15th Century pub in the North West’s ‘Best Place to Live’ set to reopen...

One of Greater Manchester’s most historic pubs, set in the heart of Stockport town centre, will open next month after being vacant for more...

University to rename building in honour of celebrated alumnus and artist LS Lowry

Manchester Metropolitan University is marking its 200th anniversary by honouring one of its most celebrated alumni, LS Lowry. Lowry, who is world-renowned for painting scenes...

Former Bolton Wanderers player killed in First World War is finally laid to rest

A young soldier who worked as a schoolteacher and played for Bolton Wanderers Football Club has finally been laid to rest in France along...

Blue Plaque unveiled for Stretford Lady Golf pioneer

A blue plaque tribute to a pioneer of women’s golf has been unveiled outside UA92 in Stretford. Lilian Saatweber was born in Stretford and was...

Historic Baguley Hall is up for sale

Historic Baguley Hall in Wythenshawe, South Manchester, has been put on the market by Colliers on behalf of Historic England. Colliers is inviting offers...

ELR calls for help to preserve 168-year-old engineering workshop

East Lancashire Railway (ELR) has launched a fundraiser to help secure the future of a 168-year-old engineering workshop that has links to the Flying...

Restorations works have been completed on Manchester’s Historic Opera House

A £2m project to restore the traditional windows and façade of the Grade II listed Manchester Opera House has reached completion. The scheme began in...

Could Manchester Cathedral have looked like this?

TransPennine Express has reimagined 8 iconic landmarks to show exactly how the UK could have looked. Diving into the archives and uncovering original design...

Essential repair work begins on the Science and Industry Museum’s iconic 1830 Viaduct and...

The next stage of one of the most significant heritage restoration projects currently underway in the UK has now begun at one of Manchester’s...

Was classic novel inspired by Greater Manchester setting?

It is a debate unlikely ever to be fully resolved: Was the novel The Railway Children inspired by the author’s hometown in south east London,...