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“This time next year I’ll be world champion again”, says Anthony...

Manchester's 'nice guy' boxing champion Anthony Crolla is well and truly on the comeback trail. Oozing confidence at the launch of his book Million Dollar...

Meet the man who visited all 92 football league grounds and...

When Jamie Edwards drew the grounds of Notts County and Nottingham Forest back in 2004, he had no idea that this would be the...

New book about Greater Manchester’s modern architecture has a concrete cover

An architecture lecturer’s guidebook to modern architecture in Greater Manchester has been published following a successful crowdfunding campaign. Manchester MODERN is a labour of love...

MancBook Review: Manchester’s Radical Mayor by Joanna M Williams

On 22nd August 1893, the Great Abel bell in Manchester's new town hall - inaugurated just short of 16 years before - tolled solemnly...

Meet the man who’s been called the Scorsese of Salford

The bench, the bench by the war memorial, an eight foot, graffiti tattooed Cleopatra’s Needle of a war memorial. She is about to sit...

How not to be a boy: Robert Webb comes to Manchester

Mitchell and Webb have given us some great laughs over the years. From That Mitchell and Webb Look - which made BBC2 watchable again...

MancBook Review: The Story of Manchester by Deborah Woodman

The trouble with attempting to tell the story of Manchester from the Roman occupation to the present day is that, for more than 1,000...

Best-selling author who escaped Moors Murderers fell victim to child care...

Author Tommy Rhattigan, whose harrowing account of his life as a seven year-old surviving crippling poverty and brutal abuse in the slums of inner...

Murder on the Orient Express’s connection to a 19th Century mansion...

The trailer for the latest star-studded movie version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express has just been released. But few know that...

This is the place: Manchester vigil poem to be turned into...

The poem recited by Tony Walsh at the vigil on the day after the Arena bombing is to be turned into a book to...

MancBook Review: Sirens by Joseph Knox

Morrissey could be right. So we've taken a leaf out of his book and started our very own book club. But not just any...

“I believe in Manchester – go and talk to the people...

'I believe in Manchester because what really matters in the end is character, and Manchester has the right sort of character.' These words extolling the...