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Vita Student Living Circle Square

Why are so many of Manchester's new buildings so drab?

Jonathan Schofield asks if more colour could be used in new architecture... and gets told...

2017 11 20 Contact 2

Council awards £1.1m to local arts organisations

Fifteen groups will receive four-year funding, from Streetwise Opera to Castlefield Gallery and The Edge

20 Stories Mural

Shock as Manchester has some weather + Is this the worst artwork ever?

Sleuth week 9: 'Beast from the East' is actually just Wednesday

Manchester 1980S Manchester Victoria 1982

This is Manchester: 70 photos from the 1980s

Rotters, catwalks and Arndale roof living - a pictorial snapshot of Greater Manchester in the...

180228 Antwerp Mansion Screen Shot 2018 02 28 At 11 25 06

Antwerp Mansion: 'the council have used dirty tactics to remove us from existence'

Rusholme nightclub row rages on as council blames management for negligence

2018 02 26 Wood Street Mission 3

Wood Street: the mission continues

Founded in 1869, one of Manchester’s oldest charities is still tackling child poverty almost 15...

2018 02 26 Star Garter

The Music Stops Here: a film about The Star and Garter

Documentary tells the tale of another threatened music venue, as part of Manchester Film Festival

20180223 Sleuth 8 Tatooine

Star Wars move for MEN and pavements to be limited

Sleuth week 8: Filthy pictures on the wall and dildonic nosh

18 02 20 Manchester Landscape

A Northern English currency: not just fantasy?

Our councils are skint, and it’s all the pound’s fault, says John Blundell

1200X559 The Lowry Hotel Exterior 5 Large Carousel

Could you be the new Food & Beverage Manager at The Lowry Hotel?

A Five Star Job Opportunity

2018 02 19 Section 28

Never going underground: Manchester and Section 28

Thirty years ago, Manchester took to the streets to protest against Section 28 - a...

Viadux Manchester

Manchester developments to be given less stupid names

Sleuth week 7: Is Viadux the worst building name ever?

2018 02 05 Levenshulme Library

Levy Old Library to be reborn as arts centre

It may have been replaced by Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre, but this isn’t the...

Hotspur House Press Geography Org Uk

Disappearing Manchester: the city's most at-risk old buildings

From Little Ireland to Hotspur House - these heritage buildings may not be around much...

2018 02 13 Ancoats Hospital 2

Ancoats Dispensary Trust admit defeat as council reclaim listed building

Council say plans for affordable housing plans will seek to maintain the fabric of the...

2018 02 08 Bonbon 6

Bonbon voyage? Chocolatiers face uncertain future as developers pile into Northern Quarter

As property developers swallow buildings, people are concerned about the future of the city's indie...

171102 5Plus Tower Shudehill Img 0377

Shudehill hotel rejected as council rap knuckles of developer

Salboy, Betfred boss Fred Done's development company, has had controversial plans for a new aparthotel...

Ikea Sleuth

IKEA's new Manchester buildings + pub reacts to art gallery censorship

Sleuth week 6: plus, new towers to be built... in the ground

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