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11 06 2019 Amazon Exterior

Boom, bust or a new way forward: is the Manchester high street evolving?

We visit the new Clicks and Mortar store from Amazon and ask if this is...

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North West goes to polls as Farage eyes ownership of Europe debate

Danny Moran on today’s Euro elections as May finally teeters on the brink

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How many public spaces have the Council sold off - and how much money have they made?

Andrea Sandor investigates the public spaces sold off by Manchester City Council between 2014-2018 and...

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Open arms, not closed fists: Manchester two years after the arena attack

Jonathan Schofield looks back at the aftermath of the 22 May terror attack, which killed...

2019 05 14 Cann B S

The lost streets of Manchester: Cannon Street

Jonathan Schofield takes an occasional look at some of the streets that have disappeared or...

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Cash vs Cashless: 'how dare this Manchester restaurant turn down my cash'

Love it or hate it cashless is happening - but is it daft and discriminatory...

2019 05 15 Dakota 5

Flashy, glam and tasteful - Manchester's new Dakota Hotel set to be a real asset

Jonathan Schofield admires this hugely impressive addition to Manchester's hotels

2019 05 15 Mark Garner

Gary Usher: Bullied, Bully, or Manipulative PR Genius?

The Confidentials publisher, Mark ‘Gordo’ Garner, exercises his right to reply

2019 05 09 Fighting Spirit 1

Fighting Spirit: why boxing may soon be on prescription

Boxing saved Gwen Richards from a mental health crisis - now her lessons will be...

2019 05 09 Mayfield 3

Finally: a new city centre park by 2022

Jonathan Schofield finds the plans for a 6.5 acre green lung a breath of fresh air

Mancunian Way Traffic

Manchester's inner ring road is choking us and the city - but there’s another (Mancunian) way

The inner ring road is cutting into the neck of our city. Let’s tear it...

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The Anaconda Cut: a considered view (from the top)

Jonathan Schofield looks across the cities and has a chat with the architects

Skyscraper Quarter Overview

Manchester’s Skyscraper Quarter – a look into the future

Ed Howe on towering developments and the city's emerging skyscraper cluster

Mark Ball Mif

'What does MIF do best? Those projects that are wonderfully indefinable' - Mark Ball, creative...

David Blake discusses The Factory, artistic ambition and the city's growing cultural clout with Manchester...

Rozafa Restaurant

If Madrid can do it... why don't Manchester businesses scrub their streets?

Rozafa restaurant on Princess Street has set the example - now it's time for the...

Sugar Daddies 2019 04 05 Manchester Students Choose Sugar Daddies Over Debt

“I couldn’t have finished university without my sugar daddy," says Manchester graduate 'sugar baby'

Meet the former Manchester student who chose daddies over debt

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The blank Northern Quarter walls crying out for a paint job

Street art is such a large part of NQ's identity. So let's have some more...

03 18 2019 Brutalist North Campus In Summer Part 2

Manchester’s 'Little Brasilia' under threat as development looms

The university should not be brutal to its own Brutalism, says Jonathan Schofield

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