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A BREAKTHROUGH in the treatment of pancreatic cancer has been made in Liverpool. A combination of two chemotherapy drugs – gemcitabine and capecitabine - should...

Eric Wright Group’s Rucksack Appeal Helps Manchester’s Homeless

Staff at the Eric Wright Group have donated 55 rucksacks filled with life-saving winter essentials to two Manchester homeless charities.

Blackpool Resort Pass sales rocket over a million for 2016

For the first time over a million pounds worth of Blackpool’s ground-breaking Resort Passes have been sold this year, with an additional £100,000 spent on purchasing bolt-ons!

MoRunning is back in Manchester – ‘tache up and dash for cash this November

MoRunning is returning to Manchester on Sunday, November 20th at Sutton Park, with thousands of MoBros and MoSistas expected to come along in their best fancy dress and a moustache and run for a great cause. 

Festive celebrations for Burnley announced

The festive season will officially start in the Burnley town centre with a two-day festival, culminating in the annual switch-on of the Christmas lights. 

‘Super nurses’ re-unite 46 years after becoming England’s first with degrees

Nurses who campaigned to create England’s first nursing degree programme reunited at The University of Manchester this week (10 and 11 November) to share memories of breaking prejudice, working in Africa, (and living in the same flats as George Best!).

Radical city centre revamp completed

A radical £6m revamp to the retail heart of Liverpool city centre has been completed.

Make it No Second Night Out on the Streets

LIVERPOOL people are being asked to use a helpline which will see those sleeping on the street receive help.

Princes Way to re-open as sea defence works near completion

Around 4,800 properties are set to benefit from better flood protection and a brand new promenade, as works on Anchorsholme sea defence comes close to completion.

Take a step towards healthier lifestyle with free organised walks

Whether you’re a true urban rambler or perhaps someone who is interested in getting into the routine of regular walks, everyone is invited to join free health walks in the Burnley area.

Glowing For Macmillan In Stockport

On Friday 28 October, local facility management business, Solutions SK ‘glowed’ in aid of Macmillan Stockport.

Babies’ first gestures: a key sign of how they’ll talk

Babies' first gestures are a reliable indicator of how their language will develop, according to new research to be highlighted at the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Understanding these early behaviours gives parents the opportunity to help support their child’s later progress in communicating.

Children get active with new schools programme

A new programme to help make primary school children healthier has been launched in Bispham.

Women’s rights- a central issue for Oxfam Director who is to receive an honorary...

The University of Manchester will award an honorary degree to the Executive Director of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima, as part of its Foundation Day celebrations on Wednesday 19 October.

Kaiser Chiefs announced for Heroes Parade show

Indie legends The Kaiser Chiefs will be performing at today’s Olympic and Paralympic parade event in Manchester, it has now been announced.

Manchester Libraries celebrate Black History Month

Exhibitions, live music, talks, theatre performances and storytelling are all part of Manchester Libraries’ celebration of this year’s Black History Month. 

Life on the line? Greater Manchester’s Metrolink used to map life expectancy

Academics from The University of Manchester have created a map based on the region’s Metrolink tram network, which has revealed the striking differences in life expectancy across Greater Manchester.

‘Divorce at 70 on the rise’, says top family lawyer

More elderly couples aged 70 and above are getting divorced, according to a top family lawyer.

Access to interpretation provisions in the health care system helps integration, research finds

Access to interpreter and translation services is an essential requirement to ensure integration – according to a new study carried out by a team from The University of Manchester’s Multilingual Manchester project, in collaboration with the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups for Manchester.

Time running out to apply for free heating scheme

Time is running out for South Lakeland residents to take advantage of a FREE central heating scheme. The deadline for applications for the Cumbria Central...

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