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2020 03 07 Crowd Medical Mask Coronavirus

So about this new Greater Manchester-wide lockdown…

Jonathan Schofield reckons it’s all a bit rushed and it’s clear why

072920 Hive Interior 1

Who would have thought that Stretford Mall would become a 'destination'?

Jonathan Schofield buzzes about while enjoying a platter at new place, The Hive

270720 Rochdale 3

Is Rochdale back on the rise?

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

2020 07 17 Deaf Institute Witch Fever Debbie Ellis

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?

20170615 Gusto Alderley Edge 10Th Birthday 2

North West hospitality industry unites to combat restaurant no shows

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

20180205 Manchester Cathedral Details 050616 Harpist Angel

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

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

2020 06 03 Cycling Liverpool

200km pop-up cycle lanes planned for region - but any in Manchester?

Andrea Sandor looks at who might have put the brakes on the idea

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 06 01 Manchester Womens Aid

GM leaders: ‘Without urgent funding, our community groups and charities will disappear’

An extra £19.5 million is needed to save frontline organisations, says letter to the Chancellor

Nutters Restaurant

Nutter’s is launching a new cheese and wine boutique in Rochdale

There will be over 300 wines and artisan cheeses available at great prices

2020 06 03 Gm Popup Cycleways

This is what Manchester’s cycling network could look like in just months

Andrea Sandor on a possible bicycle revolution and what needs to be done to make...

Ancoats Cutting Room Square

Nearly 40% admit breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules in UK

According to our recent poll on Twitter

Liam Gallagher

Together In One Voice – Top Manchester musicians to introduce a mass sing-along

Liam Gallagher, Mark Owen and more will broadcast via Manchester International Festival's online channel

2020 05 22 Imagining Manchester Tonkin Liu

Imagining the city: A 'pre-loved' bridge for Salford?

Jonathan Schofield finds a website that gets him hot under the collar

2018 09 06 Mfdf Mary Ellen

Eat Well MCR - Manchester hospitality unites to launch fundraising campaign

How you can help support them to keep our community and key workers fed

2020 05 04 Feeding The Community

Food for all – Could we come out of this with a bold plan to combat hunger?

This pandemic has shown how communities can effectively redistribute food, but what happens next?

Manchester Town Hall

Should councils start investing in local business?

Occasional contributor John Blundell puts forward a suggestion as to how the economy might start...

170728 Foodbank

Manchester foodbanks to receive £200k extra funding in response to COVID-19

Mayor calls on government to provide extra support to voluntary organisations during pandemic

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