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SPECIAL FEATURE | The Manchester Burger Scene in 2015

January 22, 2015


Will 2015 finally be the year of the much talked about ‘burger crash’? The humble burger restaurant seemed to reach an almost unsustainable peak a number of years ago, with more opening in Manchester than all other cuisines combined during 2012. But the rise of the burger has seemingly continued unabated, with 21 new Manchester […]

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SPECIAL FEATURE | Manchester’s Top 3 Bowling Alleys

March 22, 2013



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

January 12, 2013

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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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RESTAURANT REVIEW | Office | Northern Quarter

August 14, 2012


Office, Tib Street

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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SPECIAL FEATURE | FA Cup Final build-up drinking game

May 5, 2012


News Manc has put together a fun drinking game to get you through ITV’s two hours of FA Cup Final build-up. The rules are simple: when one of the items on the list below occurs note the number of points and add it to your total. For every 100 points scored down a pint of […]

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Extracts from ‘Fucking Like a Rock Star’ by William Roache

March 15, 2012


Coronation Street bosses are bracing themselves for more revelations as long-serving cast member William Roache prepares to release his long-awaited diary-format autobiography Fucking Like a Rock Star. In his compelling compendium of carnal tales  –  serialised exclusively in News Manc today  –  the man best known to millions as Ken Barlow shares the intimate details […]

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SPECIAL FEATURE | BRIT Awards 2012 Preview

February 21, 2012



The buzz and excitement is building for the biggest event in the British music industry’s calendar. News Manc’s showbiz reporter Penny Gooch has been busy putting together this exclusive preview and gives her tips as to potential winners. WARNING: This report contains scenes of James Corden. Penny Gooch Showbiz Reporter For any serious music fan […]

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