Volunteers at The Lowry win 2015 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

The Lowry’s 300-strong team of volunteers have been awarded the 2015 ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’. The title is the highest award given to volunteer...

10 year Billion pound programme announced for Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has announced a 10-year investment programme which will see it spending over £1 billion on improving its facilities for the millions of...

Work on HS2 to begin by 2017 says Transport Secretary

The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed that high-speed rail and Northern Powerhouse are a priority for the new government. In a speech in Leeds...

Yorkshire’s oldest new addition to the ‘Jurassic World’

Experts from the University of Manchester have identified Britain’s oldest sauropod dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the Yorkshire coast. The vertebra originates from...

Hale Community Trust sees bid for Hale Library succeed

An ambitious bid by Hale Community Trust, a group of active local residents, working with Hillcrest Homes, to build a new library, public toilets...

A new canal vision to transform Leigh town centre

The Leeds & Liverpool and Bridgewater canals are an integral part of Leigh town centre and part of the town’s industrial heritage when coal...

Manchester Jewish Museum development gets Lottery support

Manchester Jewish Museum has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major museum development project. The project will result in a...

24/7 NHS not a priority says University research

The NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the Government plans to spend introducing a full seven day service...

First look at new city centre Exchange Square Metrolink stop

New artist’s impressions now online reveal what the brand new city centre Metrolink stop at Exchange Square will look like when it opens this...

Van Dyck’s Final self portrait is coming to Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery will present the exhibition Artists in the Frame: Self-portraits by Van Dyck and Others from 21 May – 31 August.  The show...

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