Manchester seems like a place of the dead said Lowry

Two letters up for auction in London tomorrow night suggest that the painter LS Lowry may not have always been Manchester's greatest fan. The two...

Oldham Writer Wins Kindle Scout Publishing Contract

Jacqueline Ward, a crime fiction author from Oldham,has won a contract to publish her novel Random Acts of Unkindness. Random Acts of Unkindness is set...

Salford academic builds libraries for Ghanaian children

Children in Ghana have been given the chance read thanks to work by a University of Salford academic. English Literature lecturer Dr Mark Yates, who...

Eccles student’s swimming success

17 year old Eccles college student and City of Salford swimmer Lewis Clough from Tyldesley will return home today with a staggering five medals,...

Garvey and Jobson write Title Track for Cold Feet

Elbow Frontman Guy Garvey and Peter Jobson, from legendary Manchester band I AM KLOOT, have written the title track for the new series of...

My name is Chaim Ferster, not B10924.

Tributes have been paid to Chaim Ferster, the Holocaust survivor who later settled in Cheetham Hill who has died this morning at the age of...

Beswick to commemorate Manchester’s first women channel swimmer

The first women to swim the English Channel is to have a street named after her in East Manchester. Sunny Lowry's name is to be...

McDonnell reveals plans for a Bank of the North

A ‘Bank of the North’ could help unlock the potential of the North of England, delivering finance for critical local infrastructure and supporting lending...

The man who ‘saved’ the Co-op is stepping down

The Group has announced that Richard Pennycook is to step down as Group CEO and will be succeeded by Steve Murrells, currently CEO of...

RIP Paul Goggins

Tributes have been flooding in for the former Home Office minister and Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East! Paul Goggins who died...