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2018 08 28 Company Chameleon

Councillor’s support plea: ‘We won’t stand by and watch Manchester’s culture take its last gasp’

The industry is struggling to survive, warns Cllr Luthfur Rahman in an open letter to...

2020 05 20 Glade Of Light 1

Arena attack: Council announces third anniversary plans and memorial updates

Manchester will commemorate the 22nd May terror attack, which will be marked by a ‘Glade...

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Altrincham Market slammed with sudden 483% increase in business rates

Could this mean that the popular market may never reopen?

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...

Manchester Town Hall

Does the public really have the right to reply if they disagree with Manchester City Council?

Andrea Sandor is shocked to discover that comments obviously opposing a recent scheme were labelled...

2018 07 31 Northern Gateway High Line Img 0143

Will Manchester city centre ever go car free?

Andrea Sandor says we must seize the zeitgeist or concede to Birmingham leading the way

2019 07 23 Manchester Town Hall

Residents are speaking out, but is Manchester City Council really listening?

Andrea Sandor calls on the Council to make 'Our Manchester' a reality

Mayfield Depot

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...

04 18 2019 Cathedral Gardens 2

Grassed up, parched and dying - surely it's not happening again?

Confidential becomes worried about the state of the new Cathedral Gardens lawns and puts in...

2019 04 11 Belle Epoque Exterior

"If this is democracy then I’m a banana" - Belle Epoque may face closure after 45 years

Owner is locked in a bitter legal battle with Knutsford council

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Neighbourhood in Spinningfields forced to close (again) following 'extreme violence by staff and...

The venue has had its license revoked by the council following two violent incidents

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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...

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These five Greater Manchester theatres are at risk of being lost

Most are derelict and in disrepair, despite all five being Grade II-listed

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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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"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...

Stoptober 2017 Web News

Can Manchester really make smoking history?

This Stoptober, Lucy Tomlinson asks whether a campaign can get every smoker in Manchester to...

2018 09 11 Strangeways Img 0057

Commerce, crime and wealth: strolling the streets of Strangeways

An unusual outing with Japanese artists forces Jonathan Schofield to ponder the state of the...

2018 02 06 Paulette Constable

Gender equality: how is Manchester doing?

Damning statistics revealed amidst calls to make Greater Manchester ‘the best place to be a...

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