Manchester City Council

News published December 2016

Factory will power £1.1 billion boost for Manchester's economy

An update report about Manchester City Centre’s new St. John’s neighbourhood and progress on Factory will go the Council’s Executive on Wednesday 11 January 2017.

Future stars kick off their taekwondo dreams at Olympic training base

A Manchester couple are coaching local children to become the taekwondo stars of the future - at the training base which is home to Team GB’s current crop of Olympic medallists.

Design standards to set the bar for all new housing in Manchester

Manchester City Council’s executive has approved the design and quality guide for all new housing across the city.

Now Brownies have a new badge of honour – with special Manchester Medal to help older people to beat loneliness

Any aspiring Brownie will tell you that part of her Promise is to think of others before herself and do a good turn every day.

How the power of two can beat flu

The Lord Mayor of Manchester - and his mum, Vera – are calling for people in key risk groups to come forward for their annual flu vaccination.

Local businesses support Read Manchester campaign

Businesses from across the city have pledged their support for the Read Manchestercampaign at a breakfast event hosted by Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.

Final phase of city centre transport works set for January

The Bus Priority Package is entering its final phase as works near completion on Oxford Road in the New Year.

Take a seat, say Christmas Market traders to Manchester's older visitors

A new Christmas Markets initiative is set to take the weight of people’s feet – and minds – if age or any physical condition means that walking around the markets is difficult.

Crumpsall’s selective licensing area has been confirmed

The streets in Crumpsall that will be subject to a new selective licensing scheme have now been confirmed.

Last chance to give your views on 2017-20 budget options

More than 2,600 people have already given their views on options for the Council’s 2017-20 budget.

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