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Veteran journalist, food & wine writer and public speaker who is proudly born & bred here in Manchester.

Gary Neville and Class of 92 have set up a university – and there’s...

The first students at the new "game-changing" university, set up by Manchester United's legendary Class of 92, will begin their degree courses next month. University...

Stockport 10k run and ‘frog dash’ to raise money for homeless charity

Stockport’s army of decorated frogs have been given a special role at the town’s BIG 10k run which takes place in September. The colourful amphibians,...

Off the rails: Northern begins retiring its Pacer trains

Northern finally began withdrawing its decrepit Pacer trains – dubbed “not so much rolling stock as a laughing stock” – from Greater Manchester’s tracks...
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Drone footage captures progress on new Metrolink line to Trafford Centre

Progress on Metrolink's long-awaited link to the Trafford Centre has passed a major milestone with the completion of vital new sidings and overhead lines...

Regulars and friends of these Stockport pubs have raised £110k for medical research

Regulars and friends of a group of Stockport pubs have helped raise a staggering £110,000 fund research into a rare genetic disorder affecting just...

How Manchester will remember Peterloo exactly 200 years on

Exactly 200 years – almost to the minute – after the 15th Hussars, sabres drawn, charged a crowd of 60,000 men women and children...

How the Cheshire Cat company is transforming the local pub scene with its award-winning...

No wonder the Cheshire Cat Pub and Bar company has a beaming grin on its face.  The company is the proud owner of The Church...

What do you think of Manchester city centre – and how is the council...

People who live, work in or visit Manchester city centre are being asked for their views about it from Monday 29th July. The information gathered...

Iconic Lowry painting comes home to Imperial War Museum North

One of artist L.S. Lowry’s most iconic works has come 'home' to Manchester and gone on public display from today. The painting, Going To Work,...

Manchester’s enduring love affair with Blackpool

We loved to be beside the seaside - and we still do. Manchester’s love affair with Blackpool has lasted almost 200 years, despite the sun-drenched...

Review: Oddfellows Cheadle has perfected the classic afternoon tea

I confess that, as a lunchtime pie and a pint man – oh alright, three pints – afternoon tea has never really figured in...

Council seeks to banish street kitchens serving the homeless from Piccadilly Gardens

Manchester town hall bosses are seeking to banish street kitchens serving the homeless and vulnerable from Piccadilly Gardens. Instead, people running street kitchens are being...

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