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City Council defends Antwerp closure

Manchester City Council Planning Department have issued a closure notice


The Village Angels: The everyday heroes of Manchester’s Village star in new documentary

Mancunian charity front national initiative to make nightlife more LGBT inclusive in new film

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: Phil Tragen

The Venue Want To Create a ‘New Legacy’

Music Editor Hannah Brierley discusses the radical changes that have been made to The Venue

Photo: Rosa Simonet

Manchester University political scene highly-rated

Which? University 2017 Student Survey ranked Manchester University highly for its “varied union activities”, “political scene” and “diverse local nightlife”

Student Living Index

Manchester sixth most affordable UK city for students

Students in Manchester spend less than the average UK student on rent, household bills and going out, Student Living Index suggests

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Sankeys closes: who saw this coming?

With the closure of the beloved Sankeys, Eliott Mills turns his heart to a memory of his last trip to the infamous venue

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Sankeys Manchester shuts its doors

Despite multiple closings and re-openings in the past, it seems Sankeys Manchester is to close for the final time after the building was bought by property developers

Photo: House of Flying Daggers

Student Spotlight – House of Flying Daggers

For our first feature on what our students are getting up to, Harrison Kersey covers a student-run dancehall night

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War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate

With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back

Photo: Kenny Milton Freeland@Flickr

War on Drugs: Fabric Unravelled

Good riddance to the sordid halls of Fabric, hello pre-1960’s Britain

A recent survey has revealed that 95 per cent of girls are groped in nightclubs Photo:trouniphotography@flickr

95 per cent of girls groped on nights out

95 per cent of female university students have reported sexual harassment on nights out in a survey by The Tab. This and other research has forced universities to take action to protect their students