John’s “Boy’s Own” tale one of many in Manchester footballing archive at Central Library

Memorabilia from the Manchester Boys’ football team’s first 125 years of history will be safeguarded for future generations at Central Library. The archives of the...

Hat Box reaching new heights in New Islington

Scarborough Developments are kick starting the rise of New Islington with a stunning development of 144 new homes, the second building to be delivered...

Wo Women No 6 Annie Horniman

Many argue that The British repertory theatre movement began in Manchester in 1908 and the women Behring was Annie Horniman. Using £25,000 of her family’s...

24:7 presents: A Packed Weekend of Theatre Fun and World Premières

Running from 24 - 26 July, 24:7's Big Weekend of new theatre-making will take place in and around the Martin Harris Centre for Music...

Wo Women No 5 Elizabeth Gaskell

In the fifth of our series of Wo Women, we look at novelist and housewife Elizabeth Gaskell. When the BBC decided to serialise her novel...

How Manchester fell out of and back into love with the hero of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo finally put paid to Napoleon’s hopes of dominating Europe. Although he had been defeated in 1813, after the disastrous invasion...

Central Library showcases Metrolink city centre archaeological finds

A new exhibition at Manchester’s Central Library will take visitors back to the Edwardian era with a showcase of interesting discoveries made during Metrolink...

Graphene wall is unveiled

A huge graphite wall drawing has been unveiled at The University of Manchester’s new National Graphene Institute. Spanning the three upper floors of the recently...

Stories from the road-Creative writing to map Manchester’s ‘Corridor’

A new project centered on Manchester's Oxford Road Corridor aims to tell the stories of people who live, work and travel along Oxford Road.  Stories...

Manchester on track with recovery from recession but economic growth falls below UK average

Manchester’s rate of economic growth over the last five years suggests the city needs assistance in key areas to fully complete its recovery from...

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