Moving with the times: Council Leader launches vlog
Sir Richard Leese’s monthly blog will now be posted in video format
Construction crisis in Manchester City Centre
Concern is rife over whether the issues raised by the public over road closures and construction sites are actually being heard
Austerity hitting the North disproportionately worse than Southern areas
Cuts to public services combined with increasing demand have led to councils hiking taxes
Fal-low: has the state of Fallowfield reached a new low?
Liv Clarke and Emily Broncz examine the current state of Fallowfield and ask whether it falls out of favour with older students
Council plans to end new transmissions of HIV within a generation
Leaders in Greater Manchester reaffirm ambitious commitment to end all new cases of HIV for the next 25 years
‘How much worse can it get?’ – local businesses struggle to plan for a Fallowfield without students
Business owners across Fallowfield are being forced to plan for a future without a bustling student population, and many fear for the negative impact it will have on not only individual businesses, but the area as a whole. As the latest State of the City Report has alluded to, the Council’s plans to move a […]
An ode to The Font
Laura Swain writes in memory of The Font, Fallowfield. A versatile café, bar and pub with great food and the famous £2 cocktails. It will be sorely missed.
Pollution, Crime, Homelessness: The State of the City
Investigations editor, Felix Hanif-Banks takes a look at the crime figures posted in Manchester City Council’s latest ‘State of the City Report’.
Life after Fabric: What’s next for the future of British clubbing?
When it comes to clubbing and drug culture in post-Fabric Britain, many questions have been left without reply. Miranda Bunnis searches for answers
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
Manchester’s rainy reputation debunked
A 1926 rain map may have sparked off Manchester’s reputation as the rainiest city in the country
MMU Didsbury campus makes way for residential homes
17 acre estate in Didsbury to undergo regeneration to accommodate the housing needs of the City
‘Use it or lose it,’ say Withy Baths campaigners
Withington Baths closure suspended as petition gains over 8,000 signatures