Changing lives: Discovering Gaskell’s home drives teacher’s stroke recovery

Mancunian teacher Nicholas Duffy was left with no feeling on his left-hand-side after a stroke in January 2014.  “I was unable to focus or concentrate...

Kersal Moor to host England’s most unusual golf game

England’s second oldest golf club will celebrate its 200th anniversary by playing the most unusual course in the country this Bank Holiday Monday. The Old...

John Kay a misunderstood legacy

The wonderfully simple invention of a the man who with a bit of string and two pickers actuating a fly shuttle, quadrupled the power...

Search begins to find children raised in Manchester’s 1960s slums

A search has begun to find the children and their families featured in iconic photographs of Manchester’s shocking housing conditions in the 1960s. As part...

Need an ‘Access to HE’ diploma?

Students who don’t currently have the level 3 university entry requirements, but are interested in becoming a nurse, paramedic, midwife, a diagnostic radiographer or...

One a penny, two a penny Hot Cross buns

In 1592, Queen Elizabeth 1 passed a law limiting the sale of sweet buns to funerals, Christmas, and the Friday before Easter. It was the probably...

Arts Lecturer paints ‘warning from history’

Artist David Gledhill will be holding an exhibition of his photograph-inspired art entitled ‘Album: Paintings of Poland 1940-1941’ this month. Little did he realise when...

Now Northern Rail is thrown out of legoland

Legoland Discovery Centre bosses have stripped out the Northern Rail train at the centre of ‘Mini Land’ and removed the railway podium from the...

Swarms of African ‘butterflies’ to invade Manchester Museum

A striking new art work by one of Africa’s foremost contemporary artists, Romuald Hazoumè will be opening in Manchester later this month. Dance of the...

John Bright’s resting place has been transformed

The final resting place of the famous Rochdale-born MP, John Bright, who helped bring about massive social change during the Victorian period, has been...

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