Manchester City Council


A series of meetings today starting with discussions about city centre developments.

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Working with Salford

One of our regular meetings today with the Leader and Chief Executive of Salford taking forward our joint working to improve the lives of our communities.

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Reducing Crime

Today I'm with colleagues from Tameside and Rochdale scrutinising the funding for Greater Manchester Police and how to cut crime and the fear of crime.

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Revolution at MOSI

One of the most impressive events at our inaugural International Festival this summer was The Pianist, the story of a Jewish musician living in hiding from the terrors of the Nazis.

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Our Knowledge Corridor

Oxford Road corridor from Central Library, through Manchester Metropolitan University, the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester Business School, Manchester University and down to the hospitals lies at the heart of Manchester:Knowledge Capital.

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Trees of the World

Spent part of the morning in Crumpsall in one of my local parks. I'd been invited by the 'Friends of Herristone Park' to come along and plant a tree as part of their 'Trees of the World' project.

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Core Cities in Nottingham

To Nottingham for the seventh summit conference of England's Core Cities - Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, and Sheffield.

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Good Luck Glasgow

In only five days time, Glasgow will find out whether it's won the right to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Looking After Levenshulme

Today was a day spent with St. Peter!

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Pride in Young People

Meetings in the Town Hall start with a progress update with Alan Jones, the Chair of Manchester Airport Group, moving on to the Council's communications review, then a range of city centre developments, and end with a meeting that was a real pleasure.

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

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