Salford academics call for Middle East water treaty

The Diyala River forms a natural border between Iran and Iraq for around 20 miles. It flows from Iran's Zagros Mountains into eastern Iraq...

Cash bonanza announced for the region

£476.7million is to be invested in Greater Manchester over the next few years with the announcement today that Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership has...

300 year old musical manuscript donated to Manchester Central Library

An eminent musicologist has donated a score from the early 18th century to an internationally important collection of Italian music at Manchester Central Library....

Manchester Born entrepreneur Ian Livingston becomes Government’s creative champion

The Manchester born author Ian Livingstone, who made millions on Dungeons & Dragons, and unleashed Lara Croft and Tomb Raider on the world...

When Dinosaurs roamed Manchester

Jurassic Britain was a “dinosaur paradise” with more than 100 different species, says the author of a new book, Dinosaurs of the British Isles,...

Lowry gets million pound gift from Manchester raised hedge fund executive’s trust

The Lowry is a £1,000,000 better off after a donation from Andrew and Zoë Law of the Law Family Charitable Foundation. It is the largest...

Cheshire’s wartime Jambusters to be honoured by ITV

The role inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during the Second World War is to be made into a six part drama series...

A celebration of Oldham’s Union Street

A new exhibition opening in Oldham tomorrow will celebrate the history of Union Street. The street was first laid out in the early 1800s as...

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...

John Dalton – A Cumbrian Philosopher

A new book on John Dalton, celebrated chemist and propounder of the atomic theory, has been published. Dr. Tom Smith tells the story of the...