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2020 01 21 St Michaels Drone

St Michael's tower set for summer 2020 start

Jonathan Schofield and a controversial scheme that might at last get off the ground

2020 01 17 Mayfield Present

Mayfield: A park, retention of assets, the right way to redevelop

Jonathan Schofield on a regeneration project that has become a massive cultural asset

2019 01 15 Bongos Bingo Blue Monday

From free flights to Bongo’s Bingo - How to beat the January blues in Manchester

From special steak offers to KLM’s surprise vending machine, we’ve got happiness hacks galore ...

2020 01 14 Piccadilly Garedens Complete April 2017 Web

The 'Wall' stays: Piccadilly Gardens' new plans won't drop the thing

Jonathan Schofield bemoans the retention of the wall and ponders a row about money

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

Homeless File

Are controversial Council plans fair or do they still discriminate against the homeless?

Andrea Sandor investigates the PSPO plans that could see the Council in court

2019 11 14 Pavement Parking

'Disrespectful, unthinking and arrogant' - pavement parking in the firing line

Is the law about to change for obstructive drivers in Manchester?

19 11 1 Manchester Industrial Past

Climate crisis: should Manchester feel guilty about its industrial heritage?

Despite its history, Manchester is much greener than you think, argues John Blundell

2018 1 16 Forest

Northern cities back plans to plant up to 50 million trees

We look at the benefits - and complications - of the Northern Forest

2019 10 10 View Of Mayfield Park From Hoyle Street

Mayfield Park - Watch this green space

The first public garden in almost a century is set to transform a forgotten part...

2019 10 04 Piccadilly Imagined Eiffel Fake

Some of the grand ideas for Piccadilly Gardens that were never realised

An Eiffel Tower for Piccadilly Gardens, maybe a Cathedral, what about a Regency Crescent?

2019 10 03 House Project

New House Project eases children's journey between care homes and independence

Scheme tackles fact that young people are more likely to experience homelessness and mental health...

2019 09 11 School

Central Retail Park has become a battleground for Manchester’s future - Part 2

Andrea Sandor explores the controversy of placing a car park next to a primary school

2019 09 06 Xr Deansgate

Are Manchester politicians reading the public mood?

After a week of political action, Danny Moran asks if Extinction Rebellion has achieved its...

2019 09 04 Air Pollution Road Car Children

Central Retail Park has become a battleground for Manchester’s future – Part 1

Andrea Sandor explores the controversy of placing a car park next to a primary school

2019 08 21 Shard

Does the ‘Shudehill Shard’ spell the end of the Northern Quarter as we know it?

What will it mean for Manchester’s creative hub now that Fred Done’s controversial development has...

Graham Stringer

Graham Stringer MP suggests 'This has been the silliest of silly seasons’

Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Jo Swinson and Caroline Lucas all lose the plot, says the...

2019 08 01 Manchester We Stand Together

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund has closed

Founded after the 2017 bombing, it has raised nearly £22m for victims’ families

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