Manchester City Council

News published January 2017

How can life go on? Manchester marks Holocaust Memorial Day

On Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), Manchester youngsters learnt about the horrific atrocities suffered by victims during World War II and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

First-ever blueprint for public health in Greater Manchester launched

Dena Murphy - Green Goddess Great Granny

*New public health plan for Greater Manchester set to help every individual and community to lead happier and healthier lives.

The famous fountain flows again in Piccadilly Gardens!

The huge project to repair Manchester’s famous Piccadilly Gardens fountain is now complete.

Manchester celebrates funding success to boost affordable homes across the city

Schemes to create homes that are affordable for Manchester people have been granted more than £45million the City Council can now confirm.

Abracadabra! Magical Manchester Day is back!

The city-wide celebration of Manchester is back this coming June ready to transform the city centre with a theme that is all about magic…

Free city centre parking on offer this weekend

Shoppers and visitors to Manchester city centre are being given the chance to enjoy free on-street parking this weekend.

Start Up Day could help get your business moving

Budding entrepreneurs are invited to receive business advice from experts and hear their inspiring stories at Start Up Day, at Manchester Central Library.

Last chance - don't miss Monday's deadline to apply for your child's school place

Deadline for applications 5 pm on Monday 16 January 

Manchester's Factory gets the go-ahead

Planning permission granted, funding confirmed, and operator announced.

Manchester to lead the way in housing affordability

A new plan to accelerate the delivery of affordable homes in the city and create up to 2,000 every year has been unveiled by Manchester City Council.

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