Whitworth triumphs in Visit England awards 

Manchester's Whitworth Art Gallery has been named amongst the winners at this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence 2016 at the 27th annual ceremony...

From The Dawn Of Man To Present Day: A History Of Sweets

Britain’s sweet tooth developed as early as 8000BC – the days of cavemen, historians have revealed. Confectionery historian Tim Richardson has created a timeline to...

Unknown pleasures voted best T shirt of all time

Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures has been named the winner of BBC Radio 6 Music’s favourite band t-shirt of all-time. It was voted for by...

Heaton Hall saved?

Manchester City Council has announced a new partnership working alongside the National Trust, Heaton Park Trust, English Heritage and Visit Manchester to secure the...

Could otters be returning to Greater Manchester?

Recent sightings of otters are suggesting that the heavily industrialised rivers in Greater Manchester are showing signs of significant improvement, encouraging them to come...

Illustrator Nick Sharratt supports drive to get Manchester’s dads reading with their children

Award-winning illustrator and Read Manchester ambassador Nick Sharratt is encouraging men across the city to play a bigger role in their children’s reading. He’s supporting...

Piccadilly Gardens celebrates all that is Manchester

It began with Stefan, a big issue seller, followed by a beaming Jen and her five year old son James on his first outing...

Lowry painting of Clitheroe up for sale at Bonham’s

A Laurence Stephen Lowry painting of Clitheroe is set to sell for around eighty to one hundred and twenty thousand pounds at an auction...

Courts accused of ‘collective hysteria’ over 2011 Summer riots

A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than realised at first. The study by The University...

Ivan Levinstein-Manchester’s Chemical giant

One hundred years ago this month, the death was announced of Sir Ivan Levinstein at his home in Hale at the age of seventy...

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