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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

A new co-working space has opened in Manchester – and it...

A new co-working concept called Work. Life has opened in Manchester and unlike many soulless spaces that populate the market, this place is promising...

Actress Anna Friel comes back to Manchester for new ITV drama

Actress Anna Friel has returned home for her new drama Butterfly. The beautifully written drama about a young boy who identifies as a girl grabbed...

“I wanted to show what northern actors can do”: Manchester’s Daniel...

He grew up in a Jehovah's Witness community in Greater Manchester, and now writer-director Daniel Kokotajlo has turned his experiences into a film. Set in...

Piccadilly Records turns 40: how has this Manchester institution adapted over...

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Piccadilly Records, the independent record shop that’s become an institution, not only for Manchester but for music fans...

Manchester charity boss has his prayers answered when bus for homeless...

The boss of a Manchester charity had his prayers answered when the vehicle it uses to provide emergency beds for the city’s rough sleepers...

How a homeless man managed to turn his life round in...

It’s difficult not to be touched by Chris Channon’s story. Humble, positive and determined, he walks all the way from Cheetham Hill to Creams...

Manchester pictured as you’ve never seen it before

These are the places. But can you spot them in a just-launched new artwork featuring many of Manchester’s iconic buildings? The work, entitled The Manchester...

Three to see this weekend: a foodie festival, a beauty bash and...

Brace yourself. It’s set to be sunny this weekend. Well, at least between rain showers. This weekend’s three to see will have you dancing...

From Manchester to Ackley Bridge: meet the actor people mistake for...

Series Two of Grange Hill meets Shameless-style Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge started last week. Manchester-born Lorraine Cheshire plays Lorraine Bird, Mandy's PA - good at her...

You can buy a Victoria Wood statue to help fund a...

Fans of Victoria Wood can now have a permanent reminder of the local comedy legend. Forty, ten-inch statues of the late comedienne are being sold...

Beautiful new variety of rose will honour youngest victim of Manchester...

The parents of Saffie-Rose Roussos, the youngest victim of the Manchester Arena bombing, have revealed a new variety of rose cultivated in memory of...

Meet the cycling lawyer who represents fellow cyclists in accident claims

Bloody cyclists.  They're a bloody danger and a bloody nuisance. Always riding on the pavement and going through red lights. And they they don't...

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