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2019 11 5 Credit Sammy P Riverirwell

Why has a bizarre white foam appeared on the River Irwell?

Salford waterway has suffered incidents of pollution in the past

19 11 1 Manchester Industrial Past

Climate crisis: should Manchester feel guilty about its industrial heritage?

Despite its history, Manchester is much greener than you think, argues John Blundell

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We're all going to die, so why don't we all talk about it more?

Tea and sympathy: How Death Cafes are opening up the conversation around loss

Altrincham Market House

Battleground Alty: South Manchester constituency up for grabs in general election

Labour, Lib Dems have eyes on previously safe seat of Altrincham and Sale West

2019 10 18 Northern Inanimate

Interviews with inanimate objects: Northern Rail

Confidential gives a voice to a rail company that might soon be re-nationalised

19 10 18 Hannah Anderson

'The greatest social-media influencer you’ve never heard of' - Interview: Hannah Anderson,...

How to start your own online empire - plus the chance to win an office...

2019 10 17Lilys

Lily's thanks community for support over swastika symbol

Ashton restaurant used ancient symbol to celebrate Diwali

2018 1 16 Forest

Northern cities back plans to plant up to 50 million trees

We look at the benefits - and complications - of the Northern Forest

2019 10 11 Brexit Van 1

Interviews with inanimate objects: The Brexit Van

Confidential gives a voice to the van with the plan soon to be converted into...

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Greater Manchester Police to spend £3.37m on tackling violent crime

GMP launches specialist Violence Reduction Unit

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Will franchising really sort out Manchester's bus problem?

As Andy Burnham launches consultation, we ask if buses should be under his control

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?

2019 10 03 House Project

New House Project eases children's journey between care homes and independence

Scheme tackles fact that young people are more likely to experience homelessness and mental health...

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Trafford Council and Bruntwood Works unveil £50m regeneration of Stretford, Altrincham and Urmston

Property deal will provide a massive boost to the borough’s economic regeneration

2017 08 29 Pankhurst Centre

Pankhurst Museum calls for funding after break in causes damage

Home of the suffragettes' survival depends upon the support of volunteers and donations

2019 10 01 Manchester Ageing 2

Chippy teas and sassy septuagenarians - Is Manchester really an age friendly city?

What it is really like to grow old in the city? We look at the...

2019 09 72 Bike Theft

Bike theft. Is it something cyclists should see as inevitable?

Jonathan Schofield ponders a bizarre bike theft and the even stranger reaction

2019 09 30 Belgian Property

Big developments, weak civic space: Manchester's growth from a Belgian perspective

Jonathan Schofield interviews Belgian developer Zabra about what Manchester says to them

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