2021 in review: January

2021 get off to an encouraging start as the first story About Manchester ran was news that the UK's Chief Medical Officers revealed okays for...

A very Happy Xmas to all our readers

Frm all at About Manchester, season's greetings and thanks for reading

One of the world’s rarest pigs is born at Chester Zoo

One of the world’s rarest pig species has been born at Chester Zoo. The arrival of a Visayan warty piglet has given cause for celebration...

Middleton church built in the 1960’s is added to Historic England’s historical sites lists...

An Anglican Church in Langley, Middleton is among the 284 sites that Historic England have placed on his historic sites list for 2021. The Church...

One in 81 people are homeless in Manchester says Shelter

One in 81 people are homeless in Manchester according to the Housing Charity Shelter with total of 6,848 people living in the city currently...

New Costa Coffee Drive-Thru store serving up fresh coffee and jobs at Hollinwood Junction

Costa Coffee has opened its doors to a new Drive-Thru store at Hollinwood Junction, creating 13 new jobs for people from the local community. These...

A new visual arts and book store is opening in Manchester’s Northern Quarter this...

Visual arts orientated bookshop and print gallery UNITOM will launch on Monday 13th December offering a hand-picked selection of cultural and artistic inspiration. The...

UK’s first zero carbon social homes completed in east Manchester

Two zero carbon social properties – the first of their kind in the UK – have been completed and passed over to the first...

Manchester’s State of the City Report shows green shoots but underlying problems remain as...

Manchester has seen its population grow by 31 per cent in the last twenty years, qualifications amongst its residents has risen and it is...

Manchester not exhibiting at MIPIM next year and the MEN’s obsession with the Xmas...

Difficult to ignore last week’s news that Manchester will not be exhibiting at MIPIM next year – as disclosed by online property jazz mag...