News Stories

Chief executive to move on to new post

  • Thursday 6 June 2024

Manchester City Council chief executive Joanne Roney CBE is to return to her native Birmingham to take up the newly-created post of managing director of its council.

Manchester pupils celebrate Empathy Day 2024 with children's authors

  • Thursday 6 June 2024
Group of three adults sitting at the front of the group holding books up in their hands, with four primary school aged children wearing red uniforms standing behind them - all smiling

Hundreds of primary school pupils joined children's authors at a special event in Manchester this week on the eve of Empathy Day 2024 to learn all about empathy and how important it is to practice in their everyday lives when they interact with others.

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
Officials stand outside Hough End Leisure centre for its re-opening

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.

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