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2019 07 23 Gladstone

A closer look at some other plinth people: Heywood and Gladstone

Jonathan Schofield talks us through some more of the characters we pass almost every day

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 01 14 Piccadilly Garedens Complete April 2017 Web

OH NO IT'S NOT: Piccadilly Gardens is NOT now closing

A thirty hour about turn on the policy is confusing

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Despite the rumours: 'The 'Wall' at Piccadilly Gardens stays

Jonathan Schofield updates with the news that was no news

2020 01 07 Skunk 2

City centre skunk stink: it's not going away soon

Jonathan Schofield hits a wall concerning on-street weed abuse in Manchester

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

2019 11 22 Hotel Indigo Bloom Wreathmaking 1

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

02 07 2019 Mif John Mc Grath 1

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

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

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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

Piccadilly Gardens Pavilion

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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