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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...

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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

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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...

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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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The 1996 Manchester bomb myth

It’s become a cliché to say that on the 15th June 1996 a city changed...

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A greater problem: seven hours in Piccadilly Gardens with Operation Mandera

The people on the streets of the city centre rarely start here. All of Greater...

2018 04 23 John Warboys

Why the case of the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ should be a lesson

Although John Worboys has been denied parole, many violent criminals are released - Manchester MP...

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'They can't eat steel and glass' - Manchester's child poverty shame

Manchester is the second worst local authority in the country for child poverty and something...

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Manchester is third best city in Europe to do business - but is it losing its soul?

Manchester is becoming a global player - but on the streets there's growing disquiet

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The return of Friedrich Engels - right or wrong?

Jonathan Schofield examines complaints that the return of a dead German communist is a bad...

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Ludicrous Evans and Useless Yentob - why slashing BBC salaries is not enough

MP for Blackley and Broughton, Graham Stringer, on why this could be the beginning of...

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In these days of terror, Manchester is lucky to have such leadership

Confidential publisher Mark Garner pays personal tribute to Town Hall

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​Education, Segregation and the Niqab

Jonathan Schofield talks to Amina Lone about how society needs to draw the line somewhere

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A new dawn? Former Labour Home Secretary speaks out

Andrea Sandor recaps Jacqui Smith’s talk at the People’s History Museum - from ‘brave’ May...

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Sleuth - Scrotums, Spooks, Stringer & Smells

Week 16: in which Sleuth encounters a heavily bearded man... twice

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Why I voted against Theresa May's snap election – Graham Stringer MP

The MP for Blackley and Broughton explains why Labour might have just made a ‘mistake...

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