Bolton’s Trojan golf course, plus how queer is Manchester?
Some argue the Hulton Park proposal is a ‘housing project in golf clothing’
Dear Millers — happy almost-Pride! It starts tomorrow, but we’re kicking off early with an incredibly fun first-person essay by one Georgi Georgiev, a Bulgarian man who has been living here for almost a year and who was drawn to the city partly because of its queer community. But does the reality of Manchester’s gay scene match up to what he’d hoped for?
Plus, Mill writer Jack Dulhanty explores a controversial proposed development in Bolton to transform “a sprawl of greenbelt land made up of parklands, gardens and forest” into a golf course for the sport’s most important tournament.
Besides which, we’ve got a bumper weekend to do list, as it’s Bank Holiday Monday. But before all that: check out the news you need to know today.
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