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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

Hulme The Movie: Britain’s worst housing disaster on film

Hulme, Manchester. Dateline 1972. The opening of the biggest public housing development in the whole of Europe. Hulme, Manchester. Dateline 1991. The launch of City...

Whatever happened to the Arndale underground market? This urban explorer...

Many people have happy memories of the Arndale Underground Market, a shopper's paradise beneath the city centre's streets back in the 1970s and 80s. The...

Ariana Grande named first honorary citizen of Manchester

Ariana Grande is the first recipient of a new honour bestowed on people from outside Greater Manchester who have made a significant contribution to the city. The...

People are desperate to ‘Save Kendals’ after House of Fraser reveal...

New owners Sports Direct have decided that they will close the House of Fraser Manchester store after Christmas and inevitably put at least 160...

This inspirational Manchester poem recited with passion has left thousands of...

People stood together in Albert Square today to unite against the terror attack on Manchester. After a speech from the Lord Mayor, Manc poet Tony...

Mobike choose Manchester as first UK city to launch mobile bike...

Manchester and Salford have become the first cities outside Asia to adopt high-tech Mobike for mobile bike sharing and making short trips across the city...

Meet the woman behind the first 100% vegan pub kitchen in...

Which pub serves up homemade tacos for breakfast followed by an enormous vegan Sunday roast with all the trimmings? Mexican meets traditional English may sound...

One of Manchester’s most magnificent buildings opens as a visitor attraction

A building widely considered to be one of Manchester’s most architecturally significant buildings has opened to the public as a visitor attraction. The magnificent Grade II...

Straight outta Gorton: the reggae band bringing some sunshine to Market Street

It’s not often that a busking group manages to get people dancing on the streets of Manchester. But it seems Ruff Trade have cracked...

Anti-homeless spikes removed thanks to marvellous reaction from Mancunian mum

It’s the sense of civic pride that makes Manchester such a special place to live and work. That’s one of the reasons why Prestwich born...

9 alternative ways to help Manchester’s homeless this Christmas

You're walking down Market Street, shopping bags full of Christmas gifts, and you spot someone in a damp sleeping bag with a half-empty cup...

ONE LOVE: Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for superstar-studded benefit...

A huge line-up of music icons including Coldplay, Justin Beiber and Katy Perry will join popstar Ariana Grande at a benefit show at Emirates...

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