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

Monster Trucks are coming to Manchester – how to get tickets

Attention, petrolheads! With names like Tiger Shark, Bigfoot, V8 Bomber and Bone Shaker, they’re the Monster Trucks… and they’re roaring our way. Next January the...

16-18 year olds to get free bus travel in Greater Manchester

Young people aged 16-18 across Greater Manchester have been invited to apply for free bus travel when the Our Pass travel card comes into...

Greater Manchester Bee Network to reach 1,800 miles as cycling and walking schemes grow

One year on from its launch as the UK’s largest biggest cycling and walking network, Greater Manchester’s Bee Network is set to get a...

Andy Burnham announces plan for an integrated, modern and accessible public transport system

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched Our Network, his ambitious ten-year plan to create an integrated, modern and accessible public transport system. He outlined...

‘Living poem’ written in 64 languages goes on display in Manchester Central Library

A poem written in 64 languages spoken in Manchester - from Albanian to Zulu - celebrating the cultural diversity of the city's communities has...

The truth about the 1996 Manchester bomb & the making of modern Manchester

Saturday 15th June 1996 dawned bright and sunny and Manchester had every reason to feel good about itself, writes Ray King

Book review: Yesterday We Were in America – the story of Alcock and Brown’s...

The English thriller dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries when a coterie of writers produced a series of ripping yarns like...

Remembering Manchester pioneers Alcock and Brown 100 years after first non-stop transatlantic flight

One hundred years ago this weekend, a specially modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber, an assemblage of wood, canvas and wire, dipped its...

Salford to get world class entertainment and cultural venue

An ambitious project to revive a historic music venue and create a modern cultural hub and event centre for Salford has been unveiled. The redevelopment...

Great Ancoats Street is set for a facelift – and work will start this...

One of Manchester city centre’s busiest roads - Great Ancoats Street - is set for a major facelift, and work is starting this month. The...

Manchester Food and Drink Festival announces ‘Vegan Takeover’ this September

It’ll be the biggest invasion of plants since the Day of the Triffids. Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced a 'Vegan Takeover' on the...

Drastic action is needed to close north-south divide – but don’t expect anything to...

Former civil service head Lord Kerslake’s dire warning that the north-south divide is set to widen, creating “disturbing disparities in people’s life chances” should...

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