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Whalley Range Labour - Sir Keir Starmer Cast His Vote in The 2024 UK General Election

General Election day 2024!

Thursday 12th December 2019 marked Labour’s worst election performance for 80 years. Now, it seems like a distant nightmare which we’ll hopefully correct today. However, with high office comes huge responsibility, and the UK will be looking to us to begin the process of reversing 14 years of Tory austerity, Brexit, sleaze, economic carnage and […]

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Whalley Range Labour - Celebrating Manchester Caribbean Carnival 2022

Celebrating 50 years of Alex Park Carnival!

The Caribbean Carnival has been a regular fixture in the Moss Side and Whalley Range calendar since 1972. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary this year, the Alexandra Park Heritage Group are holding a special event in Chorlton Lodge (by the park entrance from Claremont Road) at 2pm on Sunday 11 September. Whalley Range Labour councillor

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Whalley Range Labour - Manchester Caribbean Carnival Crowd 2022

Caribbean Carnival Back in Alex Park This Weekend!

It’s been fifty years since the first Manchester Caribbean Carnival took place, and this weekend will see the full two-day event returning to Alexandra Park after a hiatus caused by the Covid pandemic. Whalley Range Labour councillor Angeliki Stogia has this message: “A great many Whalley Range and Moss Side residents have family roots in

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encouraging active travel to school

The increase in car journeys to and from school over recent years is harmful to the environment, raises the risk of accidents, and damages the health of schoolchildren, parents and public alike. But the reasons why more parents are choosing to drive their children on the school run are complex – shortage of time, longer

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Whalley Range Labour - Ramadan Mubarak 2022

Best wishes to all as month of Ramadan begins

Today marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan which Muslims across the world observe by prayer, and fasting during daylight hours. To the many families and residents of Whalley Range who celebrate their faith by following this tradition, the three Councillors (Aftab Razaq, Angeliki Stogia and Muqaddasah Bano) wish a very peaceful and

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GMP holding public consultation event in Whalley Range

GMP holding public consultation in Whalley Range

Aftab Razaq, Angeliki Stogia and Muqaddasah Bano, the three Whalley Range Labour councillors, are frequently in contact with Greater Manchester Police (GMP) about issues which have been raised with them by local residents. Now, GMP are carrying out a wide ranging public consultation on their neighbourhood policing. This includes an

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Whalley Range Labour - Aftab Razak Afzal Khan and Ageliki Stogia at BMHC Tree Planting

Neighbours join BMHC to plant remembrance trees

A group of local residents and garden enthusiasts recently approached the British Muslim Heritage Centre about creating a small avenue of five new trees in the grounds, close to the College Road frontage. They proposed a range of species which will all blossom in the spring, intended to provide an annual reminder of the onset

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