Silly Goose Lounge (100 Peabody Place; 901 435 6915) is another corner spot. This is a bar first, with an extensive huge selection of spirits and a long cocktail list. But you can eat panini and flatbread, as long as you already there. Confirm that we are at war with water and time from the first day up to today, he said Saturday. The boys doesn mean we finished our mission. It is only a small battle we won, but the war has not ended.
Inside the auction rooms where you can buy old police cars, designer watches and iPhones for peanutsBusiness liquidators and the police work with a handful of auction houses in Greater Manchester to flog a huge array of items for a fraction of their high street price07:00, 20 JAN 2018Updated17:25, 25 JAN 2018Get What’s On updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailThe police work round the clock to recover stolen items and find lost goods and while they make every effort to return items to their rightful owners, sometimes they just can’t be traced.So what do they do with the leftover bounty?They sell it sometimes for incredibly low prices. Right on our doorstep.But these auction houses also hold a veritable treasure chest of kit recovered from businesses that go bust being realised by liquidators and administrators trying to get some cash back to embattled investors, shareholders and suppliers.Several police forces and liquidation firms including Greater Manchester Police work with a handful of auction houses in Greater Manchester, where they flog a huge array items for a fraction of their high street price.Hand luggage allowances for Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2, Virgin Atlantic and moreIt’s something that canny entrepreneurs have known about for years, and today in Charles Taylors auctioneers, around 40 of them are pouring into the room taking up seats, lining the walls or crouching on the floor all of them hoping to take home a bargain.Found at the back of a trading estate, the Salford based site puts recovered items under the hammer every fortnight including decommissioned police cars and other recovered vehicles and they’re one of the venue’s busiest and most anticipated auctions.When I arrive, the auctioneer is rattling through the listings at an incredible pace: five pairs of brand new Nike trainers go for twenty five boxed new Apple iPhones sell for a piece. It’s just fifteen minutes into the auction and we’re already on lot number 52 .It’s bad news when a business fails but a blessing for these auction bargain hunters.A box of ten Ralph Lauren shirts is bought for by someone called Chris, he’s stood at the back of the room warming his hands with a coffee from the burger van outside.