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20 08 02 Rosa Skewers

'Pleasant and easy-going' - Rosa's Thai Cafe, Deansgate, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield wonders about the future of 'decent' chains such as this

2020 07 27 Maskchester 2

‘We wear things differently here’ - Duo launches ‘Maskchester’ face masks

Inspired by Manchester’s distinctive culture, the range will also support two local charities

New Islington Green 3

'New Islington Green' to be built over - largely

Jonathan Schofield on the accidental park that's to disappear

2020 07 13 Pho Cue Exterior

'Unpretentious and as fresh as a daisy' - Pho Cue, Chinatown, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield enjoys big bowls, fiery buns and revelatory rolls

2020 06 30 Aparthotel 3

Deansgate Manhattan: Another tower to hit the skies

Jonathan Schofield on the rise and rise of SimpsonHaughville

2020 07 06 Reopening Saturday 3

First night out in Manchester: Was Saturday night common sense or chaos?

Jonathan Schofield rushes out for food and drink as venues open

2020 07 01 Terraces 4

'Get your terraces out' City hospitality industry told

Council has waived fees for applications for extra outdoor space

2020 06 12 Statues Gandhi

Has Manchester had issues with its statues before?

Jonathan Schofield suggests a solution to the statue issue

2020 06 03 Cycling Liverpool

200km pop-up cycle lanes planned for region - but any in Manchester?

Andrea Sandor looks at who might have put the brakes on the idea

2019 07 23 Gladstone

A closer look at some other plinth people: Heywood and Gladstone

Jonathan Schofield talks us through some more of the characters we pass almost every day

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'Reverse consultation' leads to small victory for city centre residents

Jonathan Schofield hopes this little victory for residents might lead to a bigger idea

2020 05 19 St Marys And Deansgate 1

What would you ask Sir Richard Leese?

Jonathan Schofield is planning to interview the Council Leader about the vision for post-lockdown Manchester

2020 05 22 Imagining Manchester Tonkin Liu

Imagining the city: A 'pre-loved' bridge for Salford?

Jonathan Schofield finds a website that gets him hot under the collar

2020 05 19 St Marys And Deansgate 1

No Consultation, No Communication, No Consideration: residents challenge Deansgate changes

Heavy traffic has shifted onto St Mary's Parsonage. Is this the new Deansgate?

2018 45 Boris Johnson

Manchester Council leader joins criticism of the PM but has much changed?

Jonathan Schofield, Sir Richard Leese and the 'vague' Stay Alert message

2020 05 07 Raffles 1970S Jetset

Manchester's craziest food critic

Jonathan Schofield and one of Manchester's most extraordinary 'characters'

2020 05 01 Deansgate From Station

Deansgate to be pedestrianised (a bit)

Jonathan Schofield thinks the pedestrianisation scheme is neither one thing nor the other

2020 04 30 Coat Of Arms Kimpton Clocktower Clock And Gable Ship

Up in Arms: The symbols of Manchester explained

Jonathan Schofield says when this is all over let's design in some identity

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