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Salford Crescent Masterplan

The Crescent masterplan: making sense of Salford

Jonathan Schofield welcomes green ambition and thinking big next to the city centre

2018 02 06 Paulette Constable

Gender equality: how is Manchester doing?

Damning statistics revealed amidst calls to make Greater Manchester ‘the best place to be a...

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Arch Life: the very real threat to Manchester's railway arch businesses

Network Rail's mass sell-off could spell trouble for Manchester traders. Danny Moran reports on what’s...

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A high line for Manchester? The Northern Gateway could make it happen

Jonathan Schofield explores new plans to correct our lop-sided city

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Tell it to them straight: beggars, drugs, filth and prizes

Jonathan Schofield thinks filling out this council form promotes a sense of well-being

The Patron Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter is Manchester's independent heartland - but is it?

Last week Andrea Sandor looked at those being pushed out. This week, she examines those...

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Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester (part two)

Lost graveyards, orbs, Delhi Bells and ducking stools…Jonathan Schofield reveals more strange (and often missed)...

Lancashire Cotton Famine

A short history of Manchester: Americans, slavery and fellowship

Jonathan Schofield continues his Manchester history series with stories from the 18th and 19th centuries

Theresa May

Manchester MP calls Brexit "the worst deal since the Russians sold Alaska to the USA"

The Prime Minister has fully embraced the anti-democratic philosophy of the European Union, says Graham...

Donald Trump Baby Balloon

Could Manchester actually ban Donald Trump?

Yes, but it would involve obtaining a civil banning order through the court... anyone got...

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Is Northern Quarter in danger of becoming just another Shoreditch?

With stalwarts such as MadLab and Marc the Printers now gone, Andrea Sandor speaks with...

Volta Group

Manchester’s finally behaving like a European city... so where's the late night grub?

Outdoor seating, day drinking, what fun! But there's still something missing.

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Salford's Peel Park is looking lovely - now let's sort the rest out

Jonathan Schofield thinks the provision of beautiful parks should be part of health policy

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Manchester’s about to become the best place in the UK to be a new parent

Businesses are uniting to sign up for the ‘Working Forward pledge’, a nationwide initiative being...

Sara Rowbotham Nhs Heroes

Sara Rowbotham: "child sexual abuse happens in every community, every society, every town"

Rochdale councillor John Blundell speaks to the NHS Heroes Award-winner about unearthing child sex exploitation

Cotton Trade Royal Exchange

A short history of Manchester: the rise and fall of Cottonopolis

Jonathan Schofield on how Manchester became 'Cottonopolis' and how the ghost of the dead trade...

180622 Green Quarter Danny Moran Vallea Court

How much? Green Quarter residents told to pay £3m to replace Grenfell-style cladding

As leaseholders are asked to stump up costs, is it time we turned the sprinklers...

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Stain on the city - why are Manchester's pavements so dirty?

Jonathan Schofield reports on the mess damaging our reputation

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