March 22, 2013

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SPECIAL FEATURE | Manchester’s Top 3 Bowling Alleys

Over a dozen new bowling alleys have opened in Manchester city centre over the past 6 months alone, with Manchester now boasting more ten-pin emporiums than any other city in Europe. But which one to choose? Newsmanc’s intrepid reporter Mark Klienfield swaps his shoes to bring you the top 3 bowling alleys in the city. […]

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January 12, 2013

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SPECIAL FEATURE | Top 10 Manchester Food & Drink Trends for 2013

January is the month where we look ahead to the coming year. With that in mind News Manc’s Sophie Hist has put her ear to the culinary ground of Manchester’s food and drink scene to compile the hottest trends of 2013. 10. SODA BAR Underneath an unassuming office block down a NQ back street is a bar with […]

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December 9, 2012

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NEWS | Twitter only happy when Elf is on

Twitter is only happy when Elf is on, a study has revealed. During the daily Channel 4 showing of the film during December the normally uppity, moanfest that is Twitter settles down to being all lovely to one another and quoting lines. “I’m not sure what it is about Elf.” said Mark Tranton, a 34-year […]

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August 14, 2012

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RESTAURANT REVIEW | Office | Northern Quarter

News Manc’s Elliot Delton checks out Manchester’s latest ‘pop-up’ burger offering. In case you somehow haven’t noticed, Manchester is experiencing something of a burger epiphany. Each month seems to mark the opening of another meat-loving venue offering American-styled, in your face, juices down your arm, carnivorous delights. The new kid on the burger scene is Office. Located […]

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June 26, 2012

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The current scene at the Woodlands Road Metrolink station.

NEWS | Transport bosses celebrate Metrolink record

  Staff at Transport for General Manchester (TfGM) broke out the champagne today after the Oldham Metrolink line smashed a 16 year record for trouble free transportation on the tram network. The Oldham line, which was suspended this morning, had been running without any problems for a full 12 days since opening on 13th June. […]

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June 6, 2012

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NEWS | Hodgson: I’m not behind Manchester Airport fuel shortage

An official spokesman for Roy Hodgson has released a strongly worded statement denying rumours that the England manager is behind the Manchester Airport fuel shortage. Hodgson was seen meeting representatives of the Ellesmere Port fuel refinery that supplies Manchester Airport yesterday. Although there has been no official word on the subject matter of that meeting […]

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June 1, 2012

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NEWS | Northern Quarter venue plans alternative street party

  Northern Quarter bar Compass have confirmed that they will throw an alternative Jubilee street party this Monday. The quirky Manchester venue, which attracts hipsters like a craft beer festival at a former flannel shirt warehouse, is chosing to commemorate the 21 year and 5 month reign of Norway’s King Harald V. “You’ve probably never […]

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May 25, 2012

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NEWS | The BBC

The Olympic torch, in pictures, Olympic torch Olympic torch interactive map Olympic torch Olympic torch route Olympic torch. Live tweet route line the streets 19 reporters Cheltenham today Terry Nutkins carry torch main news Olympic torch ticket Chris Hollins Radio 1 Olympic Torch. With Olympic torch Olympic torch Olympic torch on the Olympic torch with […]

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May 22, 2012

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NEWS | Hacienda Boiler Party

Plans are being made to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the installation of the first combination boiler at Manchester’s legendary nightclub the Hacienda – with an old-school rave in the utility room of a 2-bed, soulless shoe-box apartment on the spot where the club once stood. Former Hacienda rolled steel joist Peter Hook, who provided over […]

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May 12, 2012

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NEWS | Police question BT advert star over disappearance of flatmate

The star of a series of fly on the wall documentary adverts for BT is being questioned regarding the disappearance of his 20-year old flatmate Anna Tranter. Manchester student Simon North, 19, was one of three individuals chosen by BT to live rent-free in a Manchester flat in exchange for being continuously filmed for their […]

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