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 last night.

Read our tribute.


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Projects funded by Parklife Community Trust Fund

Projects that were funded in 2016:

Friends of Blackley Cemetery (Manchester) £1,925.00

Funds supported the continuation of works to the baby garden/baby burial area in Blackley Cemetery that has enabled the group to finish off the work from a previous fund and renovate the herbaceous border of the memorial garden.

Friends of Blackley Forest (Manchester) £3,000

The fund enabled the group to open and tidy the entrance by cutting back the vegetation and cleaning litter to brighten the area. Re-fix the entrance sign at Victoria Avenue entrance. Plant wildflower meadows at Blackley New Road entrance. Install metal bench along riverside path and replace memorial trees and tree guards.

Blackley in Bloom (Manchester) £575

Supported the purchase of plants, compost, seeds and hanging baskets.

Projects in Bury:


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