The Manchester Weekly from The Mill

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Founded in June 2020, The Mill is for people who want a new kind of local news and don’t have the patience for pop-up ads and endless scrolling on social media. Our newsletters recommend local events, keep you up to date on what’s happening in Greater Manchester and investigate important stories in politics, education, business and culture. Now for the first time, we're available in podcast form!We believe in the power of proper reporting and we have particularly focus on providing the context needed to understand what’s really going on.The Manchester Weekly from The Mill is available every Thursday wherever you get your podcasts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The Mill's reporter Jack Walton speaks to Darryl Morris about his weekend with the Manchester hunt saboteurs and plays clips of their encounters with the huntsman. The story shows a dramatic clash of cultures between city dwellers and country folk. We also brief you on the latest news in the city, including an update about our hospitals. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 25

21 min 47 sec

In this week's edition of The Manchester Weekly from The Mill, Jack Dulhanty tells us about the longest standing trader at the Arndale Market. Plus Darryl Morris and Joshi Herrmann brief you on the Yousef Makki Inquest and the government's controversial announcement on rail funding in the North. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 18

29 min 3 sec

In our first piece of foreign reporting on the podcast, Mill writer Sophie Atkinson talks to Darryl Morris about her story on Chemnitz, the German city known as the 'Saxon Manchester', which is struggling with the far-right. Plus, Joshi Herrmann and Darryl brief you on the Makki Inquest, Andy Burnham's attempt to make the Greater Manchester transport network net-zero, and an interesting new school in Moss Side. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 11

27 min 15 sec

In this week’s episode of The Manchester Weekly, Daryl Morris and Joshi Herrmann are joined by Jack Dulhanty who shares his story of spending time in the Northern Quarter's old school boozers. Dani Cole discusses her story about the set making company Splinter Scenery and Joshi talks about COP26. There's more on the stories you need to know about, an update on what’s coming up from The Mill Newsroom, plus recommendations for the week ahead. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 4

26 min 51 sec

In this week's episode of The Manchester Weekly, Darryl chats to the longtime Manchester business journalist Michael Taylor about a group of pioneers who are trying to bring the textiles and garment industries back to Greater Manchester. We also discuss worrying shortcomings in local sexual health services which have been uncovered by a Mill report this week, and we brief you on the most important headlines and cultural picks. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 28

25 min 20 sec

In this week's episode of The Manchester Weekly, Joshi reviews 'From Manchester with Love: The Life and Opinions of Tony Wilson' and asks whether Paul Morley's biography of the iconic Mancunian lives up to expectations. Plus, Darryl and Dani dive into the story of the Hongkongers arriving in Manchester. As always, we also brief you on the latest stories from the city and what you can get up to around town this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 21

23 min 51 sec

In the first episode of The Mill's new weekly podcast about Greater Manchester, Daryl Morris and Joshi Herrmann are joined by Jack Dulhanty who shares an extraordinary story of a Manchester student who became addicted to Virtual Reality. Plus, there's more on the stories you need to know about from the city this week, including the latest on a new council leader in Manchester, and some recommendations for the week ahead. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 14

20 min 8 sec

Founded in June 2020, The Mill is for people who want a new kind of local news and don’t have the patience for pop-up ads and endless scrolling on social media. Our newsletters recommend local events, keep you up to date on what’s happening in Greater Manchester and investigate important stories in politics, education, business and culture. Now for the first time, we’re bringing all of that to our new podcast!We believe in the power of proper reporting and we always prioritise providing the context to help you understand what’s really going on in our city.The Manchester Weekly from The Mill is available every Thursday. Follow the podcast wherever you listen to stay up to date with our new releases, from 14th October. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 6

1 min 5 sec