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Food & Drink Editors' choice of cocktail at Wählbar - a very fine espresso martini


Wälhbar is a beacon of hope amongst the bars of Fallowfield

Police are linking two sexual assaults in student areas, The latest incident took place on Egerton Road, Fallowfield  Photo: Alice Jordan

Police link sex attacks in student area

Police increase patrols in Fallowfield and Withington after two sexual assaults in the area


Council cracks down on ‘Studentification’

• New legal powers to stop areas being ‘Overrun’ with student housing
• Pressure from residents groups to “save local communities”
• Concerns over discrimination against students

100 ft tunnel from underneath Fallowfield Blockbuster car park to directly beneath the cash machine

Thieves dig 100ft tunnel to rob cash machine

Criminals spent six months digging a tunnel to a cash machine in Fallowfield to find only £6,000


Parklife Festival 2011

Manchester’s own end-of-exams summer festival returned with a sterling line-up, including names such as Chase and Status, Kelis and Mark Ronson.

Asim Javed used his job at a takeaway to identify potential victims

Jailed: the fast food worker who stalked and raped students

Asim Javed faces an indeterminate prison sentence for attacking two women in Fallowfield and Didsbury. Joshua Carroll, Catriona Gray, Duncan Jaycock and Hannah Tosh report

Two students at the end of a night out in Deansgate during freshers' week. Photo: Jonathan Whiting

Councillors clamp down on Fallowfield bars

New bars in the Fallowfield and Withington areas will face stricter licensing criteria under plans by councillors

Student assaulted in Withington

A 20-year-old female student was attacked in Withington last week as she made her way home from a night out. Police are warning students to take extra care when walking home alone.