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Mancunian Way Traffic

Is Manchester doing enough to fight its air pollution crisis?

Andrea Sandor investigates a dearth of clean air...

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The Manchester car park disgrace with expensive ramifications for the city

Jonathan Schofield discovers car parks without planning permission avoiding business rates

Piccadilly Gardens Pavilion

Piccadilly Gardens wall will now be 'softened' as £10m plans are binned

It's another disappointment for Manchester's most-maligned public space. We say get rid of the lot.

Green Quarter Cladding

Victory for Green Quarter residents as they avoid outrageous £3m cladding bill

A fund has been established to replace lethal Grenfell-style cladding on Vallea Court and Cypress...

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The Manchester Crane Survey: record-breaking residential, but what does it mean for the city?

Jonathan Schofield on the building boom and how things have changed

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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

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

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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...

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Lendlease awarded £160m Town Hall contract despite bitter cladding row

It's another kick in the teeth for Green Quarter residents as Australian property giant wins...

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Has Manchester City Council been making millions in illegal traffic fines?

Jonathan Schofield has a (very detailed) word with Paul Hope about fines, historical routes and...

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"We didn't get what we wanted from Devolution" - an exclusive interview with Sir Howard Bernstein...

John Blundell talks to two of the main architects of English devolution: has it worked...

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Manchester and the sheikhs: is it time to make a stand?

Danny Moran on Abu Dhabi, ethical policy and Sir Richard Leese

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Public v Private: the war over Manchester’s squares and parks

Jonathan Schofield asks: are we selling off the family silver?

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The Factory to cost extra £19m - and the council is going to pay it

Total cost of Manchester's new flagship arts centre now stands at £130m

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The problem with 'affordable' housing in Manchester

Cllr Sam Wheeler asks: 'why are we chasing a figure that will never be within...

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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...

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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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Tell it to them straight: beggars, drugs, filth and prizes

Jonathan Schofield thinks filling out this council form promotes a sense of well-being

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