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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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Most-feared Fallowfield streets undergo crime inspection

“What is more crippling than crime is the fear of crime”, Councillor tells The Mancunion as authorities carry out a ‘Street MOT’ on the five streets most-feared by students

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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Manchester drug testing lab accused of manipulating police evidence

Hundreds of people may have been wrongly prosecuted as investigation reveals manipulation of 500 drug test results in a forensic lab in Manchester

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Woman found ‘bleeding heavily’ in Manchester’s Arndale Centre

The area surrounding Topshop in Manchester’s Arndale Centre was cordoned off on the morning of 17th of February after a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries

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Teenagers stabbed outside Manchester college

Two students are seriously injured after they were stabbed outside of Manchester college

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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