Downtown in Business have collated some of our favourite tweets from the past seven days.
Here is what we liked this week!
The actions, kind words and generous donations from people in Manchester and beyond show the love for our city and in our city. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/9csHTpqNRf
— Mcr City Council (@ManCityCouncil) May 24, 2017
— Piccolino Manchester (@Piccolino_Mcr) May 24, 2017
World monuments illuminated with Union Flag, in tribute to #ManchesterAttack victims
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) May 24, 2017
We opened our show talking about Manchester. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. https://t.co/yrgu03JTK8
— James Corden (@JKCorden) May 23, 2017
— ITV News (@itvnews) May 25, 2017
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 25, 2017
For those of you wondering what happened to Steve since his heroic act – he's been offered a job, money and a home https://t.co/InVzcCEkmB
— ITV News (@itvnews) May 24, 2017
We’ve hit a wall and run out of terrible puns.
"Who paid for you?" he whispered. But the old wall keeps her secrets. pic.twitter.com/xplQhXvzQ3
— Jackie Jennings (@ohhijackie) May 22, 2017
This story is labrador-able
A dog has gone viral after crashing a live news broadcast https://t.co/eoonmW5Nuf
— The Independent (@Independent) May 25, 2017
An inter-office war is brewing at DIB. Who will come out victors?
— Frank McKenna (@DowntownFrank) May 16, 2017
— Colm Feeley (@DIB_Colm) May 16, 2017
A big well done to Downtown members Veeno.
— Veeno Ricky (@RickyVeeno) May 11, 2017
GCHQ boasts about ‘keeping Britain safe’ minutes after the NHS cyber attack https://t.co/NnwHi2odo7
— Metro (@MetroUK) May 12, 2017
Need we say anymore?
Well, this is awkward. pic.twitter.com/AiiXrH2AP2
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) May 18, 2017
One of the most important points of the GE2017 manifestos was revealed this week.
Labour pledge £6bn a year to NHS, £8bn to social care, 100000 council homes a year etc.
PM reveals she has lots of cookbooks
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) May 12, 2017
Downtown hosted a ‘Leaders Lunch with Sir Richard Leese’ this week.
— OnlineVenturesGroup (@OV_Group) May 10, 2017
Delighted to welcome our newest member @Blueprint_Int to the DIB network.
— Laur Beech (@DIB_Laur) May 9, 2017
A massive congratulations to our friends at Agent Marketing.
— Agent (@Agent_Marketing) May 11, 2017
@Better_By_Bus is a fantastic campaign, find ut more and get involved. Thanks to Health@work for the tweet.
— Health@Work (@healthatworkUK) May 9, 2017
Click on this tweet to see the full exchange. It is amazing from GMP.
— GMP City Centre (@GMPCityCentre) May 10, 2017
Not a good statement from the PM.
…We're just going to leave this here. pic.twitter.com/M2QNkb9Ydb
— WomensEqualityUK (@WEP_UK) May 10, 2017
Quite simply, amazing.
One of the most creative headlines ever in the Ulster Gazette: pic.twitter.com/MRjHZR5Jew
— Brilliant Ads (@Brilliant_Ads) May 10, 2017
Well played Robbie, well played.
Thank you ….but I'm 42 https://t.co/BOr2pY333e
— Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) May 9, 2017
Science is amazing.
Stare at the white dot for 10 seconds, then look at Van Gogh's Starry Night below. pic.twitter.com/uJieybIAmL
— World and Science (@WorldAndScience) May 5, 2017
He was right, nobody did want to hear it!
Klopp on Liverpool's latest disappointing result at Anfield: "Nobody wants to hear it but the pitch was really dry today."
— Andy Hunter (@AHunterGuardian) May 7, 2017
Is Ed Miliband the new king of Twitter?
— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) May 2, 2017
— Matt Turner (@MattTurner4L) May 2, 2017
Need we explain this?
I've said it before and I'll say it again – Steve McManaman is Curly Watts. pic.twitter.com/yQCzj4Wzk9
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 2, 2017
Lantei Compliance hosted a brilliant quiz last week and raised money for charity.
