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A forgotten past: The history of Fallowfield Stadium

A forgotten past: The history of Fallowfield Stadium

Many students have probably walked past Richmond Park accommodation in Fallowfield at some point during their degrees, but how much do you know about the history of the stadium which stood before it?
New Zealand Wines wins Independent Retailer of the Year award

New Zealand Wines wins Independent Retailer of the Year award

The popular shop on Wilmslow Road won big at the Bestway Awards. Both employees and students are celebrating their success
Student comedy in Manchester: In conversation with the founder of ‘The Giggle Arena’

Student comedy in Manchester: In conversation with the founder of ‘The Giggle Arena’

Looking for a unique way to spend your Sunday nights? Consider trying ‘The Giggle Arena’, a weekly student comedy night in Fallowfield founded by student comedian Alfie Carter
London, Paris, Fallowfield: Current trends in the student centre of Manchester

London, Paris, Fallowfield: Current trends in the student centre of Manchester

Struggling to find inspiration for your uni wardrobe? Look no further than the girls of M14
Colour and community: How a Fallowfield gardening project is making the community blossom

Colour and community: How a Fallowfield gardening project is making the community blossom

Native flowers, wild grasses and garden herbs — community group ‘Fallowfield Tree Bases’ are planting more than new bulbs but rather sowing the seeds for a more vibrant and collaborative neighbourhood.
Local elections 2023: Fallowfield still has lowest turnout in Manchester

Local elections 2023: Fallowfield still has lowest turnout in Manchester

Fallowfield still has the lowest voter turnout in Manchester whilst the Greens and Lib Dems made gains – here’s a full breakdown of Manchester’s Local elections 2023
The Fallowfield Girlie

The Fallowfield Girlie

Why ‘Fallowfield girly’ isn’t the insult you think it is!
Fallowfield Sainsbury’s is now making student life worse

Fallowfield Sainsbury’s is now making student life worse

Why it’s time for the supermarket giant to bin the barriers
Ghosts of Fallowfield past: Why is the Owen’s Park Tower still standing?

Ghosts of Fallowfield past: Why is the Owen’s Park Tower still standing?

The Mancunion has discovered there are currently no plans for Owens Park accommodation despite having stood empty since 2019
How to pick your student house

How to pick your student house

Finding the right student house can often be a significant source of stress for students, which is why we’re here with lots of advice for creating the perfect living situation
Pottering around at HandleBar

Pottering around at HandleBar

Reminisce your crunchy childhood by filling your evenings with arts and crafts at Fallowfield’s latest bar: HandleBar. From Drink & Doodle, life drawing to pottery with Dave, you’ll become an artist in no time
Honestly? I don’t quite get the Fallowfield hype

Honestly? I don’t quite get the Fallowfield hype

Didn’t make it into Fallowfield in first year? Don’t worry, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be
“Live, laugh, lube” at HandleBar

“Live, laugh, lube” at HandleBar

Introducing HandleBar, Fallowfield’s newest and most fiercely independent café/bar
The benefits of cycling from a recent convert

The benefits of cycling from a recent convert

Looking for an alternative to busy buses to and from uni? Taking up cycling may be the perfect answer, and we’ve got plenty of ways to start
Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs

Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs

From bars and clubs to cafes and parks, we bring to you our ultimate guide to the best student areas in South Manchester
Freshers Fables: Which book you should read depending on your new University accommodation

Freshers Fables: Which book you should read depending on your new University accommodation

University accommodations come with a whole host of stereotypes; to break it down and give you some recommendations for some great books along the way, here’s every book to read depending on your new home
A Fresher’s Guide to: Life in Fallowfield

A Fresher’s Guide to: Life in Fallowfield

Dream about living in Fallowfield? Let us take you on a tour of all the social hubs and halls the area has to offer – there’s a reason why Fallowfield is Manchester’s student hotspot!
MVSON World: Cheshire’s Ibiza?

MVSON World: Cheshire’s Ibiza?

Millie Sheppard reviews MVSON World, MVSON Collective’s large-scale day festival at Arley Hall.
A Fresher’s Guide to: Fallowfield halls

A Fresher’s Guide to: Fallowfield halls

The Mancunion has compiled a comprehensive guide to Fallowfield Halls of Residences to help freshers pick their new home.
Celebrating post exams: Manchester bar crawls

Celebrating post exams: Manchester bar crawls

Congratulate yourself on surviving the deadlines, tests and essays of university exam season with a bar crawl through best student bars in Manchester