A major expansion of _FreebeeMCR, Manchester's public WiFi network, is taking place.
20 ultra-modern screens, to be called the CityLive network, will be located in areas of the city centre with high footfall
Preparations for the much anticipated Manchester Day Parade have already begun and there is only a week left to submit an application to be involved, with this year’s theme Wish You Were Here!
Traditional lanterns, parading dragons and dancing lions will transform Manchester this weekend as the Chinese New Year celebrations welcome the Year of the Snake.
After a record breaking 6 weeks, Manchester’s award-winning Christmas Markets will come to an end this weekend, but one site will continue to keep the festive spirit alive right up until New Year.
Two men have been fined a total of £470 after being caught collecting charity donations in Manchester city centre without a permit.
The countdown to Christmas will officially begin this Friday with the world famous Manchester Christmas lights switch-on and a show packed with entertainment.
Manchester’s world-famous Christmas Markets will soon return – and with new attractions they promise to be the biggest and the best yet.
Chart-topping boyband The Wanted and X-Factor Mancunian Misha B have been announced as the headline acts to push the button at Manchester’s Christmas lights switch-on in partnership with Key 103.
Piccadilly Street Food market will be a must visit location for all hungry shoppers when it sets up shop for the very first time on Thursday 11 October 2012.
As the Labour Party Conference comes to an end the event has been praised as a huge success for the delegates and for Manchester.
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.
The Olympic gold rush has brought 350,000 people into Manchester city centre.
A new public convenience has opened at the Town Hall Extension, on Lloyd Street.
A carnival atmosphere will come to Exchange Square this Friday as Manchester prepares for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Manchester will thank all members of the armed forces, past and present, when it celebrates Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June in Piccadilly Gardens.
A neglected public space in Manchester city centre has been given a facelift as part of the Manchester Garden City initiative.
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.
St Ann’s Square will transform into a real life bazaar once again as the Tunisian Treasures Market pitches up in the city this week.
The winners of an international design competition for leading architects to come up with plans to transform St Peter's Square into a world-class space have been announced by Manchester City Council. A design team led by German landscape architect Latz + Partner have been selected to make their vision a reality.
A host of fantastical creations and captivating stories are set to delight the crowds as the countdown to the Manchester Day Parade begins.
Having attracted over 15,000 visitors over three-days to last year’s Manchester Picnic, the popular food fest is set to return to Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre for its third year from 3- 5 August 2012 with more gourmet delights. Organised by Piccadilly Partnership, there will be stalls serving tasty treats from 11am – 6pm each day.
A slice of North African culture will enliven St Ann’s Square this week as the Moroccan Market of Handicraft returns to the city.
Dedicated followers of fashion can rejoice this weekend with the return of the fabulous Vintage and Fashion Market.
Plans to transform the Triangle shopping centre into a ‘Covent Garden of the north’ are moving forward after Manchester Cathedral and Chetham’s School of Music gave the proposals the thumbs up.
Retailers, restaurants, transport bosses and Manchester City Council are joining forces to encourage people to visit the city centre and experience some great value deals.
More visitors than ever before.
As the Conservative Party Conference comes to an end the event has been praised as a huge success for the delegates and for Manchester.
The Conservative Party Conference returns to Manchester this weekend, building on the city’s growing reputation as an international conference destination.
The Chinese Pagoda on the corner of Nicholas Street and Faulkner Street in Manchester city centre’s Chinatown is getting a face-lift.
A stretch of a city centre canal is to be transformed into a wildlife haven thanks to a new ‘vegetation carpet’.
In response to the events last Tuesday night in Manchester city centre all those convicted of looting and public order offences will be banned from city centre stores for two years.
Following the success of last year’s The Manchester Picnic which saw 10, 000 people picnic their way through a weekend of family-friendly fun.
Manchester's City Library is poised to celebrate a successful first anniversary as work to restore and improve the Central Library continues.
Construction giants in Manchester are lending their support to this year’s Manchester Day event.
Aspiring young snappers are invited to enter a photography competition to show Manchester from a new angle.