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NEWS | Twitter only happy when Elf is on

December 9, 2012

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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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NEWS | Transport bosses celebrate Metrolink record

June 26, 2012

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The current scene at the Woodlands Road Metrolink station.

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

June 6, 2012

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Diao: not affected by fuel shortages.

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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NEWS | Northern Quarter venue plans alternative street party

June 1, 2012

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  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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NEWS | The BBC

May 25, 2012

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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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NEWS | Hacienda Boiler Party

May 22, 2012

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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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NEWS | Police question BT advert star over disappearance of flatmate

May 12, 2012

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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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NEWS | Metrolink announce split

May 10, 2012

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Seminal 90s light rail tram system Metrolink have announced they are splitting after 20 years. The group confirmed that their forthcoming weeks of breakdowns would be their last with their final delays coming during the Stone Roses’ gigs at Heaton Park at the end of June. “I think we feel that Metrolink has run its […]

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NEWS | Moon fans queue to see new ‘Supermoon’

May 6, 2012

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Moon fan-fucks have been queuing over the past 48-hours to get a glimpse of the new ‘Supermoon’ which will be released to the sky by God this weekend. The new Supermoon is essentially exactly the same moon as the last one but it appears slightly bigger and brighter in the sky. There are no known […]

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NEWS | 8,000 runners brave 26 miles in drought conditions for the Manchester marathon

April 29, 2012

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Thousands of runners are braving severe drought conditions today for the Greater Manchester marathon. Athletes are running through areas of barren scorched earth in temperatures of up to 32C as Manchester struggles in an unexpected period of acute dryness. “Urmston looks more like Dakar this morning”, said Thomas Reid, 24, who is running on behalf […]

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