— Lantei Compliance (@Lantei_) May 2, 2017
Sunday 30th April marked 1 year since the passing of the legendary Tim Bacon. Living Ventures marked the occasion with this lovely tweet.
1 year ago we lost you. Missed more than ever. 💔 pic.twitter.com/eA0LIcJ3en
— Living Ventures (@LivingVentures) April 30, 2017
It’s fair to say Luciana Berger wasn’t impressed with the PM’s interview with Andrew Marr
Shockingly bad interview with Theresa May.No answers to specific Qs on:
no clarity on Brexit, triple lock #Marr
— Luciana Berger (@lucianaberger) April 30, 2017
Tony Barrett isn’t too impressed with the PM in general…
Can't blame the Tories for trying to hide Theresa May from the public. She's dreadful.
— Tony Barrett (@TonyBarrett) April 30, 2017
Who is right here?
FYI. This front page should read: "MILLIONS FAILED BY THIS GOVT ON NHS" pic.twitter.com/Z50Sl1vpCA
— Dr Ben White (@drbenwhite) April 28, 2017
Boris Johnson was at it (again) this week. But what insult would he direct towards you?
— Ali Mason (@alimason) April 27, 2017
MASSIVE news for Fazenda and cocktail fans.
New drinks menu coming up next week…
— Fazenda Bar & Grill (@FazendaGroup) April 25, 2017
If you are in Birmingham and a fan of Champagne and Oysters why not pay a visit to OPUS
— OPUS (@OpusCornwallSt) April 23, 2017
Downtown Lancashire in Business took part in the fantastic lovelocalexpo in Lancashire this week.
— Easson Media (@EassonMedia) April 26, 2017
Downtown Birmingham in Business hosted a #riseandgrind event with Urban Splash boss Tom Bloxham.
— Downtown In Business (@DowntownBusines) April 26, 2017
The charities selected for this years Liverpool International Tennis Tournament were announced.
— MSB Solicitors (@MSBSolicitors) April 26, 2017
Downtown Manchester in Business hosted a special breakfast event with Simpson Haugh boss Ian Simpson.
— Downtown Manchester (@DIBManc) April 27, 2017
LoveBrum hosted a Patron’s Dinner this week.
— LoveBrum (@LoveBrumUK) April 27, 2017
It was the London marathon on Sunday and one man sacrificed his own time to help a complete stranger.
They'd never met, but Matthew Rees sacrificed his personal time to help David Wyeth finish the #LondonMarathon.
This is amazing. pic.twitter.com/VX0WxdEHjT
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 24, 2017
Erm… Possibly the greatest caption of all time.
It's the word “left” that makes this caption
— Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) April 18, 2017
Downtown French was not amused at the calling of a snap election.
— Dawn French (@Dawn_French) April 18, 2017
There was a shocking revelation about Theresa May this week.
BREAKING! Theresa May to be revealed as Margaret Thatcher's final Horcrux pic.twitter.com/22AJhtrAv8
— NewsThump (@newsthump) April 18, 2017
And Jeremy Corbyn was after the ‘Youth’ vote.
— NewsThump (@newsthump) April 19, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn was also interviewed on Good Morning Britain this week…
— Mirror Politics (@MirrorPolitics) April 18, 2017
Did Corbyn win this round of #PMQs?
— Labour Eoin (@ToryFibs) April 19, 2017
Who did wear it better?
Who wore it better? pic.twitter.com/hj5cRtSe4Z
— James Martin (@Pundamentalism) April 16, 2017
In news entirely unrelated to Politics. If you want to spot ‘Fake News’ Facebook has some helpful tips for you.
Facebook's 10 Tips for spotting Fake News is really on-point. pic.twitter.com/RUgzJKE5HG
— Lance Ulanoff (@LanceUlanoff) April 14, 2017
Kevin Spacey was announced as the host of the 2017 Tony Awards.
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) April 19, 2017
And some of the Downtown team received some lovely gifts this week.
— Luke Maher (@DIBLuke_) April 19, 2017
— Teleri Davies (@DIBTeleri) April 19, 2017
It’s award season for Downtown in Business.
