Manchester: Last News

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 547,627 as of 2018 (making it the fifth most populous English district). It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.5 million and third most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 3.3 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. Over 7 million people live within a 1 hour drive of central Manchester. The local authority for the city is Manchester City Council.

Threat to life warning in Didsbury and Northenden amid flooding - all the affected Manchester postcodes

direct to your inboxA threat to life warning has been issued by the Environment Agency after heavy flooding hit Didsbury, Northenden and Chorlton.Around 300 homes have been evacuated in parts of the south Manchester suburbs due to flooding.

Manchester council has urged people with the below postcodes to check the flood warning service:M20 2M20 5M21 7M21 8M21 9M22 4The homes have been evacuated as river levels continue to rise on the River Mersey during Storm Christoph.Sally Sudworth, environment

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River Mersey Storm Christoph Sally Sudworth

Manchester: Main News

direct to your inboxFirst Dates is back and there's new additions to the cast.The Channel 4 hit returns to screens tonight (Tuesday) for the 16th series which has been filmed in Manchester for the first time.Fred Sirieix will return to keep an eye on proceedings with Merlin back on the bar and CiCi and Grant serving customers and making sure they're having a good date.But viewers will spot three new faces on the show.David, Fiona and Daniella are the brand new cast members for the forthcoming
direct to your inboxThe coronavirus infection rates have fallen again in Greater Manchester.The spread of infection has slowed in nine out of 10 boroughs.Experts say the impact of the third national lockdown is starting to be reflected in Public Health England's infection rate data.The overall figure for Greater Manchester has fallen by 14pc to 392.2 per 100,000 for the seven days ending January 15.It is still lower than the average rate for England, which stands at 495.4 for the same week.The

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