A campaign has been launched against proposals to close five nurseries in SalfordRead the full story ›
The North West has the highest proportion of pupils at under-performing state secondary schools in the country, official figures show. Knowsley, St Helens and Halton were among those named as having the highest proportion of secondaries that were not up to scratch. Funding levels and difficulties in attracting teachers has been blamed for poor performance in some areas.
Over the last month our reporter Daniel Hewitt has spent time with 2 families barely getting by, despite the fact both parents are in work.Read the full story ›
The University of Manchester has been announced as one of four new hubs to develop research into artificial intelligence and robotics.Read the full story ›
The Beatles song says Strawberry Fields Forever. As all fans know, it was inspired by the children's home in Liverpool which was right next to where John Lennon was brought up. But for a long times the site has been derelict. The only activity there has been the millions of fans over the years posing for photographs outside the famous red gates. But now the Salvation Army, which owns Strawberry Fields, has a plan for its future and it recruited its own choir to help make it happen.
The Salvation Army will today officially launch a fundraising song to convert the famous Strawberry Field site in Liverpool into a new training hub for young people with learning disabilities. The youngsters recorded the song at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London.
The Manchester Jewish Museum is set to double in size, thanks to a cash injection of nearly £3million from the National Lottery.
An extension is being built alongside the existing synagogue building in Cheetham Hill in a project worth £5million.
The headteacher who helped turn around the failing school that featured in a reality TV series says they're still more than a million pounds in debt.
Drew Povey will publish a book today to help raise the cash.
He lifted Harrop Fold in Salford out of special measures.
A Mr Men character has been created for the Isle of Man by the son of Roger Hargreaves.Read the full story ›
St Ninian's High School's upper school site has celebrated its 90th anniversary in Douglas.Read the full story ›