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Council set to seize control of Joe's 'popular' Citybikes

Docking stations to be drastically cut as scheme prepares to go Mersey-wide

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"That’s the town we will have chosen, and the town we will deserve"

Harrogate indie owner offers inconvenient truths about the town's 'chainification'

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Mr Cellophane: Gary Neville's Frankeinstein, a mancunian made horror story

Councillor John Blundell on why historians should never become town planners

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Dry bar

Music journalist, author and punk rocker John Robb looks back at a famous Manchester bar...


REVEALED: Justified Ancients of Mu Mu bound for Bold Street in ice cream van

They're back - with a book - and a worldwide scoop

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How one councillor is fighting holiday hunger…with books

Food banks under strain as access to free school meal stops over summer - Rochdale...

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Allied London to bring Astley & Byrom House ‘back to life’

Developer will for now retain the once doomed sixties office blocks bordering Spinningfields and St...

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Jodrell Bank’s Mark II Telescope gets Grade I heritage listing

Five more structures also given listed status at the landmark observatory, on the 60th anniversary...

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The truth about social cleansing in Manchester

​As two eviction controversies rage Confidential asks: what is this myth about 'social cleansing'? Can...

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Shower of 100th anniversary remembrances for Liverpool hero Noel Chavasse

£5 coin, medals on show in city for first time and a whole day of remembrance

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Liverpool inches closer to Commonwealth Games glory

If Britain takes the plunge it's either us or Brum

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Week 30: in which Sleuth enjoys pub toilet cartography

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Three major city centre developments get council thumbs up

Trinity Islands, London Road Fire Station and 'Found Space' have all been granted approval

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UP Fitness open new gym in XYZ Building

Get an exclusive look at its state-of-the-art new personal training facility.

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Vinnie Jones snared in Twitter fox-hunting row

Former Leeds United star claims photo of 100 dead foxes was posted by Australian hacker

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Harthill railway moved to Menlove as luxury housing plan gathers steam

But critics of Redrow scheme say council is jumping the gun

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The return of Friedrich Engels - right or wrong?

Jonathan Schofield examines complaints that the return of a dead German communist is a bad...

Office Furniture Giveaway

Calling all start-ups - Confidential wants to help out

Starting a business? Strapped for cash? Need somewhere to sit? We've got you...

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