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Cathedral Keys or Council Cuts?

I was in Spain when Alicia Keys played Manchester Cathedral in a one-off free concert for MTV a few days ago. What I didn’t realise was that Manchester City Council underwrote the event to the tune of £450,000. I would … Continue reading

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The emperor’s new clothes thrown in the bin..

If anything sums up  Manchester City Council and it’s approach to the cuts in central government funding, it is the news today that the city’s creative director Peter Saville will not have his £120,000 a year contract renewed. He has … Continue reading

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That was a week past that featured….

..a visit to the excellent Regent cinema in Marple to see The Kings Speech. We needed to book three weeks in advance to get seats to see this film ( bloody Baby Boomers following Friends of the Earth advice ) … Continue reading

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