Chester zoo has a certain animal magic at any time of year.
Now there’s even more reason to pay a visit, with spellbound youngsters challenged to lend a pre-Halloween hand in hunting down a magic potion that will undo the dastardly deed of a wicked sorcerer.
A real shame this, which is why I’m choosing to report this sad news.
Despite being the home of the BBC in the North and MediaCityUK, it seems Salford cannot sustain the independent social enterprise SalfordOnline.com CIC, which is to close its doors this month.
One of the things I love about sensitive regeneration is the way that signs of the past are incorporated into contemporary structures. People who pass through Hulme might have wondered about the DOT Motorcycle building, assuming that it had long since given up on the pursuit for which it was first conceived. Sadly, it has now.