Can you get all the questions right to this Greater Manchester Quiz?

Born and bred? Call yourself a local? Let's put your knowledge to the test with this Greater Manchester based quiz! Q1. How many Ashtons are...

Where I call home: Boomerang Manc

Our new series asks our reporters to consider whereabouts they call home - was it the place they grew up, the town they first...

Remember, Remember: Bonfire night with Lancashire Black Peas

Here, our reporter Jean reminisces about bonfire night as a child and shares the recipe for black peas - a traditional treat served on...

Bonfire Night memories

Today marks Bonfire Night - and here Salford reporter Chris Vickers shares memories of his family celebrations. "As a youngsters my sister, Pat, and I...
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Belonging: Growing up in Chorley, living across the world and coming back to Bury

Here, our reporter Lesley shares her experience of moving to Greater Manchester after being born in Cumbria and raised in Chorley, Lancashire. Unlike many of...

Renowned Manchester Photographer Comes Out Of Retirement at 90!

Renowned Manchester photographer, Sefton Samuels has come out of retirement – again – for his latest exhibition at the National Football Museum in Manchester. Sefton,...

Roller boots, coloured sands and John Lennon’s doppelgänger: holidays at Southsea with my grandmother

Did you use to visit the seaside when you were younger? Here, Gill from Bury remembers visiting Southsea with her grandmother, meeting some interesting...

The history of the Lancaster Bomber accident in Salford and the local everlasting respects still paid

Here, our community reporter, Paul Sherlock from Salford, explains some of the history behind the Lancaster Bomber incident during the Second World War and...

The myths we all believed as kids

Some old wives' tails and little fibs stick around for generations... did you get told these when you were younger? Sitting too close to the...

History uncovered: Bowton’s Yard, Samuel Laycock, and Stalybridge

Pictures and poems! Here, our community reporter and editor Bob reveals his special charity shop discovery and the history he has uncovered behind it.  Since...
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Looking to try something new or dip back into an old hobby at a more relaxed pace? A series of walking netball clubs are offering...

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This post contains affiliate links  There are some people who are terrified of getting older, and there are others fully ready to embrace advancing age....

Recognition for the Age UK Salford Hospital Aftercare Team at Salford Royal Hospital

The Age UK Salford Hospital Aftercare Team who are based in Salford Royal Hospital have been shortlisted for a Staff Northern Care Alliance Award. There...

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