A woman has been ordered to pay £560 after being caught dumping litter on a street in Gorton.
Green measures introduced by Manchester City Council have produced carbon emission reductions equivalent to driving around the world 120 times.
A new public convenience has opened at the Town Hall Extension, on Lloyd Street.
New figures have placed Manchester City Council in the top five per cent of organisations across the country who have taken early action to monitor and reduce their carbon emissions.
Artwork inspired by methods of making the city’s homes more environmentally friendly is going on display.
Reclaiming East Manchester, a book by photographer and writer Len Grant, has just been published.
Residents, shoppers and traders in Fallowfield and Withington are being quizzed on their aspirations for the future of the areas’ two district centres.
Following the theft of six bronze war memorial plaques in early November last year from Philips Park Cemetery, the replacement panels will be unveiled in time for this year’s Remembrance Day.
Manchester City Council will be driving home the road safety message to students next week.
Thousands of residents living in flats will be able to recycle for the first time thanks to new services being introduced by Manchester City Council.
Anti-social smokers who persist on flouting the law by smoking on public transport could now face an on the spot fine.
Abandoned dogs have benefited from a Manchester City Council campaign encouraging students to recycle and reuse their property as they leave their homes.
Manchester City Council is calling on residents to help set a new record for recycling their old Yellow Pages by simply putting them in their blue bins for kerbside collection.
Young people who have previously had little or no work experience are assisting Manchester City Council’s Bereavement Services to improve the city’s cemeteries.
Pupils at Oswald Road school in Chortlon received a visit from Manchester City Council’s recycling team with one of their brand new, environmentally friendly recycling vehicles.
As part of the on-going development work to create a new shopping centre for Beswick, the supermarket has reopened after being closed for a few weeks for refurbishment.
Residents are being invited to an environmental event taking place this weekend supported by Manchester City Council.
Families across Greater Manchester have vowed to cut down on the amount of food they waste, after keeping diaries monitoring everything they throw out.
A pair of artistic sisters have used their talents to encourage young bookworms across the city to recycle thanks to a Manchester City Council competition.
Residents who want to develop green projects to make life better in their neighbourhoods whilst saving money can get advice and help at a Manchester City Council event next week.
Residents across north and east Manchester will be able to recycle plastic and cardboard at home as part of Manchester City Council’s plan to turn the city into the UK’s recycling capital.
A celebrity chef will serve up top tips on turning leftovers into tasty meals at the launch of a food waste campaign backed by Manchester City Council.
Manchester City Council trading standards officers seized computers after raiding the alleged base of a website which enabled customers to watch and download illegal copies of movies.
Over the last eight weeks, Manchester City Council’s cemeteries have undergone one of their biggest ever grounds maintenance improvement projects.
The outstanding efforts of green-fingered Manchester residents have been recognised this week, as local groups have won 31 Neighbourhood Awards at North West Britain In Bloom 2008.
Gardens created by Manchester residents have won the city three medals at this year’s RHS Tatton Park Flower Show.
With the support of NCP Manchester car parks and Manchester City Council, international charity Trees for Cities brings a new event to Manchester, the Tree-Athlon, and a 5K run.
Residents in Gorton South are being offered non-toxic kits to help them keep their community free from graffiti.
Restoration of the cloister gardens at Gorton Monastery, east Manchester, is now complete.
Manchester City Council has agreed to invest in a Northern Quarter regeneration scheme designed to attract creative industries.
Manchester City Council is planning to replace bottled water with tap water at all of its buildings, where possible, before the end of next year.
Thousands of South Manchester and Wythenshawe residents will be able to recycle plastic bottles and cardboard thanks to a trial service being launched by Manchester City Council.
Teachers from schools across Manchester were shown how to use the city's parks and green spaces as classrooms at an event organised by Manchester City Council.
Manchester's dog owners are being urged to keep the city's public places clean this summer by making sure they pick up the poop.
Careless and impatient drivers are putting children's lives at risk by refusing to stop at school crossing patrols.
It's not every day you're thanked for letting people know what you think, but that's exactly what happened to a Chorlton woman when she responded to Manchester City Council's recycling consultation.
Tree-athletes are being urged to come forward to take part in a new event raising money to plant trees in and around Manchester.
