Show your support for Greening Didsbury Greening Didsbury has been shortlisted for energyshare funding, and needs your help to get through to the next round!
The group plans to install an Archimedes’ Screw-type hydroelectric generator of 50k... continue reading
On 17th September, a brand new 'Sector 7' arena will be launching at Tenpin Parrs Wood!
To celebrate, they are giving away 15 pairs of tickets for the launch weekend on the official Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre Facebook Page.
All you nee... continue reading
We've been given permission to print every single event of the Didsbury Arts Festival 2011 calendar. A huge amount to choose from. If you'd like to a filterable version of this information be sure to check out the official Didsbury Arts Festival Prog... continue reading
The Enjoy-a-Ball programme gradually develops the sports-specific skills and confidence of children across ten ball sports in a caring, positive and fun environment.
Suitable for 4 to 8 year olds.
Chorlton C of E Primary School Brea... continue reading
Community Index is a South Manchester based independent magazine publisher. Established in April 2008, Community Index current publish two A5 community magazines every month, one for Didsbury and one for Chorlton and Whalley Range.
The Didsbury ... continue reading
G4 Physiotherapy & Fitness in Didsbury is due to launch a One-to-One 'physio chat live Q&A service' to answer any questions about any injuries you may be suffering from and offer advice.
Click on the below Facebook link and 'Like' to keep up to... continue reading
A giant yak, Punch & Judy and a pair of very cheeky (but lovable!) horses are just some of the weird and wonderful characters being let loose on Didsbury's streets during Didsbury Arts Festival 2011 from 24th September to 1st October.
With more t... continue reading
Professional Arts Educator Johnny Woodhams is setting up a Didsbury based multi media arts group for adults starting this September. Club Creative aims to provide a relaxed, fun and informal weekly meet-up for anyone interested in exploring, rekind... continue reading
Know any new Mothers? Why not tell them about Squats with Tots - the new postnatal workout for you and your little one!
Mon, Wed, Thurs 10am
£6 per class (per adult)
£22 per month
Quote Fetch Didsbury before the end of S... continue reading
Mary and Archie on Burton Road West Didsbury are putting on an evening of musical entertainment this Sunday 21st from 8pm - free entry. Folk/Blues/Rock n' Roll and all round fun.
Sunday Spoonful this Sunday features Suttree, Matt Grey and T.G.El... continue reading
Harriet and Dee is a small jewellery shop on Warburton Street, a narrow cobbled street which meets Wilmslow Road at The Dog and Partridge.
On Friday 19th August they are holding an event for a very well known jewellery brand called Pandora.
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Would you like to help improve your local area? Why not volunteer at Westcroft Community Project?
At Westcroft Community Project we offer a range of learning opportunites, help people find work and offer a host of volunteer opportunities.
W... continue reading
The UK’s oldest family-owned firm, Salts Healthcare, has opened a new office and its first UK dual ostomy and orthotics clinic in Didsbury – and to celebrate the unique nature of the site it also hopes to help set local, newly qualified medical... continue reading
On the 28th August Didsbury's Francis House are holding a golfing fundraiser. If you love your golf and you'd like to help Francis House to raise much needed funds then here is your chance...
Venue: Withington Golf Club
Time: 10.30am for ... continue reading
As part of the council's budget cuts, several local libraries are changing their opening hours.
These new library opening hours are valid from Monday 5th September.
692 Wilmslow Road, M20 2DN
Telephone 0161 227 3755
Mo... continue reading
Crown Paint is splashing out for free.
The very well know name “Crown Paint” is calling on businesses, voluntary organisations, schools, and colleges to apply for some free paint. Any organisation is eligible to apply, explaining why they want... continue reading
Even if you don't know the name Ben Scott then you'd probably recognise his face. Our local PCSO has been racking up the column inches ever since he was given the nod to officially tweet from Greater Manchester Police's Didsbury twitter account @GMPD... continue reading
Contact the Elderly is a national charity which runs monthly tea parties for isolated older people over the age of 75 and volunteers. These older people have few or no visitors and are unable to get out by themselves, so these Contact the Elder... continue reading
After almost 3 years of running Fetch Didsbury we're finally expanding. To begin with this means a big hello to Fetch Chorlton and Fetch The Heatons, in the longer term you may see other Fetch sites pop up.
Why? Good question. We've recently had l... continue reading
Since launching their Cake Pops several months ago, The Airyfairies have found they've proved a massive hit with cake fans of all ages.
Due to popular demand from their Beginners Cupcake Class attendees, (and overwhelming requests for the little... continue reading
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery at a restaurant in Didsbury.
The incident happened shortly after 10.30am on Monday 8 August 2011 at Greens Restaurant on Burton Road.
Two men walked into the restaurant and threatene... continue reading
An evening with Milly Mog West Didsbury in aid of Manchester Children's Hospital is taking place on 1st September and everyone is invited to pop in and nibble on canapes from Pinchjo's while viewing the new Autumn Winter Collections.
"Come and... continue reading
Community Index is a South Manchester based independent magazine publisher. Established in April 2008, they current publish two A5 community magazines every month, one for Didsbury and one for Chorlton and Whalley Range.
The Didsbury magazine is... continue reading
Didsbury has not one, but two Sure Start Centres. The first is based in Didsbury Park while the second is down Barlow Moor Road in West Didsbury. Here is a little about their activities and timetables:
Didsbury Park Sure Start Centre
Mo... continue reading
Would you like to...?
* make cheap tasty meals at home?
* be a more confident cook?
* make new friends?
An exciting new cookery course is starting in September at West Didsbury Sure Start Centre.
