Arcade Club was also one of many Greater Manchester businesses thrown into confusion by the government’s announcement via Twitter of new measures in Greater Manchester, happening for them on the very evening they reopened.
From Munich to Morecambe… how Bolton Wanderers went from European glamour nights to brink of League Two
How Bolton Wanderers were on the cusp of Champions League football, but fell away. It is hard to believe that the same club, currently bottom of League One, were incredibly close to entering Europe’s elite competition amongst the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and AC Milan.
Interview: Clive Tyldesley talks to MM about his Bury roots, Barcelona 1999 and the ‘Miracle of Istanbul’
As Britain settles in for an unprecedented three-week period of self-isolation and social distancing, one can imagine the voice of Clive Tyldesley will, once again, become a mainstay in the lives of many.
‘Lend your voice if you’ve got a platform’: MM chat to ‘educator’ Layton Williams about coming back to his Bury roots
Everybody’s talking about Layton Williams, but last week it was my chance to chat to the versatile actor and bonafide West End star.
‘A town that really gets behind its football team’: Shakers fans seek fresh start while Bury FC fight on
Bury Football Club, the 134-year-old Football League outfit, is facing a winding-up petition in the High Court, launched by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), due to unpaid debts. The case was adjourned on October 16 and is due to re-commence this Wednesday (October 30).
‘From the heart’: Meet the Bury plastic-free shop owner saying no to entrepreneur life and yes to the planet’s future
It’s easy to point out a problem however it takes hard work and determination to help create a solution.
‘Youth strike isn’t just for young people, it’s for everyone’: Future of climate action makes a mark in Manchester
With a climate emergency officially declared in the UK, protesters taking over London streets, and pupils on strike across the globe, environmental activism has clearly reached a new height in 2019.
Time to rethink mental health: MM meets the Bury barber using the power of talking to combat stigmas
This focus on talking comes in the midst of Mental Health Awareness Week and includes the ‘Shining a Light on Suicide Campaign’, recently launched in Salford by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, backed by Mayor Andy Burnham.
Although Labour retain control of Bury Council with 29 of 51 seats, their red stronghold of Radcliffe East was lost to a two-month-old independent group in a dramatic twist.
A sponsor’s dream: Former Shakers youth star Will Ferry talks of ‘perfect Saints’ on the South coast
MM chats to Southampton’s latest young hopeful Will Ferry.
Mention North Korea to anyone and striking images will likely fill their head. Vast military parades through the central square of the nation’s capital.