Nantwich aqueduct project claims conservation award

The project to restore Nantwich’s famous aqueduct, has secured a major conservation award. The project, involving the Canal and River Trust, Cheshire East Council, Nantwich...

Morrisons accused of sexist pricing 

The supermarket of the North, Morrisons, stands accused of sexist pricing. New research today published by the Fawcett Society reveals that sexist pricing is widespread...

English Heritage wants your mistletoe kisses

English Heritage is reviving a well-known Christmas tradition this festive season and bringing it into the digital age, with an online challenge to capture...

Banteng birth at Chester Zoo boosts conservation of rare species

The banteng - a wild forest-dwelling member of the cattle family - is listed as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of...

Clash of the Toon Titans

It's Asterix versus Tintin in a Clash of the Titans for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival's Opening Night! The Festival team have joined forces...

Head down to Brockholes Nature Reserve next week for a Toad-tastic adventure

This August take a stroll through the green canopies of Brockholes Nature Reserve where, the lucky few, will spy a well-dressed toad, a timid...

Halloween funding boost for home of Pendle Witches

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is marking the scariest day of the year by investing £2m into one of the North West’s most distinctive...

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...

The future of the Library is coffee,WIFI and sofas says report

The modern library should be a technological hub with WIFI and the usual amenities of coffee, sofas and toilets, and offer, in addition, such...

Fund Raising Online Art Auction for Lakes International Comic Art Festival announced

 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its an online fund-raising art auction will begin on 23rd November 2016. Included in this year's auction...