Transvestites

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These two drag queens were hired to welcome guests at U+I’s Mayfield launch, and didn’t they look fabulous? The regeneration specialists held the party in the Manchester Piccadilly depot courtyard, before work starts on transforming the 24-acre site.

Hairy Bikers Liverpool Festival

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Could the Hairy Bikers be cooking up some chip barms this Sunday when they come to Liverpool for its annual food and drink festival?

Ramsbottom Black Pudding

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The black pudding vs the Yorkshire pudding. The latter might arguably be more loved, but the former travels further and hits harder, as competitors will discover in the black pudding throwing world championships this weekend.

Rainbow JCB

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Certain to stand out in a crowd, this rainbow digger will be at Manchester's Pride parade tomorrow representing Building Equality, the LGBT construction working group.

Liverpool Council Image... Commonwealth Team Pic.. Images By Gareth Jones

Team named to front Liverpool’s Games bid

Sports executive Brian Barwick is to chair Liverpool’s bid to host the Commonwealth Games, with Dr Denise Barrett-Baxendale, a director of Everton FC and executive chair of Everton in the Community, as deputy chair.

Sajid Javid Sean Anstee Manifesto Mayoral

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Answers on a ballot paper please for this lil beauty courtesy of Cllr Sean Anstee’s mayoral campaign photographer Benjamin Wareing captured during the manifesto-launching tour of the Bury Black Pudding Company with Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.

MIPIM Manchester Arch

MIPIM THING OF THE WEEK

Who said “The moment I walked under that Manchester arch, the hairs on my neck stood up”?