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A podcast covering the city centre of Manchester and Salford. Dealing with the serious and the less serious stuff that's happening.

A podcast covering the city centre of Manchester and Salford. Dealing with the serious and the less serious stuff that's happening.
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United Kingdom

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A podcast covering the city centre of Manchester and Salford. Dealing with the serious and the less serious stuff that's happening.

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English


Episodes

My favourite object 03 -- People's History Museum

5/15/2018
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Katy Ashton, Director of the People's History Museum, picks her favourite object from the collection

Duration:00:07:57

Episode 33--Andrew Brooks

5/9/2018
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Talking to Andrew Brooks, Manchester's finest photographer of city landscapes about urban exploring, using technology in his work and how the city is evolving.

Duration:00:30:14

Episode 32--The Village

4/25/2018
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In this extra long episode we talk to Paul Martin of the LGBT Foundation, John from BarPop and Tony from OnBar about the history of the Village, what's happening now and the likely future. We discuss drag shows, memories of FooFoo Lamar, the original Section 28 march and get into whether there's any need for a 'gay' Village in the 21st century. There's also more than a little bit of gossip.

Duration:00:58:02

Episode 31 -- Afflecks Palace

4/19/2018
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Talking to Tony Martin, General Manager of Afflecks about the history of the market, how people get involved and the range of sellers currently in situ, And then on to Hatch, the Afflecks offshoot on Oxford Road, and plans for the future.

Duration:00:20:31

Episode 30--Royal Exchange Theatre

4/5/2018
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Talking to the Royal Exchange's Mark Dobson and Sarah Frankcom about the history of the theatre, its radical past, its youth programmes, the wonderful building and its place in the city

Duration:00:44:58

Episode 29--Clare Devaney

3/28/2018
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Chatting to Clare Devaney, founder of citizen-i and ex-Research Fellow with the RSA about citizen engagement, inclusive growth, how communiites can be involved in change and the 'fourth way' for economics.

Duration:00:49:29

Episode 28---Manchester Histories Festival

3/15/2018
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Chatting to Karen Shannon, CEO of the Manchester Histories Festival about what's in store this year---Suffragettes, Peterloo, the end of WW1 and more. Karen talks about the mission of the Festival and how it works with local communities to tell their stories.

Duration:00:34:03

Episode 27 -- Leesa Mattresses

3/5/2018
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Talking to Richard Tucker, the European MD of Leesa Mattresses about the company, its growth in Manchester and the UK and why a social mission is at its core.

Duration:00:40:17

Episode 26 --- Reclaim Project

2/21/2018
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Talking to Ruth Ibegbuna, founder and outgoing Chief Exec of the Reclaim Project about working class teenagers, young people in the city centre, funding charities and lots more.

Duration:00:46:23

My Favourite Object 02 MMSI

1/25/2018
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Talking to Sally McDonald, Director of the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry about her favourite object. It's probably not one you might expect.

Duration:00:07:09

My Favourite Object 01

1/18/2018
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In the first of a series of brief interviews, Nick Merriman tells us about his favourite object in Manchester Museum and why it matters. With digressions into taxidermy and the role of toilet capacity in visitor numbers.

Duration:00:11:27

Episode 23--City Of Trees

1/11/2018
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Talking to Jess Thompson of the City of Trees project about plans to plant a tree for every individual in the city, what trees do for us and what you can do to help.

Duration:00:31:53

Episode 18 -- Spice

10/23/2017
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Talking to Oliver Sutcliffe and Rob Ralphs from Manchester Met University about Spice---what is it, where does it come from, why has the problem become so prevalent, and what's coming next.

Duration:00:37:06

Episode 17 -- Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

10/16/2017
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Talking to Sally MacDonald, Director of the museum, about its history, what it collects, how to appeal to families, the corporate event market and running a museum in the 21st Century.

Duration:00:32:47

Episode 16 -- Street Support

10/9/2017
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Second in our new series on rough sleeping, we talk to Viv Slack of Street Support about the genesis of the app, how it's evolved and continues to grow and how tech can help solve social problems.

Duration:00:35:09

Episode 15-- Rough Sleeping 2

10/2/2017
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In our second look at rough sleeping, we talk to Ivan Lewis MP and Cllr Beth Knowles, the leads on Mayor Andy Burnham's homelessness team about how the situation is changing, whether it's getting worse, and what the Mayor can do about it.

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 14---Michael Taylor

9/22/2017
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We interview Michael Taylor, External Affairs Advisor at Manchester Met university about how the University is changing, the future for Oxford Road and his 'other' life as blogger MarpleLeaf.

Duration:00:36:35

Episode 12--Manchester Museum

9/7/2017
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Nick Merriman, DIrector of the Manchester Museum, talks about its history, the importance of University museums, what the next developments are, the role of museums in society, and lots more.

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 11--Salford City Mayor

8/20/2017
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Episode 11--Salford City Mayor. Paul Dennett has been City Mayor of Salford for just over a year. Here he talks about what he does, the inspiration he finds in the people of Salford, his role in Andy Burnham's cabinet, the issue of homelessness and the need for developers and companies investing in the city to give back.

Duration:00:47:32

Episode 08--St Ann's

8/8/2017
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We talk to Roger Ward of Mr Tom's Chophouse and Revd Nigel Ashworth of St Ann's Church about the history of St Ann's Manchester. Church and pub, the development of the city, the first oil boom and the importance of memorials...

Duration:00:39:44

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