Manchester City Council approves 15,000 homes project

The council said the plans would be among the largest regeneration projects in the UK, stretching 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Angel Meadow on the edge of the city centre to Collyhurst.

Manchester home building ‘highest since 2008 crash’

Mr Bedford said: “If you look across whole of city centre – there is a wide range of new apartments being constructed – many of them are being taken up by people not earning big bucks, young people accessing jobs for first time – they can afford to live in Manchester.”

Manchester City Council backs first new park since 1926

Park historian Dr Ruth Colton said it will Manchester’s first public park since Wythenshawe Park was given to the city in 1926 “to be kept forever as an open space for the people of Manchester.”

Manchester’s tallest skyscraper plan approved

The apartment block, alongside three smaller ones, will be built in Owen Street, near Deansgate railway station, on land previously used as a car park.

Why are fewer people buying homes in Greater Manchester?

European and global migration could also be a factor, he told the BBC. Migrants may initially prefer settling in major cities and may find if difficult to get access to a mortgage, so renting is often the only option.

Greater Manchester plans for 225,000 new homes revealed

Mark Hunter, Liberal Democrat councillor for Cheadle Hulme South, said; “There is a problem about shortage of housing and we do particularly want to help those who are desperate to get their foot on the housing ladder.

Premier League 2020-21 preview No 13: Manchester United

All this points to the following formula for United to prosper: the dynamic front end has to be even better than last term to keep the ball away from the shaky back end. This is unless Solskjær can convince Ed Woodward to about-turn and spend on a Koulibaly or similar. Otherwise, boiled down, the Norwegian’s […]

Manchester Arena Bombing: Intel Sharing Between Security Service and Police Has Improved Since 2017

Dr David Lowe: I think without doubt and I think we have certainly seen things like response rates improve. If we look at, for example, the Fishmonger’s Hall/London Bridge attack in November last year and Streatham High Street, certainly the Fishmonger’s Hall attack, because that individual was not on constant surveillance. You look at the […]

Manchester to Dubai in £100,000 air bubble: Teams hire flight for 22 players

One hundred thousand pounds and more. But it would still not be too heavy a cost for flying. Seven franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have hired a charter to transport 22 players from Manchester to Dubai. Steve Smith, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Pat Cummins, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan among others will […]

Chilling moment Manchester terrorist fiddles with bomb as inquiry hears of ‘missed opportunities’ to stop him

The bomber’s brother, Hashem Abedi, now 23, was last month jailed for life with a minimum 55 years before parole, for his part in the deadly bomb plot, which left hundreds of others injured.