Manchester’s flagship park – along with the iconic Heaton Hall – has received major improvement works that will help maintain one of the city’s best loved green spaces.
Greater Manchester’s ambition to become a top worldwide digital city region has taken a major step forward with the rollout of free wifi to trams, over 200 buildings and improved on-street coverage.
The doors of Central Library will be thrown open for a special Sunday event, exactly one year on from its grand reopening after refurbishment.
Gavin Extense is visiting Central Library to talk about his new book, and sign copies at a free event on Wednesday 11 March between 1pm and 2pm.
New figures have revealed that Manchester resident’s are some of the most active in the country and that year on year more people are regularly taking part in sport across the city.
On Saturday 10 October 2015 England take on Uruguay in the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Manchester City Stadium in a match set to be worth £45m to the local economy
Internationally acclaimed band Everything Everything take over Central Library as they present Chaos To Order - a week of events designed to test the limits of what a 21st century library can be.
People of all ages enjoyed a celebration of nature’s home as the RSPB and Manchester City Council invited everyone to discover the wildlife of the Mersey Valley.
Ten Acres Lane Sports Centre, Newton Heath, will see its new full 3G football pitch officially opened on Saturday 6 September at 9am by Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Paul Murphy.
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.
Visitors to Heaton Park can now enjoy cooked meals made from locally produced food.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate the fifth Manchester Day and its theme – GOING GLOBAL!
This year’s Manchester Day is more than a parade with family fun and entertainment across the city centre – and this year the event sponsors are getting in on the act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Broadway Leisure Centre in Moston is set to remain open, under revised proposals published by the council.
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.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.
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.
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.
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.