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How you can help local wildlife hero beaten and robbed in...

Luke Blazejewski was cycling home in Salford, where he has lived for more than 10 years,  when he was attacked by a group of...

Ex-Corrie heartthrob Richard Fleeshman is back in town

Richard Fleeshman is one of those performers who never stops trying new things. His TV career began on the famous Coronation Street cobbles, playing...

How Worsley restaurant George’s is helping Manchester’s homeless

Not everybody is fortunate enough to have a place to call home - a roof over their head or even a hot meal each...

Meet the man who shot a horror film on his iPhone...

By day, Elliott Maguire works as a security guard at ITV, MediaCity. By night, he hones his craft - filmmaking. In an ambitious juggling act,...

Review: War Horse at The Lowry

The term 'war horse' is sometimes to applied to old theatrical productions still doing the rounds, surviving precisely because they are old fashioned and...

Welcome to the Kings Arms: a pub with cracking tunes and...

If I asked you to name a few pubs in Manchester, the list would be long. If I asked you to name a few in...

Phoenix from the flames: the gluten-free Salford brewery that’s going places

Rik Garner is one of Manchester's craft beer pioneers. He jokes that he probably liked beer from too young an age and remembers when he...

Three to see this weekend: revelations, celebrations and migrations

Diaries at the ready - this is a big weekend in the Manchester calendar. Not only is it Father’s Day on Sunday (forget it...

Early Smiths photos on display at Central Library

An exhibition of early photographs of Manchester music icons The Smiths – including the world-famous shot of the group posing outside the Salford Lads...

The week in good news: a Manchester hero, a ManVan and...

This week’s good news celebrates sustained effort. A man’s effort to bring water to Syria, a collective pub effort that led to thousands being...

‘I’m just a lad from Ancoats blagging it’, says John Henshaw

John Henshaw has worked with Ken Loach, starred in the TV mini-series Cilla alongside Sheridan Smith, and been in The Cops. He is perhaps best known...

From St Petersburg to St Peter’s Square: why the pay-per-minute revolution...

There's a sitting room in the city centre everyone is welcome to step into. And everything inside is free. Except the time you spend....