Manchester City Council

Break on through....

Great to be able to attend at least part of Breakthrough UK’s twentieth birthday celebration today. It’s a pioneering organisation run by and for disabled people championing their rights and responsibility

Read full article...

A Taste of Honey

Originally a play telling the story of a young working class girl in 1950s Salford. If the play was updated to today, no doubt Universal Credit would appear somewhere in it.

Read full article...

The Budget Holes

Read full article...

Peak Begging Season

The Council’s Executive met yesterday opening with a fairly detailed report on what the City Council and its voluntary sector and other public sector partners have been doing to tackle homelessness since the Homelessness Partnership was established in 2015.

Read full article...

Castlefield - History Being Made

Read full article...

Lungs, Life and the Weed

The Health and Wellbeing Board met earlier this week and I thought I would highlight a couple of really exciting developments that will save lives. The first is a lung screening programme that has been piloted in part of North Manchester and will now be rolled out across the North, the part of the city with the biggest health problems.

Read full article...

Our (Greater) Manchester

Half term week so had a couple of days off mainly to spend time with granddaughter and enjoying trips out to Delamere Forest and Quarry Bank Mill. That still left three and a bit days in the office and I'm going to pick something from today and something from the beginning of the week for this post.

Read full article...

Accountability

In to last week now. The Executive met on Wednesday but I'm not going to dwell on that. As always the reports are available on the Council website as is the facility to watch a recording of the live feed.

Read full article...

Recognition Indeed

Have, not for the first time, been a bit erratic with blogging since the summer but am determined to " catch up " this week. I'm going to go back almost two weeks to Economy Scrutiny, a Transport themed meeting, and a presentation on progress with HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail.

Read full article...

Journeys End

‚ÄčThursday 4th October, 2017.

Read full article...

 

About

The blog of the leader of Manchester City Council, Councillor Richard Leese.

Recent posts

Archives