Manchester City Council

News published June 2018

Effects of bad air laid bare: Manchester's public health team bring a fresh approach to improve air quality

Manchester's Public Health team have laid bare the effects of bad air with a report outlining the link between poor air quality and health.

Council urges residents not to pay for 'dodgy' Council Tax advice

Manchester residents who want to check whether they are paying the right amount of Council Tax are being reminded that there is no need to pay commercial organisations to find out.

New director of housing and residential growth named

Jon Sawyer has been named as Manchester City Council’s new Director of Housing and Residential Growth.

The WORD ON THE STREET is that Manchester Day was incredible

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets today to experience the annual city-wide celebration of Manchester with this year’s theme – THE WORD ON THE STREET

From Moss Side to Grenfell with love

Pupils at St Mary's C of E Primary School in Moss Side have been wearing 'green for Grenfell' to show everyone affected by last year's Grenfell fire tragedy in London that they are thinking of them.

Manchester announces £3m investment in road safety around schools

Details of a £3m scheme to improve road safety around local schools will be heard by Manchester City Council’s Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee next week.

Good weather and well-behaved crowds help make a successful Parklife 2018

The sun shone on Heaton Park – for the most part - as 160,000 people soaked up performances from an all-star line-up including Liam Gallagher, the xx, Skepta and N*E*R*D.

Manchester Day is a foodie’s nirvana

Manchester Food and Drink Festival have compiled a truly mouth-watering selection of food traders for this year’s Manchester Day, along with some of Manchester's best breweries.

Permanent memorial to Somme fallen to be created in Heaton Park

Plans have been drawn up for a permanent memorial in the city to those who lost their lives at the Battle of the Somme during the First World War - the worst day of combat in British military history.

Get set for Manchester Day

The weekend the city has been waiting for returns on Sunday 17 June.

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