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April and May 2009 Didsbury Restaurant Discounts

Wednesday 22nd April 2009

There are loads of Didsbury Restaurants offering discounts for April and May. They include La Tasca, Loch Fyne, Cafe Rouge and Pizza Express and get you up to 50% your food. Take at look at the updated Didsbury Restaurant Discounts page for detail... continue reading


Remove Your Face, House, Car From Google Street View

Sunday 5th April 2009

Updated: Google Street View is now available in parts of Didsbury. Google Comes to Didsbury Google maps Street View arrived in the uk recently and has caused all kinds of controversy, especially when it comes to people privacy. Currently the St... continue reading


Another Bookmakers for Didsbury

Sunday 5th April 2009

The other half of the old Boots on the corner of Wilmslow Road and School Lane has finally be filled. Dave Pluck Bookmakers opened its door just in time to take bets for the Grand National. The prominent location is sure to take a chunk of bus... continue reading


Fugu Boarded-Up

Sunday 5th April 2009

Update: Fugu was replaced by Zizzi Didsbury in November 2009 Although it has looked likely for several weeks, Fugu has now been boarded up. Fugu, which opened it's doors as a bar and Japanese restaurant in Didsbury after converting the closed Cloc... continue reading


Marie Louise Gardens Planning Application Approved

Sunday 15th March 2009

The latest planning application to build within the grounds of Marie Louse Gardens on Palatine road has sadly been accepted. A development of two buildings which replace the parks gardeners lodge and use some land to the north will go ahead. ... continue reading


Didsbury Festival 2009

Tuesday 10th March 2009

Note: Fetch Didsbury do not organise or run Didsbury Festival For anyone wanting to stick it in their calendars, Didsbury Festival 2009 will be taking place on Saturday, 6th June. For general information about the festival ring Jean Bridson... continue reading


Neighbourhood Policing Information

Saturday 7th March 2009

Greater Manchester Police have recently changed their approach to neighbourhood policing to get more Police officers back on the streets interacting with the local community. The contact details for the Didsbury area, which covers all of Didsb... continue reading


Lingerie Models Wanted By Pearl Lingerie Burton Road

Thursday 5th March 2009

Pearl Lingerie on Burton Road, West Didsbury are about to launch their ecommerce website and are currently looking for models who would like to take part in a high-end lingerie fashion shoot. If you would like to be considered then post or ema... continue reading


Didsbury Clock Tower And Library Get A Clean Up

Monday 2nd March 2009

You may have noticed that the old clock tower in Didsbury Village is currently covered in scaffold. Well the clock, which was originally built in 1910 is currently in the middle of a clean up. The algea will be removed, the clocks glass face r... continue reading


Art Of Tea To Open Evenings

Monday 2nd March 2009

The small but perfectly formed Art of Tea Cafe on Barlow Moor Road Didsbury now has a license to sell alcohol and will be opening as late as 11pm some evenings. The Didsbury cafe has also rustled up a new late menu which will be available alon... continue reading


Didsbury West By-election 2009 Result

Monday 16th February 2009

For those of you who seem to still be looking, the winner of the January 2009 Didsbury West by-election was.....drum roll please.... Lianne Williams - Liberal Democrats Lianne won with 1439 votes which apparently is more than all other cand... continue reading


The Barleycorn Pub Closes

Saturday 14th February 2009

Another Didsbury pub bites the dust. The Barleycorn on Barlow Moor road closed at the end of January. Some sources say that the structure is unsound and the building is due to be demolished. The Barleycorn has been a key part of the Didsbur... continue reading


The Fat Loaf Recipes

Monday 9th February 2009

The Fat Loaf restaurant are offering a selection of their recipes for download on their website. The recipes include Apple Pie, Lamb Burger and raspberry Sundae and seem to be updated regularly. The Fat Loaf Recipes... continue reading


