Hazel Blears on life as a student working in a Salford Soap Factory

The MP for Salford and Eccles and ex-Labour Cabinet minister Hazel Blears has made a short film about her student holiday work at Salford's...

Scotland the Brave-Manchester and Scotland a brief history

As Scotland prepares to vote to leave or stay in the United Kingdom, About Manchester takes a look at the area's early ties North...

Painting the town white with snowdrops

Thousands of delicate white flowers to be planted across Manchester to mark the Centenary of the First World War. Leading the charge is National Trust’s Urban...

Halle season kicks off with the visit of the Kinshasa Symphony and Choir

The Hallé’s 2014-2015 season begins on Thursday 11 September, with a concert featuring the Kinshasa Symphony and Choir, who will be visiting the UK...

Manchester The Future

Another week, another report .This time one hundred and thirteen pages courtesy of the Online Ventures Group. Manchester, Our future is a celebration of the...

A new dinosaur is unearthed in Patagonia with a little help from a Manchester...

A new species of dinosaur unearthed in Southern Patagonia, Argentina, may represent one of the most complete examples of gigantic titanosaurian sauropod dinosaurs ever...

New Manchester study discovers how sea lions hunt prey

Sea lions use their hypersensitive whiskers to hunt down prey in the wild, researchers believe. A new study from Manchester Metropolitan University has shed light...

Discovered-Papyrus at the John Rylands which may unlock the story of early Christianity

A 1,500 year old papyrus fragment found in Manchester’s John Rylands Library casts important new light on early Christianity, just 300 years after the...

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...

Tony Benn autobiography film to get exclusive airing at Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Town Hall has been chosen for an exclusive preview of a new unique film about Tony Benn. Will and Testament is an autobiography,...

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