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270720 Rochdale

Time to move out to the towns? A look at Rochdale development

Good news for Rochdale with a proper town centre plan

2020 09 11 Event City

EventCity announces permanent closure

The conference and exhibition centre will no longer be relocating, as per original plans

2020 0910 Manctopia

BBC Manctopia, reviewed: rich, poor, homeless and a city in transition

Jonathan Schofield looks in depth at the recent TV programme and what it didn't say...

2020 09 07 Merseyway Workshop 1

Merseyway Workshop - why creativity and community are leading Stockport’s change

As a former shoe shop becomes a local events hub, it’s a sign of the...

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

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Mahiki stripped of its licence after ignoring social distancing measures

Manchester nightspot flouted COVID-19 guidelines by operating as a club

18 05 20 Oxford Road

Opinion - Three reasons Manchester is about to boom thanks to COVID

John Blundell is definitely looking on the bright side. Here’s why

2020 08 17 Resea Ocean Plastic

A Salford wine merchant is helping rid the oceans of plastic

Kingsland Drinks, The Hidden Sea and ReSea Project could remove one billion plastic bottles by 2030

2020 08 17 Bradford Pit Miners Header Credit Bradford Pit Project

Bradford Pit - Memorial planned for east Manchester's historic mining community

The site of Etihad Stadium was home to a thriving colliery for 350 years

2017 08 15 All Star Lanes Wedding

All Star Lanes to close Manchester branch permanently

The bowling alley and American diner in the Great Northern Warehouse will roll no more

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Manchester and Liverpool Mayors fight for fair pay for self-isolators

The pair rejoin TUC to launch Time Out To Help Out, demanding full pay not...

2020 08 06 Mayfield Park

City centre park gets £23m

Jonathan Schofield salutes a wonderful scheme for Manchester

2020 03 07 Crowd Medical Mask Coronavirus

So about this new Greater Manchester-wide lockdown…

Jonathan Schofield reckons it’s all a bit rushed and it’s clear why

2020 07 29 Towers On Water St That Include Co Living

Can we carry on developing Manchester like we did before COVID?

Andrea Sandor on whether recent plans to approve a number of ‘co-living’ skyscrapers was a...

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Is Rochdale back on the rise?

Jonathan Schofield takes a trip to his home town and is impressed by the changes

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£2.25m emergency funding for music venues - but Manchester needs more, says council

Leaders have asked for £16.4m to support 50 music institutions over next two years

2020 07 17 Deaf Institute Witch Fever Debbie Ellis

Manchester reacts to the closure of The Deaf Institute and Gorilla

Two popular venues are closing, does Manchester's music scene have any hope for the future?

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'New Islington Green' to be built over - largely

Jonathan Schofield on the accidental park that's to disappear

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