Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave to star in new film about Lowry’s relationship with...

Filming is due to start later this month in Manchester on a new film which will shed light on the artist LS Lowry's relationship...

Stockport Council appeals for families of two Victoria Cross war heroes to come forward

Stockport Council is appealing for the families of two Stockport-born Victoria Cross (VC) recipients from World War I to come forward. The two war heroes...

St Bernard dog was Manchester invention, say historians

A new book published by University of Manchester historians shows that the much-loved St Bernard dog we know today was a Victorian invention. According to...

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...

Researcher unearths the proud history of Manchester’s LGBT+ Centre

The history of Manchester’s LGBT+ Centre has been uncovered by a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Emily Crompton, a senior lecturer at the Manchester School...

Salford apartment block named in honour of revered minister and writer

The legacy of one of Salford’s most revered sons will be immortalised in a new apartment block, which will bring more than 100 affordable...

Tree planting commemorates 80 years of Jewish refugees

A native oak tree has been planted at Whitefield’s Hamilton Road Park to mark the 80th anniversary of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)...

Sell-out run of behind-the-scenes Town Hall tours extended

New tours enabling people to experience rarely-seen parts of Manchester's magnificent Town Hall have been announced, ahead of its temporary closure in January 2018...

“Devastated” campaigners as the dream of Ancoats Dispensary comes to an end

Campaigners who have been fighting to save the historic Ancoats Dispensary are said to be devastated after they have been forced to hand the...

Five iconic Aircraft are on display in Albert Square this weekend

An extraordinary display of RAF aircraft opened at Manchester’s Albert Square today  as the Royal Air Force continues to celebrate its 100th birthday. To mark...