Manchester City Council

News published March 2015

Major building programme at Belle Vue Sports Village underway

Construction has started at the Belle Vue Sports Village that will transform another part east Manchester into an internationally recognised destination for sport.

Research to tackle gambling issues in communities

Manchester has joined forces with a London council to tackle gambling issues in the community through the first research project of its kind in the UK.

Manchester's inspirational women featured in free talks to celebrate International Women's Day 2015

A series of free talks about some of Manchester's most inspirational women will be held at Central Library, to celebrate International Women's Day 2015.

Manchester celebrates International Women's Day 2015

A programme of events and activities are being held across Manchester in celebration of International Women's Day (IWD).

Leader to take part in devolution Twitter 'Question Time'

People with questions about devolution in Greater Manchester can put them to Sir Richard Leese in a special Twitter ‘Question Time’ session.

How integrated health and care teams in south Manchester can have major effect on hospital admittance rates

New ways of working, including setting up ‘virtual wards’ within an hour of patients’ homes are helping to keep South Manchester patients out of hospital and have helped hundreds of people in the area

Illegal street traders to pay over £1000

Two traders caught illegally selling items on the street have been ordered to pay more than a £1000.

Stories, poems and author visits for Manchester children on World Book Day

Manchester Libraries will be celebrating World Book Day in style with a variety of exciting events to inspire children with a love of reading.

Award winning author Gavin Extense to meet fans at Central Library

Gavin Extense is visiting Central Library to talk about his new book, and sign copies at a free event on Wednesday 11 March between 1pm and 2pm.