Manchester City Council

News published August 2014

Manchester pupils celebrate GCSE results

Manchester's youngsters are celebrating as provisional results show that 51 per cent of students achieved five or more GCSE grades A*- C including English and maths.

Households advised about how to cut their bills

Households across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to turn their big bill into a ‘Little Bill’.

Young entrepreneur in the running for £10,000 prize

Young entrepreneurs have gone head-to-head in Wythenshawe to compete for a place in the national final of TestTown, the UK’s biggest initiative to help young people bring their energy and ideas to the country’s high streets.

Parents urged to apply now for their child's high school place

Parents across the city are being urged to turn their thoughts to school in order to ensure they don't miss the 31 October deadline for applying for their child's secondary school place next Autumn.

£47m funding to bring hundreds of affordable homes to Manchester

Manchester is celebrating as confirmation is received of funding success that will see nearly 600 affordable homes built across the city.

‘Historic moment’ as Core Cities welcomes Glasgow into their group

Core Cities, the group of large British cities outside London, has expanded its membership beyond England for the first time in its history.

A level success for Manchester’s secondary schools

Students across Manchester are again celebrating academic triumph as top results across the city improve year-on-year.

Where there’s blame, there’s a fine

A compensation company discovered where there’s blame there’s a fine when they were ordered to pay more than £9,000 for illegally putting up adverts across Manchester.

Call to back Manchester’s bid to be the City of Football

Manchester’s bid to be the country’s first City of Football is gaining momentum and residents are being encouraged to help shape the city’s final submission to Sport England.

Parents urged to see if they qualify for free childcare for their two year olds

Parents of toddlers across the city are being urged to check and see if they qualify for free childcare under a national scheme that provides 15 hours of childcare per week for free for two year olds who meet certain criteria.

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