Manchester City Council

News published January 2015

Keeping the Memory Alive- Manchester remembers for Holocaust Memorial

Manchester youngsters are set to learn more about the Holocaust and a famous rescue mission - where one man helped to save more than 600, mostly Jewish, children in Czechoslovakia from persecution.

Hate crime victims talk about their experiences as awareness week launched

Former Apprentice contestant Sanjay Sood-Smith, as well as the mother of murder victim Sophie Lancaster, will talk about their experiences at the launch of Manchester’s hate crime awareness week.

Manchester hosts national conference to debate the education of looked after children

The education and achievements of looked after children and young people tops the agenda in Manchester as the city hosts this year's national Virtual School Heads' Conference on Thursday 15 January.

Illegal taxi driver handed penalty points and to pay over £500

The driver of a licensed private hire vehicle has been ordered to pay a total of £535 and handed six penalty points.

Response to Prime Minister's claim about council expenditure

Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: "I would like to take this opportunity to quash a myth - twice repeated by the Prime Minister - that Manchester City Council underspent by £50m last financial year.

Manchester City Council pays respects to Paris attack victims

Manchester City Council has announced plans to send condolences and show solidarity with the people of France after the Paris terrorist attack.

Updated budget options published

Manchester City Council has published its provisional budget for 2015-16.

Fruit seller to pay over £500 for illegal street trading

A fruit seller has been ordered to pay £530 for illegal street trading.

Manchester Day 2015 - be part of the biggest show of the summer!

Manchester’s flagship summer event will return on Sunday 14 June and you can be part of the action.