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People

What makes Manchester so special and unique? That's easy, the beautiful people. Some were born here and some were drawn here - we ask how they have come to love Manchester

Here we go! Manchester’s top MMA fighter joins the UFC and...

Greater Manchester's finest mixed martial arts fighter, Pietro Menga, has signed a deal with the UFC - achieving his lifetime ambition - and will...

Manchester barber notches up his 1,200th free haircut for the homeless

“It is one thing to give money to support people who have no home; it is quite another to give up your weekend to...

Meet the people behind south Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove

Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove are celebrating their first birthday on Saturday 9th December with an all-day charity fundraiser event at Dulcimer, their...

Meet the new global ambassadors chosen to represent Manchester on the...

Six local high-profile individuals have been chosen by Marketing Manchester's Ambassador Programme to represent Manchester on the world stage. The 'MBassadors' are ex-Manchester United star turned...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Yvonne Katcher, photographer

If you've been to Beastro recently, you may have seen some rather striking framed photographs on the wall. They're the work of Yvonne Katcher. She's...

Meet the Manc mum cooking Christmas dinner for 1000 lonely people...

Preparing Christmas dinner with all the trimmings is always a bit of an undertaking. If you've been landed with the task of feeding the family the...

Get behind this Salford lad in his final bid for Christmas...

James 'Shinny' Davenport made it to 24 in the charts last year with his single Christmas Number One. This year he’s aiming for the...

Prime minister pledges government WILL pay the costs of Manchester Arena...

Theresa May has announced that the government will pay the full £28m required to cover the costs incurred by police, NHS bodies, and councils...

Manchester’s heroes receive special awards for their part in response to...

Manchester celebrated its community heroes last week in the annual Be Proud award ceremony. The Great Hall in Manchester Town Hall was filled once...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Andrew Fillis, actor and teacher

Liverpool-born Andrew Fillis grew up in Southport and moved to Manchester in 1991. He trained to become an actor here and appeared as Lindsay Corkhill's baddie ex-husband...

Meet the Trafford mum who set up her own fitness business...

When she was made redundant from her HR job whilst on maternity leave with her second child, Becca Broadbent didn’t despair. She found a way...

Six months since the Manchester Arena bomb and we are still...

It's six months today since the Manchester terror attack when twenty two people lost their lives. On 22nd May a bomb was detonated at an...