The new Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor June Hitchen, was also on hand to mark the celebrations, which coincided with the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War.
If at first you don’t succeed, switch sports and try again. That’s the motto for Shrewsbury’s Nick Beighton as he looks to finally get hold of a Paralympic medal.
‘Many more’ Japanese lives lost if US had NOT dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Manchester Uni expert claims
The number of Japanese civilians killed in the Second World War could have been higher had nuclear weapons NOT been deployed by America, a University of Manchester lecturer has claimed.
Brian Hough, from Ardwick, was a National Serviceman who fought with the Kings Regiment after being called up at the age of 18.
The city of Manchester will come together to take part in a Remembrance Day parade led by Greater Manchester Police Band on Sunday November 9.
Countries could soon use private security companies to make it easier to go to war and make them last longer, according to new research by the University of Manchester.
Proud patriotic Brit Paul Rushton has won a battle against housing inspectors – for the right to fly the Union flag outside his Bolton home.
Martyn Gibbons, 40, has lost three stone since February in his preparation for the road cycling event and is looking to grow the Military Mountain Bikers organisation he founded this year in Rossendale.
Bravest of all: Honour for Altrincham WWI VC hero who had BOTH legs blown off and still carried on fighting
A World War One army officer who carried on fighting the Germans despite losing BOTH legs as he led his troops into battle has finally been honoured with a military parade in his home village near Altrincham – 100 years on from his death.
Forces and members of the public will be able to ‘Pop-In’ for advice and information at the Cross Street Centre on the charity’s support and community services
WWII is still going on for some: War re-enactors stage extravagant battles complete with explosions – IN PICS
MM speak’s to a World War Two re-enactor keeping the memory of those who died during World War Two alive.