Wigan Council to preserve 1910, the year of two elections, posters

More than one hundred posters from the 1910 elections will be saved from deterioration thanks to new funding. Wigan Council’s archives and local studies team...

Victoria Baths tiles are sure to be a splash hit

Homes up and down the country can now have historically inspired interiors in the style of one of the UK’s most iconic buildings -...

Forgotten maps of Manchester slums restored and available to view

A new project has repaired, photographed and shared online forgotten maps of Manchester’s slums, which had been overlooked for the last 130 years. The maps...

Community at the heart of project bringing new life to the home of Manchester’s...

For 70 years the Platt Hall Gallery, at the crossroads of Rusholme, Fallowfield and Moss Side, has housed Manchester Art Gallery’s costume collection. Generations of...

Did Your Ancestors Attend this Ball?

Manchester’s premier five-star hotel, The Lowry Hotel, is appealing for help in hunting down the attendees of the original Manchester Ball held...

Sculpture representing D Day fatalities is unveiled in Media City

A new sculpture that depicts a soldier kneeling on 4,413 bullets, with each representing a man that died alongside him on D-Day...

£16 million redevelopment of Rochdale’s grade I listed town hall has taken a major...

The £16 million redevelopment of Rochdale’s grade I listed town hall has taken a major step forward, with the appointment of an...

Could you be a Peterloo descendant?

Peterloo 2019 is hoping to connect the stories of those who were present at the Peterloo Massacre with the stories of today by searching for the Peterloo Descendants.  60,000...

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.

Gas, books, parks and pioneers celebrated in statue

The world’s first street to be lit by gas is to be celebrated with a sculpture by the creator of Liverpool’s iconic...