Date of unveiling of Annie Kenny statue is revealed

Two years of hard work and fundraising will come together on Friday 14th December at 2.15pm, when a statue of local-born suffragette Annie Kenney...

Salford reveals Somme commemoration plans

A nurse, a fireman, two council workers and giant banners will pay tribute to the hundreds of Salford men who died at the Somme. Salford...

Use your outdoor exercise to hunt down Manchester’s 50 Windows of Creativity

Despite the latest lockdown announcement and the restrictions around non essential travel, outdoor exercise is still encouraged and can be unlimited, therefore as 50...

Help Gallery Oldham find missing Peterloo banner

Gallery Oldham need some help to locate a missing banner from the Peterloo massacre. They are asking everyone to dig around their attics, rummage through...

A shot in the arm for Manchester’s railways

April 1st saw the launch of two new rail services across Manchester and the North of England, Arriva Rail North Ltd and First TransPennine...

Plans to bring historic Buile Hill Mansion back into use have been revealed

Plans to bring historic Buile Hill Mansion back into use will go on show to the public in December. Proposals for the Grade II listed...

100 years ago in Manchester

Heavy casualties were reported among Lancashire and Cheshire Battalions with thirty four officers killed and 134 wounded or missing. Among the deaths that week, Sapper...

One hundred years ago in Manchester

The offices of the Labour leader in Blackfriars Street Salford were raided by police. Much of the following case was heard in camera but...

Study urges northern leaders to move the Northern Powerhouse into a new phase to...

The North of England has been severely hit by austerity. Since 2009/10 total public spending in the North has fallen by £6.3 billion in real...

One of the world’s rarest mammals – the eastern bongo – has been born...

First-time mum, Safi, gave birth to the critically endangered eastern bongo calf on Wednesday 4 September after a nine-month-long gestation. It is the first eastern...