Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus
A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly
Mayor’s Question Time: Andy Burnham faces questions from Manchester students
On September 29 Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, answered student’s questions at a Question Time event, with issues ranging from transport and housing to the monarchy and devolution
‘Reports of drink spiking will be taken seriously’: UoM and GMP respond to the recent focus on spiking
With a recent increase in drink spiking incidents, the Mancunion asked GMP and UoM for their responses on student safety
20,000 march down Oxford Road in protest against the Conservative Party
On Sunday 3rd October approximately 20,000 people marched down Oxford Road to protest the Conservative Party Conference.
Tensions rise in Fallowfield, the country’s Covid hotspot
Students living in Fallowfield have reported incidents of aggression in the past week
One in three people do not have confidence in Greater Manchester Police, survey finds
A survey of over 3,000 Greater Manchester residents reveals a lack of confidence in the GMP’s ability to help them
Greater Manchester Police blamed for delay in Arena attack inquiry
A public inquiry into the bombing is set to delayed beyond April 2020, due to issue in the force giving evidence
Piccadilly Gardens suspect package “not viable”
Reports say there are currently large sections of Piccadilly Gardens cordoned off, with photos showing a rucksack shaped object leaning against a tree
Fallowfield hit by overnight burglaries
Students have reported break-ins on Parsonage Road and Derby Road
Two people stabbed in Manchester city centre
The separate incidents took place over three hours on High Street and at Piccadilly Gardens.
Woe-161: Withington named as Manchester’s most burgled area
Greater Manchester Police are warning against public responses to crime, as the force struggles with £215 million funding cuts
Greater Manchester rallies calls to combat Hate Crime
Greater Manchester encouraged citizens to combat prejudice and reduce hate crime, alongside police efforts
The students ready to fight back: does Fallowfield need a ‘first response’ group?
University of Manchester student suggests taking a ‘first response team’ in helping to address burglaries in Fallowfield.
Deputy Mayor brands government promises ‘meaningless’
New crime figures released by the Home Office show that police recorded crime in Greater Manchester has increased by 8% in the 12 months to September 2018, compared to 5% nationally
‘Major incident’ reported near Fallowfield after man stabbed
There was a heavy police presence close to Fallowfield on Monday night, with GMP confirming that one man was taken to hospital after being stabbed
Seven men arrested after assault at Factory
The men have all been arrested under suspicion of assault
GMP appeal for information following ear attack
Detectives are asking anyone with any information to come forward
Manchester stands up to Misogyny as GMP fail to attend rally
The ‘1000 voices’ rally, organised by student group Misogyny Is Hate in collaboration with Greater Manchester Citizens, included a combination of testimonies, speeches, spoken word and live music
Nine ‘rogue’ taxi drivers caught in Manchester city centre
The operation – Operation Aztec – was carried out by Manchester City Council’s Licensing Team alongside Greater Manchester Police
GMP to keep a ‘watchful eye’ over Manchester Christmas markets
Police have announced a range of measures to protect the safety of shoppers this Christmas.