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2021 01 28 News Round Up Boris

14 Days in Manchester: Picc Gardens again, mad pubs, ambulance chasing, Boris arrives

The news round-up for Manchester this last fortnight, 15-29 January

2020 12 24 Roundup Fence

2020: the strange year we'd rather forget

Jonathan Schofield with a long read as he looks back on twelve crazy months

2020 12 07 Piccadilly Gardens Christmas

Smaller Christmas markets are going ahead in Manchester

Outdoor markets can trade under the Government’s Tier 3 Covid-19 guidelines

2020 11 06 Property Roundup Castle Irwell

Property: Racecourse homes on track, walls and student towers

Also, blossoming buildings and Hotspur House change of use sparks debate

2020 11 06 Property Roundup Wall

A demolition date has finally been set for (part of) Piccadilly Gardens’ wall

Council leader confirms that improving the area is a high priority

2018 09 03 East Street By Tampopo Review Img 0113

‘Piccadilly Gardens is a tough gig at the best of times’ - Tampopo announces closure of one city...

They’re not the only restaurant having trouble agreeing Covid terms with their landlord

Christmas Markets Credit Mark Waugh Mwp Nov2014 11408

Enough nonsense, what’s REALLY happening with Manchester Xmas markets 2020?

We talk to Councillor Pat Karney, who tells us straight

2020 09 02 Manchester Arena Renamed The Ao Arena

Onwards and upwards - Latest Manchester property news, September 2020

Arena changes name, Thomas Street row, goodbye Rochdale greenbelt, Piccadilly horror

2019 07 23 Gladstone

A closer look at some other plinth people: Heywood and Gladstone

Jonathan Schofield talks us through some more of the characters we pass almost every day

2020 06 10 Peel

Let’s examine the campaign for the removal of the statue of Robert Peel in Piccadilly Gardens

Jonathan Schofield on the wrong Peel and the statue question?

2020 01 14 Piccadilly Garedens Complete April 2017 Web

OH NO IT'S NOT: Piccadilly Gardens is NOT now closing

A thirty hour about turn on the policy is confusing

Piccadilly Gardens Pavilion

Despite the rumours: 'The 'Wall' at Piccadilly Gardens stays

Jonathan Schofield updates with the news that was no news

2020 01 07 Skunk 2

City centre skunk stink: it's not going away soon

Jonathan Schofield hits a wall concerning on-street weed abuse in Manchester

2019 11 26 Brussel Sprout Tops Copyright Peter Trimming

Crimes against sprouts on Manchester Xmas menus

These love-em-or-hate-em brassicas have been popping up in all kinds of cunning disguises this year

2019 11 22 Hotel Indigo Bloom Wreathmaking 1

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (18–24 November)

Our weekly round up of stories you might have missed from around town

2019 11 15 Gordo Films Xmas Markets

Gordo reviews the Manchester Xmas Markets 2019

After last year’s epic rant, has he finally got into the Christmas spirit?

2019 11 08 Manchester Gin Three Little Words New

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (4-10 November)

Our weekly round up of stories you might have missed from around town

2019 10 04 Piccadilly Imagined Eiffel Fake

Some of the grand ideas for Piccadilly Gardens that were never realised

An Eiffel Tower for Piccadilly Gardens, maybe a Cathedral, what about a Regency Crescent?