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.

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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....

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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....