Tag: Greater Manchester

Jul 31
Greater Manchester lockdown: what the new rules mean and what you can and can’t do

Late last night, residents of Greater Manchester as well as East Lancashire and West…

Apr 20
Revealed: TransPennine Express’ futuristic new fleets featuring movie screens on seats

A new generation of fast, futuristic trains is set to be introduced on TransPennine…

Apr 18
16 year-old Salford girl inspired by Shelagh Delaney to have her first play performed

A 16 year-old Salford schoolgirl is to have her first play performed at Salford Arts…

Apr 17
Going, going, nearly gone: landmark Manchester building is being demolished

Manchester’s towering monument to Britain’s ambitious bid to develop its…

Apr 11
Tour de Manc invites keen cyclists to raise money for local charities

The Tour de Manc Sportive is back on 6 May 2018 for the third year. It’s not…

Mar 22
Greater Manchester to be first UK city region to ditch single use plastic

There was an old saying in the newspaper business. Never launch a campaign unless you…

Jan 08
New year, new kitchen: how to get a brand spanking new kitchen without breaking the bank

If you’ve decided to splash out on a new kitchen, the to-do list can seem endless. If…

Dec 15
Meet the Michelin-trained pastry chef who’s making Manchester a sweeter place

Her chocolates are a hit with breweries, chefs, and, er, with me.  Her salted caramel…

Dec 01
Iconic Canadian coffee chain to open first UK drive thru in Salford

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons is opening its first UK drive thru in Salford. The…

Nov 30
This Salford pub is setting the table to combat loneliness this Christmas 

Tomorrow is December. And that can only mean one thing. The Christmas countdown has…

Nov 20
“Westminster has failed the north,” says Greater Manchester Mayor

Bring power back to Manchester, not Whitehall, says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy…

Oct 25
Thousands of people sign petition to save Manchester pub threatened with demolition

Grassroots heritage lobby group Manchester Shield has launched a last ditch public…

Oct 24
This Manchester pub just went from zero to hero after a £480k refurb

Even though pubs across the UK are closing at a frightening rate, there are plenty…

Oct 23
Who ya gonna call? Five of the scariest places in Greater Manchester

From ghostly activity to sinister urban legends, Greater Manchester is home to many…

Oct 18
Expect the unexpected: Paul Foot and his pig comes to Sale Waterside

Paul Foot is, by all accounts, a peculiar fellow. His unfashionable mullet hair cut…

Oct 16
New book about Greater Manchester’s modern architecture has a concrete cover

An architecture lecturer’s guidebook to modern architecture in Greater Manchester has…

Oct 12
Greater Manchester’s tourism boom shows no signs of slowing down

Tourism is now the biggest income earner for Greater Manchester – worth a…

Oct 09
Danger Mouse, Count Duckula and friends get a new Gtr Manchester home

For the last few years, some of Manchester’s most famous residents have been living in…

Sep 14
Ramsbottom pub named best in the country

A Greater Manchester pub with a social conscience has been named the best in the…

Sep 03
Police warn evil clowns could be making a comeback

Evil clowns are feared to be making a comeback after police issued guidance saying…

Aug 21
This Wigan pub has been crowned the best in Greater Manchester

A rail-themed watering hole next to Wigan North Western station has been named CAMRA’s…

Aug 18
There’s no such thing as a fully booked restaurant with this exclusive concierge service

Paul and Nicola Kilroe have extended the services of The Boardroom, their Manchester…

Aug 18
The masterplan: Manchester mayor Andy Burnham’s first 100 days have been eventful – to say the least

When former Cabinet big hitter and Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham was…

Jul 28
It’s National Milk Chocolate Day: places in Greater Manchester to embrace it

If you’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth, you’re probably aware that it was World…

Jul 25
Sightseeing: check out these magnificent Manchester tours and day trips

Whether you’re looking for spontaneous Manchester tours or just a break from the…

Jun 27
When Heaton Park was the horse racing capital of the north

Gloriously restored Heaton Park Hall will reveal its secrets again this summer with…

Jun 19
11 places to enjoy a perfect picnic in Manchester

It’s National Picnic Week, a 10-day initiative to encourage people to get…