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Students lobby MPs on Fallowfield crime

A draft email being circulated demands Greater Manchester Police do more to counter crime against students

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Fallowfield fights back

As students lose faith in the protective forces of the law, an event at University Place aims to reverse the tide of crime in Fallowfield and beyond

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Fallow Fights Back with Holly Ledger

With Fallowfield crime rates being so talked about in the last few months, Holly Ledger is leading the way to fight back for student victims

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It’s time we talked about LGBT hate crime more

James Huyton speak candidly to The Mancunion about LGBTQ hate crime, how we can recognise it, and what you can do to combat it

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My experience with Greater Manchester Police

Burglaries in South Manchester are not uncommon – but when my house was ransacked in December, I at least expected Manchester Police to be on hand to help us through

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Student burglary victim feels sidelined

“Lots of students don’t feel safe walking home and for good reason”, says burglary victim

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Students targeted in fake bursary scam

The quick thinking of some students to post a warning about the email on social media may have prevented potential victims

Crime in Fallowfield, and indeed Greater Manchester, is on the up

Student gun-attack victim speaks out on Manchester Police gun amnesty

Following a recent surge in crime in Fallowfield which has led to subsequent statements from the Greater Manchester Police as well as UoM’s student union, Max Brimelow talks to a victim threatened at gun point in the area about the horrific ordeal

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Safety petition to be reviewed by Manchester Council

Matt Harvison presented the infamous petition to the Deputy Mayor

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‘Night Owl’ scheme receives widespread criticism

One student described the proposed ‘Night Owl’ scheme as “almost offensive to anyone that’s been assaulted, threatened, stabbed or mugged”

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Safety ‘Night Owl’ scheme to launch in new year

Amidst a reported climate of fear in Fallowfield, the ‘Night Owl’ scheme will aim to make streets feel safer for students

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Review: The Snowman

Michael Fassbender stars in the big screen adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s bestseller