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2020 09 15 Significant City View

Significant City: Manchester's pioneering moments

Politics, social change, sport, arts, transport and...er...sewage: celebrating Manchester's achievements

2020 0910 Manctopia

BBC Manctopia, reviewed: rich, poor, homeless and a city in transition

Jonathan Schofield looks in depth at the recent TV programme and what it didn't say...

2020 09 08 Kimpton Clocktower Superior Standard Double Guest

Palace Hotel to reopen in October as luxury Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Guests can expect in-room yoga mats, free tuck boxes and record players playing the sounds...

2019 09 17 Albert Schenke Oktoberfest 1

Oktoberfest 2020 - It’s time to oompah-paaarty

Albert’s Schloss is bringing five special beers plus a 20-inch bratwurst

2020 09 07 Jitrada Exterior 2

'A neighbourhood restaurant with a soupçon of eccentricity' - Jitrada, Sale, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield eats out at a restaurant that could double as a Bond movie set

2020 09 03 Gravestone Cleaned

Thomas Walker: Manchester's anti-slavery campaigner, freedom fighter and forgotten hero

Jonathan Schofield makes a fascinating discovery in a Chorlton churchyard

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Mahiki stripped of its licence after ignoring social distancing measures

Manchester nightspot flouted COVID-19 guidelines by operating as a club

2020 09 02 Manchester Arena Renamed The Ao Arena

Onwards and upwards - Latest Manchester property news, September 2020

Arena changes name, Thomas Street row, goodbye Rochdale greenbelt, Piccadilly horror

2019 09 09 Heritage Open Days

Top things to do in Manchester: September 2020

From gin cinemas to dinosaurs and festivals galore, it’s looking lively…

18 05 20 Oxford Road

Opinion - Three reasons Manchester is about to boom thanks to COVID

John Blundell is definitely looking on the bright side. Here’s why

2019 10 07 Mfdf 2019 Table Setting

Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2020 – Shortlist announced, so get voting

A chance to recognise and celebrate our wonderful hospitality industry in their toughest year

2020 08 18 Jolly Angler

The Jolly Angler, Ducie Street. Another Manchester pub sold and to close

But with a bit of effort, could this classic old pub be still saved?

2020 Delhi Hc7

Delhi House Cafe opens: A good-looking, intriguing Indian Restaurant

Jonathan Schofield enjoys a preview and meets the charming family behind this new opening

20 08 02 Rosa Skewers

'Pleasant and easy-going' - Rosa's Thai Cafe, Deansgate, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield wonders about the future of 'decent' chains such as this

2020 07 27 Maskchester 2

‘We wear things differently here’ - Duo launches ‘Maskchester’ face masks

Inspired by Manchester’s distinctive culture, the range will also support two local charities

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'New Islington Green' to be built over - largely

Jonathan Schofield on the accidental park that's to disappear

2020 07 13 Pho Cue Exterior

'Unpretentious and as fresh as a daisy' - Pho Cue, Chinatown, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield enjoys big bowls, fiery buns and revelatory rolls

2020 06 30 Aparthotel 3

Deansgate Manhattan: Another tower to hit the skies

Jonathan Schofield on the rise and rise of SimpsonHaughville

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