Manchester City Council has launched new Twitter accounts for four neighbourhoods in north Manchester, with feeds for areas right across the city to follow in the coming months.
Charities working with people struggling with drug and alcohol problems are backing a campaign urging city centre visitors not to give money to beggars.
East Manchester will welcome a major new sporting hub, becoming the national home of both Speedway and Basketball, as proposals for the Belle Vue Sports Village are unveiled.
Premier League champions Manchester City are the latest high-profile employers to back the Apprentice Revolution campaign.
More than 300 Wythenshawe residents have found jobs or gone onto training courses since the launch of a help scheme, which is the first of its kind in the country.
Residents across Greater Manchester are to save more than £3m as part of the UK’s biggest energy switching scheme.
Manchester is the first UK City Council to join the likes of Bill Gates and Desmond Tutu in supporting a new international campaign against hunger.
Manchester residents looking to kick off the New Year by taking up a new hobby can search through a growing directory of more than 200 community groups at www.manchesterzoom.com.
Boxing-themed exercise classes for tots as young as four have bred a new type of teenybopper.
Two men have been fined a total of £470 after being caught collecting charity donations in Manchester city centre without a permit.
An aggressive beggar who threatened female shop workers has been banned from parts of the city centre.
Manchester City Council is urging voluntary and community groups to apply for grants to hold local International Women’s Day events across the city during March 2013.
A teenage boy who set fire to a trampoline in his neighbour's garden and verbally abused people in the street has been banned from roads near his home.
Buses are to drive at 20 miles per hour within the city centre under a new voluntary code of conduct for operators.
Wythenshawe Hall, which has been closed for a year, is set to open for a series of weekends after overwhelming support from a newly-formed friends group.
Students moving into houses across south Manchester are being given information about how to be good neighbours and avoid becoming victims of crime.
People in east Manchester are being invited to help shape proposals for a 16-acre ‘community campus' which will create new leisure, education and employment opportunities.
Plans for a major expansion to The Sharp Project, which will see hundreds of new jobs created and a cutting-edge global technology company establish its European headquarters there, have been unveiled.
A pair of volunteers who motivated Manchester residents to help bring out the best of the city are calling for residents to say a big thank you to their community heroes.
Manchester City Council pledges its support for the campaign to save the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers from plans to disband the historic battalion.
The little known history of one of Manchester’s most diverse and fascinating areas will be uncovered this weekend in a new heritage walk.
A garden created by Manchester residents in honour of Olympic athletes has taken a silver medal at the RHS Tatton Flower show.
'Evil Edna' - the boxing Granny who is packing a punch for pensioners
Central Government has given the crucial go-ahead for a massive regeneration project for Brunswick, moving forward a £113 million plan that will transform the inner city neighbourhood.
The last generation may have grown up inspired by Girl Power – but today’s youngsters in Wythenshawe have a new mantra all about willpower.
A woman with a rare disease which means she can’t control how she moves has beaten the odds by learning how to swim again.
Residents will be given new powers to tackle anti social behaviour in their neighbourhoods thanks to a new scheme being tested in Manchester.
As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend approaches, Manchester is gearing up for the celebrations.
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.
Residents of a Wythenshawe estate will be able to decide how minor crimes and antisocial behaviour should be dealt with when a new restorative justice scheme is introduced.
A search has been launched for a lead investment partner to deliver one of Manchester's most important regeneration initiatives.
A woman who suffered years of abuse at the hands of her partner is urging victims of domestic abuse not to suffer in silence this Valentine’s Day.
A defiant duo who organised an impromptu clean-up after the summer riots have received a prestigious Be Proud award recognising community heroes.
She may have lost her bid for the X-Factor crown – but Misha B’s unique sense of style has won an accolade of its own in Moss Side.
People from across Greater Manchester are being invited to join a candlelit vigil to remember the dozens of victims of domestic abuse who are killed each year.
Work has now started on the long-awaited new Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester twenty five years after the original centre opened.
Manchester residents and businesses who helped the city recover after August’s disturbances are being thanked this weekend.
A large part of the city centre’s gay village is being turned into a pedestrian only area following huge support from residents and businesses.
RHS North West in Bloom 2011 has recognised the hard work and dedication of green-fingered Manchester residents, awarding them a huge number of accolades.
An 83-year-old gardening dynamo, who feeds 50 pensioners a week with her allotment-grown fruit and vegetables, has inspired Moss Side residents to become even more self-sufficient.
No-one is putting their heart into the I love Manchester campaign more than Paul Whittaker from Wythenshawe, who says that Manchester and its services have just saved his life.
Moss Side residents are set to prove that anyone can have a green oasis at their back door.
The real spirit of Mancunians is being seen in Manchester city centre this morning.
Manchester residents are teaming up with the City Council and police to help make their city a safer place.
