Manchester is to play host to a prestigious international convention for the performing arts this summer, which will see hundreds of professionals working globally in the sector descend on the city for the three-day conference in June.
Today (Thursday 1 December 2022) marks a year to the day since Cllr Bev Craig became leader of Manchester City Council.
A consultation has opened on Manchester City Council’s budget for the next financial year, from 1 April 2023 to 31 March.
Manchester will fall silent on Sunday 13 November 2022 as the city remembers the fallen during the annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations.
The challenging financial position facing the Council and proposed savings to close the budget gap are outlined in a series of reports to council committees this month (November 2022.)
Manchester is the only UK city to be recognised
Manchester featured in all three of Time Out's global listing stories as a city that people should visit.
Councillors in Manchester have unanimously agreed to put young people who are in care and care-experienced people of all ages at the forefront of policies and decision-making in the city.
Manchester will celebrate receiving recognition from the Living Wage Foundation for its plan to make a Living Wage City at a meeting of the full Council this week (Weds 5 October).
An update report on the Our Town Hall project sets out both the excellent progress which has been made so far and the ongoing challenges faced.
A report on Factory International, Manchester’s new landmark cultural space, provides a detailed update on the project, including its budget challenges.
Manchester will host range of events this week in tribute to the Queen – culminating in the state funeral next Monday (19 September).
The Lord Mayor of Manchester Cllr Donna Ludford welcomes the beginning of the reign of King Charles III following the Greater Manchester proclamation in St Peter's Square, Manchester.
The city leaders signed a book of condolence at Manchester Central Library and lay a wreath in St Ann's Square in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
Manchester City Council has been named Council of the Year at the prestigious LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards.
Manchester will pay tribute to the outstanding contribution of the nation’s Armed Forces this week.
Councillor Donna Ludford has today – Wednesday 18 May - taken up the chains of office as the new Lord Mayor of Manchester.
Council officer Paul Rosenthal is walking from Manchester to London to raise money for the Manchester Ukraine Welcome Fund.
The official countdown has begun to Manchester City Council local elections on Thursday 5 May 2022.
The City Council is preparing to submit an action plan in partnership with a network of anchor businesses and organisations to become an accredited Living Wage City.
Manchester City Council has taken a stand to end all male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon Accredited. The ceremony took place on Tuesday 8 March, International Women’s Day
The Council's budget for 2022/23, including our element of Council Tax, on Fri 4 March - focusing on green spaces, clean streets, youth services, building homes and helping residents out of poverty.
Almost £200m of funding has been put in place so far by the Council to help deliver on our ambitions to tackle climate change, it has been revealed.
The positive role of the Council’s spending power in creating opportunities for Manchester residents – adding what is known as ‘social value’ - will be under the spotlight at a conference this Friday.
The Leader of Manchester City Council has welcomed the announcement today (Thursday 3 February 2022) that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is creating a new hub in the city.
The benefits to public health in Manchester of tackling climate change – and the risks if it is not addressed – are set out in a new report to the Council’s health scrutiny committee.
The painstaking restoration and repair of Manchester Town Hall will be under the spotlight in a new documentary to be broadcast later this month.
Councillor Bev Craig has today, Wednesday 1 December become the new Leader of Manchester City Council.
The leader elect of the Council has stated Manchester’s determination to become an accredited Living Wage City next year.
Council commits to creating a fairer city where residents can all benefit from the city’s success
Sir Richard Leese responds following the death of Lord Smith today.
Cllr Luthfur Rahman comments on the Windrush scandal.
Joanne Roney OBE condemns the racist abuse received by players following the final against Italy yesterday. (Sunday 11 July).
Cultural leaders in Manchester are calling for a cultural venue re-think by government to allow venues to safely re-open when the city is put into Tier 3 next week.
Statement from Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council
In a touching gesture to children who have recently lost loved ones, community group Friends of Phillips Park Cemetery have set up a permanent feature where children can visit to grieve.