Immersive virtual reality project preserves historic Manchester synagogue

Manchester’s first post-war building and its only city centre synagogue has been digitally preserved for future generations to revisit forever in virtual reality. Manchester Metropolitan...

Greater Manchester pub named as one the UK’s most haunted

As the fourth oldest pub in Britain, Bolton’s Ye Olde Man and Scythe has a resident ghost, several spooky encounters, and some chilling CCTV...

Pact of Steel – book examines the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini for the...

A new book by a historian from The University of Manchester has examined the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini in detail for the first...

Review-The Old Stones-A guide to the Megalithic sites of Britain and Ireland

If you head into Lancashire's Forest of Bowland hidden within an enclosure of trees, you will come across a circle of eleven concrete posts marking...

Victorian Society Top 10 list reveals eclectic selection of endangered buildings

The Victorian Society has released their annual Top 10 Endangered Buildings List which recognises at-risk Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures throughout England and...

Funding granted for historic war memorials in Stockport

The Council is set to invest an additional £130,000 in maintenance and upkeep of 18 war memorials across the borough, as it prepares to...

Public call-out uncovers secret and unknown memorials in the North West

A memorial to commemorate the success of the Teetotal Movement; a statue to remember the ‘Cracker Packers’ - female workers at the former Carr’s...

Robbie Burns used old ale, carbonised elephant tusk, lard and sulphuric acid to write...

Scientists have for the first time analysed the ingredients the Scottish bard Robbie Burns used when he made his own ink. Their study, which means...

Archaeologists race against time to save ancient handprints

A group of archaeologists are working against the tide to excavate a Pictish copper smith’s workshop located on an Iron Age settlement on the...

New book tells the story of Manchester’s forgotten reformer

A new book out by two Manchester Historians tells the tales of one of the City's forgotten heroes. Elijah Dixon played a key role in...