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Dec 11, 2023Liked by Jack Dulhanty

The Chanel kulturblitzskreig of Manchester, however brief,does serve as a reminder that Manchester has always been a city of handbags and glad rags with a plethora of clothing stores high end and high Stree.I didn't recognise many of the celebrity names in town apart from Hugh Grant who seems to be a doyen of catwalk rubberneckers across Europe.Any event that highlights fashion and other creative talent in the city is to be welcomed even when it forces the SAS of the Mill journalists to gatecrash the after drinks!

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Dec 11, 2023Liked by Jack Dulhanty

The CAZ wasn’t aimed at all polluting vehicles, just those operated by businesses - white vans, taxis, buses etc, which is one of the reasons for the huge outcry. I remember being incensed by the proposals, as the owner of a small business with a small van: I couldn’t understand why it wasn’t aimed at all polluting vehicles. However, we decided to invest in an electric van in 2020 in response to the CAZ proposals, which were abandoned shortly after. I’m really pleased that we did.

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1992? I was still looking after patients squatting in Hulme Crescents after that! On checking, I find the demolition process apparently ran from 1993 to 1995. And I remember signing letters for squatters in the mid-90s confirming how long they'd been registered with the practice, so they could be put on housing waiting lists....

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I'm in favour of any action that reduces air pollution but if Market Street is the 16th (not 10th) in the pollution league, it can't be to do with vehicle traffic as it's pedestrianised so what's causing it

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Thanks for the clarification Jack - I obviously didn't read the report thoroughly

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