The rise of Manchester’s sixty-something socialites

New retirees are embracing their retirement with a whirlwind of socialising, activity and travel on a par with those in their twenties. That's according to...

ExtraORDINARY: Everyday objects & actions in contemporary art at the Lowry

A new exhibition opening at The Lowry this weekend will celebrate ‘art in the everyday’ through the work of Turner Prizer-winner, Martin Creed, and...

Four generations of book lovers celebrate Swinton Library opening

Eileen Kilbourn aged  59from Swinton, thinks she has read over 1,000 books so far (and counting) and her love of reading, shared by her...

Tatton stories-Deckchairs and Invisible Sheds

Ever wonder what happened to all the deckchairs at Blackpool? Manchester's school of art have the answer as they are using them to wow visitors...

Manchester carries out first bionic eye operation

The world’s first implant of a bionic eye has been carried out by a University of Manchester academic. The operation on eighty year old Paul...

New £6m transport interchange set for Wythenshawe opening

An impressive new gateway will welcome visitors to Wythenshawe after the opening of the town’s new £6m transport interchange next week. The new interchange will...

University of Salford and Bolton Market Triumph in Love Energy awards

Manchester businesses have been successful in the 2015 Love Energy awards. The awards, launched by energy price comparison specialists Love Energy Savings, aimed to highlight...

Salford project aims to boost numbers of disabled entrepreneurs

A new partnership between University of Salford academics, Disability Rights UK and University of Dundee is set to launch a series of events that...

RHS Tatton Stories -Billy’s Lane Allotments 

Ninety one year old Roy Sampson found solace in Billy Lane Allotments when his partner died. The veteran of Monte Cassino in Italy in 1944...

RHS Tatton Stories -Mill Town Meals digging Tameside

From the foothills of the Pennine's comes MillTown Meals, a recipe in a plot grown by a variety of community gardening groups from across...

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