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Students lobby MPs on Fallowfield crime

A draft email being circulated demands Greater Manchester Police do more to counter crime against students

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Greater Manchester Police denies they have ‘lost control’

The force has admitted they are not able to respond to every crime

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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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‘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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Fifth of Greater Manchester Police PCs run on Windows XP

The city’s police force also saw little risk in revealing this information in responding to the BBC’s Freedom of Information request

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Greater Manchester Police “inadequate” at recording crime

The city’s police force fails to record 15 per cent of crime reported to it

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Are the police letting students down?

Security on campus and local police services for students seem to be inadequate for dealing with the safety and crime issues that the area faces

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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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Police evict squatters from city centre

Police evict squatters from an old pub set for demolition in Manchester city centre

Photo: Elise Gallagher

Stabbing on Curry Mile

The attack happened on Curry Mile on the morning of Friday 30th September 2016 and has left a man in a critical condition

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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