Is this the end of the old Irish Manchester?
Plus: our November theatre diary, including our thoughts on the Royal Exchange's 'Romeo and Juliet'
Dear members — great news: we’re landing in your inbox with a double-header today. First up, our resident theatre enthusiast John Tucker rounds up this month’s offering, and also reviews The Royal Exchange’s latest production: Romeo and Juliet. Then, Jack takes a look at the dwindling popularity of Manchester’s Irish community centres, as people begin to question whether they still have a role in the city.
But before that, our roundup of the latest news. Enjoy.
Your Mill briefing
GMP’s professional standards department has started an investigation after a community police officer was filmed removing posters of kidnapped Israelis from a wall in Prestwich. Chief Constable Stephen Watson admitted the force had “got it wrong”. He said the officer removing the posters “runs entirely contrary to the instructions that we have given to our officers in terms of dealing with this.”
Nine teenagers — seven aged between 14 and 17, the other two 18 — have been charged in connection to the murder of 16…
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