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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

Manchester chef Adam Reid on awards, accolades, and putting tater ash...

Adam Reid took the reins at The French following Simon Rogan's departure a couple of years ago, but it was last February that the...

Last orders? Why a Budget beer tax hike could call time...

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's recent announcement that this year's Budget day will be 29th October has set nerves jangling in Britain's hard-pressed...

This brilliant video aims to encourage more people to become an...

Some of Manchester's finest musicians have given permission for their lyrics to be used in a video to recruit nurses to work in Greater...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Louise Wallwein MBE, poet and playwright

Louise Wallwein MBE is an award-winning poet, playwright and performer. Born in Withington Hospital and brought up in 13 different children’s homes, she produced her...

Manchester’s got talent: shortlist announced for first ever city awards

Championing organisations ranging from fashion to entertainment, sport to hospitality, food and drink, the night time economy and prominent organisations and individuals from around...

Actress Anna Friel comes back to Manchester for new ITV drama

Actress Anna Friel has returned home for her new drama Butterfly. The beautifully written drama about a young boy who identifies as a girl grabbed...

40 homeless people, a New York street artist and two local...

You may have noticed there's something different about the walk up Piccadilly Approach to Piccadilly Station. It's home to a freshly unveiled mural created by...

Give a bee a home: everything you need to know about...

Seventy-three big Bees and four medium-sized Bees from the spectacular art trail enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors to Manchester this summer are...

Join these Mancunians fighting against Metrolink dog ban

Adam Wilcox, Sam Elphick, Sarah Taylor and Craig Taylor are a group of four friends who all own and love dogs. In just 12...

How the fastest blind man on land and water is...

Dust off your 2016 book of Guinness World Records and turn to page 97. There you will find Mike Newman, the Sale-born adrenaline junkie...

Bees reunited: your last chance to see all the bees in...

The Bee in the City art trail may have finished but don't fret if you didn't get the chance to see them all. Because all...

”I cut up my Hacienda membership card to make plectrums”: Mark...

Film critic and broadcaster Mark Kermode was awarded the Faculty of Humanities’ Outstanding Alumnus award by the University of Manchester in 2009. That's university-speak...

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