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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

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham makes his New Year resolutions

Metro mayor Andy Burnham's upbeat New Year message looks forward to the next 12 months by looking back to the city's key role in...

Manchester Worker Bee: Andrew Fillis, actor and teacher

Liverpool-born Andrew Fillis grew up in Southport and moved to Manchester in 1991. He trained to become an actor here and appeared as Lindsay Corkhill's baddie ex-husband...

This is the place: Bury has the best market in Britain but...

Bury emerged in the Industrial Revolution as a mill town manufacturing textiles. Historically part of Lancashire, to this day some Bury folk prefer to...

Manchester Worker Bee: Jade Jones MBE, athlete and Olympic gold medallist

Double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones moved from Wales to Manchester when she was just 17 years old and has carved out quite the...

Prime minister pledges government WILL pay the costs of Manchester Arena...

Theresa May has announced that the government will pay the full £28m required to cover the costs incurred by police, NHS bodies, and councils...

Women of Manchester invited to share their stories for suffragette celebration

February 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act which allowed all men and some women over the age...

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 Manchester actor who’s starring in the next big TV...

Matthew McNulty has spent the last few years in period dress for TV dramas like Jamaica Inn, The Mill, The Musketeers, The Terror and...

How Manchester Storm reformed and made the city fall in love...

In 1996, when I was 12, I used to go to Manchester city centre on Saturday evenings to join 17,000 others who would pack out the...

Manchester Worker Bee: Tom Bloxham MBE

How do you even begin to sum up Tom Bloxham? Founder and chairman of Urban Splash, a company which has made a huge contribution...

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...

New female head chef Rebecca Richardson takes Mr Cooper’s back to...

Mr Cooper’s, The Midland Hotel’s modern British brasserie, has appointed Rebecca Richardson as its new head chef. Longsight-born Rebecca comes to the two AA...

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