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2019 05 09 Fighting Spirit 1

Fighting Spirit: why boxing may soon be on prescription

Boxing saved Gwen Richards from a mental health crisis - now her lessons will be...

2019 05 09 Mayfield 3

Finally: a new city centre park by 2022

Jonathan Schofield finds the plans for a 6.5 acre green lung a breath of fresh air

Mancunian Way Traffic

Manchester's inner ring road is choking us and the city - but there’s another (Mancunian) way

The inner ring road is cutting into the neck of our city. Let’s tear it...

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The Anaconda Cut: a considered view (from the top)

Jonathan Schofield looks across the cities and has a chat with the architects

Skyscraper Quarter Overview

Manchester’s Skyscraper Quarter – a look into the future

Ed Howe on towering developments and the city's emerging skyscraper cluster

Mark Ball Mif

'What does MIF do best? Those projects that are wonderfully indefinable' - Mark Ball, creative...

David Blake discusses The Factory, artistic ambition and the city's growing cultural clout with Manchester...

Rozafa Restaurant

If Madrid can do it... why don't Manchester businesses scrub their streets?

Rozafa restaurant on Princess Street has set the example - now it's time for the...

Sugar Daddies 2019 04 05 Manchester Students Choose Sugar Daddies Over Debt

“I couldn’t have finished university without my sugar daddy," says Manchester graduate 'sugar baby'

Meet the former Manchester student who chose daddies over debt

Newton St Easyhotel

The blank Northern Quarter walls crying out for a paint job

Street art is such a large part of NQ's identity. So let's have some more...

03 18 2019 Brutalist North Campus In Summer Part 2

Manchester’s 'Little Brasilia' under threat as development looms

The university should not be brutal to its own Brutalism, says Jonathan Schofield

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Residents bite back: Macintosh Village resists 'Fallowfieldisation'

Jonathan Schofield on the residents group taking the council to task over a 70% student...

Middlewood Locks Video

Middlewood Locks - Salford's new £1bn neighbourhood is a proper whopper

Where is it? What does it look like on the inside? And how much does...

Green Quarter Cladding

Victory for Green Quarter residents as they avoid outrageous £3m cladding bill

A fund has been established to replace lethal Grenfell-style cladding on Vallea Court and Cypress...

Metrolink 2040 Snap

Is this what Metrolink will look like in 2040?

Ed Howe has drawn up a new map of the tram network based on TfGM's...

2019 02 26 New Plans Northern Quarter Proposed Greening Of The Northern Quarter

Reimagining the Northern Quarter - but can these new plans become a reality?

Andrea Sandor thinks they should. Here's why...

Cp Scott

Mancunian warning: Facebook, the general media and mob rule

Jonathan Schofield on how CP Scott’s words are being ignored, to all our cost

2019 02 22 Tommy Robinson Mediacity Tommy 1

Here’s To You Mr Robinson - far right protests outside the BBC

Danny Moran on Saturday’s stunt by EDL founder Tommy Robinson

Independent Group Mps

Graham Stringer MP: 'Independent's breakaway MPs have a curious view of democracy'

They are brave, yes, but also anti-democratic and dishonest, says the MP for Blackley and...

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