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Daily Archives: 13th September 2012

The re-development of Old Trafford was once again an unwelcome distraction for Lancashire (Photo:

Relegation confirmed for sorry Lancashire

Middlesex defeat caps painful demise for Chapple’s men

Salford City Stadium

Salford City Reds end the season with an apology

A stadium share, rumoured financial troubles and poor attendance figures left the club struggling.

Chess boxing In Action. Photo: saschapohflepp @Flickr

Bizarre Sports #1

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week – Chess boxing.

The US Open has been the highlight of a memorable year for Andy Murray. Photo: Carine06 @flickr

Murray seals landmark triumph

Scot becomes first British Grand Slam winner in 76 years

Pandemonium in Stratford caught the attention of the world. Photo: The Department for Media, Culture and Sport @Flickr

London 2012 – Not just a question of sport

Sophie James think the Olympics had plenty to offer for the film world.

Photo: Bernt Rostad

Manchester United share price falls as fans continue protest

Mancehster United share prices have droppped ten percent

Islington Mill on James Street, Salford. Photo: Salford Council

Seeing through the Oxford Road bubble

Islington Mill: something worth veering off the beaten track for?

Sci Fi Hot Tub

Throw yourself into the deep end

Discover hidden waters with the Wild Swimmers movement and take a plunge into Manchester’s watery history at the Victoria Baths

Brian Cox: wonder of the universe

Six of the best: a potted history of Manchester academia

Andrew Williams profiles six of the University of Manchester’s most influential and prestigious scholars, past and present.

Fireworks at London 2012 opening ceremony. Photo: Nick Webb

London 2012- Not Just a Question of Sport

The olympics celebration of British cinema.

Photo: albertizeme@flickr

The future’s not 3D

3D is too often used lazily and without thought, writes Nihal Tharoor-Menon

Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface. Photo: Pricelessley @flickr.

Top 5: Pre-drinking films

Top 5 films to watch when pre-drinking for a night out.