Manchester City Council

News published April 2017

Piccadilly Gardens welcomes the public as huge overhaul is completed

The fencing has come down in Piccadilly Gardens marking the end of the major programme and a new beginning for the public space as summer approaches.

Rochdale Canal undercroft public space protection order comes into force

A new public space protection order (PSPO) will come into force on Monday 24 April 2017 on a section of canal in Manchester city centre.

You can party hard at Central Library but Shhhh it’s a silent disco

Central Library is opening its doors on the evening of Saturday 22 April for a retro-party in one of the most iconic historic buildings in Manchester.

Manchester City Council welcomes ward boundary changes

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission has published its final recommendations on new ward boundaries for the Manchester City Council area.

Last chance to register ahead of 4 May elections

Anyone who is not already on the electoral register has just days left to add themselves in time to be able to vote in the first ever elections for a Greater Manchester Mayor.

Cllr Luthfur Rahman and the Lord Mayor make a splash at Debdale Outdoor Centre

On Saturday (8 April) the Lord Mayor of Manchester won a ‘Canoe Challenge’ after beating Cllr Luthfur Rahman in the latest sporting encounter between the duo.

Manchester stands alongside Stockholm following Friday’s attack

Manchester Town Hall will be lit in the colours of the Swedish flag – blue and yellow – from dusk today as Manchester stands in solidarity with Sweden.

Holocaust Memorial Exhibition comes to Manchester

Manchester people are urged to have their say on the design of striking new national memorial and education centre.

Manchester sends sympathies to sister city St Petersburg after terror attack

Manchester is sending its condolences to the people of St Petersburg following the terror attack on the city’s metro yesterday, Monday 3 April, in which at least 14 people were killed.

Major repairs begin as fire fighters return to Wythenshawe Hall one year after fire

The fire crew who helped save the historic Wythenshawe Hall from fire devastation have visited the home a year on as work begins to repair the roof and exterior.

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