Tag: Coronavirus

Oct 21
Cathedral Gardens ice rink attraction postponed until 2021 due to new restrictions

'Skate Manchester has become a key part of the city's festive celebrations, but Tier 3…

Oct 21
Tier pressure: Manchester makes front pages as highest restrictions imposed

The widening north-south political divide dominates today's papers after the…

Oct 20
Greater Manchester raised to Tier 3 lockdown – all new rules explained

The ten boroughs of Greater Manchester are heading into Tier 3 lockdown restrictions -…

Oct 20
Boris Johnson imposes “highest” Tier 3 lockdown on Greater Manchester

Pubs and bars, casinos, bingo halls and soft play centres must all close as Boris…

Oct 16
Manchester breweries say Tier 3 ‘pointlessly destroys pubs, employment and Northern communities’

'Northerners should not agree that their economies, employment and communities are…

Oct 15
Andy Burnham says Greater Manchester “unanimously rejects” Tier 3 lockdown

"This is an important moment, Greater Manchester will stand firm, we are fighting back…

Oct 12
Greater Manchester placed in Tier 2 lockdown – what the new rules mean

What you can and can't do in Greater Manchester now the region is officially placed…

Oct 09
Manchester pubs, bars and restaurants “are NOT major sources of transmission”

However, more Manchester restrictions will pose threat to local businesses says…

Oct 06
New payment scheme will support Manchester residents who’ve been told to self-isolate – how to apply

Residents who are eligible for the scheme can apply for a one-off support payment of…

Sep 29
Hospitality sector launches campaign to force government U-turn on 10pm curfew

Many bars and restaurants are already operating at reduced capacity - and they say the…

Sep 25
New restrictions mean we’ll visit restaurants and pubs less – but we won’t stop socialising says poll

A snap poll conducted this week by eating and drinking out data specialists CGA, who…

Sep 22
The Lowry signs deal with Ministry of Justice to become temporary Nightingale Court

The Lowry in Salford has this week signed a deal with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to…

Sep 22
All pubs and bars face 10pm curfew from Thursday, Boris Johnson will announce to the nation

Last orders are about to be called much earlier from Thursday – when a new 10pm…

Sep 09
Drastic new lockdown rules announced by Boris Johnson – so what’s the “rule of six”?

With rising coronavirus cases across Greater Manchester and fears of a second wave of…

Sep 08
Lockdown eased in Manchester – what are the new rules in the different boroughs?

Local lockdown rules have today been eased to allow a number of businesses to reopen…

Sep 04
What’s happening with Manchester’s Christmas Markets?

It’s September, schools are back, the nights are slowly starting to draw in…

Aug 27
Outdoor drinking BANNED in Manchester city centre this bank holiday weekend

Drinking outdoors has been banned in Manchester city centre over the coming bank…

Aug 15
Manchester pub owners urge drinkers to behave responsibly to stem virus spread

Local pub owners have come together to urge drinkers to behave responsibly in light of…

Aug 12
Thousands of events industry workers march through Manchester in silent protest

On Tuesday afternoon thousands of events industry workers marched through Manchester…

Aug 12
Littering of PPE is on the rise – but these local Manchester communities are fighting back

Whilst lockdown had many heartbreaks and frustrations, one good thing to come out of…

Aug 06
Manchester warned to follow the rules – or face stricter lockdown

Last week, new stricter measures were introduced across Greater Manchester, meaning…

Jul 31
Greater Manchester lockdown: what the new rules mean and what you can and can’t do

Late last night, residents of Greater Manchester as well as East Lancashire and West…

Jul 13
Meet the student from Cheshire fighting coronavirus in Africa with 3D printers

Josh Mitchell has set out to help tackle the 492,805 reported cases of Covid-19 in…

Jun 25
NHS workers thank Manchester hotels for rooms during crisis and call staff ‘unsung heroes’

NHS Nightingale Hospital North West opened in Manchester in April to provide care for…

Jun 25
Manchester communities create new ways to keep buzzing under lockdown

Lockdown has been extremely tough for a lot of people, but a Manchester health and…

Jun 24
Get the support you need to turn your passion into a successful business

Always wanted to start your own business? The City Business Library online resource…

Jun 18
Manchester Airport first in UK to offer passengers option to pre-book a timeslot at security

Manchester Airport is trialling free pre-booked security slots to help travellers beat…