— Downtown Liverpool (@DIBLiv) April 13, 2017
— Downtown Lancashire (@DIBLancs) April 13, 2017
— Downtown Manchester (@DIBManc) April 13, 2017
Downtown Manchester’s Colm Feeley had an amazing night at @grafeneMCR.
— Colm Feeley (@DIB_Colm) April 11, 2017
Golf, golf, golf.
After years of attacking Obama for golfing—POTUS Trump has already made 16 golf course trips
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) April 12, 2017
This is a thyme-wasting tweet.
I pulled all these leaves off their stems, and forgot to put them into dinner. Anne observes, "that was a waste of thyme." pic.twitter.com/98by7GoZ6N
— Wil Wheaton (@wilw) April 12, 2017
Days after article 50 was triggered rumours circulated that the UK and Spain would go to war for Gibraltar. Luckily the UK has some undercover agents in place.
British freedom fighter cells have already been secretly inserted into Spanish society. They've blended in so well, you'll never find them. pic.twitter.com/OwQRzFNJUa
— Richard Littler (@richard_littler) April 2, 2017
And Brexit fallout continued with discussion of changing the colour of passports.
I've been jetting around the world for years with a shitty red passport while the government's been wasting money on the NHS. Stop this now!
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) April 3, 2017
Paul Feig (he who directed the Ghostbusters remake) quite possibly won April Fools Day!
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) April 1, 2017
A new trailer was released for the epic TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ and some is still a bit confused.
I still know nothing! https://t.co/aS2udYr5dk
— Jon Snow (@jonsnowC4) April 2, 2017
And another Game of Thrones star was also frustrated this week. (CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY)
@Daniel_Portman That's poor that Daniel. We've been enjoying your other efforts much more. Paul
— DPD UK (@DPD_UK) April 5, 2017
As expected #Brexit was a popular topic on Twitter this week.
— Metro (@MetroUK) March 29, 2017
A PM that nobody voted for signing off a bill that she voted against for the will of a nation, many of whom admit to feeling misled.
— Simon Hughes (@Simon_Hughes__) March 29, 2017
Bittersweet victory as Nigel Farage says he’ll leave UK when Brexit is a disaster https://t.co/aPbaR7dm9H
— Metro (@MetroUK) March 28, 2017
Let us never forget that David Cameron is responsible for this. He gambled our countries future for his own political gain.
— Midland (@midlandsound) March 29, 2017
It even had an argument to highlight that the noisy minority always voice their opinions more than the silent majority.
— Braden Davy (@BradenDavy) March 28, 2017
And #Brexit even became educational
— Kwabby Oso Jr. (@kwabbyoso) March 27, 2017
This week also saw the broadcast of very emotional documentary starring Rio Ferdinand. This was a lovely tweet by his former employers Mancehster United.
Brave and important from @RioFerdy5 to speak so openly about his personal grief last night.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 29, 2017
And Downtown said goodbye to Sir Howard Bernstein with a special dinner this week.
— Frank McKenna (@DowntownFrank) March 28, 2017
This weeks tweets feature: Sir Howard Bernstein’s farewell, and #LancBoost17.
⚡️ Reflecting on this mornings MIPIM with Sir Howard Bernstein: https://t.co/CY327iHxIC
— Downtown Manchester (@DIBManc) March 22, 2017
— Downtown Lancashire (@DIBLancs) March 21, 2017
This week there could only be ONE tweet, but it will never stop being hilarious!
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) 10 March 2017
Last week Downtown Liverpool hosted the Women in Business Awards 2017.
— Barbara Spicer (@BarbaraSpicer15) March 3, 2017
— Navy Tux Events (@StaceyKoks) March 3, 2017
— PMC Family Law (@PMCFamilyLaw) March 3, 2017
And a massive thank you to #WIBA17 sponsors Restaurant Bar & Grill.
— Bar & Grill (RBG) (@RBG_Liverpool) March 3, 2017
This week saw the Spring Budget 2017.
— Helen (@Hclaytonhelen) March 9, 2017
— RSM UK (@RSMUK) March 8, 2017
Budget business rates reaction – Napthens Solicitors https://t.co/1d0LxWIa56
— Napthens (@NapthensOnline) March 8, 2017
And Downtown’s CEO also had something to say on Budget 2017.
