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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

Will Stockport-born tycoon save Manchester’s favourite department store from administration?

Will a boy brought up on a Stockport council estate turn out to be the 'White Knight' who rides to the rescue of Manchester's...

From Shameless to Safe: Manchester screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst on creating must...

Danny Brocklehurst worked as a journalist before getting his first screenwriting gig on 2000’s Clocking Off, a series set in a Manchester textile factory...

Greater Manchester makes history with first ever LGBT Adviser

Andy Burnham is making history this week, with the announcement of Greater Manchester’s first ever LGBT Adviser. Thought to be the first of its...

Corrie stars go up against fans in a special quiz for...

For the second year running, stars of much-loved Manchester soap Coronation Street will take on fans in an epic pub quiz in honour of...

16-year-old Salford schoolgirl wins two awards for her debut play at...

A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Salford has won two awards for her debut play at this year's Greater Manchester Fringe. Libby Hall won Best Newcomer for Things We Tell...

Everything you wanted to know about the Manchester Pride Big Weekend...

It won't be long till LGBT supporters from around the world get together for Manchester Pride’s annual Big Weekend festival. The four-day extravaganza, which is...

Volunteers needed for 24/7 NSPCC helpline in Salford

Childline, the NSPCC's flagship helpline for children in desperate need, needs more volunteers at its Salford office. The Childline service provides a safe, confidential place...

Campaign launched to make Greater Manchester the best place in the...

Greater Manchester has a lower gender pay gap than the UK as a whole - but there's still a long way to go in...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Craig Hepworth, playwright and director

Craig Hepworth is a playwright and director who co-owns Vertigo Theatre Productions, a Manchester-based theatre company which has staged many plays, including Mysterious Skin,...

It all started on Oxford Road: the band from Manchester conquering...

Meet Young Monarch, a group of young musicians from across the country who met whilst studying at The Royal Northern College of Music. Rebecca Lewis (vocals),...

Manchester coffee brand first in UK to ditch take away cups...

Speciality coffee shop Grindsmith has completely eliminated single-use cups from its Pod store, becoming the first in the country to do so. Following a three-month...

The ethical Manchester fitness brand aiming to bring the world together...

The concept behind Manchester fitness brand Asuno is to "bring the world together through clothing." Even the word Asuno, a mixture of English and Spanish,...