Transplant Games heads to Bolton

Hundreds of inspirational transplant recipients and their supporters are in Bolton this morning for the 2014 Westfield Health British Transplant Games. The event is expected...

Mercer exhibition at the Etihad

A new exhibition at Manchester City's Etihad stadium is celebrating the memory of former manager Joe Mercer. Mercer, who was one of City’s finest and...

£15b plan for connecting the North to be presented to the Chancellor

The latest initiative to improve road and rail connections in the region will be unveiled this morning. The joint One North report will set out...

St Ann’s Cotton Bud gets a makeover

Probably barely noticeable in St Ann's Square outside the Royal Exchange stands a sculptured cotton plant bud, symbolic of the city's history and its...

Coop’s farms next to go as the Manchester group continue to divest

The dismembering of Manchester based Cooperative Group continues as this morning it is announced that The Wellcome Trust has agreed to buy the Co-op...

Tickets on sale for Rochdale Literature and Ideas festival.

Whether it’s drama, comedy, dance, music, theatre, films or visual arts, tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival. The...

Wythenshawe Hall is transformed back to the 1940’s

Wythenshawe Hall is to be transported back in time to the 1940s this summer for a series of events evoking an era of...

Have archeologists found the Pompeii of the North?

Excavations at a Roman site in County Durham have revealed the ‘Pompeii of the north’, say archaeologists. The spectacular discoveries at Binchester Roman Fort near...

£770K to set historic Ancoats Dispensary on its way

With the news that the Members of the Ancoats Dispensary Trust have received three quarters of a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund,...

Shale Gas in the North West-a boost to the economy or more of the...

A new report out this week claims that extracting shale gas in the North West region could trigger a £10bn boost for the economy. The...

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