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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

Extraordinary new Peterloo website recreates Manchester in 1819 to mark 200...

A new website has created in extraordinary 3D detail the events and legacy of the Peterloo Massacre 200 years ago - to enable a...

You Are Not Alone music festival is coming to NQ and...

At the end of this month, Northern Quarter venues Night and Day Cafe, Jimmys and The Whiskey Jar are hosting a new music festival...

Video about a secret trapdoor in the Rochdale Canal goes viral...

When Manchester vlogger Martin Zero made a video of how a rubbish-strewn stretch of city centre canal drains into an unseen river, he could...

BREAKING: high winds rip Irish Festival marquees off the ground on...

The high winds battering Manchester have ripped marquees off the ground on Albert Square where the city's Irish Festival has been taking place. Dramatic pictures...

Huge regional language project will celebrate Greater Manchester’s rich tapestry of...

Do you call a flat roll a barm, a barmcake, a teacake or a muffin? You might not think it's an important question, but linguists...

Forty years a red: meet Greater Manchester’s biggest football fan

Stuart Roy Clarke has been taking photographs of the beautiful game since 1989. But they’re not the kind of photographs you see in the...

Kala kickstarter begins tonight as Gary Usher bids to crowdfund £100k...

Chef Gary Usher will start his latest crowdfunding appeal tonight in a bid to raise £100,000 needed to keep his new Manchester restaurant Kala...

Cycle for a good cause this summer with Manchester to Blackpool...

This summer, Mancunians are encouraged to get on their bikes for charity with the annual Manchester to Blackpool and Manchester 100 charity cycle rides. Taking place...

Meet the local butcher who’s officially making the best pork pies...

"This is something very special. I’m sure it doesn’t happen very often!" beams John Mettrick, the man behind JW Mettrick & Son family-run butchers...

Who run the world? 22 influential women putting Manchester on the...

Manchester's women have a formidable reputation for smashing glass ceilings and changing the course of history. Our city has been home to the likes of...

How Manchester Storm reformed and made the city fall in love...

In 1996, when I was 12, I used to go to Manchester city centre on Saturday evenings to join 17,000 others who would pack out the...

Dine in the dark in aid of local charity for the...

Dining in the dark may not be a new concept - it dates back to the 18th century - but it's certainly a novel one. Diners...

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