When someone's so famous or clever they get made a Freeman of the Borough where they come from. And they are granted a number of ancient rights. One man who found that out today was Harold Riley, the artist from Salford who's made his name painting the changing face of his home city, among other things. And his ceremony was one people won't forget in a hurry.
A report on tackling homelessness in Manchester is being discussed by the city council today.
The Manchester Homeless Partnership will hear details of extra beds being made available during winter and plans for the Council to buy homes to provide more temporary accommodation for people who have lost their homes.
It comes within hours of the charity Human Appeal launching their Wrap Up Manchester campaign for people to donate coats.
Mild midweek but a northwesterly flow to set in again by the end of the week. Another cold weekend ahead.Read the full story ›
These photos show the results of an ‘extreme tummy tuck’ procedure being carried out by one of the few specialist surgeons in the world.Read the full story ›
Manchester Metropolitan has been named as the 'UK's greenest university' by the People and Planet University League.Read the full story ›
Parents who are paying off children's student loans are being advised to 'stop throwing their money away'.Read the full story ›
Cloudier skies, patchy rain but milder air into TuesdayRead the full story ›
A man who spent his life helping Jews flee Nazi occupied Europe and the horrors of the Holocaust, was honoured yesterday.Read the full story ›
Two planets align in the morning skyRead the full story ›
Cold. Increasingly cloudy. Rain threatening later. Kerrie has the detail......Read the full story ›