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2020 10 14 Salford Lads Club First Marriage Header

Smiths super-fans first to book a wedding at Salford Lads Club

The historic venue, famed for its Smiths heritage, is now licensed for marriages

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 25 Manchester Jewish Museum Time Capsule

An astonishing time capsule has been discovered in the walls of Manchester Jewish Museum

Glass jar contains an amazing glimpse into 1870’s Manchester

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 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

2020 06 12 Statues Gandhi

Has Manchester had issues with its statues before?

Jonathan Schofield suggests a solution to the statue issue

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 05 28 Archi 3 Assize

The story of Manchester architecture: Part three 1850-1894

Jonathan Schofield and the battle of the styles

2018 06 14 Warth Mills 1

Warth Mills: the Bury WWII internment camp that time forgot

As VE Day approaches, we look back on a compelling wartime tale

2020 04 15 Archi 1 Cupola Rm 3

The story of Manchester architecture: Part one

Jonathan Schofield starts the epic tale of Manchester architecture

2019 07 19 Hospital Iv Health

Did you know that the Public Health Act began in Manchester?

John Blundell on how pangolins and a health crisis have more in common than you...

2020 03 25 Empty City Liveprool Road

Empty Manchester: Has this ever happened before?

Even Jonathan Schofield can't find any precedent for these times in Manchester's history

2020 03 10 88 Tib St Demolition @skyliner

Who decides which parts of Manchester’s heritage get saved from the bulldozer?

Andrea Sandor asks whether development or democracy matters most

20200120 Christy Img 19A

A day in the life of Lucy Ackroyd, Head of Design at Christy

Fine fabrics from the past to the present

2020 01 07 Water Polo 1858 Baths 2

Golden Age - when Manchester won major sporting medals...for water polo

Jonathan Schofield stumbles on a century-old Mancunian triumph at Mayfield Baths

2020 01 03 Star Garter Front On

Rock on: Classic gig venue Star & Garter saved

Jonathan Schofield celebrates the survival of 'The Temple of Doom' through an enlightened attitude to...

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