Manchester now offers the second largest wifi network in the country, as the latest phase of its planned extension nears completion.
Households across Greater Manchester can apply for up to £7,000 to help slash the cost of their energy bills.
A new scheme has been launched to put volunteers and local people at the heart of helping others who speak little or no English, to learn English and get more involved in their community.
Manchester’s annual week-long sports festival for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their friends starts this Sunday 1 June.
Twelve of Manchester’s care homes are set to receive an award for the quality of their services.
Less than a fortnight to go until the city centre becomes the region’s largest stage for one of the North West’s most anticipated outdoor events.
Youngsters and teachers at three Whalley Range primaries are working with residents to improve south Manchester neighbourhoods – and the call has gone out for more schools to join them.
After a five year development, the Abraham Moss Centre is ready to re-establish its role at the heart of the Crumpsall and Cheetham communities, providing valuable services for North Manchester.
Large areas of Manchester will have 20 mile per hour speed limits in place from this week – in the first step towards introducing the zones across the whole city.
A brand new online map and directory will be launched on Saturday 29 March offering digital access to information about Levenshulme’s ever growing offer of eclectic attractions and events.
Women's achievements in Manchester have been recognised at a packed award ceremony held to celebrate International Women's Day (Saturday 8 March).
Local people looking to get their hands on a new job are invited to a free major public recruitment event at the Etihad Stadium.
Football legend Phil Neville has kicked off the first of two playgrounds set to turn Manchester city centre into an even friendlier destination for families.
To mark Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) History Month which takes place throughout February Manchester City Council, in partnership with organisations across the city, will host the second annual LGBT Question Time at the town hall on Sunday 23 February, 12-2pm.
Around 60,000 households are set to save money on their fuel bills as a campaign to make the region’s homes more energy efficient gets underway.
Residents are invited to the launch of the new Barlow Moor Community Library on Saturday 15 February.
Manchester City FC are the latest high-profile organisation to become official partners for the Go ON Manchester campaign, with 100 of the Blues’ employees signing up as digital champions.
A brand new library opened its doors in the Abraham Moss Centre, Crumpsall, today, Monday 3 February.
Streets across the city will be cleared of disused items which look scruffy and make areas feel unsafe under a project funded by a £14.5m airport windfall.
Residents are being encouraged to sign up for an energy saving scheme which will give them a range of choices to slash their bills.
Victims of hate crime are being given more opportunities to report incidents in confidence, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the problem.
A proposed area of Manchester where 20 mile per hour speed limits will be in place on roads has been almost doubled in size after the plan was welcomed by residents.
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.
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.
Manchester City Council’s Executive Committee have passed proposals which outline 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.