Chernobyl is open for virtual visits

It’s almost 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster (26th April 1986), and Manchester is marking the anniversary this month with a special free event...

£2.2 million bill for urgent repairs to the Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Town Hall is facing a bill of £2.2m for refurbishment according to a report due to go to the Council's executive committee this...

Historic clogs return home to Manchester

A pair of clogs, dating back to the nineteenth century and loaned to children that attended the Charter Street Ragged School in Manchester, have...

100 years ago in Manchester.

The end is not in sight was the message from King George.More men and yet more are wanted to keep my armies in the...

Manchester Youth Market Launches New City Centre Pop-Up Shop

A group of young entrepreneurs from Manchester are throwing open the doors of their first pop up shop to test trade their budding business...

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...

Photographer celebrating Manchester’s independent music

A PHOTOGRAPHY graduate is aiming to record the city’s thriving independent scheme – and has launched a Kickstarter to fund the ambitious project. Chris Extance...

‘Lost’ photographs of LS Lowry to go on display at The Lowry on Saturday

Rare photographs of LS Lowry - ‘lost’ in the attic of a celebrated photographer for more than 50 years - are to go on...

75 years of Ringway

On Saturday June 25th 1938, Ringway Airport was officially opened by an air display from the Royal Air Force by the command of Sir...

The Imitation Game

A trailer is out for the movie Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role as Alan Turing. Cumberbatch won the top award at...