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Manchester welcomes new Lord Mayor

Councillor Paul Murphy OBE will take up the chains of office when he becomes the new Lord Mayor of Manchester on Wednesday 20 May 2015.

New leisure centre opens at Hough End

Work on the brand new Hough End Leisure Centre is reaching its final stages with the facility set to open its doors for the very first time on Monday 15 June 2015.

Manchester marks 70 years since VE Day

Manchester will celebrate the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday 8 May 2015 – which will mark 70 years since the end of the Second World War.

Improvements made to major cycle route

New measures are about to be installed to improve cycling facilities along a stretch of one of the busiest bike routes in the North West.

City is GAME ON for Manchester Day 2015

One of the UK’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events will return to Manchester for a sixth year – with this year’s theme now announced as ‘Game On’!

Floating islands to create park wildlife have

A series of innovative floating islands are taking shape in a Manchester lake as part of plans to clean up the city’s green spaces, paid for by an airport windfall.