— Frank McKenna (@DowntownFrank) March 8, 2017
Tom Riordan discussed the importance of the European Capital of Culture 2023 bid for Leeds.
— Leeds 2023 (@leeds_2023) March 8, 2017
Downtown Manchester hosted the first event at Bruntwood’s Neo building in Manchester. A massive thanks to Chris & the team at Bruntwood for their hospitality.
— Bruntwood (@Bruntwood_UK) March 8, 2017
Hindsight is a wonderful thing.
There’s people looking at tonight’s football deciding they’re going to watch Barca v PSG. These people are beyond help.
— Philip Blundell (@PhilBlundell) March 8, 2017
One of the most perfect replies about LGBT rights came from Bolton Wanderers this week.
— Bolton Wanderers FC (@OfficialBWFC) March 7, 2017
Has Brexit just been summed up?
Brexit has metamorphosed in a very short space of time from being a people’s movement into a hard right billionaires’ fantasy.
— Tim Walker (@ThatTimWalker) March 5, 2017
A handy new feature from Twitter was announced this week.
— TNW (@TheNextWeb) March 2, 2017
Another Ex-PM. Another Brexit warning.
Sir John Major: the Brexit vote was “a historic mistake” pic.twitter.com/1AbOtr3Fi7
— Robert Peston (@Peston) February 27, 2017
An icon returned!
— R. Raziman (@R_Raziman) February 26, 2017
There was a bit of a mix up at this years Oscars.
Trump: “La La Land did win the Oscar for Best Film if you ignore the millions who voted illegally” #Oscars
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) 27 February 2017
This whole thing was not Moonlight’s fault. The Jackson 5 were very clear about that.
— Ben Davis (@bendavis_86) 27 February 2017
Here’s a handy recap of #brexit.
-UK had sovereignty all along
-NHS won’t get £350M
-Pay £60bn to exit
Why do it?
— EuroFortyEight (@Eureluctantvote) February 22, 2017
There was a bit of a mix-up with one of The Guardian’s tweets this week!
ER THAT’S NOT DONALD TRUMP, GUYS pic.twitter.com/47j7OcDKT2
— Lauren Laverne (@laurenlaverne) 21 February 2017
This week saw what would have been the 67th birthday of the legendary Tony Wilson.
— I Love Manchester (@ILoveMCR) 20 February 2017
Friend of Downtown, Michael Finnigan, was his usual positive self. If this man doesn’t inspire you, then no-one will.
Another beautiful day on planet earth! Let’s make the most of it!
— Michael Finnigan (@mfinnigani2i) 21 February 2017
On Monday evening Downtown organised a special ‘Skills Power Panel’ that was hosted at Preston’s College.
— Downtown Lancashire (@DIBLancs) 20 February 2017
This week Downtown Liverpool hosted a fantastic breakfast event that was sponsored by Currency Matters. We will have much more on the outcomes to this event very soon.
— Currency Matters (@currencymatters) 15 February 2017
This is incredible. I mean…. were do we start? Wow! Just….. Wow!
BREAKING: Senate votes to block Obama-era rule preventing mentally impaired Social Security recipients from buying guns.
— The Associated Press (@AP) 15 February 2017
A fantastic conference that we were thrilled to be part of.
— Prolific North Live (@ProlificLive) 15 February 2017
It has not been a great week for Paul Nuttall.
— Paul McGann (@pauljmcgann) 14 February 2017
At this rate, Paul Nuttall might end up stripped of his Olympic gold medals.
— SnowFlake (@SnoozeActive) 14 February 2017
In case you missed it. There was a Twitter war between JK Rowling and Piers Morgan. We think the ‘Wizarding Woman’ may have just won it. OK, maybe she won it by quite a bit!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) 14 February 2017
JK Rowling denies plan to dramatise her Twitter feud with Piers Morgan in book called Harry Potter And The Half-Wit Ponce.
— HaveIGotNewsForYou (@haveigotnews) 15 February 2017