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Thoma Street Demolition 2

Northern Quarter demolitions: "We don’t want Manchester to become a heritage theme park"

Jonathan Schofield discusses authenticity and 'rank hysteria' as tensions ramp up

Jonny Walsh Of Pariah Press

The Manchester Literature Boom: 'everyone's a writer now'

Danny Moran reports on the lit scene's rude health ahead of this year's MLF (6-2...

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Sleuth: sweaty chicken, sassy train conductor and more from our mate Bez

Week 40: ...plus Sleuth's pub sign of the week

17 12 22 Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake to receive ‘outstanding contribution to British theatre’ award

The Boltonian actor will be recognised for championing working class and female voices, as well...

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X1 South Bank: a new £210m neighbourhood to launch

Buy-to-let investment opportunities are now available

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Sleuth - Peterloo snub, really crap souvenirs and Manchester's first time travelling restaurant

Week 39 of Sleuth's sideways look at the city

Salboy Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter 'Conservation Area'? Don't make me laugh.

In part three of her NQ investigation, Andrea Sandor wonders what is the point of...

2018 09 21 Sleuth 8

Sleuth - most Manc pub of the year, bee slander and overdue rockets

Week 36: in which Sleuth develops a new Manchester souvenir

2018 09 19 View From Oxford St

541ft ‘brick’ skyscraper to dominate Oxford Road

Jonathan Schofield thinks this is a striking and original design

2018 09 17 Pankhurst Centre Garden 7

Suffragettes commemorated in new Pankhurst Garden

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the garden was opened last week at Emmeline’s former home...

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 38 Of 71

The Day The World Got Smaller: 15 September 1830

Jonathan Schofield on the momentous opening of Liverpool Manchester Railway 188 years ago

Bez Sleuth

Sleuth - Madchester grows old, sneaky developers and what is Bez up to now?

Week 36: Picasso paints again... in Ramsbottom

2018 09 14 Ben Eine Mural Jody Hartley 1

Hell is a City - world famous street artist paints first Manchester mural

Based on the sixties cult film, Ben Eine’s iconic piece celebrates the North West’s cultural...

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Dirty tactics on Soap Street - yet another consultation farce

Consultation today, demolition tomorrow. Hayley Flynn attends yet another public consultation giving the illusion of...

Andy Burnham Speech

Mayor Andy Burnham: 'Criminals are being emboldened and it's the government's fault'

John Blundell talks to the Greater Manchester Mayor about power, crime and his relationship with...

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Commerce, crime and wealth: strolling the streets of Strangeways

An unusual outing with Japanese artists forces Jonathan Schofield to ponder the state of the...

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Manchester Airport stupidity, Mobike nonsense and a criminal mastermind - Sleuth

Week 35: in which Sleuth meets Dr B Nana

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 9 Of 71

Light, drama and bridges: the Ordsall Chord public realm is a triumph

Jonathan Schofield thinks the work here provides a yardstick for other parts of the city

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