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Levy Walking Tour – Explore the Best of Levenshulme

Levenshulme Market and Love Levenshulme have teamed up for the very first Levy Walking Tour. A chance to explore some of the many great things Levenshulme has to see and do, the guided tour will take place this coming Saturday the 11th of July and kick off at 11am. Meeting from the bustling Levy Market. […]

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Levenshulme Dreams of McVitie’s Drive Thru

Anyone who has ever driven or walked down the Levenshulme stretch of the A6 will have been tortured and delighted in equal measure by the smells of biscuit making at the McVitie’s factory. The essence of Jaffa Cake or the waft of Chocolate Digestives have distracted many a child from school tests and adults from […]

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Levenshulme Global Picnic – An Afternoon in Cringle Park

On a drab and drizzly British Summer day it was a pleasure to witness the equally British attitude of carrying on regardless as the Levenshulme Global Picnic event ploughed full steam ahead. The public came out in droves to enjoy the family fun, food and entertainment presented in the beautiful surroundings of Cringle Park. The […]

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ART FOCUS: Stewart Kelly – Bodyworks Exhibition at Bankley Gallery

Love Levenshulme was recently invited to Bodyworks – a collection of works by Bankley artist in residence Stewart Kelly. A member of the artist led cooperative since 2008, he has found that the opportunity to curate an exhibition of his current and past practices into an all encompassing showcase gives him a chance to reflect […]

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Hello and Welcome…

Hello and welcome to all who find themselves at Love Levenshulme HQ. The new site is now live and taking its tentative first steps into the future! A little bit of background might help to make sense of the new look and re-purposed site and what its aims are for its exciting, sustainable future. The […]

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Levenshulme Arcadia – A Guide to the New Facilities

Levenshulme Arcadia, the newly appointed Leisure centre and Library, will open on 20th February 2016. Mental stimulation and physical well being are two of the most important human functions in existence and as such, it is no wonder the people of Levenshulme have fought hard to ensure the future of both within this new community […]

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Introducing…Levenshulme Girls Football Club

Levenshulme Girls football club was founded two years ago by Celia Hamilton, husband Dave and daughter Sancia. It all started when football-mad Sancia, a Manchester City fan desperate to start a girls team, contacted the Manchester Evening News to appeal for players to join her. At the time she was the only Levenshulme Girls player […]

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Recipe For Community – Alborz Restaurant owner Amir Darabpour

Regularly we ask a Levenshulme based trader, business, individual or group to supply us with one of their favourite recipes in order to introduce themselves to our lovely readers and let us explore the eclectic tastes behind the people who Love Levenshulme. Alborz restaurant is situated on the north side of Levenshulme high street. It […]

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Interview: Byrne The Cake – The Levenshulme Brewer

In March 2015, Dave Foulger introduced his vision for a Levenshulme based microbrewery in front of a large, thirsty crowd of funding voters. Since his success in bidding for the Levy Market fund, we catch up with the ‘Byrne the Cake’ brewer to find out how he plans to make his dreams become beer. Tell […]

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Taste Africa – A Continent of Music and Food in Levenshulme

Marking the launch of Levenshulme’s very own Food and Drink Festival this year – Taste Africa promises to bring some very colourful sounds and flavours to our vibrant South Manchester suburb. Make sure you keep Friday the 12th of June free so you can behold the magical sounds of these three world renowned, UK based […]

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