The land that communist Frederick Engels used to live on has been turned into a peace garden in Moss Side.
A ground breaking ceremony takes place on Friday 8th October to mark the start on site for the new Resurrection and St Barnabas Church, Eastlands, in Beswick, east Manchester.
Manchester City Council is looking to recruit short break carers for disabled children at a free event this Saturday (25 September) in Blackley.
Inspirational women from across Manchester were honoured for their work at a special awards ceremony at Manchester City Council’s Town Hall last night (Thursday 16 September 2010)
Actor and local Didsbury resident John Thomson joined children, parents and staff for the official opening this week of the brand new Sure Start Centre that has just opened in the middle of Didsbury.
New East Manchester has announced that work will start today, Monday 6 September, on site preparation of a 17 acre plot (6.88 hectares) at Eastlands next to the City of Manchester stadium.
A rock festival that will see ten of the city's most promising up and coming young singers and bands each get their own headlining slot, is being held tomorrow Saturday 17 April at the Zion Centre, Stretford Road, Hulme.
Mancunians are being called upon to make this spring’s Neighbours’ Day celebration even more successful than it was last year.
Three students from Manchester Metropolitan University’s School of Art have received a special letter of thanks from the Chief Constable after designing a hard hitting crime prevention campaign.
Cyclists young and old are being invited to come along and have their bikes security marked at an event in Gorton this weekend.
A 64 year old man with a history of causing serious nuisance and anti social behaviour around south Manchester has been given a five year ASBO.
Manchester City Council will give illegal off-road bikers a stark warning this weekend when dozens of vehicles are crushed beyond recognition into cubes of metal.
Manchester residents have just one week left to let the world know about the city’s unsung heroes.
Spectators at Blackley Cricket Club are set for a treat this summer as the grounds have been spruced up with the help of “community pay back” scheme.
Manchester City Council has launched their annual community recognition awards, the Manchester 2009 Be Proud Awards.
A decision to award grants totalling £400,000 to 13 Manchester projects aimed at increasing understanding between the younger and older generations received a warm welcome today (Friday 24 July 2009).
The third edition of a comprehensive report analysing the progress Manchester is making towards its key goals has been published.
Collyhurst residents have taken a step back in time and recreated a style of garden that was popular in their community more than 300 years ago.
Northenden residents are getting a taste of the future with cosmopolitan flavours and fresh produce giving a flavour of plans for the area.
A new partnership to help older people enjoy Manchester’s world-class galleries, theatres and museums has been formed in the city.
Plans for a new £10 million community hub in Miles Platting, east Manchester have been unveiled in advance of a report going to Manchester City Council’s Executive committee on 22 July.
Residents across Manchester are being asked to stop what they are doing and sit down for lunch with their neighbours as part of a campaign supported by Manchester City Council.
Real-life heroes from across Manchester were recognised this week at Manchester City Council’s Community Awards 2008.
Two lodges at the entrance to Philips Park Cemetery in east Manchester that have stood redundant and dilapidated for more than 20 years are to be renovated by a local couple.
Manchester City Council is extremely disappointed, following today’s announcement that five post offices around Manchester will close as part of the national Post Office Network Change Programme.
Manchester City Council will give illegal off-road bikers a stark warning this weekend when dozens of vehicles are crushed beyond recognition into cubes of metal.
Manchester City Council and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are joining forces to tackle the growing problem of wheelie bin fires.
Manchester City Council and Stepping Stones have joined forces for a whistle stop tour of Manchester, providing advice for residents with concerns over employment and benefits issues.
Manchester City Council is seeking a joint venture partner to extend its award-winning Eastserve wireless broadband service across the city.
Manchester City Council has formally welcomed the community contribution a new mosque will play with a civic reception hosted by Lord Mayor Councillor Mavis Smitheman.
A report detailing Manchester City Council’s response to the proposed closure of five of the city’s 63 post office by Post Office Limited will be released today.
Manchester City Council has joined gay equality charity Stonewall in expressing its disappointment that a TV advert depicting a same sex couple has been taken off air.
A teenage girl has received a two-year ASBO after a catalogue of abuse and violence against the elderly.
An exhibition of photography of east Manchester by the over 60's and the under 21's is being showcased at Urbis.
Lesbian and Gay Youth Manchester (LGYM), celebrates 30 years of supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people with a Civic Reception, hosted by Manchester's Lord Mayor.
Residents in 20 Manchester streets named after composers are being given the chance to get in tune with the musical inspiration behind their addresses.
One hundred and twenty youngsters from two Manchester primary schools will be learning the consequences of crime during a hard-hitting car crash simulation at Crowcroft Park.
Manchester City Council, Greater Manchester Police and Southways Housing Association are joining forces to crack down on the illegal use of off-road bikes in Chorlton.
As Manchester plans to honour people who served their country with National Veterans’ Day Celebrations at the end of the month, city leaders urge all who qualify to apply for their veteran’s badge.
