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Feed bellies not bins - a look inside Manchester’s first waste food café

The Real Junk Food Project is serving up quality-assured food on a pay-as-you-feel basis on...

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Video - Department of Coffee and Social Affairs opens in Manchester

At Faulkner House, the London-born franchise do coffee and, well… social affairs

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Michael O'Hare steps in as head chef hops off

Luke Cockerill has stepped down as head chef at Rabbit in the Moon

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'Finally, food deserving of the space' - The Rivals, Royal Exchange, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield thinks this is exactly what the city centre needs

A 'Human Library' is coming to Manchester - but what is it?

On Friday 29 September, visitors to this Urmston pub can enjoy a book with their beer… but not the type you may think

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Gemma Atkinson: how she became Strictly Come Fabulous

The actress on how twelve weeks at UP Fitness helped her prepare for Strictly

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Didsbury bistro Hispi scoops another national award

Chef patron Gary Usher has another to add to the pile

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Huge city-wide party raises over £500k

1000 guests, nine venues, half a million quid, one Tim Bacon

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Manchester Contemporary 2017 - art fair reveals biggest line-up yet

Now in its tenth year, the event will bring emerging galleries and artists galore to...

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Win food and drink at The Font

Try out The Font’s new menu – for free!

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Which Chorlton food store was just crowned the UK's best?

The food co-operative triumphed in BBC Radio 4's Food & Farming Awards

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12 things tourists should never do in Manchester - Sleuth

Week 35: as Manchester's tourism industry booms, Sleuth offers some sage advice to tourists

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50 Manchester dining deals to see you through September

From bottomless brunches to unlimited pizza, there’s plenty to scoff on the cheap this month.....

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Which Greater Manchester pub was just crowned the best in the UK?

The popular boozer celebrated a double win at The Great British Pub Awards 2017

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14 of the best things to eat around Manchester this month: Sept '17

From calf brains to confit d’aubergine - here are this month's best dishes

Things to do
this September

Gigs, exhibitions, shows, festivals, events and more...

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15 great things to do in Manchester this September

From Manchester Food & Drink Fest to Warehouse Project and the Art Battle finale, it’s...

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The robots are coming - top 10 exhibitions in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From creepy robots to puppet masters and Buy Art Fair, here’s our pick of Manchester’s...

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Pack up your troubles - top 10 theatre & comedy shows in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From Sunset Boulevard to Pippin and Women in Comedy, here's our pick of Manchester's theatre...

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La La to Gaga - top 10 gigs & concerts in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From London Grammar to Lady Gaga, here's our pick of Manchester’s music scene over the...

Sleuth

Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city each week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth...

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Does Mata have the most intense face on Market Street? - Sleuth

Week 37: it's the intense face on Market Street face-off

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Shock as rain falls in Manchester, vans reverse and tent wears hat - Sleuth

Week 36: in which Sleuth finds Dubai at Kwais

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12 things tourists should never do in Manchester - Sleuth

Week 35: as Manchester's tourism industry booms, Sleuth offers some sage advice to tourists

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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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All the best in health, beauty and fashion across Manchester and beyond...

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Beers and brogues - Royal Exchange gets new menswear boutique

Lanigan & Hulme specialise in British heritage brands and dressing like Becks

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From Boohoo to Beyoncé - the best fashion & beauty launches this Autumn

Plus, a supermodel does Lidl...

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From kebab house to stylish boutique – Beaumont Organic opens in the Northern Quarter

Manchester eco-designer Hannah Beaumont opens her first store on Hilton Street

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Form – Northern Quarter’s striking new lifestyle store

L'Oréal Blackett stumbles on a hidden gem and buys into a 'lagom' lifestyle

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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Snapshots of Denver, America’s capital of craft beer and legal highs

Denver, US capital of craft brewing, home to more than 100 breweries, with a rumoured...

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Sweet Northern Sicily – where the mountains sweep to the sea

Our holiday base was inland, under 10 miles from Cefalù – the Villa Charme, part...

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Mountain air and melodies in the Austrian Tyrol

ANY city that builds a ski-jump overlooking a graveyard must have a sense of humour...

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Time to party in Wittenberg, Martin Luther’s home town

Talk about landing lucky. Wittenberg would be a fascinating place to visit at any time...

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Book now for a pre-Christmas curry

Special festive menu and 10% discount at eastZeast

Which award-winning Italian restaurant is planning a surprise takeover?

The restaurant will create a surprise pre-Christmas pop-up this winter

Feed bellies not bins - a look inside Manchester’s first waste food café

The Real Junk Food Project is serving up quality-assured food on a pay-as-you-feel basis on...

Uber for beauty: on-demand apps to try in Manchester

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'Ignore the prices and you'll be happy' - The Clarence, Bury, Reviewed

Charles Campion enjoys unfussy pub food... but £5 for bread?

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Which North West restaurant was just crowned the best in England?

That’s another national food award for the region

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