People from History -Archibald Prentice

In October of 1828, a new paper appeared on the streets of Manchester. It joined a crowded market, the Guardian had been born seven...

More than 100 historic sites are at risk in Manchester says English heritage

More than one hundred historic sites in Greater Manchester are neglected and at risk according to English Heritage The Heritage at Risk Register, published...

Victoria Station opening delayed until Feb 2015

The planned upgrade of the Metrolink stop at Manchester Victoria, originally planned for the end of this year, is now set to be completed...

Christmas Markets return and expand

Manchester’s Christmas Markets are soon to return for the 16th year in the UK’s capital of Christmas, and this year they come boasting new...

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...

Could we have found the next Lowry?

A Bolton auction House thinks that they might have. A few months ago Bolton Auction Rooms received an email, not dissimilar to many that they...

Region’s Ash Trees are under threat from as Dieback makes heads north.

The disease that has been destroying England's ash trees has arrived in Greater Manchester. The publication of updated maps from the Forestry Commission has confirmed...

Wythenshawe entrepreneur wins £10,000 prize for alternative brewery

A talented young business brain from Northern Moor has won a nationwide competition, scooping a cool £10,000 to help start up his new enterprise. Aaron...

Royal Exchange celebrates eight decades of liberty in new exhibition

Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre is set to stage a free exhibition which marks the 80th anniversary of Liberty, the campaigning organisation for human rights. ...

The Sensory War 1914-2014

After the end of the First World War, Manchester Art Gallery's Director Lawrence Haward was inspired to collect one of the best collections of...

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