Salford City Council needs funding to repeat a food help scheme which fed 3000 children over the summer. The council set up the voucher scheme after their application to the Department for Education’s holiday hunger fund was rejected – one of 88% that were, a Freedom of Information request from The Guardian and Channel 4 News revealed.
A distraught Stockport woman is asking the public for help so that orphaned children of Zimbabwe receive gifts being withheld by the government.
Have you ever woken from an especially interesting dream, gone to recount the details to someone only to find it suddenly seems incomprehensible in your head?
A Manchester choir for people dealing with mental health problems will sing at the Royal Variety Performance alongside Emeli Sande next month.
In Simon Stephens’ thoughtfully written Light Falls, a mother’s death is what is required to bring four lives back together. This is not a play about division; rather, its main theme is unity in the face of adversity.
Power to the people? Consultations on future of Greater Manchester’s buses to have final say this Friday
The final in a series of discussions on whether to bring Greater Manchester’s buses back under public control will take place this Friday.
Interview: Behind the façade of Manchester’s economic transformation with ‘Not Quite Light’ photographer Simon Buckley
There aren’t many places where Manchester’s brutal industrial heritage brushes up against its modern infrastructure.
Aussie rockers Ablaze are ‘beyond stoked’ to tour UK – with the band’s first gig taking place in Salford
Aussie rock powerhouse Ablaze are set to kick off their UK tour next week in Salford.
The world-renowned Marillion will be celebrating 40 years of music with a huge UK tour spanning 13 different venues – including a date at Manchester Bridgewater Hall next month.
‘Lend your voice if you’ve got a platform’: MM chat to ‘educator’ Layton Williams about coming back to his Bury roots
Everybody’s talking about Layton Williams, but last week it was my chance to chat to the versatile actor and bonafide West End star.
‘A town that really gets behind its football team’: Shakers fans seek fresh start while Bury FC fight on
Bury Football Club, the 134-year-old Football League outfit, is facing a winding-up petition in the High Court, launched by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), due to unpaid debts. The case was adjourned on October 16 and is due to re-commence this Wednesday (October 30).