Construction job helps Ryan build a better future

Coming into work each day surrounded by teammates and the chance to learn new skills, Ryan Rusholme is a world away from where he...

Award-winning Manchester photographer has opened up about balancing his passion with his full-time training...

An award-winning Manchester photographer has opened up about balancing his passion with his full-time training as an NHS surgeon. Yaopey Yong, 38, originally from Malaysia,...

Worsley family launches countdown calendars in lockdown

When their teenage daughter exclaimed, “Why don’t we have advent calendars for birthdays?” Andrew and Charlotte Staal didn’t have an answer. After pondering the...

Manchester inventor accidentally creates world’s first AI-powered smartwatch that acts as a fitness coach

Manchester-based inventor’s company has designed the world’s first AI-powered fitness coach on a smartwatch. intellithing was founded in 2019 by 28-year-old Saeid Jamali, a...

Tributes paid to long serving Tameside Councillor

THE Civic Mayor of Tameside, Cllr Janet Cooper, has paid tribute to long-serving former councillor Charles Meredith MBE who died on June 23 aged...

LS Lowry’s Portrait of Ann gets ‘masked’ in COVID-response to work by 7-year-old artist...

One of LS Lowry’s most famous portraits has been reimagined for the COVID-age by a seven-year-old artist from Salford.  Alishba-Raazia Usman was inspired to update...

Seven years cancer free for Cheadle Hulme church warden

A church warden living in Heald Green, who has recovered from cancer twice, is celebrating being seven years cancer free. Adrienne Staines had cancer of...

Don’t let Covid destroy your life like it destroyed mine” Teacher’s plea for people...

A teacher who caught Covid-19 more than six months ago is urging eligible people to come forward for their vaccination as she continues to...

Wythenshawe ballet star is breaking down racial barriers in dance

A Wythenshawe ballet star who didn't think he could become a dancer because of his skin colour is using his experience to help break...

Former Turton School dancer with spinal injury wants to inspire others

A Bolton dancer who was once told she may never perform again hopes to inspire a new generation to reach for the stars. As a...