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.

Read our tribute.


Homes & property Home improvement assistance

Does your home need essential repairs, or is it a danger to your health and safety? We may be able to help, especially if you are over 60. 

If you are eligible, we can tell you about low cost improvements loans provided by Manchester Care and Repair. They will agree affordable monthly repayments with you. They can also tell you how to get free independent advice about your loan.

If you are over 60 but not eligible for financial assistance, they could help you find someone to do the work. 

Can you apply?

You can apply if:

We give priority where there's an urgent risk to health and safety, and to people who get certain benefits. 

You can also find out about energy efficiency improvements to your home.

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