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MCR Scores £45m... For…VIDEO: Oxford Road Transformation 3D…MIF 2015 Announce First ShowsBoris And Bernstein Want Transport…

MCR Scores £45m... For One Rugby Match?

England's Rugby World Cup 2015 match at the Etihad set to net the city a wedge, according to E&Y

VIDEO: Oxford Road Transformation 3D Fly-Through

Bus priority plans including 'Dutch' cycle lanes will limit general traffic along sections of Oxford Road between 6am and 9pm seven days a week

MIF 2015 Announce First Shows

Professor Brian Cox, Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald, Wayne McGregor, Jamie xx and... CBeebies' Mr Tumble?

Boris And Bernstein Want Transport Powers Devolution

Transport funding reform could transform the UK economy, according to a new report commissioned by TfL and TfGM
MCR Scores £45m... For One Rugby Match?MCR Scores £45m... For One Rugby Match?England's Rugby World Cup 2015 match at the Etihad set to net the city a wedge, according to E&Y
VIDEO: Oxford Road Transformation 3D Fly-ThroughVIDEO: Oxford Road Transformation 3D Fly-ThroughBus priority plans including 'Dutch' cycle lanes will limit general traffic along sections of Oxford Road between 6am and 9pm seven days a week
MIF 2015 Announce First ShowsMIF 2015 Announce First ShowsProfessor Brian Cox, Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald, Wayne McGregor, Jamie xx and... CBeebies' Mr Tumble?
Boris And Bernstein Want Transport Powers DevolutionBoris And Bernstein Want Transport Powers DevolutionTransport funding reform could transform the UK economy, according to a new report commissioned by TfL and TfGM
Asia House Accounts Under InvestigationAsia House Accounts Under InvestigationTwo men arrested as monies go missing
Crunch Time For London Road Fire StationCrunch Time For London Road Fire StationCouncil could snatch landmark building from Britannia Hotels
MCR Scoops UK's Airport Of The YearMCR Scoops UK's Airport Of The YearPhenomenal growth helps it to pip Heathrow and Gatwick
CAPTURED: Christmas Markets 2014 Opening DayCAPTURED: Christmas Markets 2014 Opening DayConfidential takes a frenzied tour of the UK's largest Christmas Markets
NEW: MCR's Fifth Tallest Building ApprovedNEW: MCR's Fifth Tallest Building ApprovedThe 27-storey Axis Tower secures planning permission for 174 new flats on Albion Street
The Good, The Average, The Ugly: AdriftThe Good, The Average, The Ugly: AdriftJonathan Schofield is happy that Adrift has reached land
Town Hall Gets Sword Back... 137 Years LaterTown Hall Gets Sword Back... 137 Years LaterA ceremonial glass sword used in the opening procession of the Town Hall in 1877 has been returned to the city
NEW: Work Starts On £30m Milliners Wharf Phase TwoNEW: Work Starts On £30m Milliners Wharf Phase TwoThe 'Hat Box' will bring another 144 new flats to the market in Ancoats
600 Council Jobs Could Go In £59m Budget Cuts600 Council Jobs Could Go In £59m Budget CutsFamilies, children, the elderly, the disadvantaged, arts, culture and free swimmers all targeted in major council spending cuts.
NEW: 491 Flats Approved For Wilburn Basin 'Wasteland'NEW: 491 Flats Approved For Wilburn Basin 'Wasteland'Salford Council approve plans for four residential towers on three acre site by Regent Retail Park
VIDEO: MCR Christmas Light Switch-OnVIDEO: MCR Christmas Light Switch-OnJason Manford and Warwick Davis were on hand to help illuminate the city
Remembrance Sunday in ManchesterRemembrance Sunday in ManchesterThe parade on Sunday 9 November will depart from the Radisson Hotel at 10.15 am to reach the cenotaph by 10.55am
Miliband Promotes Manchester MP Lucy PowellMiliband Promotes Manchester MP Lucy PowellThe Labour leader hands Powell the position of vice chairman for his general election campaign
