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2021 01 15 Rudys Vegan 1

Rudy’s introduces three vegan pizzas to bake at home

If you're halfway through Veganuary, this will make the rest a pizza cake

2021 01 15 Bez

14 Days in Manchester: Bez, lockdowns, vaccinations and more

The news round-up for Manchester this last fortnight

2021 12 14 Meal Kits Isca

The best fancy cook-at-home kits to banish your lockdown blues

Which chefs and restaurants are delivering extra special dinners to Manchester during lockdown three?

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2020 11 01 Get Buzzin With Bez Credit Spoke Tv You Tube

Move over Wicks - Bez is launching his own YouTube fitness classes

The Happy Mondays star plans to help himself and viewers ‘get fit and mentally happier’

2021 01 13 A Team Of Archaeologists At Mayfield Are Recovering The Tiles From The Site Of The Former Public Baths 3

The Mayfield Baths 'Dig': diving deeper

Jonathan Schofield tells the remarkable story of Mayfield Baths freestyle

2021 01 13 Mustard Tree

Mustard Tree launches new homeless employment scheme

Six jobs are available via this Manchester-based initiative

18 05 20 Central Library

Manchester needs to drop the ‘Greater’ and embrace the city centre

John Blundell contemplates changing the name of the city region and what it would mean...

2020 12 08 The Charlatans

Top things to do in Manchester: January 2021

Despite lockdown, we’ve got festivals and fun galore...

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What happens when you mix craft beer with CBD oil?

‘I guess you just feel more like yourself’ says Cannabrew’s founder Elliot Horner

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Manchester’s most innovative gym concept creates advanced home fitness solution

The transformation of transformation programmes

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Lanigan & Hulme: Outstanding British style for men…and now women too

Stand out from the crowd in timeless pieces including cotton t-shirts made in Manchester

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reviews

2020 06 24 Shoryu Ramen Finished

Test kitchen - DIY Shoryu Ramen Kit

Festive delivery slots and a special reader offer

2020 11 19 Home X Home By Nico

Test Kitchen – HOME-X, Home by Nico, Bangkok menu box

Is this one of the best value cook at home boxes on the market?

2020 11 16 Rosas Diy Pad Thai Kit Finished Dish

Test Kitchen – Rosa's Thai Café DIY Pad Thai kits

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 10 27 Pack Horse Exterior

‘A top-drawer dish with truly fabulous ingredients’ - The Pack Horse, Hayfield, reviewed

Gordo enjoys a substantial pub meal well worth travelling for

2020 10 14 Tine Review Interior

'Not one note is out of tune' - Tine @ Blossom Street Social, Ancoats, reviewed

Kelly Bishop enjoys a long lunch of walnut witchcraft, hogget and baked beer

2020 10 06 California Coffee Exterior

‘Light-hearted, feel-good, well-crafted’ - California Coffee and Wine, Altrincham, reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson is California Dreamin’ about brunch and bubbles

2020 09 30 Herd Nq Interior

'Cracking modern British food' - Herd NQ, Dale Street, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield reckons he's found a pudding to rival his mums

2020 09 21 Delhi House Cafe Exterior

'A pleasing bit of tit-for-tat culinary appropriation' - Delhi House Cafe, Corn Exchange, reviewed

Kelly Bishop feels the warmth at Manchester's newest Indian restaurant

Best of
MCR

2020 09 15 Significant City View

Significant City: Manchester's pioneering moments

Politics, social change, sport, arts, transport and...er...sewage: celebrating Manchester's achievements

2020 09 15 Tast Counter Dining

Social distancing: 10 places for easy solo dining in Manchester

Stop counting heads and head to a counter

2020 09 03 Gravestone Cleaned

Thomas Walker: Manchester's anti-slavery campaigner, freedom fighter and forgotten hero

Jonathan Schofield makes a fascinating discovery in a Chorlton churchyard

2020 06 25 Pan African Photo

75 years on: The Manchester Congress that changed Africa

Jonathan Schofield on a lovely building unveiled with a hugely relevant history

Northern Carnival Against The Nazis Jul 15 1978 Credit Phil Ramsell

Rock Against Racism Northern Carnival: The protest that made music history

40,000 people attended the 1978 rally and concert, featuring bands like Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse

2020 05 07 Raffles 1970S Jetset

Manchester's craziest food critic

Jonathan Schofield and one of Manchester's most extraordinary 'characters'

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This is Manchester: 70 photos from the 1980s

Rotters, catwalks and Arndale roof living - a pictorial snapshot of Greater Manchester in the...

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This is Manchester: 60 photos from the 1990s

The IRA bomb, the Hacienda and the birth of Metrolink - a pictorial snapshot of...

Travel

2020 09 30 Buxton Crescent Front

Travel: Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel – we test the waters

After a £70million, 17-years in the making renovation, Neil Sowerby finds himself in pampered heaven

2020 09 09 Keepers Lodge

Travel: Griffon Forest Lodges nr York - Twilight in a wooded wonderland

Badgers help make the perfect rustic holiday for Neil Sowerby

2020 09 01 Victorian House Bar Area

Victorian House Hotel - Grasmere’s newest Boutique bolthole

An amazing find with a secret Shepherd’s Hut, riverside garden and stargazer rooms

2020 08 20 Rothay Garden Hotel Front

Stay in Grasmere, Cumbria – Rothay Garden Hotel

Deanna Thomas heads up to the lakes for a family-friendly, dog-friendly trip

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International Beer Festival At The Printworks

A proper glug show this one

The show goes on at Contact Theatre despite closure

Contact Theatre Manchester 58Ef
Cane & Grain, Northern Quarter, Reviewed

Cane & Grain, Northern Quarter, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson on filthy marketing, lukewarm ribs and teething problems

HS2: It Must Be Built

HS2: It Must Be Built

Graham Stringer, MP, on the imperative that is infrastructure

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