Laura Wilkinson, appearing at Chorlton Book Festival, talks to Deborah Grace about the inspiration for her disturbing new novel, Skin Deep.
After a series of pop-ups and temporary take-overs, the Real Junk Food Cafe is settling down in a place of its own. Linsey Parkinson is inspired by its director, food waste activist Corin Bell.
Temperatures rise as the WoManchester Statue Project approaches a new milestone. The man behind the campaign, Councillor Andrew Simcock, reveals the latest news and gets close to the action in a metal foundry.
Award-winning author, Andrew Michael Hurley, soon to be headlining Chorlton Book Festival, talks to Deborah Grace about the inspiration behind The Loney, his haunting debut novel.
Fiona Norton and Glennis Andrews have been right at the heart of ethical and artistic Chorlton since 2004. Their Creative Recycling Gallery on Beech Road is absolutely packed with originality. Words by Linsey Parkinson
As a comedy-mad eleven-year-old, watching Saturday Night Live, Rob Rouse had a light bulb moment. Little did he imagine that three decades later, he’d work with two of the regulars from that groundbreaking show. John Goodfellow has the story.