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Fuzz-faced Manchester pub named 'most beard friendly'

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.

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Dramatic fire service video from Manchester

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

Building fire in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Fire crews tackle the blaze Credit: GMFRS

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.

Fire crews tackle the blaze Credit: GMFRS

People in the area are being asked to keep their doors and windows shut.