Learners and inspectors alike have praised Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES), which is successfully giving local people the skills and confidence they need to secure sustainable employment.
A new vision for the future of Fallowfield Library has been announced, which aims to build a sustainable future for the centre.
A man who saved nearly £30 a month on his gas bills after using a new comparison site is urging other people to follow his lead.
Manchester's Youth Council will be celebrating the opening today, 22 November 2013, of a permanent new home for them in Manchester Town Hall.
A group of Manchester youngsters have named a pair of camera cars which will be looking out for motorists parking illegally outside the city’s primary schools.
Shop staff, volunteers and local people are at the heart of a winning bid by Manchester Adult Education Service to help teach English to local people who don't have it as their first language.
People who have had cancer are being invited to group sessions where they can talk over their physical and emotional experiences with others.
Manchester is seeking a group of fifty women to become the city’s next wave of social entrepreneurs.
The lakeside café in Boggart Hole Clough park is set to re-open next week after closing three weeks ago when the former operator stepped down due to poor health.
People living in fuel poverty can find out how they can slash their energy bills when Mr Toast pops up in neighbourhoods across the region.
In the week that celebrated International Older People's Day, a sprightly octogenarian gives her views on how generations joining forces could benefit Manchester.
Proposals were passed today at Executive Committee which outline Manchester City Council’s plans for how day centre provision will run in the city.
Greater Manchester residents are being encouraged to save energy - as well as reduce their fuel bills - by applying for free or discounted work on their homes.
Charities working with people struggling with drug and alcohol problems are backing a campaign urging city centre visitors not to give money to beggars.
East Manchester will welcome a major new sporting hub, becoming the national home of both Speedway and Basketball, as proposals for the Belle Vue Sports Village are unveiled.
More than 300 Wythenshawe residents have found jobs or gone onto training courses since the launch of a help scheme, which is the first of its kind in the country.
Residents across Greater Manchester are to save more than £3m as part of the UK’s biggest energy switching scheme.
Manchester is the first UK City Council to join the likes of Bill Gates and Desmond Tutu in supporting a new international campaign against hunger.
Manchester residents looking to kick off the New Year by taking up a new hobby can search through a growing directory of more than 200 community groups at www.manchesterzoom.com.
Boxing-themed exercise classes for tots as young as four have bred a new type of teenybopper.
Two men have been fined a total of £470 after being caught collecting charity donations in Manchester city centre without a permit.
An aggressive beggar who threatened female shop workers has been banned from parts of the city centre.
A teenage boy who set fire to a trampoline in his neighbour's garden and verbally abused people in the street has been banned from roads near his home.
Buses are to drive at 20 miles per hour within the city centre under a new voluntary code of conduct for operators.
Wythenshawe Hall, which has been closed for a year, is set to open for a series of weekends after overwhelming support from a newly-formed friends group.
People in east Manchester are being invited to help shape proposals for a 16-acre ‘community campus' which will create new leisure, education and employment opportunities.
Plans for a major expansion to The Sharp Project, which will see hundreds of new jobs created and a cutting-edge global technology company establish its European headquarters there, have been unveiled.
A pair of volunteers who motivated Manchester residents to help bring out the best of the city are calling for residents to say a big thank you to their community heroes.
Manchester City Council pledges its support for the campaign to save the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers from plans to disband the historic battalion.
The little known history of one of Manchester’s most diverse and fascinating areas will be uncovered this weekend in a new heritage walk.
A garden created by Manchester residents in honour of Olympic athletes has taken a silver medal at the RHS Tatton Flower show.
'Evil Edna' - the boxing Granny who is packing a punch for pensioners
Central Government has given the crucial go-ahead for a massive regeneration project for Brunswick, moving forward a £113 million plan that will transform the inner city neighbourhood.
The last generation may have grown up inspired by Girl Power – but today’s youngsters in Wythenshawe have a new mantra all about willpower.
A woman with a rare disease which means she can’t control how she moves has beaten the odds by learning how to swim again.
Residents will be given new powers to tackle anti social behaviour in their neighbourhoods thanks to a new scheme being tested in Manchester.
As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend approaches, Manchester is gearing up for the celebrations.
The City's Council's anti social behaviour action team (ASBAT) won the consultant of the year award at this year's Housing Excellence Awards, beating competition from organisations across the country.
Residents of a Wythenshawe estate will be able to decide how minor crimes and antisocial behaviour should be dealt with when a new restorative justice scheme is introduced.
A woman who suffered years of abuse at the hands of her partner is urging victims of domestic abuse not to suffer in silence this Valentine’s Day.
A defiant duo who organised an impromptu clean-up after the summer riots have received a prestigious Be Proud award recognising community heroes.
A large part of the city centre’s gay village is being turned into a pedestrian only area following huge support from residents and businesses.
The land that communist Frederick Engels used to live on has been turned into a peace garden in Moss Side.