News Stories

Manchester chosen as host city for prestigious Japan Week 2025 

  • Friday 24 May 2024

An international cultural festival featuring hundreds of Japanese performers showcasing traditional Japanese culture is set to take over Manchester for a week next year after the city has been chosen to host Japan Week 2025, a prestigious annual event taking place in a different world city each year.

Redevelopment of Hough End Leisure Centre is now complete

  • Friday 24 May 2024

The redevelopment of Hough End Leisure Centre has been completed as the community welcome the full reopening of the complex following an extensive programme to expand the offer for residents in south Manchester.

Manchester welcomes new Lord Mayor

  • Wednesday 15 May 2024
Photo of the new Lord Mayor, Councillor Paul Andrews in his robes in

Councillor Paul Andrews has been appointed the new Lord Mayor in the city of Manchester in a full council meeting today (15 May).

Driving ban for alleyway fly tipper

  • Wednesday 24 April 2024
Picture of white goods and mattress fly tipped in alleyway

A fly tipper, who dumped rubbish in an alleyway as well as using residents' waste container bins to dump building materials and household waste, has been successfully prosecuted by the Council.

Manchester Day is back for 2024 - date now confirmed

  • Thursday 21 March 2024

Manchester's favourite day of the year is back for 2024 with the date of this year's annual Manchester Day celebration of the city and all things Mancunian now confirmed as Saturday 27 July.

Winners of this year's prestigious Youth Buzz Awards announced

  • Monday 18 March 2024
A smiling young woman seated holding up an award trophy

The winners have been announced of this year's prestigious Youth Buzz Awards that see young people in Manchester recognised for their stand-out achievements that help make a positive difference to them, their communities, or their peers.

Pioneering Gorton Hub celebrates official opening

  • Monday 18 March 2024

The innovative community, integrated care and learning space in Gorton has marked its official opening welcoming VIP guests and the local people to celebrate the Hub as a lynchpin for the community.

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