Manchester City Council

Work starts on new Hough End Leisure Centre

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.

Now there's a call for International Manchester Day

Manchester day octopus

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.

Rugby World Cup 2015 comes to Manchester

Manchester will be a host city for the Rugby World Cup 2015. England will play at the Manchester City stadium as part of the 20-nation event expected to attract 2.9m fans.

Home win with £5.5m award for new arts centre

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.

Mountain bike skills area opens in Philips Park

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.

Spectacular success for third Manchester Day

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 storm to victory

Northern Thunder were crowned champions at the nail biting final of the Fiat Netball Super League, their first ever Superleague victory.

Veteran welcomes Olympic visitors to North West

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.