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Some of the UK’s most polluted roads are in Greater Manchester

The government has named several major roads in Greater Manchester needing urgent measures to reduce illegal levels of air pollution. Publication of the Department of...

Sightseeing: check out these magnificent Manchester tours and day trips

Whether you’re looking for spontaneous Manchester tours or just a break from the stresses of the 9-5, there’s a lot to be said for...

Is HS2 heading into the buffers?

The jackals are circling around one of the north of England’s most cherished transport development schemes: HS2, the proposed high speed rail link from...

If this place in France isn’t on your bucket list, here’s...

So you’ve decided you’re going away this summer. You’ve flicked through endless travel magazines and watched A Place in the Sun on repeat for...

The top 10 places Mancunians want to see before they die

“Twenty years from now, you’ll be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do," Mark Twain once...

Is this Manchester’s most entertaining bus journey?

It's National Catch the Bus Week. If you travel regularly by bus you'll know how entertaining it can be. The characters, the conversations, the carrier bags. Now...

7 reasons why getting the bus beats the car for that...

Catch the Bus Week (3rd-9th July) is a national campaign organised by Greener Journeys to encourage commuters to swap the car for the bus. The...

5 reasons for Mancunians to holiday at home this year

Manchester is, after London, the most visited city in England. The Lonely Planet Guide puts Manchester in the Top 20 places in the world...

Why aren’t dogs allowed on the Manchester Metrolink? 

I made two very different trips recently. The first was flying from Ibiza to Manchester Airport. The second was from my home in south Manchester...

If you think smoking is bad for you, get a lungful...

Ever run down Deansgate or Oxford Road and found yourself out of breath? The good news is that you may not be as unfit...

Could Crossrail 2 scupper plans for better northern rail links?

A battle royal is looming between the north and south over future rail projects as London MPs moan that £27bn Crossrail 2 could be...

Introducing the award-winning Kodiaq – ŠKODA’s first large SUV

The Kodiaq is ŠKODA’s first large SUV and its first 7-seater vehicle (available on SE and over).  A sturdily-built exterior stresses its impressive off-road capabilities,...