Mancunians are being urged to recycle just one more thing as a travelling roadshow sets off around the city.
Chancellor Alistair Darling will today (Monday 2 June 2008) see projects that are bringing new life to east Manchester.
Chorlton residents and schoolchildren have exceeded themselves in this year's100 Days campaign to create a cleaner, greener city.
A recycled fashion show and a special version of Dragons' Den helped Manchester youngsters bring this year's 100 Days campaign to a successful end.
Five years since Manchester City Council first launched the 100 days campaign, two grot spots have been transformed into great spots.
Eighty nine percent of Manchester residents are keen to do their bit for the environment and recycle more of their household rubbish.
A Manchester City Council trading standards officer has been given a prestigious national award for her work cracking down on shops selling counterfeit goods.
A bar has been ordered to cut its opening hours after complaints from residents about noise levels and concerns about the way the premises were being run.
Manchester City Council recycling officers are encouraging residents to cut down on the amount of food they throw away.
Work has started on a new £16 million bakery for Greggs, the region’s leading bakery retailer, safeguarding over 300 jobs.
Manchester City Council is calling on communities across the city to make sure 2008's Manchester in Bloom event is an even bigger success than last year.
Primary school youngsters will get a bird's - and bug's - eye view of Manchester when they visit a garden created above the city's streets.
Manchester's green-fingered residents are being invited to show off their skills in a city-wide gardening competition.
A man has been sent to jail for running two adult film shops without a licence.
A portable living room is moving around Manchester as part of a campaign urging residents to reuse their old furniture instead of sending it to the tip.
Big businesses have put their weight behind an event calling on everyone who lives, works or shops in the city centre to improve the streets.
A construction project in Beswick has been named the UK’s “Most Considerate Site\" out of 6,500 eligible sites at the 2008 National Considerate Constructors Scheme Awards.
Volunteers are being invited to help on a litter picking event on Chorlton Ees and Ivy Green this weekend, as part of Manchester City Council's 100 Days campaign.
The first stage of the restoration of the cloister gardens at The Monastery in Gorton, east Manchester has been completed.
Everyday rubbish has been transformed into useful items, including CD racks and can openers, with help of east Manchester students and Earl Barrett, ex MCFC player and England international.
Dozens of trees are being planted in a deforested African nation - because of drinks cans collected by Manchester residents.
A Chorlton High School pupil has won a competition to design an eco-friendly reusable bag.
Researchers hoping to reduce the amount of rubbish sent to landfill sites from Manchester households are looking for volunteers to collect packaging waste for two weeks.
Youngsters across the city will come face to face with a rapping robot, which will tell them how to exterminate waste.
An environmental team is handing out free energy efficient light bulbs to Manchester residents.
A stretch of Manchester woodland teeming with wildlife has been given special status to help protect it.
Manchester City Council's 100 Days campaign has been hailed a huge success as it reaches its halfway point.
More than 800 vehicles were removed from Manchester streets last year - and almost every ounce of material from the vehicles was recycled.
From turning discarded packaging into robot sculptures to making jewellery out of old belts, Manchester artists are finding creative ways to recycle waste materials.
A man who gave the name and address of his girlfriend's ex-partner after being caught littering has been tracked down and ordered to pay a total of £415.
Manchester residents are being advised to save themselves headaches when the post arrives - and cut down on waste - by redirecting junk mail away from their homes.
A huge drive to cut down on the amount of waste being sent to landfill sites from Manchester Town Hall is being launched this week.
A Manchester City Council worker who restores scrapped bikes and gives them to the local community free of charge has reached a new landmark.
The number of children killed or seriously injured on Manchester’s roads has almost halved since the year 2000, new figures reveal.
Early results from consultations suggest that Mancunians want to see new services to recycle materials ranging from plastics and cardboard to food and textiles, while many want recycling made simpler.
The names of five new streets on the site of Manchester City FC's former Maine Road stadium, chosen from suggestions by local residents, will be announced tomorrow.
To some, an old CD is an old CD. But to children's charity Grumpy, the possibilities are endless.
A mobile phone store has agreed to reduce its environmental impact and recycle cardboard by donating it to a bird sanctuary, as part of Manchester City Council's Environmental Business Pledge.
