Manchester City Council

News published January 2017

Burglar banned from all Manchester alleyways

A prolific burglar has been handed an order banning him from all rear alleyways across Manchester, after being convicted of breaking into a number of small businesses in Levenshulme and Longsight.

The famous fountain flows again in Piccadilly Gardens!

The huge project to repair Manchester’s famous Piccadilly Gardens fountain is now complete.

Manchester celebrates funding success to boost affordable homes across the city

Schemes to create homes that are affordable for Manchester people have been granted more than £45million the City Council can now confirm.

Abracadabra! Magical Manchester Day is back!

The city-wide celebration of Manchester is back this coming June ready to transform the city centre with a theme that is all about magic…

Free city centre parking on offer this weekend

Shoppers and visitors to Manchester city centre are being given the chance to enjoy free on-street parking this weekend.

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.

Last chance - don't miss Monday's deadline to apply for your child's school place

Deadline for applications 5 pm on Monday 16 January 

Take a tour of the Town Hall... as you've never seen it before

Mancunians are being offered a rare chance to explore behind-the-scenes at Manchester Town Hall, in one of a special series of guided tours.

Manchester's Factory gets the go-ahead

Planning permission granted, funding confirmed, and operator announced.

Manchester to lead the way in housing affordability

A new plan to accelerate the delivery of affordable homes in the city and create up to 2,000 every year has been unveiled by Manchester City Council.

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