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171204 Sir Richard Leese

Sir Richard Leese calls for ‘rapidly-deployable enforcement measures’

Leader of Manchester City Council issues a statement ahead of tomorrow’s Government announcement

2019 09 20 Native Colourful Bedroom

How Manchester's hotels have pulled together to help those in need

Many are now offering free city centre accommodation to critical front line workers

2020 01 07 Skunk 2

City centre skunk stink: it's not going away soon

Jonathan Schofield hits a wall concerning on-street weed abuse in Manchester

2019 12 16 Bar Theft Story

Is this the thief who's turned over TWENTY city centre bars and pubs?

A fund of £2,500 has been set up to catch him. Can you help?

2019 08 15 Bobby Dazzler

Manchester Pride in Seven Objects

Where there is rain you are bound to find rainbows...

2019 06 20 Police Gmp Drink Drive Manchester

GMP will name and shame intoxicated drivers on social media

​Greater Manchester Police is taking part in a national campaign to tackle drink and drug...

2019 01 25 Castlefield Under Attack Img 8253

"There is a culture of fear" - Is Castlefield really under attack?

Jonathan Schofield takes a level headed approach to recent reports of a ‘crime wave’

2018 12 03 Factory Assault Img 6204

Emergency council meeting called after video emerges of sickening nightclub attack

An 18-year-old man has suffered a serious head injury following an attack by door staff...

Andy Burnham Speech

Mayor Andy Burnham: 'Criminals are being emboldened and it's the government's fault'

John Blundell talks to the Greater Manchester Mayor about power, crime and his relationship with...

2018 09 11 Strangeways Img 0057

Commerce, crime and wealth: strolling the streets of Strangeways

An unusual outing with Japanese artists forces Jonathan Schofield to ponder the state of the...

Sara Rowbotham Nhs Heroes

Sara Rowbotham: "child sexual abuse happens in every community, every society, every town"

Rochdale councillor John Blundell speaks to the NHS Heroes Award-winner about unearthing child sex exploitation

180613 Spice Piccadilly Gardens

A greater problem: seven hours in Piccadilly Gardens with Operation Mandera

The people on the streets of the city centre rarely start here. All of Greater...

2018 04 23 John Warboys

Why the case of the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ should be a lesson

Although John Worboys has been denied parole, many violent criminals are released - Manchester MP...

Neighbourhood Spinningfields

Spinningfields bar ordered to install weapon detectors

Police fear Neighbourhood is at 'great risk' of reprisal following bottling of gang member

170216 Neighbourhood Bar

Neighbourhood closed as incident results in 'serious facial injuries'

Spinningfields celeb haunt has licence suspended following altercation involving door staff

Cannabis

How high does Manchester rank in the Global Cannabis Price Index?

How much do we pay and how much do we consume, compared with London, Liverpool...

170531 Salman Abedi

Manchester mosques and funeral directors refuse to bury bomber

Authorities want to keep the body of Salman Abedi out of Greater Manchester

170525 Manchester Arena Terror Vigil Screen Shot 2017 05 25 At 10 56 15

Manchester bombing - where we stand (Fri 26 May)

Counter-terrorism police have now arrested eight in connection with the attack

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