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The Oast House will not be demolished

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Noel Gallagher to headline Manchester Arena reopening

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A team effort - Manchester's magnificent £85m Ordsall Chord

As the ribbon-like cascades are lifted into place, lead civil engineer Brian Duguid credits all those behind this fine example of modern British civil engineering

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Manchester Fashion Lookbook - how to style red leather pants this autumn

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Gemma Atkinson: The diet that built my new body

The actress, radio presenter and UP Fitness client tells us what she's eating (and what...

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New veggie restaurant for King Street

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Arts Council boss: 'We're committed to creating a cultural powerhouse in Manchester'

Arts funding is up 90% in the city - here ACE Chief Executive ​Darren Henley​...

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Northern Quarter's Afflecks to curate new Oxford Road food, drink and retail project

Plans include a nano-brewery, coffee house, street food traders and container-style retail units close to...

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Vote for your favourite Manchester street food trader

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15 great things to do in Manchester this August

From Pride Big Weekend to the Caribbean Carnival and a rave in a monastery, you’re...

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Top 10 Manchester theatre & comedy: July-August ’17

From Funny Girl to Sister Act, Cotton Panic to Derren Brown, here's our pick of...

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Top 10 Manchester exhibitions: July-August '17

From terrible toddlers to Victorian science, Gaychester to Gaskell, here's our pick of Manchester’s exhibitions...

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Top 10 Manchester gigs & concerts: July-August ’17

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The best independent menswear stores in Manchester

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Playing dress up: The changing face of kids’ fashion

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The Dolls House - A-lister boutique opens glam new store in Manchester

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New look Hipping Hall well worth the trip

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Relishing a fresh taste of mighty Berlin

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Starry Peacock rules the roost at Rowsley

A wonderful mix of old and new, not stuffily resting on its laurels, the public...

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Getting high on Berlin’s glorious garden extravaganza

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1847 will be reborn on the drag between King Street and Chapel Walks

Plans for a permanent memorial to honour those killed in Manchester Arena attack

Council announce a new charitable fund that will help pay for a lasting commemoration

Noel Gallagher to headline Manchester Arena reopening

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Prof Brian Cox wrong to 'stifle debate' over climate change - Graham Stringer MP

Blackley and Broughton MP describes his reasons for disagreeing with Brian Cox, Jim Al-Khalili and...

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Orange says Toast the best thing since sliced bread

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