Saturday, Dec 2


Aaliyah Powell wins bronze at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final

Huddersfield native Aaliyah Powell fought valiantly to the third place of the women’s -57kg category at the World Taekwondo Grand

Friday, Dec 1


Review: The Merchant of Venice 1936 – antifascist spin casts new light on violence of Shakespeare’s classic

Director Brigid Larmour brings a fresh urgency to The Merchant of Venice in this production by Watford Palace Theatre at

‘Hot Orange’ review: a beautifully honest representation of growing up queer

Half Moon’s production of Hot Orange is a powerful homage to childhood friendship and love in an immersive insight into

Thursday, Nov 30


Taekwondo returns to Manchester hosting Grand Prix Final

Ten years after the inaugural edition of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final in 2013, the event returns to Manchester

Wednesday, Nov 29


New hub opens in memory of fallen RAF soldier

A new social hub has opened in Salford in memory of a late RAF soldier. Paul’s Haven and Family Hub


Unquiet: Speakers Corner Quartet review – a fearless manifesto of musical possibilities

Chamber orchestra Manchester Camerata teamed up with the London group Speakers Corner Quartet for an evening of imaginative music-making on


Reclaim the Night: The Manchester march hoping to end gender-based violence

Students, residents and the public will take to the streets on Wednesday 29 November to campaign against sexual harassment and

Tuesday, Nov 28


Lightwaves Salford celebrates 10 years with spectacular light trail

Salford’s free light trail is celebrating its 10th anniversary this December. Lightwaves Salford, which is presented by Quays Culture, will


Eighty percent of Gen Z suffering from burn out

Microstresses are leaving eight in ten Generation Z’ers feeling overwhelmed and suffering from burn out. A build-up of worries, from


Bank card stolen from domestic abuse charity in Salford

A bank card was stolen from an Eccles-based domestic abuse prevention charity. The card was stolen on 24 November from


Manchester: A contender for London’s financial hub status?

The City of Manchester is fast evolving into a financial destination, and there are projections that the City could even

Saturday, Nov 25


Black Friday Amazon strike: Workers in Manchester and across the world strike against multinational corporation

Workers and campaigners across 30 countries have taken part in coordinated strike action against Amazon. Trade unions are claiming it


Stockport para cyclist nominated for SportsAid’s incredible One-to-Watch Award

Archie Atkinson’s first World Championship title came in the wake of his world being turned upside down. The 19-year-old para

Friday, Nov 24


James hails Alisson as ‘best in the world’ ahead of Saturday showdown

David James has hailed Alisson as ‘the best goalkeeper in the world’ ahead of Saturday’s showdown with compatriot Ederson. The


Nudity, salt and sausages – the German bathing experience coming to Trafford

Thermal spas can be found all over Germany, where attitudes to nudity are relaxed, and the health benefits of mineral water are seriously appreciated. But, now that a mega spa complex has got the green light in Manchester, can German…

‘Borderline National Trinket’ Reverend Richard Coles prepares for his Manchester performance

“I’ve got parkin, Chorley cakes, and Lancashire sauce in my pantry now and everything from Yorkshire has been hidden.” The


Litter will cost you more than speeding in Manchester City Centre

A freedom of information request reveals that Manchester City Council issued more than £2million in litter fines last year –


Six savvy shopping tips to do Black Friday right

Black Friday can be in equal parts fun and chaotic. Many shoppers can get great deals on things they otherwise


Black Friday strikes hit Amazon again

Amazon workers across 30 countries are striking today. The planned Black Friday strikes in the UK are taking place outside

Black Friday 2023: The best deals so far

Black Friday is finally upon us and retailers are all prepared for the busiest weekend in the shopping calendar. Black

The history behind the biggest shopping day of the year

Black Friday is the day of the year when frantic shoppers hunt for price cuts, deals, and bargains online, in the

Manchester in top five cities for searches of Black Friday deals, new data shows

Manchester ranks fourth in searches for Black Friday deals, according to new data. The city made the top four with

Thursday, Nov 23


Seeta Patel’s The Rite of Spring review: An enthralling fusion of music and culture

On the second tour of the production since 2019, award-winning choreographer and performer Seeta Patel and her dancers bring to


Sale Sharks 40-22 victors over Newcastle Falcons in a 10-try Northern Derby thriller

Sale Sharks moved to the top of the Premiership with a bonus point victory over their northern rivals Newcastle Falcons

Wednesday, Nov 22


Stylish Northern Quarter gets ready to put on a show for Chanel fashion among bars and cafes

Thomas Street is buzzing with preparation as the prestigious Chanel Métiers d'Art show reportedly comes to Manchester in just over two weeks' time.

Former NFL star brings New York Jets and Miami Dolphins Watch Party to Manchester

The New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins are teaming up to host their first Official UK Northern Watch Party


Feelgood festive fun at Bolton Octagon’s Around the World in 80 Days

Bolton Octagon’s new musical production of Around the World in 80 Days is a fun, festive treat that keeps its

Tuesday, Nov 21


Sickness causes productivity to fall by almost half, new research shows

Concentration levels decrease by almost half with headaches, tiredness, and a blocked nose amongst the biggest culprits of slump in


Distance running star Heyes backs upcoming ban on tramadol

By James Reid Andrew Heyes has welcomed the upcoming ban on tramadol and told fellow athletes it ‘should not be

Monday, Nov 20


Nerf Action Xperience launches its first European location in Manchester

Manchester indoor entertainment centre Nerf Action Xperience situated on the ground floor at Trafford Palazzo and spanning 35,000 square feet,