Author and journalist Tessa Boase sheds an original – and surprising – light on the lives of Manchester’s heroic, campaigning women. In a glass cabinet, deep inside the Museum of London, is a luxurious purple feather once worn on the hat of Emmeline Pankhurst. The suffragette leader wore it […]
Cath Dyson presents walks which begin and end on public transport. This time, we’re strolling along the banks of the Mersey, between two bridges. Got your boots? Got your ticket? Let’s get out there! Walking on or near the River Mersey is a great pleasure […]
Sick of Premiership clubs throwing their weight – and their wallets – around? West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC, with its family-friendly values and warm welcome – as well as its ultras, vegan songs and fantastic beer – is the antidote. Football got fun again says […]
Divorce lawyer turned author, Caroline England, talks to Deborah Grace about the inspiration for her debut novel, Beneath the Skin. What is your earliest memory? I can’t remember much before I was eight. That’s when I went to boarding school, which defined my childhood. I remember […]
DAF’s back! With 100 amazing events packed into nine days, this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever – and it’s all right on your doorstep! With live music, visual arts, film, drama, comedy, family fun and much, much more, there’s certainly something for […]
Deborah Grace meets Fiona Carroll, manager of Buccleuch Lodge Intermediate Care Unit in West Didsbury.
The Carbon Co-op works together to make homes energy-efficient, with amazing results. Aneaka Kellay makes a site visit.
Historian Andrew Simpson gets into the spirit of South Manchester’s Christmas past.
Deborah Grace talks to artist and calligrapher Rosana Ibarrola about her career in television – and letters from a serial killer!
Interior designer Maria Stripling loves a good night’s sleep. Some of the places she has slept in may not have been conducive to a restful night, but they all had their good points.