Councillor Sheila Newman, Manchester City Council’s Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, passed away last night (Sunday 18 February 2018).
On 20 February 1988 tens of thousands of people came together in Manchester to march on Albert Square against the introduction of Section 28 of the Local Government Act.
Leaders and Mayors representing the Core Cities UK, the ten UK cities at the heart of the biggest urban areas outside London, are to meet with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier today (Monday, 19 Feb)
All sorts will be happening at the city's parks, libraries, leisure centres and galleries this half-term – with many of the varied programme of family-friendly activities being completely free.
Work has started on a new Council housing project that will see 40 new homes built across sites in north Manchester – the first time grant funding has been made available for five years.
Plans are underway to commemorate the part played by soldiers from the Manchester Regiment in a little-known battle that proved to be a forerunner to the last 100 days of the First World War.
A Bolton based private hire driver has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 after refusing to cooperate with Manchester City Council officers at Manchester Airport.
A campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and legality of smoking shisha has been launched to tackle common misconceptions surrounding smoking shisha or hookah - as it is commonly known.
Four Manchester libraries will be hosting free events to celebrate the city’s linguistic and cultural diversity, on International Mother Language Day.
The Council's response to this weekend's cyber attack on a third party server.
A rogue waste collector has been ordered to pay more than £600, after being found guilty of fly-tipping in Northenden.
Updated plans for Manchester City Council’s budget, including a reduced increase in Council Tax, have been published.
The Council is inviting businesses to an event being held to highlight the opportunities available through the refurbishment and partial restoration of Manchester Town Hall and Albert Square.
Balfour Beatty Living Places has been appointed as the new gritting contractor for Manchester, following the recent announcement that Carillion has gone into liquidation.
Significant investment to undertake major works will transform the Ben Street residential area providing quality homes to help meet large housing demand in the city.
A hostel for homeless people opened its doors on Monday 22 January as part of Manchester City Council's commitment to reduce rough sleeping.
Selective Licensing is now live (Monday 22 January 2018) in areas of Moston and Old Moat in a move that will improve housing standards in the wards.
Community groups across the city are being invited to apply now for a share of funding that has been put aside by the council to help support community events across the city in 2018/19.
Apprentices are being offered the opportunity to contribute to some of the most high-profile construction projects in Greater Manchester, working with a range of leading employers.
A new prevention centre will open today (Monday 15 January) to help people who have recently become homeless to turn their lives around.
Work and skills are top of the agenda next week as the council mounts a social media 'takeover' of its social media channels to help Manchester people of all ages either get into a job now, or get the skills they need to take advantage of job opportunities in the future.
The UK’s biggest community celebration will return on Sunday 17 June and organisers are now accepting applications for groups to be part of the show of the summer.
Manchester City Council is launching a new partnership with the charity Henshaws to extend the support, advice and resources available within the city's libraries for people with sight impairment.
A collection of poignant paintings will be on display at Manchester Central Library from Monday 15 January, to help mark the centenary of the end of World War One.
Time is fast running out to apply for a primary school place for this September with a strict deadline of 5 pm this Monday 15 January.
The City Council’s executive is set to approve plans for a raft of new affordable homes across a number of sites in north Manchester when they meet on Wednesday 10 January.
Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building will be given a rousing send-off on Sunday 14 January 2018 ahead of its temporary closure for work to safeguard, repair and partially restore it.
A record number of young people and adults in Manchester have championed reading this year and successfully completed the Reading Ahead challenge.
A new winter night shelter for longer-term rough sleepers with the most complex needs is about to open in a church near the city centre.
Manchester’s Christmas season will come to a spectacular end with an incredible fireworks display in Albert Square.