Manchester City Council

News published July 2014

Lord Mayor steps back in time at Wythenshawe Hall

Wythenshawe Hall will be transported back in time to the 1940s this summer for a series of events evoking an era of love, life, loss and the birth of modern Wythenshawe.

Longsight Market set to host Europe’s biggest Chand Raat celebration

Longsight Market is to celebrate the night before Eid with the return of Chand Raat on Sunday 27 July 2014.

Manchester welcomes UK Recovery Walk to the city

Local people recovering from addiction to alcohol or drugs are being encouraged to get involved in the annual UK Recovery Walk which is being held in Manchester later this year.

War Horse joins forces with Central Library to remember World War I

Joey the War Horse will make special appearances at Manchester’s Central Library on Saturday 26 July.

Manchester school students dig up history with their garden design for the Tatton Park Flower Show

A group of Manchester school students will have their historical garden design featured in this week’s prestigious Tatton Park flower show, which is open to visitors from Wednesday to Sunday.

Manchester Primary School puts back the clock to celebrate 60th anniversary of school opening

A Manchester primary school made history repeat itself this week when it celebrated the 60th anniversary of the opening of the school.

Olympic legacy event rings changes in fitness and health in Wythenshawe

The Wythenshawe Games is back for its third year in and aiming to beat its record of 10,000 residents taking part.

Manchester Central Library celebrates 80th birthday with a nod to the past and a step into the future

Manchester's newly refurbished Central Library celebrates its 80th birthday on Thursday 17 July 2014.

Manchester City Council picks up regional skills award

Manchester City Council overcame competition from organisations across the region to win the Greater Manchester Skills for Business award in the public sector category.

Public urged to have say on undercroft gate plans

Residents and businesses are being asked for their views on plans to place overnight barriers on a city centre canal towpath where members of the public have drowned.

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