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Could knocking down the Manchester Arena set the city free?

Rochdale councillor John Blundell offers his opinion on a huge building that sits empty most...

2020 02 21 Food Drink News Dakota Grill Caramel Tart

Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink news (17-23 February)

Our weekly roundup of stories you might have missed from around town

2019 08 29 Cultureplex Manchester Felix Mooneeram

It’s all change at Cultureplex after Native Hotels split with Bistrotheque

The restaurant in the Ducie Street warehouse will be rebranded but not much else will...

2019 12 12 London Road Fire Station Detail

London Road Fire Station: Is the latest planning alteration an improvement?

Jonathan Schofield gives us an update on plans for this iconic city centre structure

2019 12 10 Property Roundup Terminal Two

Property roundup – Refuge centre to language school, terminal news and the biggest lido

Bricks & Mortar part 13 - MMU sports institute, waterworld at Dumplington, airport terminal dates

2019 11 12 Surplus Food And Drink

Saved from the bin - Surplus special brews and street food get bigger

Beer Nouveau and Open Kitchen MCR’s waste food and drink nights go weekly

2019 10 10 View Of Mayfield Park From Hoyle Street

Mayfield Park - Watch this green space

The first public garden in almost a century is set to transform a forgotten part...

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 08 29 Cultureplex Manchester Felix Mooneeram

Cultureplex, Bistrotheque and Klatch coffee open in Manchester next week

Restaurant, bar, coffee shop, work space – 'it’s whatever you need it to be', say...

2019 05 06 Maharajah Credit University Of Manchester

Skeleton of Belle Vue legend Maharajah displayed at Piccadilly

The elephant, which famously walked from Edinburgh in 1872, is on loan from Manchester Museum

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

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What is the CULTUREPLEX – and who's behind it?

The exciting restaurant, bar, coffee lounge and cultural space opens in the city centre this...

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The Day The World Got Smaller: 15 September 1830

Jonathan Schofield on the momentous opening of Liverpool Manchester Railway 188 years ago

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The Ghost of Mayfield: did this photographer really snap a spirit?

Jonathan Schofield on strange goings on at derelict Manchester railway station

20180405 Just Between Friends

Fancy a new brew? 6 new Manchester tea and coffee spots

National Tea Day and UK coffee week are just around the corner, you know...

Bistrotheque London

Is London's trendy Bistrotheque coming to Manchester?

Confidential understands the East End institution has eyes on a spot in Piccadilly

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Confidential's best and worst restaurants 2017

Here's five meals that made us happy, and five that didn't...

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9 new bars and restaurants to try in Manchester this month

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