Manchester City Council

News published June 2017

Manchester announces bid for UNESCO City of Literature status

Manchester has announced its bid to join the UNESCO Creative Cities network as a City of Literature.

New camera car helps schools keep children safe on roads

A new CCTV camera car is to be deployed outside Manchester schools, to help enforce parking safety and protect pupils from harm.

Manchester City Council’s response to the Grenfell residential block fire in London

The Council has contacted the landlords of all former council tower blocks in the city to ask for reassurances about their fire safety.

Ariana Grande in line for recognition as new honorary citizenship scheme proposed

Proposals for a new system to recognise people who have made an outstanding contribution to Manchester will be put to Manchester City Council’s next full meeting in July.

Manchester's £100m roads revival is underway

Work will take place to improve hundreds of Manchester’s roads within the next year, as Manchester City Council begins to implement its new five-year £100m highways investment programme.

Praise for iconic performances and good-natured crowds at this year's Parklife

It may have been wet, but the weather didn’t dampen this year’s Parklife event as more than 160,000 people enjoyed the two-day spectacle.

Statement in response to petition(s) calling for Ariana Grande to be granted the freedom of the city following the One Love Manchester concert. 

A Manchester City Council spokesman said: "We are grateful to Ariana Grande for her tremendous support for the city in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack. 

Meet TRIX the official Manchester Day mascot!

This year’s Manchester Day mascot can now be revealed as Manchester Day draws closer.

Be part of the greatest show in the UK as Manchester Day nears!

Make sure you have a magical Manchester Day experience by being part of the show and take advantage of the volunteer opportunities on offer.

First payments made to victims and survivors of the Manchester Attack

The first payments are about to be made to some of the victims and survivors of the Manchester Arena attack.

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