Manchester City Council

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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.)

“BigBelly” bin boost for city centre

51 new BigBelly smart bins are being installed in some of Manchester city centre’s busiest areas, in a new £250,000 investment to improve street cleanliness. 

Peterloo Memorial goes on view

Manchester’s permanent memorial to the Peterloo Massacre is now on public view - in time for the 200th anniversary of the epoch-making event.

Dog owner prosecutions prompt microchip reminder

Manchester dog owners are being urged to microchip their pets and keep the details up to date, after six people were taken to court for failing to do so between April and June 2019.

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