Manchester City Council

News published September 2017

Central Library's Start-Up Day could help get your business moving

Budding entrepreneurs are invited to receive business advice from experts and hear their inspiring stories at Start-Up Day, at Manchester Central Library.

Van used in flytipping offences is destroyed in first execution of special powers in Manchester

A van believed to have been involved in a number of fly-tipping offences has been crushed by authorities.

Council update on homelessness support

As autumn sets in, Manchester City Council is preparing to build on its partnership work to support people who find themselves homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Girlguiding Manchester pin hopes on newly-launched badge to help with creating caring communities and tackling loneliness

A trial run of a first of its kind Girlguiding Manchester badge, that reached out to those who may feel lonely, is being formally rolled out this week across the whole of Manchester.

Take a look behind the scenes as Manchester's Neighbourhood Teams work to keep the city clean and green

Manchester City Council’s social media is to be taken over by its Neighbourhood Services teams this week (Monday 18 - Friday 22 September).

Secondary school open evenings for prospective pupils now on

Secondary schools across the city are throwing open their doors over the next couple of weeks to prospective pupils and their parents to give a flavour of what life in their school is like.

Call to share your Town Hall memories as it turns 140

A call for people’s memories of Manchester Town Hall has been issued on the 140th anniversary of its official opening.

Manchester Central Library to host Lego Roald Dahl hero for Roald Dahl Day

Six Roald Dahl heroes are poised to appear, in locations across the UK, in the form of unique LEGO® brick builds to mark Roald Dahl Day - the global celebration of the world’s number one storyteller.

9,000 dangerous toys seized from a single business

Counterfeit Frozen dolls, Minions yoyos and Dora the Explorer jigsaws were among more than 9,000 items seized from a single wholesaler, Import Export Wholesale Poundline Plus Limited.

Manchester to receive a ‘Survivor’ seedling from 9/11 Memorial & Museum

A seedling from a tree that survived the September 11 attack on the World Trade Centre in 2001 is to be presented to Manchester in a statement of solidarity from New York.

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