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Council responds to climate challenge

Details of how the Council is responding to its declaration of a climate emergency will be heard by councillors on a new group set up to scrutinise actions.

Statement from Cllr Nigel Murphy on Arndale incident

Councillor Nigel Murphy, Deputy Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "We are aware of an incident at the Arndale Centre this morning. Our thoughts are with those who have been injured."

Settled status drop-in advice centre opens in Town Hall

A free advice and support drop-in service to help European nationals living in the city apply for settled status in the UK will be available at Manchester Town Hall Contact Centre from October.

Apply now for your child's high school place

Parents who have children due to start secondary school next September are being urged to think now about which schools they're interested in for their child.

Pedal power engaged for Chorlton Cycleway

Work on the first phase of a new walking and cycling route from Manchester city centre to Chorlton is set to start later this year, after a consultation revealed broad public support for the scheme.

World Car-Free Day

Manchester residents are being encouraged to apply to temporarily close their local roads, to create traffic-free spaces for family play sessions and other community activities on their streets.

Project to help care leavers make a house their home

Young people preparing to leave care in Manchester will get the opportunity to learn new skills and move into their own home through a ground-breaking programme that supports them to live independently.

Signs point to a China Town on the up

New signs in both English and Chinese welcoming people to Manchester’s China Town have been unveiled by the council ahead of a new festival this weekend (Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September.)

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