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'Reverse consultation' leads to small victory for city centre residents

Jonathan Schofield hopes this little victory for residents might lead to a bigger idea

2020 04 08 Vikas Shah Empty Mcr Gt Northern

April 2020 – Take a look around Manchester’s empty streets

Images taken by Vikas Shah show the city centre like you’ve never seen it before...

2020 03 25 Empty City Liveprool Road

Empty Manchester: Has this ever happened before?

Even Jonathan Schofield can't find any precedent for these times in Manchester's history

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Coronavirus conspiracy theories in Manchester

Jonathan Schofield reveals some of the wilder theories he's heard around town

2020 03 11 Pavements Charlotte Street

A holy disgrace: Manchester city centre's pothole problem

Jonathan Schofield finds his favourite potholes and asks what's being done about them

2020 03 05 Premier Inn Filth 3

Manchester Central Premier Inn's filthy secret

Jonathan Schofield on corporate responsibility and simple pride

2020 02 27 Deansgate Pavement Extensions 2

Common sense on Deansgate - eight years of paving frustration relieved

Jonathan Schofield applauds as council admits defeat over dangerous junction

2019 23 12 Albert Square Proposal

Albert Square reborn: We look at the plans. We have questions

Jonathan Schofield takes a critical look at the ambitions for Albert Square

2019 12 05 Kampus Garden

Copenhagen, canals and community - how Kampus avoided dullness in design

Developer Adam Brady from HBD talks us through how they arrived at a plan

2019 12 10 Property Roundup Terminal Two

Property roundup – Refuge centre to language school, terminal news and the biggest lido

Bricks & Mortar part 13 - MMU sports institute, waterworld at Dumplington, airport terminal dates

2019 09 10 Michelin View

City centre living is ace: especially as you get older

Jonathan Schofield chats to long-term city centre dwellers ahead of the 'Meet the Neighbours' weekend

2019 10 21 Heron House Web

I spy GCHQ coming to Heron House, Manchester

Jonathan Schofield has the intelligence and it's good news for a terrible building

2019 10 14 Xyz Bar

As easy as XYZ – brand new workspace where work meets play

Chic surroundings, a natural eco system and a place to have a glass of wine...

2019 10 10 View Of Mayfield Park From Hoyle Street

Mayfield Park - Watch this green space

The first public garden in almost a century is set to transform a forgotten part...

2019 09 19 Deansgate Modern Travelator

The Deansgate travelator: Manchester's craziest schemes

Read about one of the most bizarre plans ever dreamt up for Manchester

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Should Deansgate be pedestrianised?

Extinction Rebellion recently closed the street to traffic for four days - Andrea Sandor finds...

2019 09 11 School

Central Retail Park has become a battleground for Manchester’s future - Part 2

Andrea Sandor explores the controversy of placing a car park next to a primary school

2019 09 06 Xr Deansgate

Are Manchester politicians reading the public mood?

After a week of political action, Danny Moran asks if Extinction Rebellion has achieved its...

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