning to this Manchester neighbourhood in the summer

A grassroots music and arts festival will be kicking off this summer with a stage set up in the Hulme Community Garden Centre.