“Devastated” campaigners as the dream of Ancoats Dispensary comes to an end

Campaigners who have been fighting to save the historic Ancoats Dispensary are said to be devastated after they have been forced to hand the...

Salford Cathedral to close for multi million pound restoration project

Salford Cathedral is to close for most of 2023 as the 173 year old building will be given a revamp which aims to revive...

Radcliffe Library’s tribute to the local fallen of the First World War

A Memorial Wall dedicated to local people who lost their lives in the First World War has been created at Radcliffe Library. It has been...

Shelley’s Peterloo poem took inspiration from the radical press, new research reveals

Percy Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy, the most celebrated literary response to the Peterloo massacre, drew on accounts of the tragedy written by the...

One of the world’s most historically important railway artefacts has been rediscovered after more...

For the first time, members of the public will be able to see detailed plans by George Stephenson - known as the father of the railways...

£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...

GMP Visitors Get Haunting Halloween Experience

Ghosts and ghouls sent shivers down the spine at the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Museum in the run-up to Halloween. Actors from the ‘Stage Squad’...

Missive from a militant: new Annie Kenney Letter revealed

A previously unknown letter from local suffragette, Annie Kenney, is to go on display for the first time at Gallery Oldham. Working-class political activist and...

New Memory Box celebrates Manchester’s proud LGBTQ+ history

An online ‘Memory Box’ celebrating highlights from Manchester’s proud LGBTQ+ history has been published to coincide with this weekend’s Alternative Pride Festival. New Memory Boxes...

Central Library archivists Save our Sound Heritage with digital technology

A new project being run by Manchester archivists will save more than 5,000 vulnerable sound recordings over the next five years, by digitising them...