AN INITIATIVE to ensure the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games leave a lasting legacy for the North West has been launched.

WE PLAY, a Legacy Trust UK-funded project led by Arts Council England, North West on behalf of new regional partnerships, was launched at Manchester Velodrome. It comprises a series of new, innovative and complementary programmes combining digital, physical and virtual participation opportunities for people from all walks of life.

Details of the programme are available at