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What makes Manchester so special and unique? That's easy, the beautiful people. Some were born here and some were drawn here - we ask how they have come to love Manchester

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Tim Heatley, co-founder of Capital &...

Tim Heatley, 37, is co-founder of Manchester-based Capital & Centric, one of the UK's most innovative property developers specialising in revitalising iconic buildings. Current...

The week in good news: a superman, a super businesswoman, and...

A superman, a super businesswoman and a super dog: here are our picks of good news from the past week. Young homeless man becomes role...

New film about the man behind Manchester cult hero Frank Sidebottom...

A new documentary about a Manchester cult hero will have its world premiere at a prestigious arts festival in Austin, Texas next month. Being Frank:...

How a homeless man managed to turn his life round in...

It’s difficult not to be touched by Chris Channon’s story. Humble, positive and determined, he walks all the way from Cheetham Hill to Creams...

One of the world’s most renowned adventurer-explorers is heading to Manchester

One of the world's most renowned adventurer-explorers is visiting Manchester later this year as part a brand new tour of the UK. Benedict Allen hit...

Meet the man who owns the most viewed men’s hair brand...

With YouTube becoming more and more competitive to get into, it's a challenge to stand out from the crowd and create quality content that...

100 years since The Representation of the People Act – and...

Today marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed on the 6 February 1918, granting women over 30 who were...

Raise a glass to a drinks industry legend celebrating 50 years...

Drinks industry legend George Bergier - a title officially bestowed on him last year by Imbibe magazine - celebrates 50 years of service in...

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...

Manchester influencer calls on Richard Branson to cut ‘crippling’ train fares

The UK has some of the most expensive train fares in Europe, with British commuters paying up to five times more than their continental counterparts. And...

Support centre to prevent homelessness opens its doors in Chorlton

A new prevention centre will open today to help people who have recently become homeless to turn their lives around. The 38-bed Longford Centre in...

Home is where the art is in this local woman’s charity...

On 22 May 2017 a bomb exploded at Manchester Arena killing 22 people and injuring many more. Following the attack, people from all around...