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

General Election candidates for Manchester constituencies confirmed

Details of the confirmed candidates standing in the five Manchester parliamentary constituencies in the General Election on June 8 have been published.

Charity initiative treats community groups to food-filled hampers

Community groups are set to serve more than 1,600 free slap-up meals to residents across the city this week.

Countdown to register to vote for the upcoming General Election

Manchester people are urged to make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming General Election.

Foster Care Fortnight highlights need for more foster carers

Today sees the start of Foster Care Fortnight and the hunt is on for people who think they could provide a loving home for a child or young person in need.

Victoria Cross hero to be honoured in Manchester

A commemorative paving stone is to be laid in Manchester to honour Jack White VC.

Polling day arrangements for GM Mayoral Elections on 4 May

Almost two million electors will have the chance to elect the first ever Mayor of Greater Manchester as voters across the region go to the polls on Thursday 4 May.

Town Hall tours back by popular demand

A series of Town Hall tours has been extended, to give more people of all ages the chance to look behind the scenes at Manchester’s civic centrepiece this summer.

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