Work has now begun on a major improvement plan to Piccadilly Gardens, starting with the repair of the fountain.Read more
City centre parks have been given a spring clean, planters have been replanted and grot spots have been tackled as part of a package of Clean City funding secured by city centre councillors.Read more
Plans recognising the potential of Manchester's parks as crucial assets at the heart of their communities were examined at a scrutiny meeting this week.
Manchester's emerging Parks Strategy will be designed with a focus on the needs of communities - and on how local people can become more involved.Read more
Councillors are calling for volunteers to help build our innovative new 'floating islands' which will be brightening up Bridgewater Basin this spring.Read more
Latest figures show Manchester City Council’s carbon emissions have decreased by 13% over the last five years.
The figures show that the amount of carbon produced has decreased since the launch of ambitious plans to slash emissions across the city.Read more
Dig the City returns this summer to turn the city centre into a floral wonderland!Read more
Manchester City Council is consulting on a draft strategy for Manchester’s 'green and blue infrastructure' – which includes our parks, river valleys, gardens, street trees, green roofs, canals and more.Read more
Cllr Kevin Peel and Lucy Powell launch the initiative
Flowers have been planted in Piccadilly Gardens as part of a plan to plant one million bulbs across the city.Read more
Councillors celebrate as city centre swoops Silver Gilt award at North West In Bloom awards 2014.Read more
Manchester City Council's executive yesterday approved a new regeneration framework for the former ITV site on Quay Street, which included the intention to save the 'secret' Granada garden following lobbying from residents and councillors.Read more