Life in a Time of Coronavirus Episode 11: Mary-Ellen McTague

26th May 2020

CityCo has launched a new series of our podcast: Cottonmouth MCR. 50+ podcasts have been published so far with a whole range of interviewees.

In ‘Life in a Time of Coronavirus’ episodes, CityCo and Manchester BID Chief Exec Vaughan Allen talks to people who can advise on what is happening in Manchester and Salford; the impact of Covid-19, maintaining services, business and financial help and what the future might look like.

In such a fast-moving situation, do listen-in as they are posted.

Episode 11

Talking to Manchester chef Mary-Ellen McTague about closing Chorlton’s The Creameries in the face of the virus, mobilising friends and colleagues to cook for Wythenshawe Hospital and how the EatWell MCR group that resulted is now cooking 2,000 meals a week.

Episodes 1 -10

EP 1: Night Time Economy with CityCo NTE Officer Gareth Worthington
EP 2: Transport for Greater Manchester with Stephen Rhodes of TfGM
EP 3: Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell
EP 4: Manchester Museum Director Esme Ward
EP 5: HOME Director Dave Moutrey
EP 6: Events 4 Covid-19, Robert Masterson, Director, Mustard Media
EP 7: Simon Binns, Editor, LADBible
EP 8: Sir Richard Leese, Leader, Manchester City Council
EP 9: Shaun Hinds, CE, Manchester Central
EP 10: Jemma Hynes, FoodSync

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