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Image: 42nd Street Nightclub

The last straw: 42’s takes action against plastic waste

The nightclub is replacing its plastic straws with vegetable straws

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Roof collapses at Manchester’s Factory nightclub

Saturday night revellers experienced one of their more interesting nights out when Factory’s first floor ceiling collapsed


Sportswear: when to wear

Sportswear may be a big trend this season but often it is easy to lose sight of what is trendy and what is for training only. Contributor Kathryn Murray lends a helping hand for those left confused about when their new crop top is acceptable

Police have released these three pictures in the hope that someone will come forward with information. Photo: Greater Manchester Police

Student witnesses may be key to assault investigation

Appeal for student witnesses after incident outside South nightclub, hosting a Murkage night, linked to man’s death

RedRum nightclub, in Fallowfield, faces allegations of attempting to mislead emergency services Photo: Michael Williams

RedRum “put lives at stake”

– Fallowfield nightclub’s license revoked after four violent incidents there were ‘covered up’ by staff
– Owner of RedRum speaks exclusively to The Mancunion, calls allegations ‘racist’

A faulty screwhead caused a piece of plasterboard to fall from the ceiling, according to a spokesman for Factory 251  Photo: Amanda Doherty

Clubbers in hospital after ceiling collapses at Factory 251

A large piece of plasterboard fell from the second floor ceiling

Students are fighting back against sexual harassment in clubs.

Students speak out against sexual harassment

As universities step up campaigns against sexual harassment, students tell The Mancunion of their personal experiences