Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on 18 February.

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Alleyway greening scheme

  1. What the project will do

    How green is your alley?

    Get together with neighbours and transform your alleyway. Try food growing or floral displays or add seating and planters to really transform an area. You’ll get to know your neighbours, have fun and create a sense of pride. And you’ll have clean attractive alleys!

    If you are interested in applying for the scheme or want to know more about it, email

  2. Latest news

    Nineteen groups have taken up the scheme so far. The first group have just been awarded first place in Manchester in bloom 2015. One of the finest examples of alleyway greening was presented with the Royal Horticultural Society North West in Bloom trophy for the best alleyway in the North West for the third time running.

    The scheme will be at the communities together event on Tuesday 17 November, come along and meet them to find out more about the scheme and what you can apply for - register to attend at or phone 0161 274 6404.

    Find out how the projects are going onthe Clean City Facebook page.

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