News published March 2014
The spirit of the Emerald Isle will turn the city centre a distinct shade of green this week for the annual Irish Festival and parade.
Women's achievements in Manchester have been recognised at a packed award ceremony held to celebrate International Women's Day (Saturday 8 March).
Manchester City Council is set to provide a double boost to help staff on the first rungs of the career ladder.
The gold medal for largest increase in sports participation since the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics goes to Manchester
Figures have revealed that following the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Manchester benefited from the sharpest increase in sports participation of any major city, with participation rising by 4%.
Artists Dan Dubowitz and Alan Ward have created a new book, Citizen Manchester, plus an exhibition of 40 large-scale interventions at Central Library and Manchester Art Gallery.
An international cycle tour will set off from Manchester Town Hall on Saturday 15 March in a bid to raise awareness of the need to create a nuclear free world.
Manchester’s refurbished Central Library will host a year-long programme of cultural events, with the help of a £100,000 boost from Arts Council England.
Manchester joined local authorities, community groups and charities across the British Isles to mark Commonwealth Day (10 March) by raising the Commonwealth flag.
Manchester’s award winning Christmas Market has been named the best in Europe following a poll on a popular festive travel website – Christmas Markets.com
Manchester City Council welcomes plans to clean up former landfill sites which have lain derelict for decades and transform them into usable land that will benefit residents.