West Didsbury

17th May 2024 | By Oyindamola Daramola

Didsbury in Manchester suburb is now facing the possibility of turning into a “ghost town”

In recent weeks, a disconcerting trend has unfolded as businesses along Burton Road and its vicinity gradually vanish from the once lively high street. This...

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.


19th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Redevelopment of former nursing home in West Didsbury set to go ahead

Planning approved has been granted to convert a vacant nursing home in West Didsbury – which has stood empty since 2018 – into new homes....


18th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘We’re really grateful to the council for the loan’: £1m loan to help preserve Withington baths

A £1m loan has  been agreed to help preserve the 110-year-old Withington Baths which has been run by the community since 2015. The loan is...

Planning and Highways Committee

4th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘Wholly predictable’: development to go ahead on west Didsbury site despite residents’ concerns

A firm of solicitors have had their plans to demolish a lodge and replace it with a two-storey building accepted in the teeth of resident’s opposition....