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Ancoats Cutting Room Square

Nearly 40% admit breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules in UK

According to our recent poll on Twitter

Hotel Indigo Manchester 5584863659 2X1

How are hotels going to have to change?

We look at some of the social distancing measures that might have to be put...

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‘Everybody is going to have to take a hit because of this pandemic’

Occasional contributor Councillor John Blundell on how hospitality businesses need a bit of understanding

2020 05 04 North Manchester General Hospital

Opinion: MP, Graham Stringer on the cowardly UK government over COVID-19

The government is using ‘guided by the science’ as camouflage for difficult political decisions

2020 05 04 Feeding The Community

Food for all – Could we come out of this with a bold plan to combat hunger?

This pandemic has shown how communities can effectively redistribute food, but what happens next?

2020 04 30 Coat Of Arms Kimpton Clocktower Clock And Gable Ship

Up in Arms: The symbols of Manchester explained

Jonathan Schofield says when this is all over let's design in some identity

2020 04 23 Archi 2 Gregan

The story of Manchester architecture: Part two 1800-1850

Jonathan Schofield continues his online tour with the city's defining building type

Manchester Town Hall

Should councils start investing in local business?

Occasional contributor John Blundell puts forward a suggestion as to how the economy might start...

2020 04 17 Inanimate Mast

Interviews with inanimate objects: This week, it's 5G masts

Confidential grills a 5G mast and uncovers a surprising truth

2020 04 15 Archi 1 Cupola Rm 3

The story of Manchester architecture: Part one

Jonathan Schofield starts the epic tale of Manchester architecture

2019 09 04 Air Pollution Road Car Children

The climate crisis needs us to change our behaviour just as COVID-19 has

Lib Dem climate campaigner, former NHS worker and NW MEP Jane Brophy makes a valid...

2019 07 19 Hospital Iv Health

Did you know that the Public Health Act began in Manchester?

John Blundell on how pangolins and a health crisis have more in common than you...

2020 03 25 Empty City Liveprool Road

Empty Manchester: Has this ever happened before?

Even Jonathan Schofield can't find any precedent for these times in Manchester's history

2018 09 28 Beyond The City Trafford 2018 09 28 Beyond The City Trafford2018 09 15 Trafford Centre Great Hall Entrance

Is the Trafford Centre going bust?

Having racked up £5bn debts, owners Intu warn it may not survive a struggling high...

2020 03 11 Pavements Charlotte Street

A holy disgrace: Manchester city centre's pothole problem

Jonathan Schofield finds his favourite potholes and asks what's being done about them

2020 03 10 88 Tib St Demolition @skyliner

Who decides which parts of Manchester’s heritage get saved from the bulldozer?

Andrea Sandor asks whether development or democracy matters most

2020 03 07 Crowd Medical Mask Coronavirus

COVID 19 VIRUS - PLEASE READ THIS USEFUL ADVICE

The media as a whole needs to take responsibility for this ridiculous scaremongering

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Could knocking down the Manchester Arena set the city free?

Rochdale councillor John Blundell offers his opinion on a huge building that sits empty most...

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