News published May 2017
Sir Richard Leese has hailed this weekend's Great CityGames and Great Manchester Run as a sporting show of defiance, as Manchester begins to move forward from the horrific attack at Manchester Arena.
Donations to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund have reached over £4 million.
A joint statement from Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham.
Manchester will hold a minute’s silence in St Ann's Square for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack on Thursday 25 May.
There has been a tremendous outpouring of grief, solidarity and support for everyone affected by this week’s tragic events and for this great city of Manchester.
Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/manchester, call 0300 456 4999, or at British Red Cross shops
Tonight, Manchester will stand united in a message of solidarity, sympathy and support to all those affected by last night’s Arena attack.
Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"
A Spice addict who threatened members of the public, begged aggressively and took drugs in front of shops has been given a two-year injunction banning him from the city centre and a suspended sentence
A final reminder has been issued to Manchester people to make sure they are registered to vote in the impending General Election.