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The Life of Karen and her Pi(es)

Patrick Young tests out delicious pies he found in the most mysterious corner of Facebook, all thanks to ultimate pie enthusiast and Stockport deli owner, Karen

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Sir Gerald Kaufman, Labour MP for Manchester Gorton dies aged 86

The death of Sir Gerald Kaufman, veteran MP for Manchester Gorton, will trigger a by-election. Most likely on the same date as the GM Mayoral election

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50,000 nitrous oxide canisters found at Fallowfield house

Over 50,000 laughing gas canisters have been confiscated by Greater Manchester Police at a house in Fallowfield

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Interview: Saffa Mir – Community Officer

We spoke to Saffa about her efforts to improve student safety and tackle exploitative landlords

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Are letting agents doing enough for student tenants?

Are students really to blame for their poor standards of housing?

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Preview: LightUp Fallowfield

The LightUp Fallowfield protest art installation aims to highlight key problems about safety and the dark

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Austere approach to student noise problem is not working

As part of Community Week at The University of Manchester, we discuss what is being done to tackle negative neighbourly relationships in the biggest student areas

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Working class students win protection against class appropriation

Does the University need to do more to tackle class discrimination on and off campus?

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Students attacked with fireworks in Fallowfield

Students in the Fallowfield area were given a scare on Halloween night after fireworks were thrown at them and into their homes

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Warning issued for Fallowfield area after three students robbed

Greater Manchester Police issue a call for information and warn students to be wary of their surroundings after three students were robbed in Fallowfield in one night

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New security incites feelings of unease amongst Fallowfield students

Despite Manchester’s universities’ claims that monitoring students’ behaviour in Fallowfield will improve local relations, students have expressed their displeasure at the treatment

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More should be done to tackle neglectful student landlords

An expansion and improvement of student and landlord rating services could help to ease the worries of student renters