Allie Crewe wins national photography competition with powerful trans portrait

A University of Salford graduate has been selected as one of this year’s winners for Portrait of Britain with her entry ‘Grace’ – a trans...

Middleton D Day hero honoured

A 94-year-old veteran who played a key part in the D-Day landings on Normandy beaches has been honoured  Middleton resident Jim Healy was presented with...

Tim Wallace of Madchester band Northside has died

The guitarist of the Moston formed band Northside has died. Tim Walsh’s death was announced by the band’s remaining members of twitter. “It is with the...

Didsbury women passes half way mark in marathon cancer charity challenge

A Didsbury woman who lost her mum to breast cancer is taking on 12 challenges in 12 months to raise money for Cancer Research...

New Documentary will reveal the legacy of Sir Matt Busby

A documentary on the legacy of former Manchester United manager Matt Busby is under production from James Corden’s London- and Los Angeles-based indie Fulwell...

The Day Mountbatten Died

In August 1979 a bomb is detonated on board a small fishing boat off the north west coast of Ireland. That one moment led...

Emily beats off competition from across the world for going the extra mile

The International Association of Women Police has recognised the incredible achievements of a Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officer. Detective Chief Superintendent Emily Higham, who is...

Manchester born soldier who died fighting IS in Syria was killed by friendly fire

A Manchester born soldier who died in Syria fighting the Islamic State group was killed by friendly fire, the Ministry of Justice (MoD) has...

New Chairperson appointed to lead Manchester City of Literature

Manchester City of Literature has announced the appointment of Manchester based novelist, poet and screenwriter Zahid Hussain as the first Chair of the Board...

Hundreds turn out for funeral of tragic PC

Hundreds of people turned out to pay tribute to the 38-year-old Greater Policeman who died suddenly while on holiday with his family in Scotland...