New play to tell the story of one of Manchester’s greatest boxers

It is the story of the greatest British middleweight boxer never to be champion. Manchester's Len Johnson was denied the opportunity because of his...

Wildlife Trust in cautious welcome to new plan

The blueprint for development in Greater Manchester has been revamped after complaints about an initial draft not considering greener areas.

Contemporary art installation inspired by indoor Tudor tennis secrets

A new contemporary art installation, by artist Hilary Jack, is set to launch on the weekend of the country’s most celebrated event for tennis...

Mayor’s ambitious bed every night scheme claims success

NEW figures reveal hundreds of people previously sleeping rough in Greater Manchester have been helped off the streets and into accommodation as a result...

Deeds Not Words: Friends of the Pankhurst launches

The Pankhurst Trust is calling on individuals and businesses to ensure that the story of the women who won the right to vote lives on to inspire and empower...

Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings with...

Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings with a special day of activities in...

Rochdale’s cotton road will weave its heritage trail

A year after featuring in a hit television documentary Rochdale's famous Cotton Famine Road is in the news again following a huge cash injection...

A tale of six cities in one day -Review Barber Shop Chronicles at the...

All human life is here …. or rather maybe the voice of all African men is here…. ?? Written...

I think I’m getting more political as I get older

'I am a Socialist' says playwright and folk singer Lizzie Nunnery. " and if there is one good thing about the rise of Corbynism then...

Manchester ClownFest 2017: The weird, the wacky and the wonderful

While the weather promises rain, the Manchester ClownFest promises nothing but smiles and laughter to brighten up your drizzly day. For the first time in...