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Manchester has a unique community spirit. There's a real sense of civic pride, a feeling that brings with it resilience and defiance. Above all, we are wonderful, friendly people who unite when we have to

Noel Gallagher to reopen Manchester Arena in massive benefit concert

Manchester Arena will reopen on Saturday 9 September with a massive benefit concert to raise money for the Manchester Memorial Fund, honouring those affected...

Uncover the real story of the Peterloo Massacre

On 16 August 1819, 18 people, including four women and a child, were killed and around 700 men, women and children were seriously injured...

intu Trafford Centre to dim its lights to help autistic shoppers

Everyone knows that having kids can be tough. Sometimes they scream, sometimes they cry, sometimes they become overwhelmed for reasons that their parents couldn’t...

Got an authentic northern face? This could be your big chance...

Do you look like you’ve had a hard life? Like you've had too many early mornings and too many late nights? Too many fags...

The kids are alright: Fletcher Moss Rangers Under 7s impress at...

The life of a football player is not without its challenges. It requires drive, determination and plenty of sacrifice. Unfortunately, not everyone has what...

22 Candles: how one young girl found her own way to...

May 22nd 2017 will be forever etched on the hearts of the people of Manchester. Even if, like me, you went to bed early and...

Stars of the 80’s show their love for Manchester at Rewind...

Some of the biggest acts of the 80’s came together last weekend to show their support for the We Love Manchester Fund. The eclectic sound...

Film review: 2000AD by Austin Collings

Austin Collings is clearly a bit of a polymath. As well as being an accomplished writer, cultural commentator and music aficionado, he is also a...

One of Manchester’s oldest charities celebrates 120th birthday with lottery windfall

Manchester charity Disabled Living has been awarded £58,400 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project celebrating their 120 year story. From Donkeys to Innovators may seem...

Tony Wilson’s place: 10 years after the passing of Mr Manchester

The last time I met Tony Wilson, who died on Thursday 10th August 2007, he had just resigned his job as presenter of Granada...

Liam Gallagher donates his shades to online charity auction

Notorious bad boy of the Manchester music scene Liam Gallagher has shown his softer side by agreeing to donate his iconic John Lennon-style orange-tinted...

Have your say on Gary Neville’s St Michael’s development

The new plans for the proposed St Michael's development set to be built on Jackson’s Row will be available for public viewing later this...