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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

How to become a comedian without having to do stand-up

When all's said and done, you don’t want to be one of those people who has said more than they’ve done. Eji Osigwe definitely...

Find a new outfit and help local charities at Manchester’s Empty...

Generous Mancunians have donated a staggering two tonnes of preloved clothing to The Empty Shop, the multi-award-winning Manchester Arndale charity initiative. The clothing - which...

The week in good news: bee sculptures, bee shirts and bee...

The weather is finally starting to look up, and there's plenty to smile about in Manchester this week. The final designs being chosen for Bee...

Manchester coffee shops donate money to charity for every cup bought...

UK Coffee Week 2018 is coming to Manchester from April 16th - 22nd, and this year is set to be bigger than ever. The...

Steve Evets on acting, the city he loves, and working with...

Not many people can claim to have appeared in a film with Eric Cantona. Steve Evets can. The Salford-born actor has appeared in Pirates...

Not just bums on seats: meet the man who puts the...

Ever looked at an old piece of furniture and felt overwhelmed by childhood memories? Simion Hawtin-Smith is a bespoke upholsterer and vintage chair specialist who...

Two proper Manchester United legends sign up to play at Old...

Two of the greatest - and most popular - footballers to play for Manchester United in the modern era are guaranteed a huge welcome...

Meet the man who must have one of the best jobs...

Jason Wood is artistic director for film at Manchester’s arts hub, HOME. He is passionate about cinema and has worked at Picture House and...

Salford Red Devils pay tribute to Manchester Arena victims with commemorative...

This season’s Salford Red Devils Magic Weekend commemorative shirt will unite the cities of Salford and Manchester, almost exactly one year to the day...

Get on your soapbox: All Saints Park to get its own...

This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Representation of the People’s Act - a law that reformed the electoral system in Great Britain. It's also...

Mancunians urged to share the gift of books to improve children’s...

The benefits of childhood reading reach far beyond entertainment. According to a recent study, reading for pleasure is more important for children's cognitive development than...

Tour de Manc invites keen cyclists to raise money for local...

The Tour de Manc Sportive is back on 6 May 2018 for the third year. It's not quite the Tour de France but it's the toughest...