I've work just outside Manchester - Salford Quays but don't want to live in the city, priorities are:
Good riding out the door.
Plenty going on - decent social scene with others - early 30s rather than almost exclusively middle aged families/pensioners etc.
Train station for commute - don't want to drive in less I have to.
Bit artsy/bit of culture.
No more than 30 mins from city
Hebden Bridge is an obvious choice but with the job being West Manc, factoring in additional train/metro out of city centre to Salford Quays, (Eccles) it's a long commute.
Any good ideas would be helpful - cheers!