Manchester City Council

News published March 2016

Manchester Town Hall opens a book of condolence for Lahore

A book of condolence has been opened at Manchester Town Hall, following the attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore last weekend.

Welcome Albot² - the Manchester Day mascot full of Eureka moments

Introducing this year’s Manchester Day character, the time travelling bot that journeys through time and space experiencing the most amazing scientific discoveries throughout history…

Manchester Town Hall to be lit with the colours of the Belgian Tricolor as book of condolence opens

Manchester Town Hall will be lit with the colours of the Belgian national flag of black, yellow and red throughout the national mourning period declared in Belgium following the attack in Brussels.

Two is the magic number for Manchester's reborn Central Library

Today, Tuesday 22 March marks the second anniversary of the reopening of Central Library – and 2.5 million people have already visited the Manchester landmark since its reopening in 2014.

'Millionaires' join Council to launch brand new campaign Read Manchester

A brand new campaign to improve literacy levels and get Manchester reading has attracted millionaire backing - twenty millionaires to be precise - all pupils at Plymouth Grove Primary School.

Suffragette City – Manchester’s Central Library hosts exhibition celebrating the life of Annot Robinson

Central Library is hosting an exhibition to celebrate the remarkable life of suffragette Annot Robinson.

Fire at Wythenshawe Hall

There was a fire at Wythenshawe Hall overnight – Greater Manchester Fire Service are managing the situation in the park:

Widening work gives Mancunian Way HGV boost

HGVs can now use the Mancunian Way again following works to improve traffic flow.

New National Taekwondo Centre opens to Olympians and stars of the future in Newton Heath

The world-class facility, designed for Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic medal hopefuls will also be open to Manchester residents.

Women take charge of the debate - Changing Manchester Women's Voices

Women will be gathering at Manchester's Central Library this Saturday 5 March to discuss issues pertinent to them.

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