It’s late September so it must be food festival time

Today sees the beginning of the seventeenth Manchester Food and Drink Festival, spanning 12 days from 18th – 29th September, and sprawling across the...

Story of WW1 volunteers from St. Helens revealed in new book

The full behind the scenes story of 3,000 men from St. Helens who fought in the First World War is uncovered in a book...

Thousands expected for Manchester’s Buy Art Fair

The largest and most prestigious art fairs in the North, return to Manchester this September 26 – 28. The Buy Art Fair and Manchester Contemporary,...

In the footsteps of Alexander the Great

It is sixteen years since Manchester Universities Professor of Public History and TV Historian Michael Wood appeared on our screens with his 'In the...

New report outlines Radical Plan to give Greater Manchester more control

We have heard a lot about Devo Max in the run up to the Scottish Independence referendum but what about Devo Manc. A radical plan...

Life on Mars? Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility

A tiny fragment of Martian meteorite 1.3 billion years old is helping to make the case for the possibility of life on Mars, say...

Manchester Dogs Home-born out of Cottonopolis

The public have rallied around after yesterday evening's tragic fire at Manchester Dogs Home in Harpurhey. We take a look at the history of the...

New Pendleton community building reopens three years after the riots

A building that was severely damaged in the riots three years ago that swept has reopened after being transformed as part of a £650...

Figures from Manchester’s Heritage to be honoured at First Street.

Tony Wilson Place, Jack Rosenthal Street, Isabella Banks Street, Annie Horniman Street, James Grigor Square will be opening in Manchester after First Street announced...

£60m is being invested in a Manchester Graphene innovation centre

The University of Manchester is to build a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) it has been announced today. The facility will be critical in...