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Lost records reveal history of women’s trades unions in Manchester

A website on the history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council is to be launched at the end of April. It’s a chance to...

Does Manchester’s first elected mayor need Westminster experience?

Bookies' favourite at odds of 1/6, Andy Burnham played the Westminster card as the three main candidates in the race to become Greater Manchester's...

Three to see this weekend: a duck race, egg hunts and...

This weekend is Easter Bank Holiday. For some people that means chocolate or church, but only one features on this list of things to do...

Enjoy the first public swim in 24 years in this Grade...

For one day only, Victoria Baths is offering swimmers the opportunity of a lifetime - the chance to enjoy the first public swim in...

You’ll never guess why this woman travelled 4617 miles to visit...

We’re used to seeing other publications going on about how great Manchester is and encouraging their readers to visit. It’s nice to read such...

Manchester parks set to host free tai chi, yoga and green...

Parks across Manchester are set to play host to hundreds of fun, free activity sessions as ParkLives returns to the city for a third...

GUNG-HO! World’s biggest 5k inflatable obstacle challenge coming to Manchester

A 5k inflatable obstacle course will be pitching up in Heaton Park on Saturday 29th April and inviting you to take on the challenge in...

Manchester and Salford: can you see the join?

If every Manc has a chip on his or her shoulder, does your average Salfordian have a chip on both? One reflecting an attitude...

People from all over the world have sent Manchester children’s hospice...

A Manchester children’s hospice has been inundated with over forty thousand woolly chicks handcrafted by generous knitters in response to the charity’s annual Easter...

These amazing photos capture a day in the life of Manchester

A day in the life of Manchester has been captured in a 24-hour social experiment. More than 30 professional and amateur Manchester-based photographers joined forces...

Help put Greater Manchester on the European cycling map 

The European Cycling Challenge is one of the biggest urban cycling events in Europe. It’s all about encouraging people to use their bikes for leisure and...

TV stars take on eating challenge to raise funds for Manchester...

Five TV stars have agreed to eat their way through a 12-course meal to raise funds for Manchester-based charity Once Upon A Smile. Actors Duayne...