Conservation work is helping to protect our precious moorland

Work to protect the iconic moorland of the Peak District and South Pennines is having a positive and statistically significant effect on the environment,...

New BBC Bursary to be introduction for the memory of Caroline Aherne

A new BBC bursary scheme for for aspiring Northern female character comedians/writers in the memory of the late Caroline Aherne has been announced. It comes...

Lendlease returns to Manchester with Potato Wharf

Lendlease has launched of the final and highly anticipated phase of Lendlease’s Potato Wharf, situated in the heart of Manchester’s historic Castlefield district. The...

It might be the middle of summer but fancy skiing?

British Airways is launching two new winter-only ski routes from Manchester and extending its weekly service to London City Airport in December. Flights to Salzburg...

Making your will by text or even voice mail

You might be able to make your will via a text or even a voicemail under radical proposals being introduced today. The outdated law of...

Civil War rages in Foxdenton Park

Around 80 soldiers from the Earl of Manchester’s regiment proceeded down Foxdenton Lane to the gates of Foxdenton Park to be greeted by Oldham’s...

Helen Mort fronts new Radio 4 poetry series

Award-winning poet Helen Mort presents a new four-part series on voices from around the world, starting this Sunday on Radio 4. Mother Tongue features Mort,...

Drinking coffee reduces risk of death from all causes, study finds

Good news for the frequenters of the coffee bars of Manchester's Northern Quarter People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live...

Groundbreaking ceremony for The Factory – Manchester’s £110m new arts building

John Glen, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, Tom Bloxham Chair Manchester...

Bowland Food Hall opens its doors

The Bowland Food Hall opened its doors last week  welcoming a stream of customers eager to explore the new food and drink retail concept...