Memorial to the Somme unveiled in Heaton Park

 permanent memorial to commemorate those who lost their lives at the Battle of the Somme has been unveiled in Heaton Park. One of the largest...

Long lost and original Wind in the Willows puppets from the award winning 1983...

Waterside Arts in Sale is have acquired 25 original Wind in the Willows puppets from the iconic Cosgrove Hall animated film made in their...

Lost and forgotten Lowry painting sells for £2.65m

A painting by L.S Lowry that was lost to the art world for seventy years has been sold at auction for £2.65m The 1943 work,...

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.

80 years on, a third of people in the North West ‘don’t know’ when...

Today marks 80 years since the outbreak of World War II, when Neville Chamberlain delivered news of the declaration of war against Nazi Germany...

Residents at Broughton House Veteran Care Village celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day...

Residents at Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford, including World War Two veterans, celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a special...

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...