Adblocker

Thanks for coming to Confidentials.

Looks like you might have an AdBlocker on. Please whitelist confidentials.com to continue to our site and enjoy an Ad-Light experience.

Okay, I understand
20200901 Confidentialsappheaderbutton Mobile
  • List View
171206 Jonathan History Header

A short history of Manchester: the wizard, the cavalier and the mercenary

Part three of Jonathan Schofield’s history of the city (1600-1660)

Beggars Header

Fining Manchester's beggars is not the answer

It’s not the economics, it’s the politics, says Sam Wheeler

161010 Homeless 17 Copy

Manchester's aggressive beggars should be fined

Councillor John Blundell thinks the only solution is to make begging unprofitable

171201 Sleuth Super Mario White Lion Copy

Super Mario's weird Manchester gig, Curry Mile's Butt and plasticine vomit

Week 48: the weirdest thing Sleuth's ever seen in a pub

Bee In The City Header

80 giant sculptures to make a bee-line through Manchester

A swarm of supersized honeybees will descend on the city next summer for one of...

161010 Homeless 24 Copy

Vending machine for the homeless to be installed in Manchester

Action Hunger hope to install a machine in the Arndale following a trial-period in Nottingham

Imax Virtual Reality Trafford Centre

Europe’s first virtual reality centre opens in Manchester

IMAX VR has launched in the Trafford Centre Odeon, offering everything from intergalactic dance parties...

171129 Chethams Copy

A short history of Manchester: charters, American States and drinking rules

Part two: Jonathan Schofield covers the years from 1066 to 1600, a time of slow...

Metrolink Header

Man who hates job hails Metrolink + Manchester's worst tour - Sleuth

Week 47: in which the King of Gondor plans a new city centre tower

Produce Hall Stockport Copy

Food market decision causes rumpus in Stockport

Restaurateur Steve Pilling has won the bid to overhaul the Produce Hall - but some...

Chimney Manchester Central Energy  Network Tower Copy

This chimney is better than most of Manchester’s new tall buildings

The ‘Tower of Light’ is part of the council’s new low-carbon heat network

Patron Header

Sleuth - NQ's not ready bar opening, sneaky Mobike and mad David Icke

Week 46: Sleuth meets a pair of drunk bears

Tock Restaurant Reservations

Would you fork out before even putting a fork in?

Deanna Thomas speaks to the growing number of restaurants asking for payment up front

171115 Ordsall Chord Completion Dsc 1110 Copy

Ordsall Chord: the veneration of St. Bridge

Jonathan Schofield crosses the Ordsall Chord fully tooled up

170614 Mobike 170614 Mobike30948392792 29E99559C7 B

Mobike removed all 1000 bikes from Manchester - here's why

But the bike-sharing service say they plan to improve and expand the service

Paradise Works Header

Artists v property developers: Manchester’s growing dilemma

As new artists' studio Paradise Works launches on the Manchester-Salford border, we discover an unlikely...

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets cheer and the mystery of the Golden Helmet - Sleuth

Week 45: FREE Banana Fritters... but only for monkeys

Christmas Markets Credit Mark Waugh Mwp Nov2014 11431

10 reasons why Gordo won’t be visiting Manchester's Christmas Markets

Confidential’s increasingly irritable publisher gets very grouchy this time of year. Here’s why…

Stay up to date

Never miss a beat, with the best in food, booze, news, offers, comps and more delivered direct to your inbox