Wannabe Lewis Hamiltons are being invited to turn trash into speed at this year's Junk Cart Races.
A team of attentive listeners is taking to Manchester's streets to ask the city's residents how recycling services can be improved.
It's official - women are better at recycling than men.
Manchester City Council's recycling team is advising residents on how to be a good egg this Easter.
Mysterious visitors have been roaming the corridors of Manchester Town Hall at night.
The masterplan for West Gorton by architects BDP on behalf of developer consortium BASE, a joint venture between Artisan and Barratt, has been approved by Manchester City Council’s Executive.
Manchester people can expect to see “next generation” open network broadband become a reality, with Internet access available up to 1,000 times faster than most services provide today.
Manchester City Council is launching a campaign urging 1,000 Chorlton residents to ditch plastic carrier bags.
Manchester residents who want more opportunities to recycle metal objects are being invited to say where they want new can banks to be placed..
Selfridges has pledged to help Manchester tackle climate change as part of the Challenge Manchester 2008 - 100 days to a cleaner, greener city campaign.
Youngsters have been finding out how having a head for business can go hand-in-hand with caring for the environment.
Manchester City Council has today signed a new seven-year waste and recycling contract with Enterprise Manchester Partnership Limited.
A Manchester gardener has come up with a unique way of recycling waste - by turning an old toilet bowl into an attractive plant pot.
Home composting rates in Gorton are higher than in most other parts of the country.
Manchester City Council's environmental teams are to plant the city's 2,008th tree - with a little help from a local hero.
Manchester recycled more than 100 tonnes worth of Christmas trees this year - equivalent to the weight of six rubbish lorries.
Statement from Leader of Manchester City Council in reaction to Government announcement on the regional casino.
Wildabout Manchester, a campaign to improve the city's biodiversity, has been launched and this year it's going to be bigger and better than ever!
Manchester City Council is asking residents what it can do to improve recycling across the city.
Manchester Arndale has become the first major shopping centre to be awarded the Environmental Business Pledge.
A major new housing development in the Toxteth Street neighbourhood of Openshaw in east Manchester reaches its first milestone as residents are invited to lay the first bricks.
Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Glynn Evans made his own headlines when he opened the latest addition to Wythenshawe Forum
Urban regeneration company, New East Manchester, is seeking a development partner for New Smithfield Market in Openshaw, east Manchester.
Joanna Yarrow, Environmental consultant, broadcaster and writer will launch the fifth Challenge Manchester 100 Days campaign in Manchester, on Thursday 14th February at Manchester Town Hall.
Changes have been made to New East Manchester’s regeneration plans for the next decade following a major consultation exercise that involved 30,000 households in east Manchester.
A pioneering 3D model commissioned by urban regeneration company New East Manchester and funded by the North West Regional Development Agency was commended at the Royal Town Planning Institute awards.
The Building Surveyors from the Chief Executive’s Department of Manchester City Council recently unveiled the winners of this year’s prestigious Built In Quality Awards.
A man who drove into Manchester’s Chinatown to empty chip shop waste from his car has been convicted of fly tipping.
Rubble found dumped in an alleyway has cost a builder’s firm £1,378.
Manchester City Council has outlined ambitious targets to tackle global warming, proposing 17 principles to guide behavioural change, reduce carbon emissions and adapt the way we live.
Manchester City Council’s environment officers will be calling on the expertise of litter-picking youngsters to help clean-up the streets of Moss Side.
Further sites are set to be made available for new homes improving housing quality and choice in Moss Side.
Eddie Smith, who joined New East Manchester 12 months ago as Deputy Chief Executive, has been appointed Acting Chief Executive.
Manchester City Council has approved plans for the largest scheme ever to be developed in the city.
A team of multi skilled cemetery workers from across Manchester got together to give Southern Cemetery in Chorlton-cum-Hardy a £40,000 facelift.
Manchester City Council is hoping to score a century in a record-breaking Christmas tree recycling campaign.
A new £165,000 bridge was hoisted into place in Clayton Vale for the first time in 100 years.
If you’re doing your Christmas shopping this year spare a thought for how much extra waste is produced over Christmas.
Up to 300 residents in the Toxteth Street area of Openshaw in east Manchester can sign up for free home security.
