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2023 06 13 City Parade Stage Players

Strange City (part one): the football stadium with a train running through

A long time before these scenes it was a bit more industrial for Manchester City

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Man City’s treble parade gives fans ecstatic joy in the driving rain

David Adamson gives a rundown of a rapturous, rain-soaked night in the city centre

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Cartoonist Tony Husband has died: here's his lovely June interview with Confidentials.com

Tony Husband talks to David Adamson about a career spent satirising British life using pencils...

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Mines Advisory Group - a Mancunian force for global good

David Adamson talks with Mines Advisory Group CEO Darren Cormack about the organisation’s work in...

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Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city

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Pankhurst's inspiration: let's recognise Lydia Becker

Joanna Williams tells the forgotten story of a suffragist, scientist and trailblazer

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‘City Visitor Charge’ - will the Manchester ‘tourist tax’ benefit all?

Hoteliers and hospitality heads have their say on the charge, a first for any English...

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After the Transpennine farce: nationalise the railways

Graham Stringer, Blackley and Broughton MP, on an opportunity to right a wrong that Labour...

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An all star experience - attending the Eurovision Turquoise Carpet

The stars of Eurovision 2023 grace the turquoise carpet and share their thoughts on Liverpool

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Underground treasures in Liverpool's Williamson Tunnels

Jade Culver drops 60ft below ground and learns about Liverpool's mole man, Joseph Williamson

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Deansgate: who and what is it for?

Harry Gray, campaigner and cyclist, offers a personal vision for a notable street

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The story of Manchester architecture: Part one

Jonathan Schofield starts the epic tale of Manchester architecture

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Blood, sweat and beers: Altrincham to Bruges (and back again)

From former senior psychology lecturer to successful Belgian beer distributor and stockist, Wyn Rhys, owner...

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Hong Kongers in Manchester: a species of enforced migration

David Adamson speaks with Hong Kongers about setting up new lives across the city

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Kayaking down the Bridgewater Canal

David Adamson takes the famous waterway from Sale to Old Trafford and back again

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Best dishes Manchester: March 2023

Some of our writers choose their favourite meals from March

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15-Minute City: What is it and could it be good for Manchester?

David Adamson explores the current urban planning buzz-phrase

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Dale Drop? 102 years of history in peril

Gary James' third column looks at the potential plight of Rochdale AFC