Manchester

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A fight at the opera: could forcing ENO up north work out?
The ultimatum to English National Opera was attacked as ‘cultural vandalism’, but raised some hopes nearer Manchester

Helen Pidd and Mark Brown

27, Nov, 2022 @3:54 PM

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Revealed: north of England train line vastly under-reports cancellations
TransPennine Express uses ‘outrageous’ loophole in which services cancelled a day ahead do not appear in statistics

Helen Pidd North of England editor

27, Nov, 2022 @1:33 PM

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‘It would be the death of culture’: Manchester’s Night & Day venue faces moment of truth
Court battle over noise complaint will decide future of famous music club, which has hosted Johnny Marr, the Charlatans, Arctic Monkeys and Ed Sheeran

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

27, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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When Burnley was the UK’s cultural capital | Letter
Letter: In the 1940s, the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells ballet and opera companies took refuge in the north, writes Austen Lynch

24, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Just how bad do Britain’s trains have to get before the Tories act? | Helen Pidd
In the north of England in particular, rail companies such as Avanti are causing misery on a daily basis. This cannot go on, says Guardian North of England editor Helen Pidd

Helen Pidd

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Good riddance’: fans in Old Trafford rejoice Glazers’ decision to sell Manchester United
Supporters in Old Trafford share scathing views of outgoing owners of 17 years

Sammy Gecsoyler and Josh Halliday

23, Nov, 2022 @5:45 PM

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We’re not all heathens in Manchester, Andy Burnham tells ENO
Mayor of Greater Manchester steps into row over opera company’s mooted move to outside London

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, Nov, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Manchester risks losing ‘vital organ’ in Night & Day cafe, says Guy Garvey
Elbow frontman criticises council after 30-year-old venue says noise complaints may force it to close

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

18, Nov, 2022 @1:27 PM

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If only our Tory philistines would learn from Germany | Brief letters
Brief letters: Culture vouchers | The brilliance of David Squires | Jeff Bezos’s generosity | Orchestras in Manchester | England’s cricket carousel

17, Nov, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Is Manchester really one of the best places in the world to visit? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Top travel destinations | Our Friends in the North | The HS2 white elephant | Nurses’ pay | John Keats statue

16, Nov, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Manchester youth leader jailed over ‘conspiracy’ texts denied permission to appeal
Ademola Adedeji convicted in July of conspiring against those believed responsible for death of friend

Helen Pidd North of England editor

16, Nov, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Lonely Planet selects Manchester as top travel destination for 2023
Publishers praised UK city’s arts scene and gastronomic diversity as it makes the list of 30 best places to go

Helen Pidd North of England editor

16, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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