BBC makes landmark 1940s Radio Times magazines available to public

The BBC has today made the 1940s issues of the Radio Times magazine publicly available online for the first time. The release, by the BBC Genome...

Remains of a 5th century Saxon cemetery discovered in Lincolnshire

Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield have uncovered a previously unknown Anglo-Saxon cemetery. Excavations have revealed more than 20 burials at the extraordinary cemetery in...

Back for good: piece of transport history returns to Rochdale

A memorial stone, originally placed in the wall of Yelloway Motor Services travel centre in 1969 was rescued during demolition of the famous site...

Centenary City Exhibition to Mark #Vote100 at Pankhurst Centre

As part of its programme of activity to mark 100 years since some women first gained the right to vote, the Pankhurst Centre will...

Immersive virtual reality project preserves historic Manchester synagogue

Manchester’s first post-war building and its only city centre synagogue has been digitally preserved for future generations to revisit forever in virtual reality. Manchester Metropolitan...

Greater Manchester pub named as one the UK’s most haunted

As the fourth oldest pub in Britain, Bolton’s Ye Olde Man and Scythe has a resident ghost, several spooky encounters, and some chilling CCTV...

Pact of Steel – book examines the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini for the...

A new book by a historian from The University of Manchester has examined the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini in detail for the first...

Review-The Old Stones-A guide to the Megalithic sites of Britain and Ireland

If you head into Lancashire's Forest of Bowland hidden within an enclosure of trees, you will come across a circle of eleven concrete posts marking...

Victorian Society Top 10 list reveals eclectic selection of endangered buildings

The Victorian Society has released their annual Top 10 Endangered Buildings List which recognises at-risk Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures throughout England and...

Funding granted for historic war memorials in Stockport

The Council is set to invest an additional £130,000 in maintenance and upkeep of 18 war memorials across the borough, as it prepares to...