Netherlands artist unveils exhibition at Bury Sculpture Centre

One of the Netherlands’ most prominent artists is unveiling his new show at Bury Sculpture Centre this weekend. Auke de Vries has established an international...

Echoes of a Mountain song across Manchester

The new season begins this weekend  at the Bridgewater Hall which connects music to the wonderful landscape..  The echoes of a Mountain song begins with...

Books galore across Manchester

Manchester library users will soon be able to borrow books from other libraries across the region, thanks to a new initiative launching on National...

Join Crolla’s Running Army

World Champion boxer Anthony Crolla today launched a search for ‘Crolla’s Army’ of local runners to join his team for this year’s Great Manchester...

Manchester Airport paints a picture of travel with new international artist in residence

Manchester Airport has commissioned its first ever international artist in residence to capture the buzz of its expanding global route network.  Rob Pointon, from Cheshire,...

The Country Wife at HOME

Manchester School of Theatre's first production of the spring season at HOME is The Country Wife by William Wycherley. Considered by many to be Wycherley’s...

Metrolink fares held for second year

Metrolink fares will continue to be held at 2014 prices after council leaders approved Greater Manchester’s transport budget – with no annual fare increase...

Environment Agency outlines recovery and repair projects following record-breaking floods

The Environment Agency has carried out 4,000 inspections and identified around 41 flood defences needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather...

Democracy and Devo-latest Discuss Event

In partnership with Guardian Live, Discuss starts the year on one of its favourite themes: debating the democratic participation of the people of Greater...

New syndrome which causes obesity and intellectual disability identified

Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a rare new genetic syndrome of obesity, over-eating, mental and behavioural problems in six families, from...