New Chairperson appointed to lead Manchester City of Literature

Manchester City of Literature has announced the appointment of Manchester based novelist, poet and screenwriter Zahid Hussain as the first Chair of the Board...

Resurgence of visitors to Manchester continues almost 200 days since the bomb, says MHA...

Hotel occupancy continues to undergo a resurgence almost 200 days since the bomb at Manchester Arena. That’s according to Manchester Hoteliers’ Association Chair Adrian...

Work starts on the first Bee Network project: Wigan’s Muddy Mile

Work has begun to deliver the first scheme as part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network - a plan for the UK’s largest cycling and...

Jailed for six years for rape of a child in Trafford in the 1980’s

A man has been jailed for six years for the rape of a six-year-old boy in the 1980s in Trafford. Gary Mottershead aged 50  of...

English National Ballet announces Manchester premiere and MIF as co-producer for its new production...

Giselle, will have its world premiere at the Palace Theatre, Manchester (27 September - 1 October 2016) English National Ballet is proud to announce its...

Three jailed after £60K of drug proceeds were found in a sock drawer

Three men have been jailed after almost £60,000 of drug money proceeds was found stashed in a sock drawer. 

None for the road-Drink and drug driving rises over the Xmas Period

Greater Manchester Police arrested 449 motorists over the Christmas and New Year period as part of their ‘None for the Road’ drink and drug...

People in Manchester urged to open their hearts and homes to vulnerable adults

People in Manchester are being encouraged to consider opening their home to a vulnerable adult as an innovative new service is launched in the...

Man armed with a sawn-off shotgun robbed a bookmakers in Chadderton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man armed with a sawn-off shotgun robbed a bookmakers in Chadderton. The incident happened atvabout 8.15pm on Saturday...

Inspectors find a “widespread deterioration” of Trafford council’s children’s services

Trafford Council senior leaders believed that their Children's Care services remained good or outstanding,had no awareness of the decline in services and no accurate...