Ringing the City

A new long-distance walking route around Greater Manchester is being created thanks to an idea developed by a University of Salford graduate. The 300-km GM...

Town Hall Tales uncovered as part of unique arts project

A new project telling some of the countless fascinating personal stories connected to Manchester Town Hall has been launched. The Our Town Hall engagement project,...

Patients and staff become faces of The Christie

The Christie charity is launching a major new advertising campaign featuring the stories of people whose lives have been touched by Manchester’s internationally acclaimed...

The ‘Bones of Thomas Paine’ will be paraded across Salford and Manchester

Salford's Working Class Movement Library is working with Salford outdoor arts organisation Walk the Plank to bring the fascinating character of Thomas Paine to life...

Welcome to Dot’s farm-The Rossendale farmer aiming for goat yoga

The Great Staycation: Dot’s Farm is an up-lifting, half-hour documentary on BBC One North West and on BBC One HD on Monday 11 November at 7.30pm which...

Stayin Alive-Campaign to save the building where music legends, the Bee Gees first performed...

"Bee Gees fans from all over the world come to have their pictures taken outside - even though it's a funeral home!"   So says Chris Peacock from...

North West ready to deliver the UK’s first hydrogen project within five years

As climate change protests take place across London last week, attendees to a Westminster briefing heard how HyNet will initially save one million tonnes...

New acquisition demonstrates Imperial War Museums’ commitment to documenting live conflict in Yemen

A new artwork by artist and political cartoonist Darren Cullen has been acquired by Imperial War Museums (IWM) in a collecting effort inspired by...

Have Britain’s former industrial regions suffered a DNA brain drain

Regions  like former coal-mining and manufacturing areas have suffered a brain drain and become poorer as a result. Now research shows that this inequality can...

Tom & Dick’s brings textiles back to Manchester’s Mayfield

Textiles has returned to Manchester’s historic Mayfield site for the first time in over a century. Once the epicentre of Manchester’s ‘Cottonopolis’ era, the Mayfield...