Manchester City Council

Manchester's thoughts and sympathies

Manchester is showing its sympathy with the family and friends of Labour MP and Father of The House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman who passed away aged 86.

Sign the online Book of condolence.


News published February 2017

The future of Belle Vue Aces is secured as new tenure confirmed

Speedway is set to return to the National Speedway Stadium in time for the 2017 British Speedway Premiership as a new consortia has been agreed to secure the future of the historic Aces club.

Our Town Hall project poised for final go-ahead

Senior councillors will be asked to give the final go-ahead to a major project to safeguard and repair Manchester Town Hall and Albert Square when they meet on Wednesday 8 March.

Open Mic event for emerging musicians to be held at Central Library

A free open mic session for emerging musicians, rappers, poets and MCs is to be held at to Central Library on Friday 24 February (2 – 4pm).

1 in 2 million - Manchester man wins learning award for using digital skills to turn his life around

Bertram Henry won the Inspirational Learner Award from tech-for-good charity Good Things Foundation, as part of their 2 Millionth Learner Awards.

UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council.

Arcadia Library and Leisure Centre celebrates first birthday with big bash

Levenshulme’s Arcadia Library and Leisure Centre is celebrating its first birthday with a free fun-filled afternoon of crafts, games and exercise for people of all ages.

Three become one as major developments get under way on Oxford Road Corridor

Three major developments transforming the Oxford Road corridor mark major milestones from next week, at the same time as a five-week road closure ends.

Have your voice heard at Manchester LGBT Question Time

An open event at Manchester Town Hall will give attendees the opportunity to become involved in a Question Time style debate on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues.

Pretenders icon Chrissie Hynde visits Central Library

Rock legend Chrissie Hynde dropped into Manchester Central Library for a tour of the Oasis:DNA exhibition.

Selective Licensing area proposed for south Manchester - have your say!

A consultation has opened today to hear the public’s views on a new Selective Licensing scheme in south Manchester that will help improve private sector housing standards.

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