Wigan Pier plans given the go ahead

George Orwell would be happy.The next chapter of Wigan Pier’s regeneration story has been written today with members giving the green light to the...

Alan Turing to be the image of the new £50 note

Making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney also revealed the imagery...

Descendant Donates Rare Peterloo Artefact to People’s History Museum

Friday 19 July 2019 will see a very rare Peterloo artefact will go on display at People’s History Museum (PHM), known as the Peterloo...

Now Graphene could revolutionise road infrastructure in the UK

Highways England has become the latest company to partner with Manchester's Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). This new collaboration will look to address some of the...

Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in the...

Long lost and original Wind in the Willows puppets from the award winning 1983...

Waterside Arts in Sale is have acquired 25 original Wind in the Willows puppets from the iconic Cosgrove Hall animated film made in their...

Older people’s charity in need of Greater Manchester volunteers

Older people’s charity, Independent Age, is in urgent need of enthusiastic people to sign up as volunteers and help older people feel less lonely....

Trafford Council to unveil Blue Plaque for Korean war hero soldier

Trafford Council is unveiling a Blue Plaque to war hero William Speakman VC at Altrincham Transport Interchange on Thursday, 20 June at 2pm. Private Speakman,...

Sustainability is at the heart of Manchester Day

Manchester Day returns this year for its tenth outing on the 23 June and sustainability remains at the core of the event. The huge celebration...

LGBT Advisor to the Mayor of Greater Manchester calls for people to support important...

Manchester-based theatre company Dibby Theatre is raising funds to help take their hit-show ‘First Time’ to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer and spread the...