Millions secured for Rochdale as council unveils 10 year growth strategy

Plans to create more than 1 million square metres of new employment space, 20,000 new jobs and 12,000 new homes in Rochdale over the next...

Greater Manchester unveils its green vision for a post Covid future

Greater Manchester has today unveiled its vision to accelerate the city-region’s 2038 zero carbon ambitions, build a greener economy and deliver a long term...

Culture Minister-BBC only reflects the views of Manchester’s and London’s Metropolitan elite

A minister has come under fire after claiming in the House of Commons that the BBC must report local issues rather than reflect...

Manchester Scientists stick to spider silk for biodegradable alternative to traditional glue

Scientists have successfully produced synthetic spider silk to create a new biodegradable glue alternative. The University of Manchester-based researchers found that their homemade synthetic spider silk...

Listen to the BBC Philharmonic’s cover of She’s Electric on BBC Manchester Sounds now!

Oasis’ She’s Electric has been reimagined by an 80-piece orchestra. In just two weeks, the BBC Philharmonic has written, adapted and performed She’s Electric, with...

New DIY Community Space to open in Stockport

An exciting new DIY community space providing free and accessible creative workshops, a rolling exhibition space and retail opportunities for local makers is to...

New bridge installed over River Goyt will provide new walking and cycling link for...

A new bridge over the River Goyt has been lifted into place in a significant landmark moment for a council project that has helped...

Band on the Wall shutting its doors until September 2021

The Northern Quarter Music Venue Band on the Wall has announced that it will be shutting its doors until September 2021 From September 2020 a...

Northern accents are becoming more similar, suggests new research

The accents of educated city dwellers across the North of England are becoming more similar, according to new research from The University of Manchester. Linguistics...

Hospitality Sector Launches a Crusade to Stop the Devastating Effects of No Shows

A new campaign – #NOMORENOSHOWS – is set to launch this week to stop the devastating effects of customers not turning up to bar...