Iconic Settle Carlisle line reopens after more than a year

The Settle-Carlisle line reopened to train customers today after more than a year of repairs by Network Rail’s orange army engineers to a 500,000-tonne...

A day at the Lake

For one weekend only, Rudyard Lake on the Cheshire – Staffordshire border will be reimagined as it was in the late 1800s as an...

Wordsworth-The War Poet?

A major exhibition portrays Wordsworth as one of the nation’s greatest war poets. The nineteenth century poet famous for wandering ‘lonely as a cloud’ on...

Celebrating Cheshire’s rich landscape

A new book exploring the rich landscape of Cheshire and its surrounding area has been published to coincide with a local history society’s landmark...

A bizarre new species has arrived at Chester Zoo

The animals are called lowland steaked tenrecs and the new quartet are the only individuals of their kind to be found in any of...

1066-and-all-that-Nav

Tracing where your DNA was formed over 1,000 years ago is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international...

Chester Zoo’s Cubs in Purr-fect condition 

Just over two months old, The rare, three-month-old Sumatran tigers were examined, sexed, weighed and vaccinated by the zoo’s specialist vets and carnivore keepers. The...

Lost and Found-Waterhouse’s Knutsford Town Hall is transformed

Alfred Waterhouse's Knutsford Town Hall has been turned into a Victorian-inspired hideaway About Manchester took a look. Alfred Waterhouse, the designer of Manchester's Town Hall...

Red Arrows Confirmed for Blackpool Air Show

  The world-famous Red Arrows display team will return to Blackpool this summer to perform on both days of the annual Air Show. It is the...

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival comes of age

Former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam and Manchester DJ collective Disco Mums will be joining SImon Amstell, Kevin Rowland, George Monibot, Martin Parr, John Shuttleworth...