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

Why a local photographer is putting ballerinas in the windows of...

Walk down Hilton Street in the Northern Quarter and you’ll find an old office block with 56 different images of ballerinas in the windows,...

Meet the people behind south Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove

Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove are celebrating their first birthday on Saturday 9th December with an all-day charity fundraiser event at Dulcimer, their...

This bottled beer brand is bringing people together in Manchester

Imagine walking into a human library where the books are people, ready to share their stories and hard-hitting life experience with you. Well, now you...

Peter Hook to sell off rare Joy Division and Factory Records...

Manchester music icon Peter Hook is selling off a host of personal memorabilia from his years as bassist with Joy Division and New Order. The...

Meet the Manchester TV producer behind everything from Queer as Folk...

It’s 20 years since Nicola Shindler founded the Manchester-based production company, RED. The aim from the outset was to work with the best in...

10 Great Northerners go on display at Great Northern Warehouse –...

If you walk through the doors of leisure destination Great Northern Warehouse, you’ll be welcomed by Maxine Peake, Sir Ian McKellen, Bobby Charlton and...

Manchester business leads the way in mental health awareness in the...

According to NHS figures, one in four people will experience mental ill health in the course of their lifetime. So it’s no wonder it...

Meet the brothers who started a luxury trainer brand from their...

When Ross and Ryan Buckley spotted a gap in the market for sneaker fans looking for higher quality, exclusive designs at an affordable price, they...

Underneath the arches: the best new brewery in Greater Manchester

Starting a small business with a small budget can be a challenge. To do it single-handed, even more so. So says Paul Greetham, founder of...

Meet the man who supports his team 3,000 miles from Manchester...

Manchester United v Liverpool is the biggest club game in world football. Saturday's game had a global audience of 600-700 million – more than...

The Manchester mum set to make first £1 million after setting...

Manc mum-of-two Michelle Potts is on course to make her first million with her innovative online fashion business, Boutique Babez. Michelle, 29, from Denton, started...

This new pop-up cafe in Gtr Manchester offers animal therapy for...

Dog-lovers are being encouraged to help the lonely and depressed in their community by sharing some “animal magic” at a cafe in Manchester. Animal-assisted therapy,...

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