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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

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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?

2019 07 03 Prop Axis

Property roundup – Mumpsimus Meadows, beautiful bridges, and controversial towers

Bricks & Mortar part 2 - a new type of property and planning round-up for Manchester

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Interview: Manchester International Festival director John McGrath

As the huge biennial arts festival returns this week, Danny Moran asks: “Are you out...

20180411 Ten Pin Bowling

Sleuth: Piccadilly picnics, funny graffiti and traffic madness

Week 26: in which Sleuth eats cholera sandwiches in a drain

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Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink stories (June 17-23)

Charitable causes, neighbourly nibbles and bucketfuls of beer. Here's what you might have missed

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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

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New plans will see Piccadilly Gardens' concrete wall extended

Manchester's busiest public square to be contained for its own good

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Piccadilly Gardens wall will now be 'softened' as £10m plans are binned

It's another disappointment for Manchester's most-maligned public space. We say get rid of the lot.

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An interview with... Piccadilly Gardens

Sleuth continues his 'Interviews with Inanimate Objects' - this time it's everyone's favourite public space

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Code of Conduct: how to behave in... Piccadilly Gardens

The council has issued a new set of rules for Manchester's busiest square. Sleuth lists...

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East Street - Tampopo to open new Piccadilly Gardens grab 'n' go

Manchester's original pan-Asian restaurant is taking over the old Rice spot

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A greater problem: seven hours in Piccadilly Gardens with Operation Mandera

The people on the streets of the city centre rarely start here. All of Greater...

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Sleuth - astroturf for Piccadilly Gardens, flying Mobikes and boozy lube

Week 19: in which all the station clocks are wrong

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Scrap Piccadilly Gardens, let's have 'Manchester Square'

Jonathan Schofield suggests a radical idea to improve a key part of the city after...

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