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2020 07 29 Towers On Water St That Include Co Living

Can we carry on developing Manchester like we did before COVID?

Andrea Sandor on whether recent plans to approve a number of ‘co-living’ skyscrapers was a...

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Is Rochdale back on the rise?

Jonathan Schofield takes a trip to his home town and is impressed by the changes

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£2.25m emergency funding for music venues - but Manchester needs more, says council

Leaders have asked for £16.4m to support 50 music institutions over next two years

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Manchester reacts to the closure of The Deaf Institute and Gorilla

Two popular venues are closing, does Manchester's music scene have any hope for the future?

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'New Islington Green' to be built over - largely

Jonathan Schofield on the accidental park that's to disappear

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North West hospitality industry unites to combat restaurant no shows

Operators say ‘its ok to cancel – just let us know!’

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Restaurant no shows – What can we do about it?

Dear Restaurateur. Shouldn't you start charging a booking fee?

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Online book of remembrance to pay tribute to victims of COVID-19

Memorial is the result of a partnership between Manchester Cathedral and GMCA

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Chancellor announces new ‘eat out to help out’ scheme to support restaurants

Discounts and VAT reductions were revealed in his latest financial statement

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First night out in Manchester: Was Saturday night common sense or chaos?

Jonathan Schofield rushes out for food and drink as venues open

2020 07 03 Royal Exchange Missing Live Theatre Campaign

A lifeline at last - £1.57 billion rescue fund for theatres and music venues

With performing arts on the brink of collapse, the government has finally stepped in to...

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Royal Exchange Theatre announces huge staff cuts as future remains uncertain

The Manchester institution has begun redundancy talks, with 65% of permanent jobs at risk

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'Get your terraces out' City hospitality industry told

Council has waived fees for applications for extra outdoor space

2020 04 02 Noones

Who's still delivering food and booze in Greater Manchester?

Forget sitting in an online queue for a supermarket, these local businesses can deliver the...

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More Manchester restaurants have closed permanently

The pandemic leaves more hospitality casualties as staff are told they will not have a...

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What to expect when SEVEN BRO7HERS beer houses reopen

We won’t be propping up the bar … BUT we will be back in the...

2020 06 25 Pan African Photo

75 years on: The Manchester Congress that changed Africa

Jonathan Schofield on a lovely building unveiled with a hugely relevant history

2019 12 18 Ed Castle Pub Interior Main Bar 2

Lockdown easing – Can restaurants and pubs rely on people’s common sense?

How easy is it to judge social distancing after a few pints?

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