Jodrell Bank astronomers predict fireworks from a close encounter of the stellar kind

Astronomers from Jodrell Bank are predicting a close encounter between a stellar entity the size of a city and one of the brightest stars...

Whitworth scoops top museum prize

The redeveloped Whitworth Art Gallery has been awarded the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015. The £100,000 prize is the largest...

SmartStart -Wood Street mission launches £1m fund for school uniforms

Children’s charity Wood Street Mission is launching a major new initiative today  to kit out all local children living in poverty for school. SmartStart Manchester...

An ode to Library walk or the Ginnel that roared

To very little fanfare, in fact rather embarrassing silence , Library Walk has opened to the public over the last few days. The undercover walkway...

Seven new smart motorways heading to the NW

Highways England has formally unveiled the plan for seven smart motorway schemes, extra to the project currently taking place on the M62 and M60...

Full steam ahead say the North’s businesses over devolution

Devolution in England is to be welcomed and that the northern powerhouse should proceed ‘full steam ahead according to a survey of local businesses...

Wo Manchester Women No 7 Sunny Lowry

The first women to swim the English Channel hailed from Longsight. Sunny Lowry was a keen swimmer from a young age who trained at Victoria...

Celebrating Ardwick’s History

Ardwick's has a rich cultural heritage, arguably the world's first suburb, a fashionable place to live for the wealthy of the industrial revolution and...

Manchester primary schools on stage as they sing for the world.

The British Council  and the Greater Manchester Music Hub today announced that two live music events involving nine Greater Manchester primary schools will take...

John’s “Boy’s Own” tale one of many in Manchester footballing archive at Central Library

Memorabilia from the Manchester Boys’ football team’s first 125 years of history will be safeguarded for future generations at Central Library. The archives of the...