Manchester City Council

News published May 2015

Spring Festival of Markets opens on New Cathedral Street

The Spring Festival of Markets has now opened in Manchester city centre bringing a 16 day creative extravaganza to New Cathedral Street.

Manchester welcomes new Lord Mayor

Councillor Paul Murphy OBE will take up the chains of office when he becomes the new Lord Mayor of Manchester on Wednesday 20 May 2015.

Are you game? Manchester Day returns for another epic event

Some of the world’s best-loved games will be brought to life as Manchester Day returns on Sunday 14 June 2015 for a free, family-friendly celebration of all things marvellously Mancunian.

'Carol B' gives disabled youngsters the chance to learn to sail

A new boat which will help disabled children and young people learn to sail was launched by the Lord Mayor of Manchester on Saturday at Debdale Outdoor Centre.

Residents grow their own at new Gorton community green space

Residents are celebrating the creation of a new community food growing space in Gorton.

New leisure centre opens at Hough End

Work on the brand new Hough End Leisure Centre is reaching its final stages with the facility set to open its doors for the very first time on Monday 15 June 2015.

Anne Frank Trust’s "A History for Today" exhibition visits Manchester Central Library

An acclaimed exhibition from The Anne Frank Trust will be visiting Central Library from 11 - 22 May.

Manchester marks 70 years since VE Day

Manchester will celebrate the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday 8 May 2015 – which will mark 70 years since the end of the Second World War.