Manchester sites among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress...

Peter Street and the University of Manchester's Rutherford Building have been chosen among Ten Places that Uncover the History of Power, Protest and Progress Selected...

Latest BBC archive release reveals the behind-the-scenes story of the North

The latest release of material from the BBC’s Oral History collection shines a light on Olive Shapley, one of Manchester’s key figures and a...

Tiny clogs tell the poignant story of child poverty in the Industrial Revolution

A pair of children’s clogs from the Industrial Revolution stamped with the instruction “not to be pawned”, demonstrate the extreme poverty that was rife among...

Manchester to remember and renew historic friendship with Japan

Manchester is set to remember and renew an historic friendship - dating back to the height of the Industrial Revolution - with Kagoshima, Japan. Governor...

Letter discovered from Manchester suffragist despairs at men resisting fight for vote

A letter has been unearthed from one of Manchester’s most celebrated suffragists that colourfully lambasts men resisting the campaign for women’s rights. Historian Michala Hulme...

Iconic Totem Pole to return to its rightful place in Salford

A totem pole is set to be put on display in Salford in the exact place it stood for 30 years. The 32-foot high Canadian...

Stockport Council appeals for families of two Victoria Cross war heroes to come forward

Stockport Council is appealing for the families of two Stockport-born Victoria Cross (VC) recipients from World War I to come forward. The two war heroes...

Manchester’s sites of suffragette protest and sabotage among those officially recognised in nation’s...

41 places across England that were at the centre of suffragette action, from mass meetings and smashed windows to prison hunger strikes and post...

Our Girl Michelle discovers her Pankhurst link

Our Girl actress and Stockport born Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree. In a first of a new series of Who...

Shirley Baker exhibition set for take off at Wythenshawe Forum Library

Shirley Baker, the famous Manchester photographer, spent a day at the airport in 1987 capturing the experiences of passengers using the airport and a...

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