The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has led a ceremony to bless the historic St Peter’s Square cross, as the square’s transformation celebrates its final phase.
The city-wide celebration of Manchester is back this coming June ready to transform the city centre with a theme that is all about magic…
Shoppers and visitors to Manchester city centre are being given the chance to enjoy free on-street parking this weekend.
The world-famous Manchester Christmas Markets have taken a coveted spot on the list of best festive markets in Europe – the only UK city to make the list.
A new Christmas Markets initiative is set to take the weight of people’s feet – and minds – if age or any physical condition means that walking around the markets is difficult.
A public exhibition will give people a chance to see - and give their views on - detailed multi-million pound plans to improve Piccadilly Gardens.
The UK’s original, award-winning Christmas Market is set to return, transforming Manchester city centre in a festive wonderland.
Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in the UK's Christmas capital.
Grab your skates for Manchester Ice – The Rink at Cathedral Gardens – that will top your Christmas list this year
This year, Manchester’s world-famous Christmas markets will be adding a new addition to the hugely popular family friendly zone.
Manchester will host a spectacular celebration for the record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes with the national parade on Monday.
Details of the national parade honouring our Team GB and Paralympic GB heroes can now be confirmed.
Manchester people are being asked for their views about two key areas in Manchester city centre.
Fencing will go up around part of Piccadilly Gardens from today as a substantial programme of repair begins to bring the water feature back on line.
The Herculean efforts and record medal haul of Team GB will be celebrated in style with a parade through the streets of Manchester and an event in London.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets today (Sunday, 19 June) to experience the city-wide celebration of Manchester’s achievements in science and discovery with this year’s theme – EUREKA!
The Manchester Day photography prize is one of the most contested competitions of the year and the decision to choose the top picture is hotly debated by the judges.
A new solar system will be created as the Manchester Day audience are invited to make a new interstellar neighbourhood in Albert Square on Sunday, 19 June.
New research has revealed that the overwhelming majority of night-time visitors to Manchester city centre feel safe.
Buildings across Manchester have been recognised for the quality of their world class design by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
The city-wide celebration of Manchester is back this coming June ready to transform the city centre with a theme revelling in a history of science, innovation and discovery – and this is your chance to be involved.
A street trader caught operating illegally in the city centre has been ordered to pay £495 and forfeit his goods that were seized by council officers.
Six weeks of trading later and the award-winning Christmas Markets are set to close for another year… but before the traders head home there’s still time for a Gluhwein, and perhaps a bargain or two.
After being voted into the top 10 best Christmas Markets in Europe for 2014, Manchester is looking to take the top spot this year.
Rem Koolhaas’ Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has won the international competition to design The Factory Manchester, the city’s cutting-edge arts venue that will take a radically new approach to cultural production and performance. The project will be OMA's first major public building in the UK.
Manchester’s world-famous Christmas Markets return this week and an army of staff and volunteers representing a range of organisations will be on-hand to help visitors find their way.
Nearly 2,900 people who have been caught dropping litter in Manchester city centre have been issued with on the spot fines a year on from the start of a major crackdown.
The world-famous Manchester Christmas Markets is looking for yuletide loving volunteer elves to direct visitors around the award winning attraction – and, of course, spread Christmas cheer.
Manchester Place is looking for a long-term private sector investment partner to help deliver a significant residential-led regeneration package across the city’s “Northern Gateway”.
This week, the city council’s executive will consider a strategic plan for the future development of Manchester city centre over the next three years.
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.
The sensitive relocation of the cenotaph from St Peter’s Square to its new location in front of the Cooper Street entrance to the town hall has been completed.
A Manchester post box is to remain gold as a permanent reminder of the city’s victorious Olympic athletes.