Lockie: Don’t look down

This week's column... Always hold the door open for someone... They might be famous! I heard a quote from Quincy Jones today (seemingly pinched from...

Greater Manchester Mayoral Candidate Interview Jane Brophy

In the next of our interviews with just a week to go before the Greater Manchester Mayoral elections, we talk to the Liberal Democrat...

Could we end up with nobody to power the “Powerhouse”

The “Northern Powerhouse” project has received large investments, but money only goes so far. With a steady stream of skill leaving, we might end...

Manchester-the UK’s capital? One national publication thinks it should be

Yes the London based Economist believes that the time is now right for moving the UK Capital to the North West. "To many the capital...

Manchester by the sea

You will be hearing a lot about Manchester in the coming days but it won't be this one in the heart of England. This Friday...

2017-A Time for change

The second city is in for an exciting year in 2017.In May we will have a new elected Mayor for the region, before that...

Reach for the Sky- The Towers of Bootle Street

Plans for the redevelopment of Jackson Row were on display for one day only this week in the Central Library and About Manchester went...

The best of Amateur Boxing is in the North West of the UK in...

Boxing requires courage, discipline, dedication, focus and respect for others. It is a sport that anyone can participate in regardless of race, creed, gender,...

An ode to Library walk or the Ginnel that roared

To very little fanfare, in fact rather embarrassing silence , Library Walk has opened to the public over the last few days. The undercover walkway...

Alastair Campbell comes to town

As the 2015 election campaign draws to a close, the King of New Labour spin was in town. Alastair Campbell, former journalist,Tony Blair's communications manager...