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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

Anti-homeless spikes removed thanks to marvellous reaction from Mancunian mum

It’s the sense of civic pride that makes Manchester such a special place to live and work. That’s one of the reasons why Prestwich born...

ONE LOVE: Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for superstar-studded benefit...

A huge line-up of music icons including Coldplay, Justin Beiber and Katy Perry will join popstar Ariana Grande at a benefit show at Emirates...

REVEALED: Manchester Christmas Markets 2016 (and lights switch-on) dates announced

Manchester knows a thing or two about celebrating Christmas and begins the build up to its traditional festive season with the opening of the...

Manchester AGAIN ranked #1 most liveable city in the UK

Manchester has again been ranked the most liveable city in the UK in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey and 43rd in the...

Stand together: Manchester Day parade to pay tribute to victims of...

This year’s Manchester Day will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the Arena terrorist attack, their families, and those who were...

Manchester to host homecoming parade for heroes of Rio Olympics and...

Manchester’s status as the UK’s second city and a centre of sporting excellence has been enhanced by the announcement that a homecoming parade for...

Liverpool and Manchester: why we should be friends with the city...

My first impressions of Liverpool weren’t great. I was 19. I stepped off the train at Lime Street station and walked towards the city...

Straight outta Gorton: the reggae band bringing some sunshine to Market Street

It’s not often that a busking group manages to get people dancing on the streets of Manchester. But it seems Ruff Trade have cracked...

Manchester’s darkest night shows how terror has changed beyond measure –...

Just before 10am on he morning of 15th June 1996, a man with an Irish accent telephoned several Manchester-based news organisations and gave a...

Ramsbottom pub named best in the country

A Greater Manchester pub with a social conscience has been named the best in the country. The Eagle and Child in Ramsbottom has been declared...

50,000 Manchester people singing “Don’t Look Back In Anger” will give...

Up to 50,000 fans, defiant at Monday's terrible events at Manchester Arena, attended a huge gig starring some of Manchester's favourite bands. Fans were asked to arrive early...

Can we please forget the idea of a ‘golden age’ and...

When I was a teenager, in the second half of the 1970s, I wasn’t having the time of my life. I was floundering and...