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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

Photo: Matt Harvison

Safety petition to be reviewed by Manchester Council

Matt Harvison presented the infamous petition to the Deputy Mayor

Image: James Shuttleworth

‘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”

Image: James Shuttleworth

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

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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

The Manchester Arndale Centre. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

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

Photo: Google maps

Teenagers stabbed outside Manchester college

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

Photo: pixel_addict @Flickr

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

Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

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

Photo: Fuse TV

Homeless people’s belongings ‘binned’ before royal visit

It has been claimed that council workers and police officers were removing the possessions of homeless people from city centre streets as part of a ‘royal clean up’

Photo: Neokrisys @ Flickr

Uninsured students left vulnerable

Students have been found to be twice as likely as other groups of adults to be burgled by Back Me Up

Photo: Brandon Anderson @Flickr

18-year-old woman raped close to Piccadilly Gardens

A young woman was raped just behind Portland Street, close to both Piccadilly Gardens and the Gay Village