For the first time since World War II, the Chelsea Flower Show is cancelled, it was announced last month. This year’s absence of the pageantry found in the Queen’s favourite outing, however, has since revealed itself to be trivial in light of the country’s and the world’s devastating situation. Flowers are not insignificant in the battle, though. Covid-19 has left the fate of the workforce in unprecedented territory, and one field that is facing new challenges as a result is floristry.
The coronavirus outbreak means most of us will be housebound for the foreseeable future, which may leave us feeling anxious, frustrated, lonely and most notably, bored.
The United Kingdom will be on lockdown with heavy penalties to be enforced for those breaking the law, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
It was 7am on August 15, 2005, and thousands of expectant Mancunians were bustling their way down Brian Statham Way, eager to get through the Old Trafford turnstiles and discover how this compelling Ashes Test match was going to conclude.
Seven more faith and belief groups are to be permanently represented in the National Service of Remembrance.
Royal Air Force turns 100… historic planes land at Manchester’s Albert Square for final anniversary event
Historians and British military enthusiasts flocked to Manchester last weekend for a rare glimpse of the aircraft that helped save the country in the 20th century.
If you’ve ever waited on platform 14 of Manchester Piccadilly station, you’ve probably noticed Mayfield Depot, an old red-brick building with a bright pink advert for Tango emblazoned on it and out-of-date club night and gig posters pressed into the bricks.
Video: ‘I hope to have another photo here in 12 months’… MM meet 102-year-old former Stockport County footballer
The 102-year-old former Stockport County player George Haigh says the opening of the club’s museum will bring a much-needed boost.
Greater Manchester has a rich social history, but did you know that it can boast the title of the city that launched the most celebrated career in British public life?
A special ceremony at Manchester Town Hall will see around 70 veterans awarded with the prestigious Ushakov Medal – one of the highest honours the Russian Federation can bestow
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.