Osborne launches Northern Powerhouse think tank

Just two months after he was sacked as Chancellor, George Osborne is launching a think tank dedicated to keeping his dream of the Northern...

Space project Mark II set to soar

Planning permission has been granted by Manchester City Council for a £14m expansion of The Space Project, West Gorton, east Manchester, seeing the TV...

Robbie Williams to kick off 2017 tour at the Etihad Stadium

At a press conference in London today, Robbie Williams announced his highly anticipated 2017 European stadium tour. Twenty-nine shows in eighteen countries are announced,...

It’s a wrap for a Pendleton firm 

A Pendleton firm has wrapped up help for 14,000 people in need. Glendale Foods, based in Pendleton, offered to donate 14,000 frozen wraps after hearing...

Salford’s rising star in Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet

Salford's rising political star Rebecca Long Bailey has been promoted to the Shadow Cabinet. The MP, only elected to the Commons in 2015, is the...

In Memoriam Sir John Zochonis

A memorial service for Sir John Zochonis, who died peacefully in hospital in November at the age of 84, will be held at Manchester...

Jason Manford to throw the switch on the City’s Xmas celebrations

There are only sixty eight shopping days until Xmas and Manchester is already getting ready. The council have announced that Manchester comedian Jason Manford will...

Cancer charity Maggie’s commences construction at The Christie

Work has begun this week on a new £6m Maggie's Centre at the Christie Hospital in Withington. The Centre is being built in partnership with...

Paddleboard Yoga comes to Salford

Anyone who has ever watched Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) – a sort of stand up canoeing but on what looks like a surfboard –...

Urgent appeal launched to save Hyde’s Theatre Royal

Campaigners have issued an urgent appeal to help save an historic Tameside theatre. The Theatre Royal in Hyde is an historic and architecturally important Grade...