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2019 01 27 Invisible Cities Walking Tour Cenotaph

‘Even the statues look down on you’ - Manchester’s homeless walking tours

Tours with Invisible Cities Manchester offer a poignant insight into life on the edge of...

Chopin Statue Manchester

Who are you? Manchester statues that don’t look themselves

Jonathan Schofield on a recent trend for statues that don’t resemble the people they are...

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An interview with... Piccadilly Gardens

Sleuth continues his 'Interviews with Inanimate Objects' - this time it's everyone's favourite public space

Beetham Tower Manchester

Beetham Tower owner ordered to replace glazing as Hilton Hotel claims for damages

High Court judgment rules landmark tower is 'in disrepair'

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Jason Atherton to headline NRB debate in March

Global restaurateur returns to Manchester to talk about brand loyalty, marketing and human contact

Cornbrook Works

Cornbrook Works, Pomona, St John's tower scrapped - Manchester property round-up (January 2019)

It's been the most active January for property on record in Manchester

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"There is a culture of fear" - Is Castlefield really under attack?

Jonathan Schofield takes a level headed approach to recent reports of a ‘crime wave’

Abba Sleuth

Sleuth: ABBA in Chorlton, gonorrhoea and a very stupid burglar

Week 4: plus, are these the most Manc footprints ever?

Grafene Bar

Grafene restaurant and bar to close

Restaurant will move to another home, while new owners transform the current site

Brexit House Of Commons

Stringer: "How on earth could anybody trust another referendum?"

Manchester MP and Confidential columnist Graham Stringer weighs in on Amazon, Brexit and the Speaker

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The extraordinary story of Picasso, Guernica and Manchester

Jonathan Schofield on art, bombs and war as an exhibition tells the 80-year-old tale

Oxford Road Manchester

Council say disputed Oxford Road traffic fines are tickety-boo (but refuse an interview anyway)

It’s all your own fault, says Manchester City Council

Lush Naked Shop

Sleuth: naked staff, clever graffiti and an interview with a road

Week 3: plus a man with a moustache sends a photo

St John Townhouses

'We wanted a proper house, in the centre, with space for the kids' - why wealthy buyers are snapping...

Jonathan Schofield on an unexpected but welcome result of central Manchester’s building boom

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Sleuth's big food and drink trends (not) happening in 2019

...plus doing things differently, disappearing towers and going out on a high

Cladding

Lendlease cladding row: council say residents will not be made to pay

Council leader, deputy leader and Mayor's office address Town Hall construction contract uproar

Airbnb Manchester

How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part two

In part two, Andrea Sandor asks how Airbnb is hurting Manchester and what’s being done...

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How Airbnb is ruining Manchester: part one

Andrea Sandor investigates the impact of Airbnb on Manchester, reckoning with her favourite hospitality service.

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