Manchester City Council

News published September 2014

Motorists advised of Labour Party Conference road closures

Motorists are being advised about road closures which will be in place in Manchester city centre ahead of next week’s Labour Party Conference.

Manchester's International Women's Day 2015 - Breaking Through

The International Women’s Day theme for 2015 is Breaking Through, which reflects how women are changing perceptions about what they can do, challenging stereotypes and achieving in all areas of life.

One million pounds worth of fake hair straighteners seized

Potentially dangerous products have been removed from shops and markets after trading standards officers seized a million pounds worth of fake hair straighteners and hairdryers.

Move and Shake your way to business success with the help of Manchester Central Library

A free event at Manchester Central Library aims to inspire the next generation of local business success stories.

St Ann's Square set for a vintage week

St Ann’s Square will become a city centre hotspot for cool kids and trend-setters when it hosts its first ever Vintage and Fashion Week.

Corrie star goes back to street(s) for UK Recovery Walk in Manchester

Soap star favourite Kevin Kennedy is just one of the names backing an event this weekend to raise awareness about long-term recovery from alcohol and drug problems.

Drug dealers banned from Piccadilly Gardens

Three drug dealers have been banned from Piccadilly Gardens and surrounding streets as part of ongoing work to crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre.

RSPB celebrates returning ‘home’ to Manchester with a fun-filled festival

People of all ages enjoyed a celebration of nature’s home as the RSPB and Manchester City Council invited everyone to discover the wildlife of the Mersey Valley.

Leader hails £60m graphene research centre announcement

The news that a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre is to be created in Manchester has been hailed as a significant moment for the city.

Manchester set to celebrate its love of football

Manchester is in the running to be the first ever City of Football and to celebrate our love of the game Friday 12 September will see Cathedral Gardens packed with footie-fans for a fun filled day.

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