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Hashtag MCR: Prestwich, Saddleworth, Tottington, Ancoats

Plus: Milk (not beer) cartons, Czech pastries and a new kids' menu at The French

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Plus: yet more General Stores, Malaysian cooking classes and more

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Art Trail bringing Old Trafford community together launches this weekend

The permanent street art trail debuts on 15 May

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MIF21: Manchester residents invited to dance down Deansgate

Open call for Manchester's freaky dancers

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The Corn Exchange: a big history with lots of flavour

Food, drink, magicians, electric razors and the coolest club: all part of the Corn Exchange...

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National Express is giving away very strange tins of sweets

The bus company wants to celebrate the sweet taste of freedom - and it tastes...

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Top things to do in Manchester: May 2021

Birds, bees and brutalism all feature in May's what's on round-up for Manchester

2020 12 24 Cagoule Burnham

Andy Burnham wins Greater Manchester mayoral election

John Blundell contemplates Andy Burnham's victory and how it will redefine the city region 

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham With His Cake From Sacha Lord

Hashtag MCR: Drinking in the rain, Burnham cake, potato cake

Plus burrito backflips, canned fish and the big countdown

2021 04 30 Weezy Brand

Hello Manchester, Weezy looks good on you

The on-demand delivery supermarket is now live in the city

Restaurant
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Lockdown meal kit review - Simon Rogan at Home

What do you get from the Michelin-starred chef, how much is it and how easy...

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Lockdown cook-at-home review – Eat Well MCR marketplace

What do you get from the independent marketplace, how much is it and how easy...

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Lockdown cook-at-home box review - At Home by Mark Birchall

What do you get from the Moor Hall chef, how much is it and how...

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Lockdown review - Northcote Gourmet Boxes

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 11 19 Home X Home By Nico

Test Kitchen – HOME-X, Home by Nico, Bangkok menu box

Is this one of the best value cook at home boxes on the market?

2020 11 16 Rosas Diy Pad Thai Kit Finished Dish

Test Kitchen – Rosa's Thai Café DIY Pad Thai kits

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 10 27 Pack Horse Exterior

‘A top-drawer dish with truly fabulous ingredients’ - The Pack Horse, Hayfield, reviewed

Gordo enjoys a substantial pub meal well worth travelling for

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'Not one note is out of tune' - Tine @ Blossom Street Social, Ancoats, reviewed

Kelly Bishop enjoys a long lunch of walnut witchcraft, hogget and baked beer

Things to do
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Going OUT out: An A-Z of outdoor dining and drinking in MCR

From beer gardens to terraces over 100 places to eat/drink outside in Greater Manchester from...

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Top things to do in Manchester: May 2021

Birds, bees and brutalism all feature in May's what's on round-up for Manchester

2020 08 07 Beer Gardens Woodstock

Manchester's top ten secret beery sun spots

Jake Ogden shows you his favourite lesser known beer gardens

7 May The Greenery Drips From The Ceiling In The London Treehouse Hotel

Manchester's new Treehouse Hotel with space hoppers and stepping stones

Jonathan Schofield on a concept hotel set to reinvigorate a concrete lump in Manchester

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Rock Against Racism Northern Carnival: The protest that made music history

40,000 people attended the 1978 rally and concert, featuring bands like Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse

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Manchester's craziest food critic

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

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Motherload: The baker behind Instagram's favourite croissant

We talk to the founder of Manchester's original loaded croissantier, Saint Croissants

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This is Manchester: 60 photos from the 1990s

The IRA bomb, the Hacienda and the birth of Metrolink - a pictorial snapshot of...

Travel

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Travel: Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel – we test the waters

After a £70million, 17-years in the making renovation, Neil Sowerby finds himself in pampered heaven

2020 09 09 Keepers Lodge

Travel: Griffon Forest Lodges nr York - Twilight in a wooded wonderland

Badgers help make the perfect rustic holiday for Neil Sowerby

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Victorian House Hotel - Grasmere’s newest Boutique bolthole

An amazing find with a secret Shepherd’s Hut, riverside garden and stargazer rooms

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Stay in Grasmere, Cumbria – Rothay Garden Hotel

Deanna Thomas heads up to the lakes for a family-friendly, dog-friendly trip

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Blossoming tourism: RHS Garden Bridgewater opens

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