All sorts will be happening at the city's parks, libraries, leisure centres and galleries this half-term – with many of the varied programme of family-friendly activities being completely free.
The Friends of Platt Fields have scooped a £1,000 prize, after the park’s community orchards were named the best in the UK.
Manchester is set to lead a new European Commission-funded project to help cities create high-quality green spaces at the heart of local communities.
It may have been wet, but the weather didn’t dampen this year’s Parklife event as more than 160,000 people enjoyed the two-day spectacle.
The fencing has come down in Piccadilly Gardens marking the end of the major programme and a new beginning for the public space as summer approaches.
On Saturday (8 April) the Lord Mayor of Manchester won a ‘Canoe Challenge’ after beating Cllr Luthfur Rahman in the latest sporting encounter between the duo.
The fire crew who helped save the historic Wythenshawe Hall from fire devastation have visited the home a year on as work begins to repair the roof and exterior.
The huge project to repair Manchester’s famous Piccadilly Gardens fountain is now complete.
A planning application has been submitted to rebuild the clock tower, for repair works to the roof and the exterior walls of the hall, which was badly damaged in an arson attack in March.
Manchester may be well known for its cloud cover but in one city centre park there's to be a permanent 'rainbow'.
A service to commemorate a local Clayton soldier who served at the Battle of the Somme will take place at Clayton War Memorial on Tuesday 28 June.
The full refurbishment of the much-loved play area will commence at the beginning of July and will be completed by the end of August.
A new temporary roof has been craned on to the medieval hall, protecting the building from the elements to allow the wooden sections of the property to dry out.
Following a significant and essential programme of works at the 18th century property, Heaton Hall is starting to look forward to inviting the public back into the house.
Undeterred by last week’s fire, the Friends of Wythenshawe Hall group welcome the public to their pop-up event space this coming bank holiday weekend.
Plans recognising the potential of Manchester's parks as crucial assets at the heart of their communities are being examined at a scrutiny meeting this week.
A new garden has been created in Debdale Park in Gorton aimed at reflecting the industrial heritage of the area.
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.