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Friendship group finally make it out into the city

Members of the Out In The City friendship group were able to meet in person for the first time since lockdown began. The group is a...

Pedal power helping to keep community spirit on track

A Chorlton cyclist has been using her people skills and pedal power to support her community during lockdown. Glynis Francis has created Chorlton Bike Deliveries,...

The cast of Corrie returns to the cobbles and we take a trip down memory lane

The Coronation Street cast has returned to the cobbles after being in lockdown. Over the past few months, the show had relied on its...

Manchester’s thriving music scene needs our support through the pandemic

Manchester-born and Stockport bred Jay Taylor has been a part of the city's music scene for the last 18 years. He’s played in bands, promoted...
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Our city shows its support for the Black Lives Matter movement

Thousands of protesters flocked to Manchester city centre in support of the Black Lives Matter movement earlier this month. These demonstrations came after George Floyd,...

24 years on from Manchester bombing – we remember where we were

The sun was shining on June 15, 1996, in Manchester, as it has today, it was a Saturday, England was due to take on...

Love Me Do….The Beatles & Roy Orbison gig that rocked my world in Manchester, 1963

Radcliffe reporter, Pauline Smith, shares treasured memories of seeing the Fab Four perform in Manchester in 1963.  Becoming a teenager in 1961 was really a...

Manchester artist Elton Darlo creates new sketches in lockdown

Manchester-based artist Elton Darlo is hard at work on a new series of sketches based on the things he sees while walking through our...

From my dad’s Rusholme cafe to the Kippax – one man’s love affair with Man City

Who remembers that moment you decided whether you were going to join the blue or red side of the city? Manchester is known for...

30-years on from homosexuality being declassified as a mental disorder

It has been three decades since the World Health Organization declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder. And while this now seems an absurd reality in...
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Being Transgender: the hurt and the pain

This poem, submitted by Pauline Smith, follows her feature piece: Being Transgender: The Pain and The Glory.  Trans am I As are my sisters brothers And non...

Murder, mayhem and shenanigans: Stockport writer pens book about his hometown

Reddish-based writer Nick Fisher's newest book describes Stockport's colourful history, covering anything from celebrity sightings to it's own unsavoury characters. The book, Hardmen Gangsters Jokers...

New Facebook page celebrates Salford’s wildlife

Wildlife loving Salford residents have come together to share their photography, advice, and queries about wildlife around the city. The Salford Wildlife Facebook page was set...

Are you sitting comfortably?

“Then I will begin” - said Daphne Oxenford on the cult children’s TV programme “Listen With Mother” in January 1950. “Listen With Mother” was broadcast...

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