Deansgate is set to be part-pedestrianised, Manchester City Council has announced in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the council’s attempt to “create an enhanced shared space for pedestrians and people on bikes” in order to “enable visitors and workers to socially distance more easily as they return”.
‘I wasn’t furloughed, I was told I wasn’t needed’: Lay-offs worst in construction, while hospitality quickest to cull
Nearly two thirds of construction companies laid staff off in the first two weeks of the UK-wide lockdown – the highest of any industry.
Baristas behind closed doors… MM investigate a cut-throat coffee competition featuring Captain Jack Sparrow and Peter Pan
They may craft your grande two-shot, soya decaf vanilla latte each early morning, but how much thought have you truly given to the high street barista?
Whether you intend to actually move home or to simply dream of living in a luxurious property, here’s a rundown of Manchester’s finest.
There’s no case of wrong place, right time at Anglo-French restaurant Randall & Aubin despite strolling in for a meal on Chinese New Year weekend.
A Manchester choir for people dealing with mental health problems will sing at the Royal Variety Performance alongside Emeli Sande next month.
Interview: Behind the façade of Manchester’s economic transformation with ‘Not Quite Light’ photographer Simon Buckley
There aren’t many places where Manchester’s brutal industrial heritage brushes up against its modern infrastructure.
Interview: Are The Low Flying Geese about to take off? MM chat mankinis and the late Ray Boddington with Piccadilly Rats docu maker
Nathan Cunningham, who owns The Low Flying Geese production company, is awaiting confirmation from the BBC on whether they will commission his documentary debut Piccadilly Rats: Live in Moderation – which charts the highs and lows of the band and has been three years in the making.
As Stage 8 of the Tour of Britain wound its way around Greater Manchester yesterday, the riders were greeted at various locations along the route by placard waving, devil-mask wearing protestors.
Six weeks of intense preparation culminated in an exuberant display of artistic talent and creativity as the Manchester Day Parade celebrated its 10th birthday on Sunday.
Thousands of runners took part in the 17th edition of the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, including the usual array of professionals, celebrities and ordinary people putting in extraordinary efforts for charity.