Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on Sunday.

Read our tribute.


News published May 2017

Commemoration of 22 May 2017: Statement from Sir Richard Leese

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "Neither the horrendous events of 22 May 2017 nor Manchester's dignified and inspiring response to them will ever be forgotten. 

Support reminder for people affected by Manchester Arena attack

Anyone directly affected by the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May who has not already accessed support is being encouraged to do so.

Incredible £4.1m raised in 48 hours to support survivors of Manchester attack

Donations to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund have reached over £4 million.

Council leader and GM Mayor welcome MCFC and MUFC £1 million donation

A joint statement from Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham.

Manchester marks minute silence for victims of Arena attack

Manchester will hold a minute’s silence in St Ann's Square for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack on Thursday 25 May.

Incident at Manchester Arena

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"

Registration reminder as deadline for General Election nears

A final reminder has been issued to Manchester people to make sure they are registered to vote in the impending General Election.

Gran on mission to sign up more foster carers

It's Foster Care Fortnight and a Manchester gran is on a mission to get more people to think about becoming foster carers.

Manchester welcomes new Lord Mayor

Councillor Eddy Newman has taken up the chains of office as the new Lord Mayor of Manchester.

The official countdown to this year’s magical Manchester Day has begun!

Manchester Day is just round the corner as the workshop creating this year’s incredible artworks opens its doors.

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