Local information

Withington webpages

Reporting problems

Problems in Withington with the maintenance of public spaces, with refuse, with drains, graffiti, poor paving, faulty lighting, excessive noise, etc. should be reported to www.manchester.gov.uk/environment (preferably), or phone 0161 234 5004, or email contact@manchester.gov.uk.

Reporting Anti-Social Behaviour

Residents who are experiencing noise disturbance should contact Manchester City Council’s Licensing and Out of Hours Team on 0161 234 5004. Calls made during office hours will be directed to the general Manchester City Council switchboard. Other calls will receive a recorded message and will then be put through to the Team. The Team works in the community from 8.45pm until 4.30am. If you would like to talk to someone during office hours, please contact Poppy Humphrey, the Off-Campus Student Affairs Officer at Manchester Student Homes, on 0161 275 0750.

  • Crimestoppers: 0800 555111

Withington societies

Ladybarn Social Club

The new Social Club is opened in Ladybarn. There is a good article on the history of Ladybarn Social Club.

Withington and District Garden Society

What about joining us and taking advantage of our bulk buying to get all your gardening needs at competitive prices. We sell compost, fertilizer, grow bags, lawn care products and much more. Plants are available – flowers, herbs and vegetables and in our new raised beds there will be even more to offer.

Our members have a wealth of knowledge and advice to help with your queries and problems. All this for an annual subscription of £6. Call into the ‘hut’ on Kingslea Road – corner of Parkville Road by Fog Lane Park, Tuesdays 11–12 noon and Sundays 11–12.30 pm, or ring 445 2559. Look forward to seeing you!

Friends of Old Moat Park

For information about Friends of Old Moat Park, see www.fb.com/friendsofoldmoatpark and www.twitter.com/oldmoatpark.

Albemarle Allotments Association

If you would like to experience the pleasure of growing your own fruit and vegetables, The Albemarle Allotments Association has 110 plots, including raised beds for those with mobility problems. Visit the hut between 11 and 12 noon on Sundays (the main gate is at the junction of Lynmouth Avenue and Minehead Avenue), email albemarle13@yahoo.co.uk or visit our website www.albemarleallotments.org.uk

The Philharmonic Choir of Manchester

The Philharmonic Choir of Manchester performs regularly at St Paul’s Church in Withington, including three concerts each year www.philchoir.org.uk.

Other Withington websites

Local Civic Societies

Other local websites