Manchester City Council

Good and not so good news for East Manchester

It's the last meeting this year of our top-level committee, the Executive, and we consider 20 items of business. First up, there's good news like the regeneration framework for East Manchester.

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Looking after our neighbourhoods

A day in the office catching up on details of how we run the city council.

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Commemorating the Peterloo Massacre

I joined the Lord Mayor, Councillor Glynn Evans, this morning to mark not only one of the most tragic episodes in Manchester's fascinating history but one of the most important, not just for our city but for the advancement of democracy in this country.

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Greatness at the Stadium

Great things happen at the City of Manchester stadium. The Commonwealth Games started it all off and occasionally Man City do something good too (at least this season).

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Christmas Council

It's our full council meeting today - the last time all 96 councillors get together in 2007.

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Maine Road development kicks off

Today I made a familiar journey to Maine Road in Moss Side, the site of Manchester City's former stadium, to help kick off the new development there.

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

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