A Manchester pub's been crowned the most beard friendly outside London. The Beard Liberation Front gave Port Street Beer House in the Northern Quarter the honour after it topped an online poll.
Now, we've all heard of child friendly pubs and dog friendly pubs. But here's a new one on us..a beard friendly bar!
The Port Street Beer House in Manchester's Northern Quarter has been chosen as the most beard friendly pub outside London.
The facial fuzz friendly establishment always has a warm welcome for those who are follically blessed as Paul Crone found out.
A fire in Manchester's Northern Quarter may force businesses to close for days.
Homes had to be evacuated after the blaze in a derelict building. Around 50 people were taken to emergency accommodation by Manchester City Council.
This report from our correspondent Gregg Easteal.
Around 40 firefighters are tackling a fire in a derelict building that's close to collapse in Manchester's Northern Quarter tonight.
More than 100 people had to be moved out of local pubs flats and restaurants near the junction of Warwick and Oldham Street. Others are being told to keep their windows closed. It could also lead to traffic disruption tomorrow morning
Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a derelict building in Manchester's Northern Quarter/
Fire crews were called at around 6pm to the building on Warwick Street/Oldham Street.
People in the area are being asked to keep their doors and windows shut.