Welcome to Manchester Confidential
Reset Password
The Confidential websites will be undergoing routine updates. This may cause the sites to go offline. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

You are here: Manchester ConfidentialBest of Manchester.

City news in 250 words

<b>Monday 22 June</b>: Cantona nicked, Tevez ta-ra and firefighters get hosed down

Published on June 22nd 2009.


A MOSIAC OF Eric Cantona has been stolen from an art gallery in Chorlton. The £2,000 piece of art by Ed Chapman was taken on 14 June from Troubador Gallery, Beech Road, and was the only item taken in the raid. The theft comes just two days after the ‘Looking for Eric’ film was released in which Eric Cantona stars as himself, with some scenes filmed in Chorlton.

A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN is to undergo emergency surgery after being shot in the stomach in Fallowfield. The shooting happened in the early hours of Saturday morning on Aston Avenue, his condition is being described as stable. Police are keeping an “open mind” about the motive and are increasing patrols in the area to “reassure residents”.

CARLOS TEVEZ will be leaving Manchester United at the end of the month despite being offered a contact that would have made him one of the highest paid players at the Club. Refusing the £25.5m offer from United, Tevez made it clear he no longer wished to play at the Club and is now widely anticipated to join archrivals, Manchester City.

TWO FIREFIGHTERS have been suspended for sending rude emails to one another. Salford based Jan Finch and Mark Sapple, who works at the brigade training centre in Manchester city centre, were sent home last week on full pay. It has been alleged the email included an “inappropriate” image with a humourous caption next to it. Sources said “suspending them seems a bit over the top”.

This n that wisdom: How old you are is not as important as how you are old.

Taken from the free calendar available at This 'n' That, Soap Street, Northern Quarter. Those curry masters are so very, very sagacious. How does this wisdom rate? 4/10

Like what you see? Enter your email to sign up for our newsletters which are chock-a-block with more great reviews, news, deals and savings.

To post this comment, you need to login.Please complete your login information.
OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT HERE..
Or you can login using Facebook.

Latest Rants

Anamzara

Great thanks for sharing this. www.freemahj.com/…/…

 Read more
Anonymous

Pita Pit are a weird one. Tasty but a bit pricey and I wish they'd just get on and provide you with…

 Read more
Anonymous

Agreed, a right dump

 Read more
Anonymous

Who remembers The King? Now that was a pub, before the NQ was the NQ. No hipsters in there.

 Read more