Priority places are reserved for people... continue reading
Have you ever been in a restaurant and not known what wine to order with soup? Have you ever wondered why wines can be so varied in style, colour, smell and taste? Have you thought about why wine gets you tipsy but old grape juice just makes you ill?... continue reading
Robbers targeted a Withington cafe as it was opening up.
At about 10.45am on Monday 25 July 2011, two men kicked at the door of the Fuel cafe-bar on Wilmslow Road, despite the fact that it was closed and the shutters were only half-lifted.
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Staff at a pub in Didsbury have been threatened with knives during an armed robbery.
At around 12.15am on Monday 25 July 2011, two men walked into The Didsbury pub on Wilmslow Road and demanded money.
They threatened staff with knives and deman... continue reading
The time has come for the Manchester Food and Drink Festival Award nominees to come out. Categories include restaurant of the year, bar of the year and wine list of the year.
Didsbury businesses who are nominated for the 2011 Manchester Food and D... continue reading
The writing collective behind the popular Chorlton Arts Festival 2011 Flash Mob writing competition and literary salon are currently inviting submissions of short stories for their latest project, running in conjunction with Didsbury Arts Festival.... continue reading
A man visiting the UK to learn English was attacked and robbed in East Didsbury.
At about 4am on Sunday 10 July 2011, the 21-year-old man was walking along Parrs Wood Road near the junction with Kingsway.
He was suddenly approached by the o... continue reading
Figures released by the Home Office today show that crime across south Manchester has fallen by 8.2 per cent, equating to 1487 fewer victims.
Between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2011 compared to the same period 2009/10, all crimes decreased includin... continue reading
In keeping with the show I cycled down to Didsbury park on an old Puch 3 speed ladies bike, to shake it down and see what needed fixing before selling it. There were a couple of bikes used as props to go with vehicles, so my little red sit-up-and-b... continue reading
Friday, July 15th 2pm to 5.30pm
The children of Beaver Road Primary and the parent fundraisers (PTA), would like to extend a warm welcome to all the children, friends, family and neighbours of our school to join us at our Go Crazy Day on Friday,... continue reading
If you are unemployed and claiming benefits and want to find out more about Franchising as a way of setting up your own business, then book yourself into the Find out about Franchising session at Didsbury Jobcentre.
This informative session delive... continue reading
Come and see what the buzz is all about! Stella & Dot, a fun and fashion forward phenomenon is the USA and Canada is coming to the UK!
Join us for a coffee and pastry and bring a friend or two! Talk with us about being the first in the UK to... continue reading
Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, writer Jackie Kay, Shameless actor David Threlfall, and classical pianist, Kathryn Stott, will contribute to some of the highlights of Didsbury Arts Festival 2011.
The annual showcase of local talent, now in its thi... continue reading
Right in the middle of West Didsbury is a very special house. A house where art oozes from every surface. Queenston Arthouse is a unique gallery space for browsing and buying contemporary art,where artists can show their work in the setting of a be... continue reading
Are you looking to develop your skills?
Come and find out about our courses in English, Maths, computers, arts and crafts, and more on Monday 11 July and Monday 18 July 2011, anytime from 9.30am to 2.30pm.
Westcroft Community Project is next ... continue reading
Join Em's Creative Crafts in a felt making workshop for beginners!
You will learn the method and technique behind making felt. Designing, layering and setting fibres to create your own truly unique and personal pieces of felt for using in all so... continue reading
Tag is a local loyalty scheme which rewards those who shop and socialise using their local shops, bars and restaurants.
The scheme has grown fast since it launched and now covers areas including Chorlton, Didsbury & Withington, Levenshulme, The He... continue reading
After raising an amazing £5000 for Francis House and St. Anne's Hospice with this years St. Catherine's Pantomime Dick Withington, on July 16th the presentation of the funds raised will take place at the St. Catherine's Club on School Lane.
In ad... continue reading
14th July 6:30pm to 8.30pm
This two hour 'Class for the Florally Curious' from Laura Coleman Flowers will be focused on 'Vintage Blooms Inspired by Baking'. There will be many a gorgeous bloom, all the things you'll need and cake and tea, nat... continue reading
Didsbury Arts Festival Summer Barbecue
The Northern Tennis Club
23rd July from 7pm
Tickets from The Northern (limited availability)
We’re planning a great evening on Saturday 23 July, with live jazz swing, dancing, barbecue and a fundraising ... continue reading
2/241st Manchester (St Catherine of Siena) Scout Group are holding a Climbing Fun Day on Saturday 2nd July there will be a mobile climbing wall set up outside Didsbury Library.
If you fancy a challenge then go along and have a go. It's £5 for t... continue reading
The M.E.N is reporting that the opening of the Chorlton section of the South Manchester Metrolink extension is to be delayed by a week following a computer glitch which brought the Metrolink Network to a virtual standstill on Monday 27th June.... continue reading
Update: Vote for your favourite term for a person from Didsbury in our Facebook Poll
Calling all Didsburyites…or is it Didsburians? What are the people of Didsbury actually called? This was the unexpected question I faced recently when one perso... continue reading
Police are warning residents to be on their guard after a bogus burglar tricked his way into two homes in Didsbury within the space of an hour.
The incidents took place on Tuesday 14 June between 5.50pm and 6.50pm on Hesketh Avenue and Austin Dr... continue reading
From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th June The Albert Club on Old Lansdowne Road in West Didsbury with help from Kro Bar will host the West Didsbury Beer Festival.
The event will include lots of real ale, ciders, a bbq, and live music.
It's free ... continue reading
Didsbury Good Neighbours have confirmed that they will be moving to a new home in the Veterans Pavilion in Didsbury Park in the near future. They've just signed a lease with Manchester City Council and hope to start works in the coming weeks to r... continue reading