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Mad Fer it: How the Hacienda changed the Manchester music scene forever  

Hands up if you have spent many a night that you may not remember in the Hacienda?   Talking About My Generation spoke to former raver...

Masterplans unveiled for Stretford and its mall that was once visited by Mohammed Ali

Sausage rolls, new school shoes and mum’s memories of Muhammad Ali flogging Ovaltine is what I recall about what was then Stretford Arndale. That’s right,...

Brass bands bring Christmas cheer to Stretford residents

Residents in Stretford were delighted when brass bands Mr Wilson's Second Liners and Twisted Tubes put on a surprise performance on Sunday, December 20. The...

Calls for more ‘Happy To Chat’ benches after their success combatting loneliness

'Happy To Chat' benches have been popping up in Trafford this year, with two in Timperley and one in Altrincham town centre. The idea behind...
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Calls for more ‘Happy To Chat’ benches after their success combatting loneliness

'Happy To Chat' benches have been popping up in Trafford this year, with two in Timperley and one in Altrincham town centre. The idea behind...

A trip down memory lane: Our readers’ first jobs – Part 2

Here our readers take a trip down memory lane and share stories of their first jobs after leaving school. What was your first job? Catherine Knowles "I...

Green manifesto launches for a more active Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s health leaders are coming together to support the actions needed to make active travel - whether that’s cycling, walking, skating or using...

It’s National Fish and Chip Day… What’s your order?

Fish 'n' Chips, Chip Supper or Chippy tea is a staple brit takeaway treat, whether you're at the seaside or needing some late-night nosh...

Remembering Trafford Park Hotel: Childhood memories, finding love and ghostly guests

On Third Avenue down in Trafford Park, there stands a building unlike any other around it. Towering above the rest, the first thing you'll...

Call for women to join Greater Manchester gender equality panel

There are only a few weeks left to join a new panel that will help to help combat inequalities that women and girls are...
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