Manchester City Council

News published March 2017

Survivors of WW2 atomic weapon attacks share their stories at Manchester’s town Hall

A civic reception was held at Manchester town hall today for two women directly affected by the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings.

Project director appointed for Manchester's Our Town Hall initiative

Paul Candelent has been appointed as project director for the major project to safeguard, repair and improve access to Manchester Town Hall and Albert Square.

Manchester waste collectors go ultrasonic in bid to improve service

A research project in Manchester is examining whether ultrasound technology can be used to make sure that full litter bins are emptied at the right time.

Manchester stands in solidarity with London

A vigil will take place tonight at Manchester Town Hall in solidarity with the people of London and in remembrance of those who lost their lives and were injured during yesterday’s attack.

Central Library celebrates third anniversary of big transformation

Three years have raced by since the transformed Central Library reopened to the public - and millions of visitors have since taken advantage of everything this world-class modern library has to offer.

Rusholme ward Council by election announced

A Council by-election will be held in Manchester's Rusholme ward on Thursday 4 May 2017.

Commuters reminded of Mancunian Way two day closure

A mini-army of engineers is poised to swing into action on one of Manchester’s busiest roads and carry out Mancunian Way’s annual maintenance inspection later this month.

Review recommends new road safety measures to complement Manchester's 20mph zones

An evaluation of the roll-out of 20mph zones in Manchester is to be considered by the City Council’s Executive on Wednesday 8 March.

Women’s Festival launched for International Women’s Day

Manchester will be celebrating the achievements, strength and diversity of women, as well as their continued struggle for equality throughout March, in recognition of International Women’s Day.

Commuters encouraged to read and ride on World Book Day

Commuters across Manchester will be surprised with free books this morning to celebrate World Book Day 2017.

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