The cast list for Reification - the Tony Wilson Experience is getting bigger with more names just added to the line-up.
More than 70 officers from 11 different organisations joined forces to tackle anti-social behaviour and environmental crime during the Moston Beatsweep.
School crossing patrol Eric Machin is a lifesaver in more ways than one.
Litter picking youngsters have been winning over local residents in their campaign to keep Moss Side tidy.
Manchester's Respect Action Week programme, to tackle crime and anti social behaviour, has been so successful that it is being used as the blueprint for a long-term crime plan for the city.
A Spar shop in Manchester city centre has had its alcohol licence suspended after staff sold alcohol to underage customers for the third time.
A unique project, built around the needs of local young people in Wythenshawe, is celebrating its success with an awards evening.
A ground-breaking carrot and stick scheme in Manchester to help keep young people out of crime has been such a success that it's been used by the Government to launch a major youth initiative.
Manchester's crime and disorder reduction partnership is consulting people across the city to find out their views about crime and anti social behaviour.
Manchester Town Hall will host a celebration of International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March.
Manchester student Mike Joslin knows how it feels to have his cycle stolen - it's happened to him eight times. Now he's giving his support to a scheme to help put the brakes on bike theft.
A pioneering scheme to tackle low level crime and anti social behaviour is running in Northenden this week.
Manchester City Council has prepared a detailed report for the Post Office to influence their decisions on the future of post offices in the city.
Prolific shoplifter Benjamin Webster has been banned from Manchester city centre stores under the terms of an indefinite anti-social behaviour order obtained by Manchester City Council.
A free trapeze and aerial course funded by New East Manchester is offering twelve east Manchester residents a chance to learn how to become a trapeze artist.
Manchester women will help create an exciting exhibition for International Women’s Day, Saturday 8 March 2008.
Manchester Magistrates have convicted Pauline Hardy of Ardwick, Manchester, of racist abuse and assault.
Manchester’s Positive Images of Ageing calendars have taken on a multigenerational theme for 2008 in line with one of Manchester’s core priorities to promote intergenerational work in the city.
Manchester City Council, Greater Manchester Police and health professionals are launching a walk-in advice centre for people visiting the city – the first of its kind in the country.
“Give respect, get respect” is the message being sent out to shoppers, residents and revellers in Manchester City Centre as part of the Respect Action Week.
Gary Brazil of Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, was last week sentenced to 90 days in prison for wilful refusal to pay the council tax he owed.
Parents are being given a stark warning in the run up to Christmas: buy illegal off-road bikes for presents and they may be crushed.
Hotpot lunches, afternoon teas and free health checks for pets are just some of the events on offer to residents in South Gorton as part of the Respect Action Week which runs from today.
Budding musicians and vocalists have been writing and recording their own songs as part of the Woodhouse Park Respect Action week.
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Manchester City Council has been searching for community heroes with its annual awards scheme for people who help put the spirit back into their area.
Manchester residents figure strongly in a book on parenting advice produced by Manchester City Council.
The Hulme respect action week has led to an impressive fall in crime and a 75 percent drop in anti social behaviour.
Manchester City Council is sending out thousands of booklets throughout the city publicising its integrated approach to anti-social behaviour.
Figures reveal crime in Newton Heath and Miles Platting dropped 50% as a result of a concentrated effort by over 20 agencies to cut crime and anti-social behaviour during a Respect Action Week.
Young people from Clayton and Newton Heath took to the streets with bin bags and litter pickers last week to help clean up their local environment.
From Monday 29 October a Respect Action Week aimed at driving down crime and reducing anti-social behaviour will take place in Newton Heath and Miles Platting.
A week of high profile activity in Brooklands resulted in a 51.5% reduction in crime in the area.
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The successful programme of Respect Action Weeks, which is being rolled out across Manchester, will come to Brooklands a week today.
The Manchester 2007 Full of Life Festival, the biggest festival in Britain of its kind specifically for older people, will kick off at the City of Manchester stadium on Monday 24th September 1-4pm.
Vandals have knocked over dozens of headstones on graves in a Manchester cemetery.
The government has invited Manchester to join a top level task force on guns and gangs.
Hundreds of Crumpsall residents will be invited to make their mark on Sunday 16 September by signing a new community pledge.
Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families, Beverley Hughes MP will officially launch Manchester’s Respect Action Week Saturday 8 September 2007 at 1pm, North City Library, Harpurhey.
Sixteen-year-old Nathan Hall of Ballantine Street, Newton Heath, who targeted a local family with racist abuse, including alleged threats with a hammer, has been placed on a two-year ASBO.
A blueprint aimed at tackling loneliness among Manchester’s older people is under the spotlight at the council’s Citizenship and Inclusion Overview and Scrutiny Committee today (Wednesday July 18th).