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Manchester Arena Chethams 583

Could knocking down the Manchester Arena set the city free?

Rochdale councillor John Blundell offers his opinion on a huge building that sits empty most...

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The women who made Manchester

International Women's Day 2020 - A look back on the female contribution to the modern city

Piccadilly Gardens Pavilion

Despite the rumours: 'The 'Wall' at Piccadilly Gardens stays

Jonathan Schofield updates with the news that was no news

2020 03 05 Premier Inn Filth 3

Manchester Central Premier Inn's filthy secret

Jonathan Schofield on corporate responsibility and simple pride

2019 09 04 Sam Buckley Headshot

Where The Light Gets In chef Sam Buckley to appear on The Great British Menu

The Stockport-based saucer-er will be a spellbinding addition to the popular TV show

2020 02 28 Property Round Up Towers

Property roundup – mega leisure schemes, water-worlds, infrastructure and baffling design ideas

Bricks & Mortar part 15 – some of the latest stories hitting the Greater Manchester property world

Manchester Town Hall

Does the public really have the right to reply if they disagree with Manchester City Council?

Andrea Sandor is shocked to discover that comments obviously opposing a recent scheme were labelled...

2020 02 27 Deansgate Pavement Extensions 2

Common sense on Deansgate - eight years of paving frustration relieved

Jonathan Schofield applauds as council admits defeat over dangerous junction

Veganuary Salad

Should employers encourage their workers to eat less meat?

Corporate responsibility could mean meat-free Mondays to Fridays

2019 09 01 Climate Change

‘Total confusion’ over the council’s climate crisis action

Andrea Sandor scrutinises the scrutineers and reports on a recent revolt by Manchester City Councillors

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Reasons to be cheerful: Manchester is booming

John Blundell argues that it’s easy to be blue in the city but we should...

2020 01 31 John Leech Pro Eu Rally Copy

‘I will fight for every last penny of pre-Brexit investment in the North’ – John Leech

Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Manchester has a few parting words for Brexit Day

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Will Manchester city centre ever go car free?

Andrea Sandor says we must seize the zeitgeist or concede to Birmingham leading the way

2020 01 17 Flipperkeatz Victoria Mill

Flippers not slippers: Interview with champion fundraiser Craig Keatley

Andrea Sandor speaks to 'Flipperkeatz' about extreme challenges, turning 50 and his flipper-free fundraising bid for 2020

2019 12 23 Albert Square Proposal Story

Finally Manchester has 24hr public toilets. Now what about our other amenities?

Jonathan Schofield on a tiny boost for city visitors, but we used to be much...

2020 01 08 Better Buses

Manchester’s bus franchising consultation - Have you had your say?

Andrea Sandor argues the case for bringing buses back under public control

2020 01 07 Water Polo 1858 Baths 2

Golden Age - when Manchester won major sporting medals...for water polo

Jonathan Schofield stumbles on a century-old Mancunian triumph at Mayfield Baths

2020 01 07 Skunk 2

City centre skunk stink: it's not going away soon

Jonathan Schofield hits a wall concerning on-street weed abuse in Manchester

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