New report says almost half of all historic mills in Greater Manchester have been...

England’s textile mills, once the workshop of the world, were the original Northern Powerhouse. They define the landscape of the North of England, yet...

Plans announced to mark centenary of The Battle of Manchester Hill

Plans have been announced for a unique cultural event to mark the centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill - a battle that in...

Iconic images from Manchester’s rock history go on display at Central Library

'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' includes iconic, rarely-exhibited images of legends of the city’s music scene, including Buzzcocks, Joy Division, New...

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...

Plotting air raids on Britain: map shows devastating impact of WWII Luftwaffe strikes

A researcher from the University of York has developed an interactive map detailing every air raid across the UK during the Second World War. Bombing...

This year’s money to be spent on bin wagons but support for Buile Hill...

Work on restoring Buile Hill Manor will be delayed at least for another year as £800,000 set aside for the project will instead be...

150 years young: Rochdale Town Hall marks historic milestone

Rochdale’s stunning town hall, widely considered to be one of the finest municipal buildings in the country, is turning 150 years old and residents...

Miners’ Gate to celebrate Haigh’s heritage at Mowpin Lodge

A celebration of Wigan Borough’s proud industrial past will form the centrepiece of a stunning new gate at Haigh Hall’s Mowpin Lodge. Following a public...

Manchester is invited to a Big Fat Asian Wedding

Decades of South Asian henna, dance and wedding traditions to be celebrated in Manchester A project to explore the rich heritage of South Asian wedding...

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...