Speed knowledge is being tested to the limits

46.5%of people in the North West don’t know the national speed limit on a single carriageway, 49% don’t know the national speed limit on...

Posh, broad, working class or arty? How Manchester’s dialect is perceived

Do you talk posh, broad, common or even scally? That was the question that Dr Erin Carrie and Dr Rob Drummond, linguistics at Manchester Metropolitan...

Six buildings on the shortlist for GM Chamber’s shortlist

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has revealed the finalists for this year’s Building of the Year Award.Judged by the Chamber’s Property and Construction Committee,...

Last chance to see the Vulcan bomber in the NW this weekend.

It has been confirmed that one of the world’s most popular aircraft, Vulcan XH558, will make its final ever appearance in the North West...

Get me there grinds to a halt

The implementation of Get me there, Transport for Greater Manchester's smart card system faces further delays after Transport for Greater Manchester announced that it...

Winner of a 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting kicks off Royal Exchange Studio season

A co-production between the Royal Exchange Theatre and the HighTide Festival opens a vibrant collection of home produced and visiting shows as part of...

From Silicon Valley to Oldham Town Centre

A technology firm that can trace its roots from Silicon Valley and the famous Le Mans 24-hour car race has chosen to open its...

Urgent call for volunteers to survey England’s disappearing coastal archaeology

Thousands of archaeological sites along England’s coast and tidal estuaries are being destroyed by extreme weather, rising sea levels and tidal scour. CITiZAN, the Coastal...

MMU Experts looking into health benefits of nature-based exercise

Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University will be working with Natural England to help research the health benefits of nature-based exercise. The University’s Cheshire campus, in...

Manchester to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On 6 August 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. A second hydrogen bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on 9 August 1945. Over 200,000...