Manchester City Council

News published February 2016

Devo Diary: What's happened one year on since the historic health and care agreement for Greater Manchester

One year on from the historic deal that saw the start of Greater Manchester’s journey within health and social care devolution – and one of its key figures has described the last twelve months ‘as revolutionary for the region’.

Boxer Steve packs a punch for health survey as NHS and council chiefs call for residents' views

Council and NHS chiefs are asking the people of Manchester for their ideas on how health and social care services could be improved and more cost-effective.

New strategy for the future of Manchester's parks proposed

Plans recognising the potential of Manchester's parks as crucial assets at the heart of their communities are being examined at a scrutiny meeting this week.

Higher Blackley by-election result

A new councillor has been elected to serve the Higher Blackley ward of Manchester City Council.

North West World War II veterans to receive France’s highest honour

British World War II veterans from across the North West are set to receive one of France’s highest honours at Manchester Town Hall on Friday 19 February.

Residents asked for struggles and successes in making healthy lifestyle choices

People across Greater Manchester are being asked to share their struggles and successes in making healthy lifestyle choices.

Manchester up for national award for Veterans’ Village

Manchester City Council has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2016 in the Outstanding Local Authority of the Year category.

Gambling-related harm targeted in ground-breaking study

Two local authorities are the first in the UK to map people at risk of gambling-related harm in their communities.

Have your voice heard at Manchester's 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.

Manchester's Libraries become Greater with access to millions more books for members

Manchester library users will soon be able to borrow books from other libraries across the region, thanks to a new initiative launching on National Libraries Day.

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