Could we end up with nobody to power the “Powerhouse”

The “Northern Powerhouse” project has received large investments, but money only goes so far. With a steady stream of skill leaving, we might end...

The best of Amateur Boxing is in the North West of the UK in...

Boxing requires courage, discipline, dedication, focus and respect for others. It is a sport that anyone can participate in regardless of race, creed, gender,...

Manchester Opera for the masses?

A new Manchester based initiative is aiming to break the stereotyping of opera and bring it to a wider audience. The Manchester Opera Ensemble, founded...

CityVerve project to transform All Saints Park into virtual art gallery

A virtual gallery allowing visitors to find a treasure trove of historical artefacts via their smartphone will open in All Saints Park on June...

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...

100 years ago in Manchester

The raising of tobacco prices in Manchester before dealers had exhausted stocks upon which the extra duty had not been paid, was causing consternation...

My name is Chaim Ferster, not B10924.

Tributes have been paid to Chaim Ferster, the Holocaust survivor who later settled in Cheetham Hill who has died this morning at the age of...

£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...

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...