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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

Five inspiring moments from the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run that will warm...

Experience a running event like no other on Sunday 19 May and remember, no matter how you get to the start line, do something...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Andy Spinoza, managing director, SKV Communications

Andy Spinoza has had his finger on Manchester's pulse for more than 30 years - first as a resourceful newspaper gossip columnist and subsequently...

Three to see this weekend: getting wined and dined and art...

There's plenty going on this weekend to peel you off the sofa and out of that Ben and Jerry's rut. Whether you want to get...

Mike Leigh on Peterloo: “It would have been an insult to...

Set in Manchester in 1819, Mike Leigh's new film details the events that led to the Peterloo Massacre in St Peter's Field, Manchester, when...

Manchester families invited to welcome Chinese children into their homes this...

Families in Manchester are being invited to welcome Chinese students into their homes as 1,000 young people visit this summer to learn about life in...

Manchester music store Forsyth to give away 200 free music lessons

Deansgate music store Forsyth is offering free music lessons during national Learn to Play Day weekend next month. Lessons are available on piano, voice, and...

Your vote could help this award-winning Manchester charity transform the lives...

Back on Track is a small Manchester charity that helps disadvantaged adults make lasting, positive changes in their lives.   They run a learning centre...

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...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Austin Collings, Writer

What's evident when I sit down with writer Austin Collings is that this interview will be a bit different from any other 12 Questions interviews I've...

“I wanted to show what northern actors can do”: Manchester’s Daniel...

He grew up in a Jehovah's Witness community in Greater Manchester, and now writer-director Daniel Kokotajlo has turned his experiences into a film. Set in...

Snowman sculptures by acclaimed artists go up for sale in online...

Walking with The Snowman, the festive sculpture trail taking place around MediaCityUK, is soon coming to an end. But fans can take the magic...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Caroline Stevenson, Founder, Foodinate

Chorlton-born Caroline Stevenson has just returned from the Scottish Business Awards where she picked up her award as winner of RBS and Entrepreneurial Spark...

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