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More people in Greater Manchester will walk and cycle post-pandemic

Have you been walking and cycling more as a result of the lockdown? You might not be the only one, as a recent Greater...

This is where each Greater Manchester region gets its name from

Every word has an origin, so where does each region of Greater Manchester get its name from? Bolton Derived from the Old English word bothl-tun, meaning...

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,...
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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...

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...
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