Manchester’s bid to be the country’s first City of Football is gaining momentum and residents are being encouraged to help shape the city’s final submission to Sport England.
Manchester now offers the second largest wifi network in the country, as the latest phase of its planned extension nears completion.
The Wythenshawe Games is back for its third year in and aiming to beat its record of 10,000 residents taking part.
Visitors to Heaton Park can now enjoy cooked meals made from locally produced food.
Public transport posters created by two very different generations of Manchester art students are being exhibited for free at Manchester Central Library.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate the fifth Manchester Day and its theme – GOING GLOBAL!
Alexandra Park, Whalley Range, is set to show off four new floodlit tennis courts when it joins thousands of locations across the country for the Great British Tennis Weekend on Saturday 21 June 2014.
Everything Everything present 'Chaos To Order', running from Monday 10 November to Saturday 15 November 2014.
Plans for the new leisure centre and library in Levenshulme are to go on show.
A new junior Park Run and more rugby activities for schools, women and girls - capitalising on the sport's forthcoming 2015 World Cup in the city - are among the new initiatives in a five-year Manchester City Council plan to boost sports participation.
A public consultation will begin (10 June) over plans for a major redevelopment for part of Gorton that will create the Belle Vue Sports Village – and city council is calling for local people to have their say on the plans.
One of the city's biggest and best music weekends the Parklife Weekender will be held at Heaton Park on 7 & 8 June.
The incredible floats, artworks and costumes are vital in creating the magic of Manchester Day and have made the parade one of the North West’s most anticipated outdoor art events.
Manchester’s annual week-long sports festival for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their friends starts this Sunday 1 June.
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.
A parade will be held on Monday, 12 May to mark Manchester City FC’s second Premier League title in the last three years, and will also celebrate their Capital One Cup win.
Parks and open spaces across the city will be given a boost thanks to the City Council’s airport windfall.
Project leaders and partners came together on Thursday 10 April to mark the start of work on the brand new leisure centre at Hough End, south Manchester.
Manchester Art Gallery has attracted more than 500,000 visitors in a year for the first time.
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.
The historic boxing club, Ardwick Lads Amateur Boxing Club (ABC), have celebrated the grand opening of their brand new training complex with the help of two boxing world champs.
The gold medal for largest increase in sports participation since the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics goes to Manchester
Figures have revealed that following the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Manchester benefited from the sharpest increase in sports participation of any major city, with participation rising by 4%.
Artists Dan Dubowitz and Alan Ward have created a new book, Citizen Manchester, plus an exhibition of 40 large-scale interventions at Central Library and Manchester Art Gallery.
Manchester’s refurbished Central Library will host a year-long programme of cultural events, with the help of a £100,000 boost from Arts Council England.
Heaton Park is to benefit from major improvements under projects funded by a £14.5m airport windfall.
A new working partnership has been created to develop a sustainable future for Manchester’s ‘green jewel in the crown’.
Local residents are being invited to view the plans for a brand new leisure centre in south Manchester.
One of the world’s top ranked squash players met with local enthusiasts at Moss Side Leisure Centre’s newly refurbished courts on Friday 1 November.
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.
Local rugby heroes and Manchester schoolchildren came together today this week to mark the start of the two year countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2015 in Philips Park, East Manchester.
A group of young heroes who saved a child from drowning have been honoured by the Lord Mayor.
The historic courtyard cafe at Wythenshawe Park is set to open its doors again after a two-year closure, while long-term funding options were explored.
Tens of thousands of people watched this year's Manchester Day Parade – and now, Councillor Pat Karney is appealing to a global audience for an event to incorporate every Manchester across the world.
Broadway Leisure Centre in Moston is set to remain open, under revised proposals published by the council.
The Arts Council England has awarded us £5.5 million for HOME, the new production centre for international art, theatre and film. Coming to Manchester in spring 2015.
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.
A brand new mountain bike skills area will be officially opened by Councillor Jim Battle, deputy leader of Manchester City Council, in Philips Park, Clayton, on Sunday 14 April 2013.
Manchester's Heaton Park has been awarded official country park status.
More than £20,000 has been awarded to sports clubs, athletes and coaches across Manchester, as part of the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Wythenshawe Hall is set to re-open to the public on Saturday and Sunday (27-28 October) for its first weekend staffed by volunteers.
As the clock is put back, the clock tower tours come back!
Residents are being invited to enjoy a safe and enjoyable bonfire night after the record success of last year’s events.
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.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.
The Labour Party will return to Manchester later this month for its Annual Conference, an event which is expected to generate £23.9m for the local economy.
Manchester people are being urged to use Manchester Pride to send a message of solidarity to gay people in our sister city of St Petersburg.
The largest celebration of South Asian arts and culture in the north of England returns to Manchester this weekend.
Would-be triathletes can have a go at this gruelling endurance sport - in the comfort of Exchange Square's popular Olympics Live Site.
Swimmers based at Manchester Aquatics Centre will be representing their country during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
With the Olympic Games opening ceremony only days away, young people from across Manchester will take part in a week of special sporting events culminating in an ancient Olympic tradition.
Thai Olympic hopefuls have arrived in Manchester to train for London 2012.
More Manchester green spaces are flying the Green Flag than ever before - and the city's total is higher than any other local authority area in England or Wales for the seventh year running.
Levenshulme and Burnage Boxing Academy will officially open its doors on Friday 29 June at 7.15pm.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate all things Manchester for the third Manchester Day Parade and its theme – The Sky’s the Limit: A celebration of heroic achievements.
Northern Thunder were crowned champions at the nail biting final of the Fiat Netball Super League, their first ever Superleague victory.
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.
The Manchester Primary School Squash competition saw three schools from across Manchester compete to be crowned Manchester Champions 2011-2012 at the National Squash Centre on Thursday 10 May.
The teacher who trained the wheelchair dance duo on last night's semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent (BGT), has spoken of his pride in both the act and art gaining national recognition.
A Normandy veteran who narrowly missed being selected for the 1948 London Olympics will be welcoming sports fans from across the world to Greater Manchester for this summer’s Olympic events.
The People’s History Museum is delighted to announce details of its exciting Protest Photography Evening and young photographers’ competition.
A hundred Wythenshawe residents literally had a fleeting visit with the Queen as they took part in a charity race at the BBC’s northern home in MediaCity.
Thousands of potential athletes are poised at the starting blocks for the country’s only full community replica of the 2012 Olympics – to be held in Wythenshawe.
Saturday 18 February saw Manchester City Council and the City of Manchester Water Polo Club begin a five year partnership that will help develop and promote the sport across the city.