Manchester City Council

News published January 2018

Community groups encouraged to apply now for share of city-wide events funding for 2018/19

Community groups across the city are being invited to apply now for a share of funding that has been put aside by the council to help support community events across the city in 2018/19.

Apprentices get chance to work on Manchester’s biggest construction projects

Apprentices are being offered the opportunity to contribute to some of the most high-profile construction projects in Greater Manchester, working with a range of leading employers.

Funny Business! Find out how to make it in the comedy industry at Central Library

An expert panel will offer tips on how to make it in the comedy industry during a free event at Central Library’s Business & Intellectual Property Centre next Wednesday (24 January, 6 – 8pm).

homelessness prevention centre opens its doors

A new prevention centre will open today (Monday 15 January) to help people who have recently become homeless to turn their lives around.

Work and skills social media takeover to help local people into jobs and training

Work and skills are top of the agenda next week as the council mounts a social media 'takeover' of its social media channels to help Manchester people of all ages either get into a job now, or get the skills they need to take advantage of job opportunities in the future.

What’s the WORD ON THE STREET for Manchester Day?

The UK’s biggest community celebration will return on Sunday 17 June and organisers are now accepting applications for groups to be part of the show of the summer.

New partnership to support people with sight impairment launches at Central Library

Manchester City Council is launching a new partnership with the charity Henshaws to extend the support, advice and resources available within the city's libraries for people with sight impairment.

Augmented reality First World War collection to be showcased at Central Library

A collection of poignant paintings will be on display at Manchester Central Library from Monday 15 January, to help mark the centenary of the end of World War One.

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

Time is fast running out to apply for a primary school place for this September with a strict deadline of 5 pm this Monday 15 January.

Two key projects to deliver brand new affordable homes in Manchester

The City Council’s executive is set to approve plans for a raft of new affordable homes across a number of sites in north Manchester when they meet on Wednesday 10 January.

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