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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

Women of Manchester invited to share their stories for suffragette celebration

February 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act which allowed all men and some women over the age...

What happened to this woman when she sat on a bench...

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you sat on a bench in Sackville Gardens and started talking to strangers? Who would you meet?...

Manchester terror attack books of condolence to be given to city...

For four weeks following the terror attack on Manchester Arena in May, St Ann’s Square was the focus of the world's attention. Images of the...

Support website launched to help anyone affected by Manchester Arena terror...

August 30th marked one hundred days since a suicide bomber attacked a pop concert headlined by Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena, killing 22...

Mancunians to sleep out at London Road Fire Station to raise...

Hundreds of people will spend a night sleeping out in one of the city’s best known and historic red brick buildings to raise much...

Manchester 100 days after the Arena terror attack: how the city...

100 days have passed since the 22 May terror attack on the Ariana Grande Concert at the Manchester Arena. The city has shown something...

Interview: why MasterChef winner Simon Wood chose First Street Manchester for...

As I sit across from 2015 MasterChef winner Simon Wood - just metres away from the site of his new restaurant - one thing...

Why the best chef in Manchester almost quit as a 16...

According to the 2018 edition of the Good Food Guide, Adam Reid is the best chef in Greater Manchester by some margin. And the...

You’ve got the gears, they’ve got the gear: Rapha Rides comes...

With the increasing popularity of cycling across Britain - particularly nostalgia for the era of Eddy Merckx and those itsy bitsy cycling shorts you...

Meet the man who painted 22 canvasses of St Ann’s Square...

Elton Darlo may look familiar. He’s one of the characters you’ve probably seen on the streets of Manchester - a place which, in the...

Meet the woman who went from volunteering in Manchester to fighting...

World Humanitarian Day on Saturday 19 August celebrates the work of aid workers across the globe. Ordinary people doing extraordinary things in some of the...

Best-selling author who escaped Moors Murderers fell victim to child care...

Author Tommy Rhattigan, whose harrowing account of his life as a seven year-old surviving crippling poverty and brutal abuse in the slums of inner...