Greater Manchester

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Danny Boyle Matrix ‘spectacular’ to open Manchester’s Factory
Show entitled Free Your Mind will be the first production at the city’s much-anticipated new arts venue

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @3:20 PM

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Centre of Manchester is dotted with parks | Letter
Letter: Mayfield Park is magnificent and welcome, but it’s not the first in the city centre for 100 years, says Chris Paul


28, Sep, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Save Lowry’s Going to the Match for public, urges Salford mayor
Plea to wealthy footballers and clubs to help buy auctioned painting to stop it disappearing into private collection

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @11:07 AM

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Manchester opens first new park in 100 years, complete with ‘scary’ slides
A delight for kids, one of the slides will take riders over the largely forgotten River Medlock

Helen Pidd North of England editor

22, Sep, 2022 @12:38 PM

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‘You can feel the history in there’: the return of New Century Hall
It played host to Hendrix and the Stones and was a haven for acid-house parties. After lying dormant for years, Manchester’s iconic concert hall is back

Kyle MacNeill

19, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Man arrested in connection with 1996 IRA Manchester bombing
A man was held at Birmingham airport on Thursday night on suspicion of terrorism offences, Greater Manchester police said

Jamie Grierson

09, Sep, 2022 @5:42 PM

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‘Things won’t be the same’: Manchester mourns death of Elizabeth II
Mancunians express sadness and shock at death of monarch as city leaders lay flowers in St Ann’s Square

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

09, Sep, 2022 @3:28 PM

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Meghan says ‘it’s nice to be back’ in first UK speech in two years
Duchess of Sussex walked on stage to huge cheers at the One Young World summit in Manchester

Caroline Davies

05, Sep, 2022 @8:24 PM

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Quick-thinking driver saves motorist having seizure in fast lane
John Barlow carried out controlled stop to bring man’s car to halt after fearing he may be dead behind wheel

Miranda Bryant

05, Sep, 2022 @6:37 PM

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NHS whistleblower wins dismissal case against England’s health regulator
Shyam Kumar was unfairly sacked by CQC after raising patient safety concerns, Manchester tribunal finds

Matthew Weaver

05, Sep, 2022 @10:05 AM

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Police release CCTV after Sikh priest ‘left for dead’ on Manchester street
Family of a 62-year-old man left with life-changing injuries after assault appeal for information

Gemma McSherry

03, Sep, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Avanti West Coast in ‘last chance saloon’ after failures, says Andy Burnham
The company is operating a reduced service, with one train an hour running between London and Manchester

Christy Cooney

03, Sep, 2022 @10:22 AM

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