Residents in the area have told how police ordered them to remain indoors

Qamar Shah was driving in Openshaw when he was set upon by a gang of thugs

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There are plenty of great reasons to come and shop at Lime Square. We've got a great line up of High Street names anchored by a Morrisons store. Some of the popular brands here are Wynsors, McDonalds, Poundland, Costa Coffee and B&M Bargains.

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He grew up in Stockport, Greater Manchester and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 27 years.

Manchester Move is a partnership between Manchester City Council and around 20 not-for-profit landlords. It's a single access-point for people looking for a home in the city.

There are around 1,220 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here street-by-street.

Noise abatement notices have been issued on 17 occasions and equipment was seized from two homes

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Charlie is a pug crossed with a French Bulldog, and was taken from her back garden

Yusuf Meah disappeared in May last year after a gun was fired in the stairwell of his flat in Openshaw

Gorton Monastery, behind Openshaw Campus, was named one of the most endangered sites in the world in 1997, alongside Pompeii, Taj Mahal and Valley of the Kings. It was nicknamed ‘Manchester’s Taj Mahal’ and has now been restored.

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Gorton railway station provides frequent trains to Manchester Piccadilly on the Glossop-Hadfield and Rose Hill Marple line.

Residents are now invited to a 10-week consultation with the council to get their thoughts on the proposals to improve housing standards in certain areas of the city

As well as a great line up of stores and cafes, we're also home to a weekly Market. The Lime Square market can be found in the mall area and is held every Saturday between 10am - 5pm. Contact our team for more information about how to book a stall.

The graph shows the average availability of homes here. The higher the availability, the better your chances. But it depends on your rehousing priority too.

There are small supermarkets and local shops on Aston Old Road. And it's just half a mile to Gorton market. Some homes are closer to more shops on Ashton New Road, Clayton.

Velopark and Etihad Campus Stations are about 20 minutes' walk from the campus.

Sarah Besson, who made the cake at her home in Abbey Hey, has had requests from all over the world for similar cakes

Armed police swooped on Gransmoor Avenue in Openshaw shortly after 3pm on Friday

Openshaw is less than three miles east of the city centre, along Ashton Old Road - a major route into the city centre from the nearby M60 motorway around Manchester. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Asif Ali’s rare German car was one of several vehicles stolen from FNB Motors in Openshaw

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There are regular buses along Ashton Old Road to Manchester and Ashton. Homes south of Ashton Old Road are close to Gorton station, and its frequent trains between the city centre and Glossop in the peak district. The north of the area will benefit from a new Metrolink line that will bring frequent, speedy trams from Ashton New Road to Sportcity and the city centre.

The driver mounted the pavement in the 4x4 and sped into the house on Louisa Street in Openshaw

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There's a great range of excellent facilities a mile away around the City of Manchester stadium and the Sportcity complex - including athletics, squash and tennis, and the national velodrome cycling centre.

The Railway located just off Ashton Old Road, Higher Openshaw is a traditional community pub. The pub is split into three rooms consisting of a lounge, vault and snug. To the rear of the pub there is...

As a result of the Industrial Revolution, Openshaw became an area of heavy industry with residents working in factories or at Bradford Colliery. Socialism and trades unionism saw a fertile breeding ground in the area and in 1910 the Openshaw Socialists were formed, with Keir Hardie (founder of the Labour Party) as their inaugural guest speaker. Annie Lee became Manchester's first socialist woman alderman in 1936, having been secretary of the Openshaw Independent Labour Party from the 1890s.

Smith Sagar's New Smithfield Market site opened this week and supplies top Manchester restaurants such as Iberica, Neighbourhood and Hawksmoor

The sickening attack happened at the Lime Square complex on Fairfield Road

Coun Sadler bagged 65pc of the vote triggered by the resignation of the ward's Anna Trotman

Lime Square is a shopping destination which is helping to put the heart back into Openshaw district centre here in east Manchester. Lime Square is home to the stunning Steamhammer sculpture and a host of great High Street names.

Emergency services searched the Ashton Canal near Edge Lane for a possible body in the water - but it proved to be a false alarm

Ashburys train station is 10 minutes’ walk from the campus.