PREVIEW: More Xmas Markets For MCRPREVIEW: More Xmas Markets For MCRMarket Street and Cathedral Gardens to welcome Xmas traders for 2014
TOP READS: October 2014TOP READS: October 2014The first in a new monthly round-up of our most popular stories
Ladbroke's Odds For MCR Mayor: Leese 3/1, Moyes 200/1Ladbroke's Odds For MCR Mayor: Leese 3/1, Moyes 200/1The bets are on for who will lead the region in 2017
Elected Mayor For Greater ManchesterElected Mayor For Greater ManchesterExciting news for 2.6m people as Manchester becomes trail-blazer
Chancellor Unveils New Transport Deal For MCRChancellor Unveils New Transport Deal For MCRGeorge Osborne confirms new £350m Trafford tram extension and Oyster-style travelcard roll-out for MCR
Old Trafford's Hotel Football DelayedOld Trafford's Hotel Football DelayedThe new hotel by Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville's GG Hospitality firm pushed back until March 2015
Library Walk Inquiry: The Inside ReportLibrary Walk Inquiry: The Inside ReportEmma Curtin of the 'Against' campaign takes a look at the Inquiry so far
Traffic Wardens To Give £80 Spot-Fines... For Litter?Traffic Wardens To Give £80 Spot-Fines... For Litter?Council give team of Traffic Wardens the power to fine city centre litter slobs
'WAXIS' For MCR... Again'WAXIS' For MCR... Again£75,000 needed to finally launch Water Taxis onto Manchester Canals
Crunch Time For Allied London's £1bn Granada MasterplanCrunch Time For Allied London's £1bn Granada …Council to consider ambitious plans for the new 'St John's Quarter' at Old Granada Studios
Britannia Scoops 'Worst Hotel' Award... AgainBritannia Scoops 'Worst Hotel' Award... AgainWhich? readers rate Hale-based hotel group as the worst in the UK
NEW: Largest Residential Development In NWNEW: Largest Residential Development In NWX1 MediaCity will provide 1,036 apartments and 22,700sqft of commercial space for Salford Quays
HS2 Boss Backs Plans For HS3HS2 Boss Backs Plans For HS3Sir David Higgins gets behind the high-speed Manchester and Leeds train link
PREVIEW: Ice Rink Returns To SpinningfieldsPREVIEW: Ice Rink Returns To SpinningfieldsSkating opens at The Lawns from Thursday 6 November
UPDATE: Deansgate-Castlefield StationUPDATE: Deansgate-Castlefield StationNew platform, new stairs, new bridge, new lift and whole new look for the Deansgate and Castlefield Metrolink station
PREVIEW: MCR Christmas Lights Switch-OnPREVIEW: MCR Christmas Lights Switch-OnComedian Jason Manford and other guests to push the button on Friday 7 November
Corrie Tour Will Not See 2016Corrie Tour Will Not See 2016Coronation Street Tour celebrates 2015 extension, but 2016 looks bleak for the street
City Excited By Prince... AgainCity Excited By Prince... AgainNo not the pint-sized purple one this time, the red-haired Royal one
NEW: Huge 200-Suite Hotel Plans For Old GranadaNEW: Huge 200-Suite Hotel Plans For Old GranadaSpinningfields developers, Allied London, announce Grande plans for former-ITV site
MCR Named UK 'City Of The Year' For DevelopmentMCR Named UK 'City Of The Year' For Development'We could do even more with devolution and greater freedom' says Sir Richard Leese
National Football Museum Hits One Million VisitorsNational Football Museum Hits One Million VisitorsTwo years after opening the museum is already pulling in 500k a year
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ShyBaldBuddhist

Interesting take on the plans. I agree with pretty much all of it.…

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Wayne Docksey

MESSAGE TO LUCY ! Some things stand out in the above. 'THE COURT THREW IT OUT' as Mr Akka pleaded…

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rinkydink

Isn't it 200 million to build? Peanuts for London

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rinkydink

True. I appreciate the ambition though

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