On 1 July 2016, Manchester will host the national commemoration of the hundred-year anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.
Manchester library users will soon be able to borrow books from other libraries across the region, thanks to a new initiative launching on National Libraries Day.
A free Fanzone for the Rugby World Cup 2015 is set to take over Albert Square - with a big screen showing eight live rugby matches, plus rugby activities, live entertainment and food and drink.
Parks across Manchester will benefit from a makeover over the next few months thanks to cash provided by an airport windfall.
An update report on plans for The Factory Manchester, a unique large-scale arts space for the north of England, spells out the powerful impact it will have.
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.
The doors of Central Library will be thrown open for a special Sunday event, exactly one year on from its grand reopening after refurbishment.
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.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate the fifth Manchester Day and its theme – GOING GLOBAL!
Everything Everything present 'Chaos To Order', running from Monday 10 November to Saturday 15 November 2014.
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.
A new working partnership has been created to develop a sustainable future for Manchester’s ‘green jewel in the crown’.
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.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.