Manchester City Council

News published February 2017

VIDEO: Pioneering multi-service health and community hub proposed for Gorton

A proposal to bring a health and community hub to the heart of Gorton where people can access a range of services all in one place will be heard by Manchester City Council’s Executive next week.

Manchester proposes changes to hot food takeaway planning rules

Changes are being proposed to Manchester’s planning policy on applications to open new hot food takeaways, in a bid to improve centres and promote healthier lifestyles across the city.

Manchester marks the passing of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

Tributes to long-serving Manchester MP Sir Gerald Kaufman, who has died aged 86, have been announced by Manchester City Council.

The future of Belle Vue Aces is secured as new tenure confirmed

Speedway is set to return to the National Speedway Stadium in time for the 2017 British Speedway Premiership as a new consortia has been agreed to secure the future of the historic Aces club.

Our Town Hall project poised for final go-ahead

Senior councillors will be asked to give the final go-ahead to a major project to safeguard and repair Manchester Town Hall and Albert Square when they meet on Wednesday 8 March.

Open Mic event for emerging musicians to be held at Central Library

A free open mic session for emerging musicians, rappers, poets and MCs is to be held at to Central Library on Friday 24 February (2 – 4pm).

1 in 2 million - Manchester man wins learning award for using digital skills to turn his life around

Bertram Henry won the Inspirational Learner Award from tech-for-good charity Good Things Foundation, as part of their 2 Millionth Learner Awards.

UK’s first LGBT older person’s community planned for Manchester

The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council.

Three become one as major developments get under way on Oxford Road Corridor

Three major developments transforming the Oxford Road corridor mark major milestones from next week, at the same time as a five-week road closure ends.

Have your voice heard at Manchester 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.

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