People

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

The taxi firm that loved their local restaurant so much they’ve...

This Manchester taxi firm loved their neighbouring restaurant so much, that when it faced closure they decided to take it on themselves! StreetCars, based in...

A life-sized LEGO suffragette is coming to Manchester on Emmeline Pankhurst’s...

This brilliant life-sized statue of a suffragette made entirely from LEGO is to go on display in Manchester - just in time to mark the...

Stars out as inspiring fundraiser Michael Josephson MBE raises £318,000 at...

Star guests and VIPs were going for gold as an astounding £318,000 was raised at the annual Michael Josephson MBE Summer Ball. Inspirational fundraiser Michael...

Danny Boyle on Manchester, working with Richard Curtis, and why his...

Yesterday is a joyous romantic comedy written by the master of the genre, Richard Curtis, and directed by Danny Boyle. It might seem unexpected for...

The best photos from an incredible Manchester Day as the city...

The streets of Manchester were brought alive by a colourful celebration of our city as thousands headed out to support the tenth annual Manchester...

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...

Manchester fireman Aaron Parmar launches running club in memory of Manchester...

You may remember just a few months ago when Aaron Parmar set himself the mammoth task of running 22 10k runs in memory of...

Calling all Manchester artists: could your I Love MCR® logo design...

Attention all Manchester artists! I Love MCR® is calling for new t-shirt design submissions  - and we need your help. Last year we worked with...

Maxine Peake on her 25-year career, her new film and why...

In a world where everyone feels the urge to self-edit, Maxine Peake is a maverick. Just as she’s fearless in her choice of roles,...

A record 34 Manchester groups receive the 2019 Queen’s Award for...

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, created in 2002 to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, is the highest award given to volunteer groups to recognise...

Attention Manchester kids: help redesign the iconic I Love MCR® t-shirt...

I Love MCR® is looking for schools to help redesign the iconic I Love MCR® t-shirt to represent the different boroughs of Greater Manchester. We...

Manchester pioneers Alcock and Brown remembered 100 years after first non-stop...

One hundred years ago next month, a specially modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber, an assemblage of wood, canvas and wire, dipped its...

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