Valentines Day Offers

Wednesday 4th February 2009

Threshers (Barlowmoor Road or Lapwing Lane) are offering 40% off champagne and sparkling wine when you have over this voucher And Thorntons online are offering a 20% discount just by using the voucher code VEA4 Don't forget to have a look at th... continue reading


Valentines Day Restaurants 2009

Sunday 1st February 2009

Update: There is a newer post available for Didsbury Valentines Day 2010 Valentines day is creeping up on us. This year it falls on a Saturday so the restaurants will even busier than usual. There are a selection of restaurants offering specia... continue reading


New Care Group For Didsbury Needs Volunteers

Tuesday 20th January 2009

St. Vincents Housing Association are looking for volunteers to be part of a new Didsbury Care Group to help older people with transport, a visiting service and drop in facility. Please get in touch with them if you can help out or would like to be... continue reading


Didsbury West Election 29th January 2009

Tuesday 20th January 2009

For an overview of all 4 candidates see the Manchester Evening News Article about the upcoming election. update And the winner is...... continue reading


Happy New Year From Fetch Didsbury

Friday 2nd January 2009

Can you believe it's 2009? Everyone here at Fetch Didsbury would like to wish our visitors a happy new year and all the best in 2009. If you have any news or events that you would like to publicise to the residents of Didsbury you can submit th... continue reading


Gas Meter Thefts in Didsbury Including Refresh Deli

Friday 2nd January 2009

If you have an external gas meter you might want to keep your eye on it. Refresh Deli a cafe and delicatessen in Didsbury called the police in November when they found their gas meter had been ripped from the wall and were told of another 10 calls... continue reading


December 2009 Didsbury Restaurant Discounts

Tuesday 30th December 2008

Update: There is now a page about Didsbury restaurant discounts There are plenty of great places to eat in Didsbury whether you want to dine out or get takeaway. Well thanks to the 'credit crunch' they all seem to be offering discounts to try and ... continue reading


25% off food at The Fat Loaf in January and February 2009

Monday 29th December 2008

Starting January 1st 2009 The Fat Loaf Didsbury are offering 25% off just for taking a voucher in with you. Grab yourself a Fat Loaf Fish Pie and tell them Fetch Didsbury sent you. The Fat Loaf Discount Voucher Contact: 846 Wilmslow R... continue reading


Greens Restaurant Expansion Complete

Friday 26th December 2008

Greens restaurant on Lapwing Lane West Didsbury has reopened after extension works were complete. The restaurant, which has been open over 18 years now extends into a further shop unit which allowed the extension of the kitchen, bar area and the addi... continue reading


Win a lowrider bike with Didsbury's Field9.com menswear

Friday 19th December 2008

Didsbury menswear retailer and website field9.com have a great competition for you to get stuck into to celebrate the launch of their new website. Up for grabs is a stylish Ride Low custom-made lowrider bike. Seen supporting the likes of Ian Brow... continue reading


25% off food at Felicini in January 2009

Thursday 18th December 2008

Starting January 1st 2009 Felicini Didsbury are offering 25% off just for taking a voucher in with you. Grab yourself some dough balls and tell them Fetch Didsbury sent you. Felicini Voucher Details: Monday to Friday: 11am - 11pm Sat... continue reading


A new book shop for the children of Didsbury

Wednesday 17th December 2008

Update: Razma Reads closed in early 2011 Razma Reads recently opened it's doors to the public. It's a specialist children bookshop which also offers a cafe to keep parents happy while their kids pick out new books. There website is http://razma... continue reading


Congestion Charge results due today

Friday 12th December 2008

Update: You can keep up to date with Metrolink news and information on our Didsbury Metrolink page Friday 12th December 2008 will be remembered as the day Manchester accepted or rejected the TIF proposals. [updated] And the result is a No! ... continue reading


Deirdre Barlow actress exhibits at Feel Creative Gallery

Wednesday 19th November 2008

Deirdre Barlow actress Anne Kirkbride is exhibiting several pieces of her artwork at Feel Creative Art Gallery on Barlow Moor Road. All prints are personally signed by Anne. Congratulations to the Feel Creative team who, by the sounds of it... continue reading


