Our Girl Michelle discovers her Pankhurst link

Our Girl actress and Stockport born Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree. In a first of a new series of Who...

Christmas cards from Manchester Children’s Charity dating back 120 years go on display

Christmas cards dating one hundred and twenty years will be on show this Saturday at Manchester's Central Library. The cards come from a collection by...

Art lecturer to help revive forgotten beer – and brewing memories

A painter and art lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University is to help revive a forgotten beer by piecing together its history and the recipe...

Leading Sculptor Denise Dutton visits Annie Kenney sites to mark International Women’s Day

Oldham MP Jim McMahon marked International Womens day by inviting sculptor Denise Dutton to Oldham to see the site of Annie Kenney statue in Oldham...

Pete Shelley plaque to have permanent place in hometown

A blue plaque has been erected on the former home of Buzzcocks legend and Leyther, Pete Shelley. Coinciding with the second anniversary of his death...

The Royal Exchange Manchester to celebrate 100 Years and theywant your help

Later this year The Royal Exchange Manchester will be celebrating 100 years since the building was officially opened by King George V and Queen...

Represent! 2018 Banner Display at the People’s History Museum

Historic banners telling the story of how people have fought for representation will be going on display from January 2018 at the People’s History Museum, as it marks...

Lost works by Anthony Burgess published to mark his centenary year

Long-forgotten works by Anthony Burgess, the author of A Clockwork Orange, will be published in new editions to mark the centenary of his birth. The...

Eminent musician and composer, world-renowned scientist and important sporting location to receive blue...

An eminent musician and composer, a world-renowned scientist and an important sporting location will receive Wigan Borough’s blue plaques for 2022. Unveiling ceremonies will take...

New state-of-the-art archives at Leigh Town Hall will be open to the public in...

Wigan Council’s state-of-the-art archive facilities will be unveiled to the public in June at the newly renovated Grade II listed Leigh Town Hall. Members of...