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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

Trafford’s answer to Frank Sinatra is a man of many talents

Wayne Devlin is a man of many talents. He's no stranger to the screen, having had small roles in Peaky Blinders, Citizen Khan, Happy Valley,...

Meet the Manchester actor who’s starring in the next big TV...

Matthew McNulty has spent the last few years in period dress for TV dramas like Jamaica Inn, The Mill, The Musketeers, The Terror and...

‘It’s a proper Manchester book’: writer David Nolan on his new...

David Nolan is an award-winning author, television producer and crime reporter. He has written a dozen books including I Swear I Was There, about...

How to find your soulmate in Manchester in the digital age 

Manchester might have the highest concentration of single people in the whole of the UK, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re all getting lucky. Last...

RIP Pete Shelley: Buzzcocks founder and punk pioneer

The untimely death of Pete Shelley, co-founder and mostly lead singer of Buzzcocks, is very sad news for Manchester. Let's not forget that Buzzcocks (never...

Boohoo founders Umar and Samir Kamani donate £500,000 of toys to...

The owners of fast fashion brand Boohoo have donated £500k worth of toys to a charity for disadvantaged children in Greater Manchester The Kamani family...

Help the hungry – organisations in and around Manchester that need...

Many people associate the festive season with a time of food, drink and celebrating. But that isn’t the case for everyone – and local...

Why I want to donate my wedding dress to a terminally-ill...

For many people it is a tradition to keep your wedding dress. Traditionally, they were kept to be made into a christening gown for...

Boxing champ Tyson Fury pledges £8 million purse to poor and...

Manchester boxer Tyson Fury, who promised to donate his entire £8 million purse to the poor and homeless - win or lose – before...

Award-winning Manchester bartender is one of the best in the world

Bartender Joe Schofield is coming back to Manchester to open his own cocktail bar - and he’s bringing his international awards with him Starting out...

Human advent calendar helps feed Manchester’s homeless and vulnerable people

Spinningfields bar and restaurant The Oast House is aiming to donate over 1,200 meals to vulnerable people in the run-up to Christmas by inviting...

The Manchester barber who gives free haircuts to the homeless has...

The man who gives free haircuts to the homeless has organised a Christmas event for them on Sunday, with the support of Andy Burnham. This will...

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