Manchester City Council

News published July 2017

£280k fund to continue fight against rogue landlords

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have approved a funding bid that will help the City Council continue a targeted project to improve private sector housing standards.

Prayers take place close to arson-hit Islamic Centre

A prayer vigil will take place on Friday 21 July near to the site of an Islamic Centre which was hit by an arson attack.

Hundreds of magical moments snapped for Manchester Day photo competition

This year’s Manchester Day photo competition attracted a fantastic response - but a winner has been found from among the hundreds of dazzling submissions.

Manchester Grows Green to create a healthier urban environment

Manchester is set to lead a new European Commission-funded project to help cities create high-quality green spaces at the heart of local communities.

Manchester cuts carbon thanks to European 'Triangulum' scheme

Manchester’s universities are using technology to cut their carbon emissions, thanks to a project showcasing the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles. 

Heaton Park scoops four Green Flag Awards  

Manchester’s Heaton Park has been presented with FOUR Green Flag awards by judges from Keep Britain Tidy.

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund appoints Chief Operating Officer

The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund has appointed William Docherty MBE CA as its chief operating officer to oversee the multi-million pound funding pot.

Design team appointments for Our Town Hall project announced

Manchester City Council has announced a list of successful tenderers for contracts relating to the Our Town Hall project. 

BookBench sculptures pop up across Manchester to celebrate a love of reading

BookBenches painted with literary designs by Manchester schools and community groups will pop up across Manchester this summer, helping to spark a love of reading across the city.

Groundbreaking ceremony for The Factory - Manchester's £110m new arts building designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Saturday 8 July 2017 for The Factory - the flagship cultural venue for the North.

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