Manchester City Council

News published November 2017

Get set for Christmas at Manchester’s ‘winter wonderland’ parks

Some of Manchester’s best-loved parks will be helping to create a Christmas to remember in the city this year.

Newton Heath fly-tipper caught on CCTV camera pays £595

A man from Newton Heath has been ordered to pay £595 by magistrates, after a Manchester City Council CCTV camera caught him dumping eight bags of rubbish on a street near his home.

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 today 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.

Krankies don't need hankies!

Comedy duo back serious message around flu jab

£1,150 penalty for bus stop fly-tipper

A man who dumped 30 bags of waste near to a bus stop in Cheetham spent a morning under arrest before being ordered to pay £1,150 by magistrates.

Augmented reality will immerse visitors in this year’s Manchester Christmas Markets

Futuristic tech will give the Christmas Markets a digital upgrade as a new augmented reality app is revealed for the first time at the festive attraction.

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