The Spicy Hut has become the first restaurant in Rusholme to receive the Gold Award for Manchester’s Environmental Business Pledge.
Smart Plan, a computer software design company based in One Central Park in Newton Heath has scooped the top prize in a major competition called EnterPrize organised by New East Manchester.
Schoolchildren across Manchester have scored a double jackpot simply by recycling old Yellow Pages directories.
From December 5, in the first scheme of its kind in any UK city, Parking Attendants are to patrol Manchester streets on bicycles.
Manchester City FC legend Mike Summerbee will join City Council leader Sir Richard Leese on December 4 to officially launch development at the club’s former Maine Road site.
People interested in the future shape of Manchester are invited to take part in a major consultation event next week.
With Green credentials high on the agenda for companies, the Council has re-launched and initiative to help Manchester businesses reduce their carbon footprint and save money at the same time.
If you are dreaming of a green Christmas or wondering how to reduce your waste this year, look no further.
Manchester celebrates the first anniversary this week of a successful scheme to cut car use.
Proposed regeneration plans for the district centre in Newton Heath in east Manchester will be unveiled at a series of consultation events for local residents and businesses.
Manchester City Council will today crush the10, 000th untaxed, unclaimed vehicle to be removed from the city’s streets.
Should we be putting gardens instead of roofs on top of buildings to cut power demand? If wind turbines were installed around the edges of new developments, how much cheaper would our power bills be?
Blackley Forest will celebrate Remembrance Day on Saturday 10 November at 11am with a tree plant.
Morrisons has signed a leasehold deal which will see the company anchoring a £40 million regeneration scheme in Openshaw, east Manchester, in an 80,000 sq ft store to open in the summer of 2009.
Manchester City Council’s catering department will be presenting three hampers to winners of a competition to get catering staff thinking about reducing their carbon footprint.
More people would be able to afford their own home thanks to new support proposed by Manchester City Council.
Worked has started today on the first phase of a major new housing development in the Toxteth Street neighbourhood of Openshaw in east Manchester.
Manchester Craft and Design Centre has become the first shopping centre to qualify for Manchester’s Environmental Business Pledge.
Green-fingered Mancunians are celebrating their biggest ever scoop of North West in Bloom awards.
Visitors to Fog Lane Park are in for a surprise this week.
The very best of the North West’s gardeners will be gathering for not one but two gala luncheons at Manchester’s Town Hall this week.
Recycling waste disposal will be a top priority on the city’s agenda in the next five months as the council conducts a major consultation exercise with residents, businesses and stakeholders.
Today work started to create a new market hall in the former Co-Operative building on Garratt Way in Gorton, east Manchester.
Award-winning Manchester photographer and writer, Len Grant, has launched the second book in his series documenting the development of New Islington in east Manchester.
Newton Heath has come up with a blooming marvellous result at the RHS UK Finals for Britain In Bloom 2007.
Manchester City Council is joining forces with other councils in Greater Manchester to combat firework danger in the run up to bonfire night.
Regeneration plans in Beswick in east Manchester will take another step forward this month.
September 26 sees the launch of the ‘Little Green Bag’ a unique venture between the Council, luxury lifestyle retailer, Harvey Nichols, and the fashion buying students of Manchester Met University.
Culture Minister James Purnell MP will join schoolchildren from Baguley Hall Primary school and community volunteers at Dig Manchester's community archaeology dig in Wythenshawe Park, Friday 21 Sept.
Imagine a city with fewer cars, where you can take to the streets and rediscover your city!
New East Manchester has been named Regeneration Agency of the Year at the first Regeneration and Renewal Awards, organised by the regeneration industry’s leading magazine, Regeneration and Renewal.
Plans have been submitted for an innovative ‘living roof’ for the pavilion building in Piccadilly Gardens.
Manchester City Council’s plans to become the ‘greenest city in Britain’ is looking skywards with the recent unveiling of the first ‘living roof in Manchester City Centre.
Parks staff dealing with a pond pest called in the experts – hundreds of weevils each only 2mm long!
Three thousand primary school children aged 4 – 11 years from Clayton, Beswick and Openshaw will receive a copy of the 2006/7 east Manchester New Deal for Communities Annual Report.