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Manchester neighbourhoods plagued by criminals get £432k in crime crackdown

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Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox More CCTV, fencing and extra security measures have been pledged to problem areas in south Manchester as part of a drive to crack down on neighbourhood crime.

Rusholme and Moss Side have been hotspots for burglaries of residential and business properties, as well as theft and vehicle crime.

But the city council has secured £432,000 from the government and say the package of measures will ‘make a huge difference’ in reducing these crimes.

Outreach work will also take place with the council hoping to work with the communities to improve public safety and promote better relations between residents and the police.

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