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Six Trees Kitchen Bar Trafford Park 2

'Eccentric, delightful and self-made' - Six Trees Kitchen and Bar, Trafford Park reviewed

Jonathan Schofield finds a place where engineering is assisting the Manchester food and drink scene

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Property: Stretford rising and people power over dodgy skyscraper

Jonathan Schofield on a planning good sense, the death of the mall and a 'Glade...

2020 12 24 Roundup Fence

2020: the strange year we'd rather forget

Jonathan Schofield with a long read as he looks back on twelve crazy months

2020 10 21 A56 Cycle Lanes

Did anyone really use the 'pop-up' cycle lanes on the A56 over lockdown?

Jonathan Schofield looks at the figures to see if the experiment was a success

2020 10 05 New Openings Wow Yau Chow

Ten new bar and restaurant openings for autumn and beyond

Bakehouses, buffalo dumplings and basements - Here's what's new in Greater Manchester

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Who would have thought that Stretford Mall would become a 'destination'?

Jonathan Schofield buzzes about while enjoying a platter at new place, The Hive

2020 06 03 Cycling Liverpool

200km pop-up cycle lanes planned for region - but any in Manchester?

Andrea Sandor looks at who might have put the brakes on the idea

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Altrincham Market slammed with sudden 483% increase in business rates

Could this mean that the popular market may never reopen?

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Keeping it Shocal - The Urmston based delivery app saving local businesses

We talk to the three entrepreneurs who launched a new way to revitalise the high...

2020 02 17 Beer And Groceries Sale Exterior

‘A brand-new kind of shopping experience’ – Groceries & Beer, Sale, reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson follows the money from Ancoats General Store to Stretford Foodhall, and now Sale

2020 01 31 Prop Roundup Oldham Whole Town

Property roundup – hotel boom, problem sites and building of the month

Bricks & Mortar part 14 – some of the latest stories hitting the Greater Manchester property world

2020 01 10 The Ivy Yellow Fin Tuna  Ben Carpenter

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (6-12 January)

Our weekly round up of stories you might have missed from around town

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Trafford Council and Bruntwood Works unveil £50m regeneration of Stretford, Altrincham and Urmston

Property deal will provide a massive boost to the borough’s economic regeneration

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Indie Urmston - businesses unite to promote local trade

Independent businesses have got together to offer late night shopping and deals

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Trafford waste wars: hated 'green bin tax' scrapped - but is Amey next?

Lucy Tomlinson attempts to explain the controversy over a rubbish initiative

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Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in... Trafford

Part seven of Carolyn Yates' tour around the urban environs of Greater Manchester

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Turn Moss saved - but what has it been saved from?

Jonathan Schofield speaks to Gary Neville and Save Turn Moss campaigners about the recent controversy

Duckworths Essence Distillery Scientology 3

Scientologists renew plans to convert Old Trafford distillery

The Church of Scientology purchased Duckworth’s Essence Distillery in 2007, but the building has lain...