Manchester creates Europe’s largest global poverty and inequality Institute

The University of Manchester is strengthening its commitment to addressing global poverty and inequality by creating a dedicated research and teaching institute – the...

Welcome to Sadler’s Yard

The waiting is finally over and Manchester knows the name of its new square. The new public realm at the heart of the NOMA neighbourhood...

Share your memories of your first mobile phone

Organisers of an event to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the mobile phone in Britain are asking for people's stories of their first one. The...

Shift away from sombre send-offs as the destination funeral takes off

When it comes to final farewells, the UK is beginning to part with tradition according to a new report from The Co-operative Funeralcare. Based on the...

Poignant tribute to unmarked thousands at Weaste Cemetery

A poignant tribute to thousands of Salfordians buried without a memorial stone is to be unveiled in the city. Over 330,000 people have been buried...

City Council set to acquire Central Park

Manchester City Council is set to acquire North East Manchester's Central Park from the Homes and Communities Agency. The park, which was set up back...

Ambition plans for the “Northern Gateway”

Manchester Place the collaboration between Manchester City Council and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is looking for a long-term private sector investment partner The...

Drama series Home Fires begins shooting for second series.

Six new episodes of ITV Studios World War II drama, Home Fires, begin filming in Cheshire this week.   The successful show which ran earlier...

Student’s space adventure film set for big screen

A Bolton University Student is looking to the stars as he begins production on his first short science fiction feature film. Third year undergraduate Lee...

Funky city-centre mushroom farm being installed for Food and Drink festival

Commercial mushroom farm to be installed in Albert Square for MFDF 2015 before moving to permanent city-centre location. Manchester sustainable food pioneer Vincent Walsh has...