Didsbury Beer Festival 2008

Tuesday 18th November 2008

Update: You can find information about the most recent Didsbury beer festival on our Didsbury Beer Festival page This weekend is the 1st Didsbury Beer Festival. The venue is the St Catherines Club on School Lane, on the left 100 metres before P... continue reading


free wine with early Felicini Christmas bookings

Tuesday 18th November 2008

If you book your Felicini Christmas meal before 30th November you get a free bottle of wine per 4 people. The meal is 3 courses for £24.95 per person 0161 445 2055 Felicini Christmas menu See a full list of Didsbury Christmas menus... continue reading


30 years of the South Manchester Reporter

Sunday 9th November 2008

This week the South Manchester Reporter celebrate 30 years of reporting news, events and sport from Withington, Didsbury and surrounding areas. The paper, which originally launched as the Withington Reporter on 10th November 1978 has printed over ... continue reading


Fireworks displays in Manchester November 2008

Friday 31st October 2008

Fancy going to see an organised firework display this year instead of spending a fortune on a few pops whizzes and bangs in your own back garden. Let's face it, the professionals kick our arses at a good display and they are usually free of charge. ... continue reading


Fireworks and the law

Friday 31st October 2008

With the 5th November just around the corner the fireworks have started already and they won't be stopping for weeks. Surely it can't be ok to just pick when you want to let off fireworks? Well it isn't. The law of that land states you are brea... continue reading


A guide to surviving Wilmslow Road on a bike

Thursday 30th October 2008

Following on from my post about how dangerous Wilmslow Road is for cyclists I thought I would write a survival guide for those who do ride into town along Wilmslow Road during rush-hour. With winter creeping in, the days are ending earlier and Wilmsl... continue reading


Didsbury Metrolink plans and map

Tuesday 28th October 2008

Update: You can keep up to date with Metrolink news and information on our Didsbury Metrolink page   Click to view larger version of map in new window With the Manchester congestion charge debate and referendum just around the corner I ... continue reading


Wilmslow Rd most dangerous route for cycling to work

Wednesday 15th October 2008

The Manchester Evening News has today revealed that Wilmslow Road is the most dangerous route to take if you are considering cycling to the city centre for work. 66 accidents were reported between 2005 and 2007 on Wilmslow Road between East Dids... continue reading


Congestion charge debate in Didsbury November 13

Sunday 12th October 2008

Updated 21st October 2008 The South Manchester Reporter announced on Thursday that there will be a debate on the proposed Manchester congestion charge. It is to be hosted by Parrs Wood High School on November 13 at 7pm and is open to the general p... continue reading


Google Street View camera's come to Didsbury Village

Thursday 9th October 2008

Stood at a bus stop in Didsbury a couple of weeks ago, I couldn't believe my eyes when what could only be a Google car taking images for Google Street View drove past. Looking at the back of it, sure enough, a Google sticker. There are plenty of p... continue reading


Hog's Head drinker turns to gun to prove point

Monday 29th September 2008

Apparently an old fashioned fist fight isn't enough to prove you are the alpha male any more, you have to resort to pulling a gun out and firing it in a crowded pub. I was having a meal in Cafe Rouge next door to the Hog's Head and witnessed the d... continue reading


Costa Coffee comes to Didsbury

Monday 29th September 2008

After months of building work on the corner of Wilmslow Road and School Lane, the old Boots Chemist building is almost ready to take the first of it's new tenants, Costa Coffee. It seems however that not every Didsbury resident is impressed by ... continue reading


Welcome to Fetch Didsbury

Monday 29th September 2008

Welcome, Fetch Didsbury is a place where you can keep up to date with news and events taking place in Didsbury, Manchester. The idea is to make it a gathering point for any news stories, up coming events and important announcements for Didsbury Vi... continue reading