Compulsive buying explained

New research could explain compulsive buying, help develop a new screening tool to diagnose the condition and help people avoid the worst consequences of...

Improvements but Manchester is still lagging behinds says latest State of the City report

Manchester remains a place where people want to live, work and invest, as well as visit. However, as in previous reports, there is no...

Historic clogs return home to Manchester

A pair of clogs, dating back to the nineteenth century and loaned to children that attended the Charter Street Ragged School in Manchester, have...

Back to the Days when football didn’t rule in Manchester

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are delving into the origins of football in Manchester and exploring how the sport triumphed over other forms of...

Corn Exchange comes full circle

With news that Manchester's Corn Exchange may be getting a revamp with a new boutique Hotel, About Manchester takes a look at the history...

Can you break the code and find Alan Turing’s buried treasure?

A new fiendishly-challenging online brain-teaser, featuring cryptic clues, has been launched by mathematicians at The University of Manchester. The online cryptography competition has...

Lowry Theatre to celebrate thirty years of Shirley Valentine 

Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. In celebration of its 30th Anniversary the first major...

Philips Park Cemetery prepares to mark its 150th year

In October 2016, Philip's Park will celebrate its one hundred and fifty year anniversary and to mark the occasion, there will be an exhibition...

Manchester Youth Market Launches New City Centre Pop-Up Shop

A group of young entrepreneurs from Manchester are throwing open the doors of their first pop up shop to test trade their budding business...

CityVerve project to transform All Saints Park into virtual art gallery

A virtual gallery allowing visitors to find a treasure trove of historical artefacts via their smartphone will open in All Saints Park on June...