Manchester City Council

News published July 2016

Manchester Libraries offer free digital help to Manchester businesses

Manchester’s libraries are taking part in a new initiative to help local small businesses to get online.

Renewed backing for Manchester's Euro Youth Capital bid

Manchester's youngsters have reiterated their determination to build links with Europe through a bid to become European Youth Capital 2019 following the national referendum vote to leave the EU.

New social work jobs created as council agrees extra £10m funding

Proposals given the green light this week will see more than £10m extra cash ploughed into children's services in Manchester over the next five years to fund new social work jobs.

Manchester to return historic paintings to Hiroshima

Pictures held in Manchester, that were painted by pupils of a school destroyed in the atomic attack in the Second World War, are set to be returned to Hiroshima.

Manchester and Wuhan look to the future as they celebrate three decades of co-operation

Manchester and the Chinese city of Wuhan are this week celebrating the 30th anniversary of their sister city relationship.

East meets West as 'little diplomats' from China fly into Manchester schools

East meets West this week as a group of so-called 'little diplomats' from Wuhan in China fly into Manchester to visit their peers in three local primary schools.

Statement in response to 50% rise in reported hate crime incidents in Greater Manchester

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, responds to the increase in hate crime in the region.

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