People and communities news

Redevelopment of Hough End Leisure Centre is now complete

  • Friday 24 May 2024
Officials stand outside Hough End Leisure centre for its re-opening

The redevelopment of Hough End Leisure Centre has been completed as the community welcome the full reopening of the complex following an extensive programme to expand the offer for residents in south Manchester.

Pioneering Gorton Hub celebrates official opening

  • Monday 18 March 2024
Picture of public artwork outside the Gorton Hub community building in Gorton.

The innovative community, integrated care and learning space in Gorton has marked its official opening welcoming VIP guests and the local people to celebrate the Hub as a lynchpin for the community.

New street art unveiled in Levenshulme

  • Wednesday 15 February 2023
ID: Image of king fisher street mural on side of house

Today (Wednesday 15 February) a new piece of street art, that will form part of a wider art project in the area, was unveiled in Levenshulme.  

Ukrainian Independence Day in Manchester

  • Wednesday 17 August 2022

Manchester is showing its solidarity with the people of Ukraine by celebrating their Independence Day with a host of events – as well as lighting up buildings in the city centre.

Manchester to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month

  • Wednesday 3 August 2022

Manchester City Council, in collaboration with local communities and youth groups, are organising events to celebrate South Asian communities and the contribution they have made to Manchester.

Freedom of the City Parade

  • Wednesday 13 October 2021

Manchester City Council will be conferring the Honorary Freedom of the City to the 209 (The Manchester Artillery) Battery, 103 Regiment Royal Artillery in recognition of their distinctive and eminent service at a ceremony in St Peter’s Square.

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