New plans for Wigan Pier

A major transformation of one of the North West’s most iconic destinations has moved a step closer after Wigan Council signed a deal with...

Manchester Museum triumphs on Lever Prize

Manchester Museum has won the prestigious Lever Prize 2015 for the project 'Real Life Science'. The annual award is given to arts organisations in north-west...

Rosy future is predicted for Greater Manchester’s job market

Greater Manchester’s jobs market will grow by 110,000 by 2024 according to a new report out this week. Based on the latest available data, the...

James Ernest Mangnall

He was, at least so far, the only person to manage both Manchester United and Manchester City and was born this week in 1866. James...

The National Theatre’s One Man, Two Guvnors returns to The Lowry

The National Theatre's award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, returns to The Lowry for one week only to banish those January blues. The acclaimed production,...

Turing’s will amongst millions to go online

The wills of amongst others Alan Turing as well as Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Beatrix Potter are among millions which have been made...

Re: Play Festival.

Comedian Justin Moorhouse, a play written across continents on Skype, an erotic fiction writer, and a new version of a classic Pinter are among...

Greater Manchester a prime example of culture-led regeneration, says new report

The redevelopment of central Manchester and Salford Quays offer a useful model for culturally-led regeneration which other cities can learn from, according to a...

New walking tours app is launched on Manchester

A new mobile application produced by Manchester based Magnetic North in collaboration with Manchester City Council and NOMA will allow user to explore the...

Lottery funding boost for Rochdale’s Medieval Bridge

Rochdale’s medieval bridge, which has been hidden from public view for more than a century, is set to be uncovered following the approval of...