Manchester City Council

News published November 2014

Nearly 200 looked after young people and care leavers set to receive awards in annual ceremony

Nearly 200 of Manchester's most inspirational looked after children, young people, and care leavers are to be recognised in a special awards ceremony being held at Manchester University.

Fallowfield Library to be reborn as the Place on Platt Lane

Fallowfield Library is to be renamed 'The Place at Platt Lane' as it takes on a new role in the community.

Work starts on brand new library and leisure centre in Levenshulme

Members of Manchester City Council, partners and local politicians will come together in Levenshulme to mark the start of work on a brand new library and leisure centre on 2 December at 10.30am.

AJ Bell British Squash Grand Prix to leave a lasting impression on local school children

The AJ Bell British Squash Grand Prix is set to see the world’s very best players take to the court this December in Manchester at the National Squash Centre, in what will certainly be a fiercely contested competition.

How Manchester pharmacists could help with one in five GP consultations this winter

Aneet Kapoor, chair of Manchester Local Pharmaceutical Committee

Community pharmacists across Manchester are set to take the pressure off busy GPs this winter by offering a minor ailments service - which includes colds and flu advice.

Early HIV testing is encouraged as Manchester residents prepare to mark World AIDS day

Manchester residents are being encouraged to become 'HIV aware' as the city prepares to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December with a procession and candlelit vigil in the city centre.

New major public artwork revealed in east Manchester

A sculpture by renowned international contemporary artist Ryan Gander has been unveiled as part of the Beswick community hub in east Manchester.

Consultation launched on 2015-17 budget options

The council has launched the main consultation on its 2015-17 budget options, along with a number of individual consultations on specific elements.

Illegal fly-poster to pay over £1,000

A make up academy has been ordered to pay a total of £1030 after being prosecuted for fly-posting.

No Insurance driver handed penalty points and £775 bill

The driver of a licensed private hire vehicle has been ordered to pay a total of £775 and handed six penalty points after being prosecuted for driving without insurance.

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