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Christmas markets evacuated in “stupid and silly” hoax bomb scare

A 19-year-old man remains in custody for claiming a ‘package’ had been left in the Albert Square Christmas markets

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

Police still looking for key witness in Fallowfield rape

Greater Manchester Police appeal to the student community to help in the search for the key witness in the Fallowfield rape case

Attack on couple in Fallowfield leaves young man fighting for his life

A young man and his girlfriend have been attacked in the centre of Fallowfield, leaving a young man in a serious but stable condition

Student raped in Fallowfield

Last month a student coming home from a night out was raped in Fallowfield, police are appealing for a witness to come forward.

Students may have to pass test to live outside halls

University-owned agency Manchester Student Homes is proposing the introduction of citizenship testing to crack down on noisy house parties current residents have repeatedly made complaints about

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community

Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university’s Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas

Student Homes video targets house party ‘chaos’

The video, produced by Manchester Metropolitan University, follows a fictional Fallowfield party that gets out of hand

Students petition for more police patrols in Fallowfield

Students “find it ridiculous that MPs will be debating ‘loud student parties’ in parliament this week, whilst next to nothing is being done to protect women that are being raped”.

GMP investigating another rape in Fallowfield

A 22-year-old was raped as she walked home from a friend’s house around 11:30pm on Friday the 5th of December

Post-burglary Blues

With some statistics showing that Manchester has the highest student burglary rate in England, Robert Firth talks to one student who had more than the usual fright on Halloween

‘Keep your assets out of sight’ poster causes controversy

A Greater Manchester Police anti-theft poster on campus since 2007 has caused controversy due to complaints that it perpetuates ‘victim-blaming’ attitudes

120 arrested in Fallowfield crime initiative

A series of unannounced door-to-door visits in Fallowfield at the beginning of October saw over 100 known criminals located and arrested and £90000 worth of cannabis plants seized

Man in serious condition after Fallowfield attack

The man was left with serious head injuries at local petrol station after a violent dispute over bike ownership.

RedRum “put lives at stake”

– Fallowfield nightclub’s license revoked after four violent incidents there were ‘covered up’ by staff – Owner of RedRum speaks exclusively to The Mancunion, calls allegations ‘racist’

Boy, 14, charged with sex attacks

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with a string of sexual assaults near the University of Manchester. The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was due to appear before Manchester magistrates court this morning, charged with five counts of sexual assault. Three of the incidents happened near the University campus. Police investigating the […]

Man assaulted in Didsbury robbery

A family house in Didsbury was broken into and one of the residents assaulted

Burglar in the bedroom

Girl returns home to find her front door open and a thief trapped in her bedroom

Man jailed for hoax bomb calls that disrupted thousands

A man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for a series of hoax bomb alerts in Piccadilly Station and the Arndale Centre

Woman hospitalised after taking drugs at Warehouse Project

32-year-old hospitalised after taking small amount of drugs with friend