Sir Richard Leese's statement in response to Government announcement last night to introduce changes to local Covid-19 rules.
A public consultation over plans to improve the Rochdale Canal towpath, encouraging more cycling, walking and leisure activity, gets underway today (Thursday 6 August).
For the first time in almost 50 years the Official Manchester Caribbean Carnival is bringing its unique sounds and vibes to an unmissable live online celebration.
Pop-up seating brought in to support Manchester businesses get back on their feet following the nationwide lockdown will be made smoke-free zones.
People local to Ardwick Green are urged to give their ideas about what the future of the area should look like.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Manchester will pay tribute to the lives lost and the lasting impact it has had.
A new community park in West Gorton, dubbed the “sponge park” for the way it contributes to helping tackle the effects of climate change, has been formally opened to the public.
The Council Leader's statement
Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, today endorsed a joint Greater Manchester statement along with the region's other leaders about Government changes to the rules on gatherings.
A report detailing the progress on the landmark Northern Gateway project will be heard by the Council’s Executive this week (Weds 29 July).
A huge milestone has been passed as Manchester and Trafford Council continue to support the most vulnerable people in the region throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
An investigation into the sale of counterfeit goods has resulted in the seizure of more than 10,000 items that, if genuine, would have retailed for almost £350,000.
City cultural leaders have given a cautious welcome to today's national announcement on the early release of funds to help support music venues that would otherwise be facing closure by September, but say more still needs to be done.
Manchester has asked culture secretary Oliver Dowden and chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak for £16.4m over the next two years to directly support fifty city music venues and organisations.
The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK’s biggest reading event for 4 to 11 year olds and for the first time, it is going digital, making it even easier to get involved.
A consultation over plans to improve the Fallowfield Loop cycling and walking route gets underway today (Friday 24 July).
A new bridge for people walking and cycling over Hyde Road has been formally opened by the Lord Mayor of Manchester.
Manchester City Council's Leader has pledged his commitment to a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic for Manchester, with action to tackle climate change at the heart of the city's strategy.
After closing to all but virtual visitors back in March, Manchester Art Gallery is set to re-open its doors and welcome people back inside from 20 August.
The George Floyd mural in Stevenson Square has now been restored by artist Akse P19.
The racist graffiti on the George Floyd mural in Stevenson Square has been covered while the mural is restored.
Manchester City Council will begin the phased reopening of community leisure centres, gyms and swimming pools across the city from Saturday 1 August.
Businesses are urged to take part in a survey that will provide vital insight into how the city’s business sector has been impacted by Covid-19 - and how they can be supported in the future.
A bumper programme of post-lockdown summer fun activities for children and young people of all ages kicks off this week at venues across the city.
As schools across Manchester close their books and shut their doors today on an academic year like no other, councillors have released a heartfelt letter addressed to all the city's children and young people.
David Regan, Manchester’s Director of Public Health explains the role of Covid testing data and postcode analysis, early warning systems and the approach to preventing outbreaks of the virus.
An operator is being sought to run a new cybersecurity hub which will put Manchester in the forefront of the response to digital threats.
A Moston convenience store has been banned from selling alcohol after Council officers uncovered illegal tobacco, as well as a string of licensing breaches taking place on site.
For the first time in the history of the census there will be a question on service in the Armed Forces following a campaign led by The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland, and supported by Manches
Crematoriums and cemeteries across Manchester will see an increase in the number of mourners allowed to attend funeral services
Following changes to national guidance, Manchester City Council has eased the restrictions for mourners attending funeral services.