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Clampdown: getting tough on Manchester’s beggars

Jonathan Schofield examines the need for a Public Space Protection Order

Etihad Stadium Man City

Manchester football clubs at the centre of Premiership breakaway tensions

Danny Moran wants to know: are Manchester City the first post-Premiership football club?

Cromford Court

Cromford Court - the story of the Arndale's forgotten rooftop houses

Hayley Flynn on the shopping centre's forgotten flats and the beat clubs that came before

2019 02 18 Lewis

Kendals, Lewis’s, Woolies…what is Manchester’s favourite ever shop?

New exhibition on the golden age of retail will reveal the city’s most-loved shop

Anaconda Cut Greengate

What is the 'Anaconda Cut'? And what's it got to do with this new Salford skyscraper?

David Blake with an explanation of the city's weirdest new property name

St Peters Square Tram Station

Why renaming St Peter’s Square tram station 'Peterloo Square' is a daft idea

Jonathan Schofield thinks this petition has gone too far

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The pop artist, the dictator, and the gallery on King Street

John Blundell on why the sale of prints of Warhol's Chairman Mao in Manchester has...

Circle Square Manchester Cranes

The Manchester Crane Survey: record-breaking residential, but what does it mean for the city?

Jonathan Schofield on the building boom and how things have changed

2019 01 27 Invisible Cities Walking Tour Cenotaph

‘Even the statues look down on you’ - Manchester’s homeless walking tours

Tours with Invisible Cities Manchester offer a poignant insight into life on the edge of...

Chopin Statue Manchester

Who are you? Manchester statues that don’t look themselves

Jonathan Schofield on a recent trend for statues that don’t resemble the people they are...

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"There is a culture of fear" - Is Castlefield really under attack?

Jonathan Schofield takes a level headed approach to recent reports of a ‘crime wave’

Brexit House Of Commons

Stringer: "How on earth could anybody trust another referendum?"

Manchester MP and Confidential columnist Graham Stringer weighs in on Amazon, Brexit and the Speaker

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The extraordinary story of Picasso, Guernica and Manchester

Jonathan Schofield on art, bombs and war as an exhibition tells the 80-year-old tale

Oxford Road Manchester

Council say disputed Oxford Road traffic fines are tickety-boo (but refuse an interview anyway)

It’s all your own fault, says Manchester City Council

St John Townhouses

'We wanted a proper house, in the centre, with space for the kids' - why wealthy buyers are snapping...

Jonathan Schofield on an unexpected but welcome result of central Manchester’s building boom

Airbnb Manchester

How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part two

In part two, Andrea Sandor asks how Airbnb is hurting Manchester and what’s being done...

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How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part one

Andrea Sandor investigates the impact of Airbnb on Manchester, reckoning with her favourite hospitality service.

Manchester Skyline Aerial Photo

Greater Manchester thinks big: but more power and money needed

Jonathan Schofield attends the new GMSF launch in a building with an unfortunate yet apt...

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