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Clampdown: getting tough on Manchester’s beggars

Jonathan Schofield examines the need for a Public Space Protection Order

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Trafford waste wars: hated 'green bin tax' scrapped - but is Amey next?

Lucy Tomlinson attempts to explain the controversy over a rubbish initiative

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The pop artist, the dictator, and the gallery on King Street

John Blundell on why the sale of prints of Warhol's Chairman Mao in Manchester has...

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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Greater Manchester thinks big: but more power and money needed

Jonathan Schofield attends the new GMSF launch in a building with an unfortunate yet apt...

Salford Shopping Centre

The Salford Star is saved but there’s a bleak midwinter ahead for cladding victims

Danny Moran on developments west of the river, and the growing sense that people are...

2017 07 25 Fredreich Engels Home First Street

On Friedrich Engels' birthday: in search of the man who changed the world

On his 198th birthday, Jonathan Schofield takes a look at the Communism co-founder's many years...

2018 11 14 Preston Model Bus Station

Can Manchester learn from Preston’s success?

Danny Moran on the poster town for ‘Corbynomics’ which is beginning to change the debate...

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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...

Theresa May

Manchester MP calls Brexit "the worst deal since the Russians sold Alaska to the USA"

The Prime Minister has fully embraced the anti-democratic philosophy of the European Union, says Graham...

2018 04 23 John Warboys

Why the case of the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ should be a lesson

Although John Worboys has been denied parole, many violent criminals are released - Manchester MP...

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A World Cup boycott would be 'pathetic and ineffective', says Manchester MP

Graham Stringer MP thinks we'd be better returning their money

2018 02 26 Wood Street Mission 3

Wood Street: the mission continues

Founded in 1869, one of Manchester’s oldest charities is still tackling child poverty almost 15...

2018 02 20 Syria Exhibiton 7

A century of bloodshed: Imperial War Museums 100 years on

On the centenary of WW1’s end, Syria exhibition highlights the endurance of conflict

2018 02 19 Section 28

Never going underground: Manchester and Section 28

Thirty years ago, Manchester took to the streets to protest against Section 28 - a...

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Why does the Mayor of Salford live in a council house?

Paul Dennett speaks to Cllr John Blundell about social housing, rough sleeping and Salford’s gentrification...

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Block Brexit? 'Undemocratic' Blair has no credibility, says Manchester MP

Graham Stringer thinks the second referendum is a 'remainer fantasy'

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New Northern forest will take root in Bolton

The 25-year scheme will see 50 million trees stretch from Liverpool to Hull, taking in...

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