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Treehouse Hotel Manchester announces Mary-Ellen McTague’s restaurant Pip

Harley Young enjoys an evening of al fresco dining in Platt Fields Market Garden ahead...

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‘A chip off the old bloc’: à bloc, Altrincham, reviewed

Harley Young soaks up the sun with runny eggs on sourdough

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'The best house for hire in Manchester': Station Agent's House

Jonathan Schofield welcomes back a 'beautiful' holiday house in Castlefield

Latest Manchester
stories

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Strength training at The Olympus Projects: Weeks 3 & 4

Harley Young goes on a fitness kick with Corporation street gym The Olympus Projects

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'Fantastically fuss-free': TNQ, Northern Quarter, reviewed

David Adamson enjoys a quieter corner of the neighbourhood

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Confidential Safari #2: Tequila, Wooden Spoons and a Well-earned Million

David Adamson reports back on recent goingson from across the city and beyond

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'The dizzying heights of pudding stardom': Medlock Canteen, Deansgate Square, reviewed

Georgina Pellant obsesses about pie as she visits the new place on everyone's lips

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A chat with Hoard producer and MMU lecturer Loran Dunn

David Adamson talks to Loran Dunn about getting into filmmaking and the release of her...

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Cheers Dad: Best Father's Day gifts 2024

Treat the father figure in your life to something special

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Where to watch the Euros 2024

Whether you want big screens, sunshine, a seat, or the golden hat trick of all...

2024 05 13 Beer Festival

Manchester Craft Beer Festival is taking over Depot Mayfield

There are more than 600 beers to try - all included in the ticket price

Manchester restaurant
reviews

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'A beautiful execution': The Lamb of Tartary, Northern Quarter, reviewed

David Adamson flocks to the new pub that has sprung out of Cottonopolis

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'Lively with good cooking': Only Yu, Chinatown, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield likes the buzz and the energy and the wine

Fenix Stuffed Sea Bass

Titanic battle of the tartares: Fenix reviewed

Neil Sowerby laps up a slightly wacky mix of Mykonos, Myth and Manc

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'The chopsticks once again hover': Hot Duck, Uppermill, reviewed

David Adamson sits down somewhere that quacks like a proper Chinese restaurant

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'Colourful and fabulous': Water Lily, Chorlton, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield has his most enjoyable meal in Chorlton ever

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‘Seasoned pros’: Happy Seasons, Chinatown, reviewed

Harley Young enjoys a Manchester institution on a Friday night

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‘Just right’: Dulce Cor, Deansgate, reviewed

Harley Young goes for a teddy bear's picnic at the Deansgate cafe

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‘A steal of a deal’: Sandinista, Old Bank Street, reviewed

Harley Young tackles some tacos in the city centre

Things to do
in Manchester

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Manchester Architecture: A History. Part One

Jonathan Schofield and the epic tale of Manchester architecture

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Manchester Architecture Part Two: The Battle of the Styles

Jonathan Schofield continues with an over-view of the region’s architecture: this time covering the nineteenth...

Architecture Part 3

Manchester Architecture Part Three: Bombast to Blitz

Jonathan Schofield brings his architectural tour up to World War Two

Intercontinental Tower Imagined From Manchester Town Hall Tower

Crazy Manchester towers that NEVER got built - part one.

Jonathan Schofield with some examples of skyhigh failures

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Strange City (7): The Wicked Bible & a terrible typo

Jonathan Schofield on the pain of the typo: check and check again

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Strange city (no 3): George Psalmanazar, a proper con man

Jonathan Schofield on an extraordinary Manchester visitor and a fabulous con man

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Strange city (4): The Great Flood, the floating dead

Jonathan Schofield on the day the dead flowed down the River Medlock

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Strange city (6): The great rogue, Spanking Roger, and the 25 toasts

Jonathan Schofield tells the story of one of the city's greatest rogues

Greater Manchester regions,
news and more

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Rochdale: The Buzz in the Boroughs

David Adamson hears about a hopeful haven for independents whose 'best days are ahead of...

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Grove Street: Is Wilmslow wasting its potential?

David Adamson asks if the town’s pedestrianised street is putting its best foot forward

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Stockport: The Buzz in the Boroughs

David Adamson takes the temperature of a town in the midst of massive regeneration

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Chorlton butcher: 'It's a shame but I'm glad to be leaving'

Lee Frost slams 'useless' council and lawless drug users ahead of move to new Cheshire...

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‘A foodie must go’: a stay at L’Enclume in Cartmel

Harley Young enjoys a Michelin star stay in the picturesque Cumbrian village

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15-Minute City: What is it and could it be good for Manchester?

David Adamson explores the current urban planning buzz-phrase

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‘Transforming Deansgate’: future-focused or ‘too fast too soon’?

David Adamson asks businesses and councillors about the future of Deansgate

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Strangeways regeneration: team chosen to transform 'counterfeit capital of Britain'

Council leader decries "criminal enterprises that have undermined the reputation of the area"

Travel

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Dining in the dark, rooftop Gherkin gazing and vintage shops galore: 24 hours in London

Harley Young loses one sense and gains another on a trip to the capital

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Summer offers at the Hyatt Regency Manchester

Business bonuses, party perks, bottomless curries and more

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Have you ever seen all the UK in ninety minutes?

Jonathan Schofield sees the country clearly, all of it, on a trip to the Northern...

Paris 25 Hours Exterior

Paris – Maigret, magret de canard and a cultural melting pot

Neil Sowerby investigates an overlooked side of multi-cultural Paris with the help of Inspector Maigret