What does the city owe to Miles Platting?
Plus: Should some of the income tax raised in Greater Manchester be kept here?
Dear members — we’re coming at you today with another great double-header Wednesday newsletter, a format we like because it gives you a bit more variety rather than just one long read. Last week’s edition took you to the Royal Exchange for some theatre and also examined the waning of Irish identity in Manchester.
Today’s edition starts with some Daniel Timms analysis of the latest Centre for Cities report on the future of devolution. Then, Jack Dulhanty has been speaking to residents in Miles Platting about a 30-year regeneration plan they feel has forgotten the area’s original community. But before that, we round up the latest headlines, including Bev Craig’s letter to the chancellor, a Manchester tech entrepreneur accused of rape and what yesterday’s King Speech will mean for venues across the country.
On the socials: Thanks to longtime member Thom Hetherington, who tweeted our weekend read yesterday morning, saying: “Lovely shiny positivity, warmth and humanity. Just what we all ne…
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