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Victoria Baths unveil restored Gala pool doors

The wood and stained glass panels have been lovingly restored by generous volunteers and friends...

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Exclusive: Lido for Deansgate by spring 2024 thinks this is a great idea and so do businesses along the street

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Corrie becomes Camilla Street, Neville's burden, George Best's lost boot, greatest journalism ever

News in brief from across the city

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REVEALED: The Northern Quarter Park

Jonathan Schofield writes about a vision that would have hugely improved the city centre

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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

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MIPIM 2023 Reviewed: Was it worth the air miles?

Justine McGuinn takes a personal look at the property bash in Cannes

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The Responder: creator Tony Schumacher reveals the truth behind hit TV show

Liverpool-born screenwriter spent ten years as a Merseyside police officer

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Rear View Mirror: Bafta-nominated Tony Schumacher's first ever article

The Responder screenwriter's first foray into writing was with

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RHS Bridgewater announces new shuttle bus scheme and extends free Tuesday entry for Salford...

Buses will run daily to Worsley site where Salfordians go free on Tuesdays

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Sale Foodhall to close following “unprecedented cost increases”

The popular staple of Stanley Square announces closure “with a heavy heart”

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Stretford: a humble market town with big ambitions

Don't be fooled at first by its slightly-rundown appearance. Stretford, or ‘St. Retford’ as it’s...

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Friends of Ryebank Fields voice opposition against plans for development on rewilded land

David Adamson speaks with Friends of Ryebank Fields spokesperson Hannah Stanton about the group’s stand...

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Bigamy, Buildings and Dreams: Naughty Thomas Witlam Atkinson

Eccentric citizens: an occasional look at unusual lives associated with Manchester

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Budget's £1m 'Manchester Prize' and the city connection

Jeremy Hunt names AI prize for innovators, SIM's Director Sally Macdonald adds context

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Freight Island staff must reapply for old jobs ahead of reopening

ETFI director Dan Morris sent letter to 150 staff asking them to reapply for their...

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‘Transforming Deansgate’: future-focused or ‘too fast too soon’?

David Adamson asks businesses and councillors about the future of Deansgate