Monthly Archives: July 2011

Re-house Project

‘For twelve weeks, the city is ours…..’ and on January 1st 2012, it will be theirs again. The announcement that the 2011/12 edition of the Warehouse Project will be housed in its current Store Street location for the last time … Continue reading

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A Cheap Night Out

Index We’re right in the middle of holiday season, and while plenty of pale people jet off to sunnier locations to burn by the pool or sizzle by the sea, there is a growing number who are choosing to experience … Continue reading

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Good News: Manchester is ‘Live-able’ after all

There’s nothing like having your finger on the pulse, which is why I’m reporting on a story that was first published way back in February. Nevertheless it’s still a relevant piece of research carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit … Continue reading

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Not Part OF………………the MIF

With so much going on in Manchester during the summer, you would be forgiven for not giving the eclectic Not Part of Festival the full attention that it deserves. The festival has undoubtedly suffered from coinciding with the media darling … Continue reading

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Media City isn’t Media United

Salford is about to experience an invasion of the white-collar variety as thousands of media professionals are being relocated from London to the newly built Media City on the banks of the Manchester ship canal. Developers are happy, councillors are … Continue reading

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Ticketless Travel

Barely a week after blogging about the need for a joined up transport network for Greater Manchester, Stagecoach have just launched the city’s first pre-paid ‘smart card‘ for passengers. The scheme is named StagecoachSmart and apparently hundreds of commuters have … Continue reading

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