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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

Meet the Stockport MasterChef finalist making luxury chocolate bars – including...

Having wowed both the judges and viewers last year with his stunning dishes on BBC’s MasterChef, Stockport-based finalist David Crichton has now launched a...

Suranne Jones on new TV drama Gentleman Jack and what she...

Suranne Jones takes the lead in a new drama by Happy Valley’s Sally Wainwright about Anne Lister, the transgressive landowner who returned to Halifax...

Meet Food Sorcery’s coffee master teaching Mancunians how to make the...

One of Food Sorcery’s most popular classes is the Coffee Lovers class. Run by Mancunian coffee master Gavin Scouse, we had a chat with the...

Manchester’s billionaires: who made the Sunday Times rich list 2019

The success of Manchester's business entrepreneurs has once again been underlined with the publication of the 2019 Sunday Times Rich List. It details the wealthiest...

Meet the woman who has turned a passion for wine into...

A love of fine wines led to the creation of what is now one of Manchester's longest-established restaurants. Co-founder Jane Dowler has overseen the growth...

Russell T Davies’ latest TV drama focuses on the lives of...

It doesn't seem that long ago that Russell T Davies announced he was setting his latest drama Years and Years in Manchester. Now it’s...

Line of Duty’s Martin Compston has been spotted filming in the...

The fifth series of Line of Duty might have come to an end with a long wait expected before a new series hits our...

Captain Manchester is back, bringing random good deeds to the city...

If you’re in the city centre next month, keep an eye out for Captain Manchester. He'll be taking to the streets to bring cheer...

Coronation Street actress opens charity shop to raise funds for sick...

Coronation Street actress Lisa George has opened a brand new charity shop in Ashton which will raise vital funds for sick and injured pets...

Meet the Manchester jam makers who put the strawberry jam in...

When I Love MCR® decided to create a new Strawberry Jam Gin, it was a no-brainer as to where the main ingredient would be...

Shameless and The Bill actor Ciaran Griffiths on returning to theatre...

The award-winning play, All I See Is You, is returning to the north west at the end of May, and Ciaran Griffiths, who reprises...

What’s the story behind Manchester’s biggest street food event – and...

One of the biggest street food events in the UK, GRUB is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Despite launching at a time when interest...

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