Stars dodge the wet weather to attend red carpet launch of Singin’ in the Rain

Stars were dodging the Manchester rain as they headed to the red carpet launch of Singin’ in the Rain at the Opera House – so brollies were definitely the accessory of choice…

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Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine brings Annies to Piccadilly Station

Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine brought her city centre restaurant and teashop to Manchester Piccadilly Station to serve up some treats to hungry commuters…

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Corrie's new mum Jennie McAlpine overwhelmed by gifts for baby son Albert at her Annies Restaurant

Coronation Street favourite and new mum Jennie McAlpine has thanked the hundreds of well-wishers who have dropped off teddy bears and presents for her baby son Albert to her Manchester restaurant Annies

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The 12 things you HAVE to check out if you're visiting Manchester for the first time

Berkshire-based reporter Jennie Slevin has been visiting the M.E.N. for the first time this week. So we asked her to come up with a list of the things that had most impressed her about Manchester. Here’s her selection...

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Manchester Tourism Awards:

The restaurants, hotels and attractions that make Manchester a fantastic place to visit were honoured at the annual Manchester Tourism Awards.

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Birthday kisses for Simon Gregson as he celebrates 40th birthday with Corrie co-star Kym Marsh and pals

Simon Gregson toasts 40th birthday with soap girlfriend Kym Marsh and real-life wife Emma plus Corrie favourites at Annies restaurant in Manchester…

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Coronation Street's Jennie McAlpine on running a restaurant and playing Fiz while expecting first child

The street favourite has more than one bun in the oven as she juggles the demands of pregnancy, acting and her Manchester eaterie

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Corrie's Jennie McAlpine wants home comforts for Manchester as her Annies restaurant opens to public

Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine is hoping her new Manchester restaurant can become a ‘home-from-home’ for those who love to eat out.

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Breakfast at Annies – Restaurant review and Jennie McAlpine interview

The weekend before last found me in Manchester; and before embarking excitedly upon the Coronation Street tour, I could think of nowhere better to start my Sunday than Annies…

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Coronation Street's Jennie McAlpine opens 'classic British' restaurant

Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine has opened her first restaurant, Annies, which aims to offer its diners a cosy, classic British eating experience…

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The 50 Best tea rooms

“Annies is one of Manchester’s true hidden gems,”

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