Manchester City Council

News published August 2016

‘Freeze Your Fat’ fly-posting firm loses seven thousand pounds instantly!

A company using the slogan ‘freeze your fat’ has had its profits slimmed, after being penalised nearly £7,000 for flyposting.

Last chance for you to help name We Love MCR's new mascot

The We Love MCR Charity is buzzing about the addition of their new mascot but needs your help in choosing its name.

Manchester schools celebrate outstanding GCSEs as citywide results also rise

Early indications are that GCSE results at schools throughout the city have seen a significant improvement when compared to last year.

Manchester Residential Quality Guidance: Have your say!

Manchester City Council is developing its own design and quality standard for new housing and they want to know what Manchester people think.

Follow in footsteps of the Olympic heroes made in Manchester

Manchester residents are being urged to take inspiration from Team GB’s medal winning athletes - by taking full advantage of the city’s world-class sporting facilities to meet their own sporting goals

Have your say on proposals to change the speed limit on Princess Road

A public consultation on the proposal to change the speed limit on Princess Road has been launched.

City centre park to enjoy permanent 'rainbow'

Manchester may be well known for its cloud cover but in one city centre park there's to be a permanent 'rainbow'.

Central Library exhibition celebrates the history of Manchester's drag queens

A new exhibition at Central Library celebrates the history of drag in Manchester, from the infamous Hulme Drag Ball of 1880 to Foo Foo Lammar to The Family Gorgeous.

Heroes of Rio to be celebrated in Manchester and London

The Herculean efforts and record medal haul of Team GB will be celebrated in style with a parade through the streets of Manchester and an event in London.

Selective Licensing: Have your say on how to improve private rented housing

The city council is proposing to introduce a landlord licensing scheme in north Manchester to help improve housing standards in areas where there are a lot of private landlords and we want your views.

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