Whalley Range

Traffic at Clarendon Road

24th May 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Concerns rise as congestion worsens in Whalley Range

Residents are unhappy as two congested roads are ‘chaos’, and there is no plan to improve this issue.

Former Nello James Centre in Whalley Range

24th May 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Whalley Range residents seek clarity on future of Nello James Centre after plans submitted for new homes

A new development at a former Nello James Centre has caused controversy among Whalley range residents.

Mike, Director of MUD standing at Forever Fields site in Whalley Range

22nd May 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Forever Fields: the future of food in Manchester is here

Manchester Urban Digger's new community project, Forever Fields, aims to change Manchester's broken food system.

Celebrate festival in Whalley Range

17th May 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Whalley Range Festival removes cost barriers, offering affordable fun for all

The annual Whalley Range Celebrate Festival has overcome barriers posed by the cost-of-living crisis, offering an affordable day out for the local community.

Lollipop woman at St. Margaret's CE Primary School

15th May 2024 | By Rebecca Mills

Whalley Range demands clean air after ‘alarmingly poor’ air quality

Local communities in England are taking action due to 'alarmingly poor' air quality around schools, causing major concern for children's health.

WR4Wildlife Whalley wildlife and nature in Alexandra Park

27th September 2023 | By Beth Ibbotson

WR4Wildlife: the group connecting community and nature

Whalley Range for Wildlife is a nature group in Whalley Range, which aims to ignite curiosity and appreciation for diverse wildlife among residents.

Alexandra Park wildlife nature animals biodiversity reserve WR4wildlife

23rd May 2023 | By Beth Ibbotson

‘Friends of Alexandra Park’ and Tony Craven’s shared vision

Whalley Range for Wildlife and Friends of Alexandra Park are dedicated community groups working to preserve and celebrate nature in Whalley Range, Manchester


23rd May 2023 | By Beth Ibbotson

UK’s first LGBT-Affirmative Extra Care Scheme

Manchester City Council announced plans for the UK's first purpose-built Extra Care scheme for the elder LGBT community


19th May 2023 | By Beth Ibbotson

Whalley Range begins LGBTQ+ celebration: ‘Pride on the Range’

Whalley Range begins the month-long festival of LGBTQ+ 'Pride on the Range'.


22nd June 2022 | By Liam Taylor

Community angered by proposed changes to dog walking on Hough End playing fields

Dog owners are furious about new rules which could see them banned from walking their pets on playing fields in Whalley Range. New dog control...


26th January 2021 | By nq_admin

‘There’s a long way to go but it feels like we’re on the right path’: cricket club in Manchester turned into first pharmacy-led vaccination centre

Covid-19 vaccine jabs being administered at Whalley Range Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club 


22nd October 2020 | By Bailey Taylor

Alexandra Park awarded Green Flag despite global pandemic

Friends of Alexandra Park have had their efforts rewarded as the Park is given Green Flag status for the first time in its history. Alexandra...