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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 man behind Manchester’s top spot for Chinese hot pot

It’s no secret that Manchester has an abundance of top Chinese restaurants. Yang Sing, Sweet Mandarin and Wings spring to mind. But one of the...

Local poet JB Barrington delivers moving poem for male suicide awareness...

Male suicide is at an all time high. In the UK, men are three times more likely to take their own lives than women. Local...

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...

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...

Heartbroken stars pay tribute to Manchester celebrity hairdresser Scott Meadows

Tributes have been pouring in from across Manchester after the sudden death of popular hairdresser-to-the-stars Scott Meadows. Scott, 31, who counted scores of celebrities as...

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...

Remembering Craig Bieszke: Manchester pays tribute to twin who was “life...

Tributes have poured in after the sudden death of Manchester's Craig Bieske, who friends have affectionately hailed the "life and soul of every party". Model...

Meet the new wave of urban artists coming out of Manchester’s...

Music's always been at the heart of the 0161. Our history proves that. From the heady rock 'n' roll peak of the Smiths, the...

Let them eat cake: where to get some of the best...

March 28th is National Black Forest Cake (aka Black Forest gateau) Day. Yes! Another excuse to eat cake. We're not short of bakeries and cake shops...

Manchester actor Peter Ash on playing Corrie’s Paul Foreman – and...

Moston actor Peter Ash is well known locally for his stage work. You may remember him as Darius Fry in the hit TV show...

Trinity Islands: can the highest ‘vertical village’ in the north west...

The Northern Quarter might have temporarily transformed into New York for the new Spider-Man spin-off Morbius recently, but there’s a more permanent slice of...

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