26th October 2023 | By Anna Klekot

‘Safer streets’ planters in Withington: residents split over whether they help or are a hindrance

Residents in Withington have raised their concerns over the recent instillation of planters on nine junctions in the area.

15th May 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Manchester Olympian Alan Geldard honoured with new Withington wall mural

A new mural in Withington has been created in honour of Alan Geldard, the late cyclist who won Olympic bronze at the 1948 Games in...

15th May 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Withington High Street to benefit from £3million shared investment

Withington High Street is set for a revamp as Manchester City Council have confirmed plans for a share of £3m worth of investment in the...

10th May 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Withington pub landlord runs Manchester Marathon for bleed kit charity

The landlord of a Withington pub has ran the Manchester Marathon in support of a local charity, Mero’s World, that campaigns to place lifesaving bleed...


15th March 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘It’s definitely not a clean place to live’: Withington residents aim to improve ‘dreadful state’ of local streets

Locals have turned to regular litter picking sessions after feeling 'badly let down' by the council's lack of help for the unclean streets


23rd February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

Withington residents worry as Manchester libraries ‘abolish fines’ on late books

Starting on 1 April, Manchester's libraries will no longer issue fines for overdue books in an attempt to make reading more accessible


9th February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

Councillors move to improve private renting conditions in Withington after heated debate

Plans will tackle poor-quality rental practices and rogue landlords within Withington and surrounding areas


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...


16th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Two local football clubs put rivalry aside to raise money for men’s mental health

Two football clubs put their rivalry aside to raise money for men’s health. Dawn Court United and AFC Turn Moss teamed up to take part in...


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...

Withinton Local Election Race

5th May 2021 | By George Crafer

What does the local election race in Withington mean for its residents?

Withington is going to be one of the most hotly contested wards in the upcoming election. The ward stretches from Fallowfield Sainsburys to Fog Lane...


25th February 2020 | By Kamila Sebestova

Street art is helping to transform Withington, according to community activist Lizzy Jane

Art is important for Withington – and locals understand that. More than £5,000 was raised by Withington residents who liked the idea of bringing art to...


25th February 2020 | By Kamila Sebestova

Withington baths is having a big impact on the neighbourhood and on residents’ lives

Withington Baths and Leisure Centre is an institute which has served the public for more 100 years.  First opened in 1911, it was the only...


21st February 2020 | By Kamila Sebestova

Withington residents feel safe despite a rise in crime of 27% in one year

Statistics from Greater Manchester Police show that burglaries in Withington rose by 27% last year.  The south Manchester suburb is popular with students and has been undergoing development...


5th March 2018 | By Sanaa Reddy

Pupils at Manchester Muslim Prep School share a story on World Book Day

Schools around the country take part in World Book Day every year and each year there is a different theme. This year the theme is ‘share...


11th April 2017 | By nq_admin

Five-month old puppy stolen in burglary returned to loving owners

A puppy that was only five-month-olds was stolen during a burglary on Hancock Street, in Stretford, a few weeks ago, Tuesday 28 March 2017.  Fortunately,...