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Beryl Peril Missing Bikes

Beryl in peril: Manchester bike hire scheme crisis

Jonathan Schofield on the crisis for a Greater Manchester 'active travel' flagship

2023 06 23 Daf

Didsbury Arts Festival returns after four years: What to expect

Harley Young talks with Festival Director, Rodney Adams about this year’s programme

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Mayfield property news: three new buildings and more green space

Jonathan Schofield muses on Mayfield about bikes and smoking a pipe underwater

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Factory International building becomes Aviva Studios

Partnership predicts venue will add £1.1. billion to city’s economy

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Strange city (no 2): A forlorn French chanteuse, sad walls and a missing city

Jonathan Schofield and a crazy Gallic ballad plus Take That wins worst lyrics about Manchester

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Chef, Stosie Madi, ‘delighted’ as Parkers Arms awarded ‘Gastropub of the Year’

Stosie Madi, joint owner and head chef of The Parkers Arms shares her delight in...

The Sweet Umist Bridge

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

Jonathan Schofield says, don't be brutal to Brutalism as Modernist Society announces exhibition

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

2023 06 12 King St Townhouse Cinema Popcorn

A unique film experience you’ll cherish forever

Explore the Private Underground Cinema Room at King Street Townhouse

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Royal Exchange looks forward to lovelorn Autumn programme

Theatre staging three classics on theme of love in seasonal return to more classic programming

2023 06 07 The Real Greek Fathers Day

Father’s Day fun at Manchester’s Corn Exchange

Delicious dining, gift experiences and more – the perfect present this Father’s Day

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New city centre primary school to be 'unashamedly academic'

Crown Street Primary School opens 2024 with a rooftop playground but are 210 spaces enough?

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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...

2023 06 02 Sleuth Oysters

'Don't counterfeit my oysters', Neville gets his chips and Dimitri disappears: Sleuth

How the FA Cup Final Derby could have been in Manchester and prize marketing Bullshit

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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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Fare Enough: Should black cabs be required to have card readers?

David Adamson asks whether card readers for the city’s black cabs should be mandatory

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The All-Manchester FA Cup Final: a unique occasion

Gary James' fifth column looks at the upcoming all-Manchester FA Cup Final