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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

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...

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...

RRG Group to celebrate its 50th birthday with charity ball

RRG Group, the north's leading car dealer, is hosting a charity ball at the A J Bell Stadium in Eccles on 25th February. The event...

Three to see this weekend: a 50 metre pizza, a beer festival...

Celine Dion is in Manchester for those of you who fancy singing their hearts out and crying simultaneously. For those of you who don’t...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Zara Neild, Managing Director, Zara Cakes

Prestwich-born Zara Neild set up her cake making business seven years ago from her home in Blackley. In 2014 the self-taught mum of two,...

Buzz Off! 10 Things You Know Buzzfeed Doesn’t Know About Manchester...

I know. It’s a pretty mundane thing to be snarky about, throwaway Friday afternoon whimsy. I actually like it. Still, I see articles on the...

The Pilcrow: the pub built by the people of Manchester for...

There have been some big name pub closures recently in Manchester. It's not for a lack of enthusiasm for beer, it's just that some...

Manchester’s historic water palace goes foodie for one day only

Sample the best of Manchester’s blossoming range of street food providers in the beautiful and fascinating setting of its most iconic historic sporting building. Once...

Tim Bacon tribute – a man who changed the landscape of...

A tribute to the truly remarkable character and career path of Tim Bacon who has died after a long battle with cancer, aged just 52

Let them eat cake: where to get some of the best...

March 28th is National Black Forest Cake (aka Black Forest gateau) Day. Yes! Another excuse to eat cake. We're not short of bakeries and cake shops...

Pick of the plaques: five extraordinary people who made their mark...

You’ve probably noticed the blue plaques scattered round Manchester on or close to buildings where people who have shaped the rich history of the...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: David Fox, Co-Founder Tampopo Restaurants

Yorkshire-born David Fox launched his first Tampopo restaurant in Albert Square in 1997 in an attempt to recreate not just the flavours and smells...