Happy Veganuary: The Best Vegan Restaurants in Manchester

If you’re taking part in Veganuary this year, the thought of eating out can seem a bit overwhelming and daunting. Where do you go?! But, with Manchester being the amazingly diverse, inclusive and cool city that it is – it’s got you completely covered!
Eat out to your vegan heart’s content with our pick of the best vegan restaurants in Manchester.

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5 Tips For Sticking to Your New Year Resolutions

New year new you? It’s a concept a lot of us take on once January arrives. Did you know that Julius Caesar started the tradition back in 46BC when he urged subjects to commit to personal improvements on 1st January? No, us neither until we researched it!
Whether you’re looking to start a new diet, travel more or simply adjust the way you approach life, here are our top tips for sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions. Good luck!

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Fight the Freeze: Fun Indoor Activities in Manchester

Manchester is one of the greatest cities in the world. There’s no arguing about that. Filled with shops, bars, restaurants and activities, you really can’t help but have a great time in the city. As the weather starts to turn a bit colder, we’ve collected some of the most fun ways you can spend your time here – all indoors!

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Things To Do on New Year’s Eve in Manchester

Unsure how to ring in the new year? There’s lots to do in Manchester to suit everyone’s idea of a brilliant night. Here are our top picks.

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Simple Decorating Tips To Make Your Apartment a Home

After a move, it can take a few days to feel settled into your new place. Once the boxes are unpacked, the kettle has been found and you’ve had a good night’s sleep, you’ll be no doubt keen to start making your new apartment a real home for yourself. So with that in mind, here are our top tips for getting the hygge* feeling in your new apartment.


*a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture).

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6 Ways to Make Your Spacious Studio Feel Even Bigger!

From being clever with furniture to creating ‘fake’ walls or curtains, here are a few quick wins for you to visually enlarge your studio apartment.

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Forget the rat race with these Manchester run routes

While the most obvious benefit of running outside (as opposed to on a treadmill) is that it’s free, there are loads of health benefits as well, including burning more calories, working more muscles and getting your fix of Vitamin D.

It’s also a great opportunity to explore the city and take in some scenery. Manchester offers lots of run routes to suit all abilities and time constraints. Whether weaving your way in and out of the crowds or solitary jogging near a body of water is your favourite way to burn calories, we have a route for you to try.

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10 Unmissable Things To Do in Manchester this Christmas

Manchester’s Giant Santa may not be returning to Albert Square this year but never fear – there’s still lots of Christmas attractions to be enjoyed by all!


To get us all in the festive spirit, we’ve created a list of 10 unmissable things to do in Manchester over the Christmas period.

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The Best Pets For Apartment Living

It’s pretty widely accepted now that you don’t need acres of garden space to comfortably house a pet. As long as the little critters are loved, fed, given lots of attention and exercised when they need it – they couldn’t be happier!


However, there are certain low-maintenance pets that are most suited to apartment life. Here are our picks for bringing a companion into your pet-friendly apartment.

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