'Hairy Biker' Dave Myers has become an an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria for his contribution to the media and culinary arts.Read the full story ›
Barbadian singer Rihanna is set to visit Old Trafford next June when her international tour comes to the North West.Read the full story ›
After 12 years off the air, BAFTA-winning comedy Cold Feet is set to return to ITV - but what has the cast been up to since the 2003 finale?Read the full story ›
Fans of the comedy drama Cold Feet will be pleased to hear that the stars of the popular series will be reuniting on our screens.Read the full story ›
There's a treat in store for Star Wars fans ahead of the release of the new film.
Work is underway on the biggest independent fan convention in the country.
'For the Love of the Force' is opening in Manchester next month .
Chris Hall reports.
For tickets go to: www.fortheloveoftheforce.com
Good news for Star Wars fans... An expo based on the hugely successful film franchise is heading to the region.Read the full story ›
The creator of Coronation Street, Tony Warren, is to receive the inaugural Nations and Regions Media Achievement Award at this year’s Salford International Media Festival.
The award recognises his outstanding contribution to, and impact on, the development of media in the Nations and Regions of the UK.
Tony Warren established the world’s longest running TV soap opera in production, Coronation Street. He is still a consultant to the show. The Royal Television Society has labelled the show as “the most successful television programme in British history”.
“We’re delighted that the legendary creator of Coronation Street, Tony Warren, will be receiving the inaugural NARM Achievement Award at the Salford International Media Festival. Few people have done more for regional broadcasting; he helped to put Manchester and Salford on the cultural map. He is shows why regional television is vital to our country’s media landscape and was a trailblazer for so many people who will be attending our Nations and Regions Media Conference.”
The Salford International Media Festival runs at the University of Salford from Monday 16th to Thursday 19th November
Former Coronation Street star Liz Dawn has come out of retirement for a cameo role in Emmerdale.Read the full story ›
The Manchester Fashion Industry show returns this month with a Gothic Romance theme for the Autumn/Winter season.Read the full story ›
An acoustic guitar that John Lennon used to record songs by The Beatles has sold for $2.4million at auction.Read the full story ›