Manchester’s heroes-Samuel Crompton-The Inventor of the Spinning Mule

For a man who invention of the Spinning Mule which was to transform the textile industry across the region and further afield, the box...

Greater Manchester Scientists and Clinicians form Rapid response research group to beat Covid-19

In an unprecedented move, scientists and clinicians across Greater Manchester have formed a rapid response research group to find ways to beat COVID-19 and...

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

  With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as...

BBC radio stations unite for Great British Singalong

BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music, 1Xtra and the Asian Network will be joining forces on Thursday 2 April for the BBC’s Great...

Manchester Art Gallery’s doors may be closed, but its art is still beating

Manchester Art Gallery is responding to coronavirus by taking its activities and collections on-line, in a bid to bring a bit of positivity to...

United We Stream to broadcast Greater Manchester culture to homes around the world

People around the world will be able to enjoy Greater Manchester's art and culture through a new website streaming live music and performances every...

The Bryons of Clayton Hall

In our latest on the great and the good and the stories of Greater Manchester. we trace a famous family whose origins go back...

The day the Irwell played not so dirty with a film crew

Today's story is not about a person but a river, the Irwell and the day in 1953 when it played not so dirty with...

Stay Safe Our Kid: new great Northern mural gives local community hope

With Mancunians, Brits and the world facing uncertainty at the moment, a new mural in the heart of the city has provided locals with...

Celebrating Manchester-Mrs George Linnaeus Banks

Today in our series the great and good of the region,of we go back nearly two hundred years to 1825 when on this day...