Manchester City Council

Book of condolence

We have opened a book of condolence at Manchester Town Hall and online, following the attack in the American city of Orlando on 12 June.

Book of condolence.


News published June 2016

Soldier who fought at the Somme remembered at Clayton War Memorial

A service to commemorate a local Clayton soldier who served at the Battle of the Somme will take place at Clayton War Memorial on Tuesday 28 June.

The tower slide returns as makeover of Heaton Park’s play area begins

The full refurbishment of the much-loved play area will commence at the beginning of July and will be completed by the end of August.

Shopkeeper to pay £4,000 for selling illegal tobacco

A Rusholme newsagent has failed to kick an expensive tobacco habit having been fined twice in two years for selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco – the most recent of which totalled nearly £4,000.

Mancunians set to support the troops on Armed Forces Day

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Carl Austin-Behan, marked the start of Manchester's official celebration for Armed Forces Day with the raising of the armed forces flag on Monday 20 June.

Taking Charge Together: Getting Greater Manchester Active

Earlier this year, thousands of Greater Manchester residents responded to the Taking Charge Together health snapshot survey and conversation.

EUREKA SUCCESS! A Manchester Day to remember!

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets today (Sunday, 19 June) to experience the city-wide celebration of Manchester’s achievements in science and discovery with this year’s theme – EUREKA!

Bring an empty stomach to Manchester Day…Guerrilla Eats are back!

The importance of good food should never be underestimated and Manchester Day has the best of the best to fuel to the crowd of thousands.

Manchester opens online book of condolence following the Orlando nightclub shooting

Following the mass-shooting in Orlando, Florida on Sunday 12 June - which resulted in the death of at least 49 people - Manchester is once again voicing it support for the LGBTQ community.

Snap your EUREKA! moments for prizes!

The Manchester Day photography prize is one of the most contested competitions of the year and the decision to choose the top picture is hotly debated by the judges.

Proposals to boost Manchester’s recycling rates announced

The council is proposing a change to its collection service for non-recyclable waste, in a bid to increase the city’s recycling rates and save £2.4m per year on waste disposal costs.

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