Piccadilly Gardens

Banners stating Eurovision 2023 outside

11th May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

Eurovision celebrations begin as Picadilly Gardens is transformed

Eurovision celebrations have begun in Manchester, in support of Northwest city neighbours, hosts Liverpool.


26th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Crime hot-spot Piccadilly Gardens set to be re-vamped in bid to make area safer

Piccadilly Gardens – originally intended to be a welcoming, green space in the heart of the centre – is a hot-spot for crime, theft, drug-use and anti-social...


8th June 2020 | By [email protected]

Manchester’s Black Lives Matter weekend protests bring thousands into the city centre

Image by Isaac Piper   Image by Isaac Piper   Image by Isaac Piper Since the days of Jim Crow, black communities worldwide have pleaded...


17th December 2019 | By Zainab Tariq

Manchester becomes UK’s first city to use recycled Christmas lights

Manchester is helping to save the environment by using bio-degradable and recycled lights this year to light up the city for Christmas. The LED lights...


3rd May 2019 | By dave porter

Man arrested after Piccadilly Gardens cordoned off by police following reports of ‘suspicious package’

  Piccadilly Gardens was cordoned off by police today following reports of a suspicious package. Parts of the city centre were sealed off following the...


20th November 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

75-year-old man dies after bus accident near Piccadilly Gardens

An elderly man died after being hit by a coach near Manchester Piccadilly and died of his injuries in hospital the next day. The 75 year...

Santander Piccadilly Gardens

14th November 2018 | By Daniel Davies

A good deed: £200 left at Santander ATM is reunited with student

Finding money that you’ve left unattended in the street is often seen as a lost cause, but for one Manchester student a case of good...


25th June 2018 | By Sanaa Reddy

Manchester’s Muslim community opens Ramadhan fast by donating food to the homeless

Every year in Ramadhan for the past 10 years the Muslim community in Manchester has come together to open their fast with the homeless. During...