Northern launches search for families of those named on the Lancashire and Yorkshire carriage...

Northern Rail is searching for the relatives of soldiers whose names appear on a long-lost war memorial which is soon to be re-housed at...

Oldham will commemorate war hero 100 years on

Oldham Council is set to remember the third recipient from the borough to be awarded the Victoria Cross – exactly 100 years since his...

Helen Pankhurst launches #RadicalManchester campaign celebrating ‘birthplace of progress and innovation’

A campaign celebrating #RadicalManchester’s role as the ‘birthplace of global innovation and progress’ has been launched by Marketing Manchester Mbassador Dr Helen Pankhurst. Timed to coincide...

Hello, hello, hello….to new Museum Curator

There has been an arresting development at the popular Greater Manchester Police Museum in Manchester city centre. Katie Henderson has copped the top job and...

Elizabeth Gaskell House wins Lottery funding

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has been successful in securing a grant of £78,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Unseen footage from the North West Film Archive forms part of BBC series

Previously unseen films from the Second World War stored in the North West Film Archive (NWFA) form part of a fascinating new series on...

Manchester Cathedral receives £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Manchester Cathedral has received £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project, appraising a Transformational Heritage Project, in central Manchester.   Made possible...

Cool, courageous Ordsall war hero to be honoured

A World War One hero who single-handedly captured a German machine gun and eight prisoners will be honoured in a ceremony in Salford this...

Snapshot: The moment Securicor removed art masterpieces from the home of LS Lowry in...

When LS Lowry died in 1976, the task of clearing his house of his considerable art collection was nothing short of epic. Lowry avoided receiving...

Bust of philanthropist John Rylands unveiled in Stretford

A bust of entrepreneur and philanthropist John Rylands has been unveiled at Stretford Public Hall. The Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Tom Ross, gave a speech...