Manchester’s Mother Teresa a step closer to becoming a saint

The woman described by some as Manchester's version of Mother Teresa has become a step closer to becoming a saint. A Vatican bulletin announced yesterday...

Manchester City owner keeps historic FA Cup in England

Manchester City are now the proud custodian of the 1896–1910 FA Cup following the recent purchase of the trophy at auction by Club owner,Sheikh...

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...

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Salford

The Lowry Theatre stands today on Salford Quays to provide entertainment but just over one hundred and thirty years ago, another event staged where...

A look back to the Past-Salford Cross

The old Salford Cross once stood outside the court house on Greengate until it was taken down in 1824. Nobody is quite sure when it...

Construction of a memorial to mark the Bradford Colliery underway

Construction has begun on the creation of a memorial to the Bradford Colliery as part of the Bradford Pit Project, despite coronavirus impacts. Set up...

Remember Remember the 5th of November but what was Manchester’s connection with the Gunpowder...

It is four hundred and fifteen years since the discovery of a consignment of gunpowder in Westminster, what role, if any did this part...

Hopwood Hall’s Rays of California sunshine

The initial works to stabilise the building and provide urgent weather proofing have now been completed at the Grade II listed Hopwood Hall. Jointly funded...

Manchester Jewish Museum discovers Time Capsule from the 1870s

As building work on Manchester Jewish Museum’s major Cultural Capital Development project nears completion ready for its Spring 2021 opening – builders have made...

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...