Manchester City Council

Schools get together to improve neighbourhoods

Youngsters and teachers at three Whalley Range primaries are working with residents to improve south Manchester neighbourhoods – and the call has gone out for more schools to join them.

20mph areas in place as first signs installed

Large areas of Manchester will have 20 mile per hour speed limits in place from this week – in the first step towards introducing the zones across the whole city.

Levenshulme high street goes digital

A brand new online map and directory will be launched on Saturday 29 March offering digital access to information about Levenshulme’s ever growing offer of eclectic attractions and events.

Phil Neville kicks off city centre playgrounds

Football legend Phil Neville has kicked off the first of two playgrounds set to turn Manchester city centre into an even friendlier destination for families.

Proposed 20mph area doubles in size

A proposed area of Manchester where 20 mile per hour speed limits will be in place on roads has been almost doubled in size after the plan was welcomed by residents.

Shoppers urged - fund charities not beggars

Charities working with people struggling with drug and alcohol problems are backing a campaign urging city centre visitors not to give money to beggars.

Agreement sets 20mph bus limit

Buses are to drive at 20 miles per hour within the city centre under a new voluntary code of conduct for operators.

Top award for Manchester's anti-social behaviour team

The City's Council's anti social behaviour action team (ASBAT) won the consultant of the year award at this year's Housing Excellence Awards, beating competition from organisations across the country.