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Preview: LightUp Fallowfield

The LightUp Fallowfield protest art installation aims to highlight key problems about safety and the dark

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Austere approach to student noise problem is not working

As part of Community Week at The University of Manchester, we discuss what is being done to tackle negative neighbourly relationships in the biggest student areas

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G4S to patrol Fallowfield during Welcome Week

Concerns have been raised over new security measures implemented by Manchester City Council and funded by the city’s universities to tackle anti-social behaviour in popular student area Fallowfield

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Watch the Tapes: Are Cassettes Making a Comeback?

Cassette tape sales are the highest in decades. But what is drawing people back to the much-maligned medium?

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Sophie Wyburd reviews a Middle Eastern gem in Withington

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Thousands of pounds stolen from Withington café Fuel

Police are searching for information after robbers break in to Fuel cafe bar in Withington, stealing the weekend’s takings

Britain's Ugliest Carpet Competition

Does your student house have ‘Britain’s ugliest carpet’?

Posh Flooring have announced a competition to find ‘Britain’s ugliest carpet’

Fallowfield Bus Stop. Screenshot: Google Maps

Overheard at the University of Manchester, April 2015

The funniest things you’ve been saying around campus this month

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Overheard at the University of Manchester, 16/2/15

The funniest things you’ve been saying around university this week


The Benefits of Boutiques

Natalie Proctor explains the benefits of boutique shopping and how to get 20% off Withington’s most fashionable hidden gem

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Gluttony on a budget

Sometimes you just want to pig out on cheap but good quality food. Here is your ultimate guide…

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You’ll never walk alone

Recent news stories have drawn attention to the issue of student safety in Manchester. It’s an issue we cannot dismiss, says Moya Crockett