Tag Archives: Manchester

Arresting people for begging clearly doesn’t work – so now Manchester is trying a new approach – I Love Manchester

Beg, get arrested, go to court, get fined, repeat. This is the pattern that vulnerable people across the country caught begging find themselves caught up in, all thanks to an archaic law called the Vagrancy Act. This 196-year-old law criminalises homeless … Continue reading

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Forever Manchester on Instagram: “Our first act of the night… Manchester School of Samba ✨✨✨ #forevermanchester #30thbirthday”

19 Likes, 0 Comments – Forever Manchester (@4evermanchester) on Instagram: “Our first act of the night… Manchester School of Samba ✨✨✨ #forevermanchester #30thbirthday” Source: Forever Manchester on Instagram: “Our first act of the night… Manchester School of Samba ✨✨✨ #forevermanchester … Continue reading

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The incredible history of Withy Grove Stores round the back of the Printworks — propermanchester.com

It looks like it’s always closed… The incredible history of Withy Grove Stores round the back of the Printworks — propermanchester.com

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Manchester School of Samba at Manchester Day 2019

This is the front of our troupe Manchester School of Samba, parading along Deansgate to commemorate 10 years of an annual celebration of Manchester, it’s people and creativity, 23rd June 2019.  This superb image by Alida Cernogoraz.

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Gerry and The Holograms — Punk Noir Magazine

Manchester post-punk band Gerry and The Holograms – CP Lee and John Scott – released their debut single Meet The Dissidents on Absurd Records in 1979. The ‘theme song’ – ‘Gerry and The Holograms‘ – clearly served as a blueprint … Continue reading

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17 Before And After Pics That Show How People Changed In 20 Or More Years By Daniel Meadows

Iconic British photographer Daniel Meadows has been documenting the world around him for almost half a century. He calls it celebrating the felt life of the great ordinary. Throughout this time, Daniel has encountered and captured strangers all over England. … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Weekend!

Try your hand at drumming, See us outside, Learn the steps of Samba, Climb the tower where the bell hides, Hear the Flat Iron Choir, When the peal of bells are done, Heritage Open Day, This Sat and Sun! Source: … Continue reading

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Who are Extinction Rebellion? And what do they want? —

Members of the group have planned a massive four-day protest in Manchester, which they’re calling the “northern rebellion”. The aim is to put pressure on the government to do more to tackle climate change. Find out more about the group … Continue reading

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Deansgate, Manchester — Glass Onion

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Oxford Road Station – Manchester —

Where are you? Neither here nor there. Up in the air. Betwixt and between. Possibly on the way to somewhere else, stranded at Oxford Road Station. Tucked in behind Shaw’s Furniture and The Tatler Cinema. I love every curvy corner, … Continue reading

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