Manchester City Council

City South Partnership

Tonight Manchester launches an important strategic alliance - one that is vital to the future of the city, builds on our existing strengths and shows the value of true partnership working.

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No rest for the wicked?

Councillors rarely have a free weekend and this one is no different. First there is the regular monthly advice bureau at St. Peter's Church, a lovely listed building in Blackley Village. As usual it coincides with a church drop-in so as well as picking up a number of problems to solve there's a chance for a cup of tea and a chat. Crumpsall doesn't have lots of listed buildings but another is St. Matthews Church at the heart of the Delaunays Road conservation area. Next stop is the somewhat less elegant adjoining parish hall with my council colleague Con Keegan to meet with the parochial church council to discuss some plans for working with young people in the Crumpsall area. A good meeting followed by a very welcome lunch before going onto the next job.

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The blog of the leader of Manchester City Council, Councillor Richard Leese.

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