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Top 5 toddler-friendly attractions

These are Greater Manchester’s top places to keep younger kids entertained according to Molly Whitehead-Jones, founder of “mums group with a difference” Mamas Collective. Museum of Science & Industry Though some of MOSI’s displays aren’t that suitable for tiny children (mill machinery and…

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National Football Museum Receives Exhibition Funding

The National Football Museum has been awarded with a Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund, finally enabling the museum to exhibit the world’s biggest collection of women’s football memorabilia. The grant of £102,156 means that the museum will be…

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9 ways to sabotage your New Year diet in Manchester

Pollen Bakery Pollen Bakery is a sourdough and viennoiserie bakery based in a railway arch underneath Manchester’s Piccadilly Station. Owners and bakers Hannah Calvert and Chris Kelly decided to leave their jobs and embark on bringing great bread to central Manchester, opening up Pollen in 2016…

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Top 5 Family Friendly Eats

@Mcrmother is a local expert in the subject of dining with tots. Here's her Top 5 Family Friendly places to eat, drink and play in Greater Manchester. Rocket and Orange A short walk from Altrincham station and a stone’s throw away from Stamford Park, Rocket and Orange is a modern family café that…

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Julia Fawcett's Top 5 shows at The Lowry

With over 1,000 performances a year, visitors to The Lowry are certainly spoilt for choice. Here, chief executive, Julia Fawcett OBE, gives us her top five picks for 2017: Dance: Sampled, The Movement 24 & 25 February A gift for anyone who’s New Year’s resolution is to try something new – Dance:…

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