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 November 2017

The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carol Concert 2017

Manchester Town Hall’s corridors will ring with festive cheer on Thursday 7 December at the Lord Mayor’s annual Christmas Carol Concert.

Lord Mayor supports Rights Respecting Schools launch

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Eddy Newman recently attended the launch of Ashgate Specialist Support Primary School’s commitment to attain UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools award.

Manchester's King and Queen Bees hailed at the Be Proud Awards 2017

Manchester’s community heroes were feted for their determination to make the city a better place to live at the annual Be Proud Awards ceremony.

Find out how Manchester looks after its most vulnerable residents

The work of Manchester City Council’s Adult Social Care Services will be broadcast across social media channels next week.

Why Manchester bee Christmas card has hallmark of success…and city Santa goes flat out for festive film

Bee Christmas cards to hit shelves soon with message of peace and health for 2018 with cash from sales going to the Big Change campaign.

Free tickets to Manchester Town Hall open day up for grabs

A special Manchester Town Hall Open Day - giving people a last chance to explore the iconic building before its temporary closure - has been announced for Sunday 14 January 2018.

Christmas Markets to give helping hand to homeless

Collections for the Big Change homeless fund will be at Manchester’s Christmas Markets for the first time, and visitors will be able to offer their support to help homeless people this festive season.

Home renovation shut down as basement excavation threatens collapse

A refurbishment project in Longsight has been stopped by Manchester City Council’s Building Control after a new basement and roofing work was undertaken without permission.

Homelessness prevention centre gets the go-ahead

The Longford Centre in Chorlton has been given the go ahead to be used as a homelessness prevention centre.

Manchester’s Christmas animation gives John Lewis a run for its money as the heart-warming Christmas video of the year

The festive film has racked up more than a million views since going live only four days ago.

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