Alan Turing to be the image of the new £50 note

Making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney also revealed the imagery...

Good vibrations’ for Meg, the Tameside student using drumming to help manage her autism

A Tameside music student who has autism has been excelling as a drummer by using the instrument to channel her creative side. Meg Balcomb, 15,...

New ITV ident features Manchester artist’s 150-sari textiles piece

Artist Sutapa Biswas has produced a new on-screen identity for ITV to celebrate its commitment to creativity and British culture for the last 50...

Our Emmeline comes home to Manchester

Crowds took to the streets of Manchester City Centre to take part in a tribute to ‘Our Emmeline’, as a statue of the suffragette...

Bury mother of sick twins makes plea for more stem cell donors

A mother-of-five from Bury, whose youngest twin daughters were both been diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, is trying to encourage more people to...

From stacking shelves to building with bricks

James Windle, a former supermarket worker from Salford, has beat thousands of applications to bag his dream job as Master Model Builder, at Legoland Discovery...

Young sailor from Manchester wins new sailing award

Last Tuesday, Panerai and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) were delighted to announce that the winner of the inaugural Panerai Challenger Trophy was 18-year-old...

Sacha Lord to be Greater Manchester first night Czar

Warehouse Project and Parklife founder Sacha Lord has been unveiled as Greater Manchester’s first-ever night-time economy adviser. Appointed by Mayor Andy Burnham, Sacha will champion...