Former EastEnders star Martine McCutcheon was at the launch of Big Bike Revival in Platt Fields, just off one of Manchester’s main cycling corridors.
Today marks International ‘Honesty Day’, a day founded in the USA by the former press secretary of the governor of Maryland, M. Hirsch Goldberg, who chose the date to end the month which starts with pranks and foolishness, April Fools’ Day.
Amir Khan’s 2004 Olympics silver medal proved a catalyst and sparked a surge in the popularity of boxing in his hometown of Bolton, attracting young lads to the local gyms, all wishing to emulate their new found idol.
A Newton Heath man who fired a shotgun at two men who attempted to break into his house and steal his cannibis farm has today been jailed for eight and a half years.
A report estimates that a run to the Champions League semi-finals is worth as much as £4million to a home city’s economy while the final generates more than £25million pounds in revenue for the city’s businesses and travel companies.
Although the hash-tag – which has revolved around teenage girls declaring their love for Ed Miliband, the Labour leader – has attracted a vast amount of attention, there is no real evidence that it has resulted in an increase in the politician’s popularity.
The Friends of London Road Fire Station say they are thrilled at today’s announcement that Britannia Hotels are inviting developers to make them an offer on the open property market.
A Manchester environmental group has backed a Supreme Court order demanding the Government to develop a new plan to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
This evening, new Piccadilly microbrewery Alphabet will take over the taps at Northern Quarter drinking den Port Street Beer House to officially launch their selection of seven beers.
MCC Young Cricketers mentor and former England international Mark Alleyne says Ashton spinner Mohammad Abid is in the right place to develop as he looks to hone his skills and make his way to the professional game.
Former under-19 Lancashire representative Matt White, who currently plays for Loughborough MCCU and toured Abu Dhabi recently as part of the combined MCC Universities side, hopes to copy former England captain Andrew Strauss’ successful balancing of playing and studying simultaneously.