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Manchester's water features - a history of highs and disappointment

Jonathan Schofield looks at the city’s record and comes up with a surprising recommendation

In these days of terror, Manchester is lucky to have such leadership

Confidential publisher Mark Garner pays personal tribute to Town Hall

25 Ways You Can Make Manchester Better

From canal clean-ups to prison dining, tree planting to sustainable festivals, being an everyday hero...

Manchester Should Be The Capital Says Economist

Manchester was 'a civilisation created by traders without assistance from monarchs or territorial aristocracy.'

Sleuth Sandwich Boards

Are sandwich boards just road works for people, and is Cynar the worst drink ever? - Sleuth

Week 33: in which an orange serves toast

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Remembering Manchester's 'B of the Bang' as London’s Garden Bridge falls

Jonathan Schofield recalls a striking failure and other Mancunian sculptural controversies

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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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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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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

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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...

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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...

Bbc Mediacityuk

Shock as Londoners say BBC should never have left London + new schooner bar confirms suspicions -...

Week 32: in which Sleuth ties together a sleeping man's laces on the train

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Ridiculous! Leaders hit back at ‘flawed’ report into BBC’s relocation to Salford

The broadcaster’s move had a 'fairly small' economic impact? Nonsense, say officials.

Manchester Should Be The Capital Says Economist

Manchester was 'a civilisation created by traders without assistance from monarchs or territorial aristocracy.'

25 Ways You Can Make Manchester Better

From canal clean-ups to prison dining, tree planting to sustainable festivals, being an everyday hero...

Manchester's water features - a history of highs and disappointment

Jonathan Schofield looks at the city’s record and comes up with a surprising recommendation

In these days of terror, Manchester is lucky to have such leadership

Confidential publisher Mark Garner pays personal tribute to Town Hall

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£300m designs to transform Great Northern Warehouse revealed

Plans including a new 'urban oasis' and 'highline' go on show to the public this...

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Is another historic local boozer doomed to become apartments?

Salford's Grade II listed Crescent pub closed ‘until further notice’ amidst fears that Chinese owners...

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PLANT - this new Manchester design studio will teach you to make stuff... for free

From bamboo sculptures to bespoke pub snacks - the latest project from Oh OK Ltd...

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Who and what killed Hope & Glory Festival?

The naming and blaming rages on - but should it have been allowed in the...

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Sleuth - the Bolti, the vibrating pub seat and Mobike, mo' problems

Week 31: in which Sleuth discovers that pulling out never works in a toilet

170711 St Michaels New Tower Design

Why Gary Neville should have stuck to his guns over St Michael's

Councillor John Blundell on why historians should never become town planners

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So farewell Dry Bar - Fac201 has now Fac-ed off

Music journalist, author and punk rocker John Robb looks back at a famous Manchester bar...

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This must stop - how Greater Manchester children are going hungry in the school holidays

Food banks under strain as access to free school meal stops over summer - Rochdale...

Byrom House Manchester

Allied London to bring Astley & Byrom House ‘back to life’

Developer will for now retain the once doomed sixties office blocks bordering Spinningfields and St...

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