In memory of Hollywood and comedy icon Robin Williams, Manchester’s Gorilla will be hosting an all- day event to celebrate the work of one of the most naturally talented actors to have graced our screens.
After undergoing the ‘largest transformation in its history’, the Whitworth Art Gallery’s £15million redevelopment project has paid off as it has won the biggest museum prize in Britain and earnt the prestigious title of ‘Museum of the Year’ 2015.
The 75-year-old Burnley-born actor, perhaps best known as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, lived in Greater Manchester from the age of three until he was 11.
Have no fear, Bolton’s Angels are here: Teens honoured for risking lives to save elderly woman from chip pan fire
A group of Bolton teenagers described as ‘angels’ after rescuing an elederly lady from a house fire have had their heroic deed recognised this week.
Manchester is in the top-five worst-affected areas for honour crimes in the UK – and Cosmopolitan are tackling the issue with a proposed day of memory for victims.
Alan Turing Institute recognises gay code breaker as ‘true British hero’, claims original pardon campaigner
The claims comes from William Jones, a gay computer programmer from Sale, who started the original petition to see Turing royally pardoned.
Sir Alex will also receive the freedom of Trafford
The badge was introduced in 2004 to pay respected to those who have served their country
Happy 26 years in the hotseat Sir Alex! Manchester United to unveil statue in honour of Ferguson’s peerless career
Fergie has been at Old Trafford for 26 years.
Gary Barlow, Greater Manchester Police chief constable and Royal dress designer honoured in Queen’s Birthday List
Manchester news: Peter Fahy puts knighthood down to work of GMP staff.
Popular broadcaster Stuart Hall, famous for his radio match reports and being the voice of It’s A Knockout, has been awarded OBE.