Dog lovers are being encouraged to help the lonely and depressed in their community by sharing some 'animal magic' at a pop-up cafe in Manchester.
What a day! The first ever Festival of Manchester had the crowds buzzing with laughter, excitement, and wonder during a day that saw more than 10,000 flock to Platt Fields Park for a late summer fiesta to showcase the very best of Manchester.
An update report on the extensive work taking place to tackle homelessness in Manchester will be considered by a council scrutiny committee on Wednesday 5 September.
The countdown is on to a fantastic free fiesta for all the family to round off this year's sizzling summer and celebrate everything that makes Manchester buzz.
The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, set up to support the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack, has set a final date for people to apply to it for funding.
Unscrupulous landlords found to be in serious breach of property management regulations have been ordered to pay more than £27,500 following a series of prosecutions brought by the city council.
Best friends all the way through Parrs Wood High School in Manchester, students Adam and Ali, have both secured coveted places on full scholarships at universities in the USA following their A level results today.
A fly-tipper from Moston has been prosecuted after being caught in the act on CCTV.
Major works to reduce congestion on the ring road around Manchester and Salford city centres will begin on Wednesday 29 August 2018.
Manchester is set to take a big stride forward in getting its residents active, moving, and living longer - all thanks to national lottery players.
A fantastic free fiesta to finish off this year’s spectacular summer and celebrate everything that makes Manchester buzz will take over Platt Fields Park just before the end of the summer holidays.
Foster carers with more than 500 years of fostering between them have been recognised at a special awards ceremony.
It might be the summer holidays but parents are urged to turn their thoughts to school now to ensure they don't miss the deadline for applying for their child's secondary school place for next autumn.
The Factory – a nationally important cultural venue in the heart of Manchester – has today, Thursday 26 July, been given final approval by Manchester City Council’s planning committee.
Thousands of tributes left by the public to remember those killed or injured in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack will be preserved for the future, thanks to a National Lottery grant.
Care leavers in Manchester will now be exempt from paying any Council Tax until they reach the age of 25 following a decision by the Council's Executive today.
Children across Manchester will be inspired to fall in love with reading and writing this summer, thanks to a literacy-focused challenge and creative writing competition from the Read Manchester campaign and Bee in the City.
Care leavers in Manchester will be exempt from paying any Council Tax until they reach the age of 25 under proposals being considered by councillors.
A dedicated enforcement team has been set up to tackle the problem of cars being parked obstructively by rogue airport ‘meet-and-greet’ companies during the school summer holidays.
New housing investment in Chorlton – including new social housing – will be considered at a meeting of the Council next week (Weds, 25 July).
A detailed vision for the Northern Gateway project will be considered by the Council Executive next week for the first time.
A consultation will begin this week around the Council’s planning application validation process with a view to improving transparency in the local planning procedure.
The deadline to make a nomination in Manchester's first ever Culture Awards has been extended by a week following pleas by cultural organisations for more time for them to do so.
An historic friendship between Manchester and Japan - dating back to the height of the Industrial Revolution - has been remembered and renewed today.
Proposals have been announced to create a world-leading precision medicine campus in the Corridor Manchester Enterprise Zone.
Why dedicated Citizens Advice ‘hotlines’ have been brought into city’s GP surgeries
Thousands of people, of all ages, are set to show their appreciation and support for the Armed Forces and veterans with a host of fun activities in the city centre this weekend, on Saturday 30 June.
This morning, Monday 25 June, The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor June Hitchen, marked the start of Manchester’s official Armed Forces Day celebrations with the raising of the armed forces flag.
Effects of bad air laid bare: Manchester's public health team bring a fresh approach to improve air quality
Manchester's Public Health team have laid bare the effects of bad air with a report outlining the link between poor air quality and health.
Manchester residents who want to check whether they are paying the right amount of Council Tax are being reminded that there is no need to pay commercial organisations to find out.
Tens of thousands of people lined the streets today to experience the annual city-wide celebration of Manchester with this year’s theme – THE WORD ON THE STREET
Pupils at St Mary's C of E Primary School in Moss Side have been wearing 'green for Grenfell' to show everyone affected by last year's Grenfell fire tragedy in London that they are thinking of them.
Plans have been drawn up for a permanent memorial in the city to those who lost their lives at the Battle of the Somme during the First World War - the worst day of combat in British military history.
A pioneering new company providing support and guidance to care leavers will be set up in Manchester after proposals to do so were given the green light by the Council's Executive.
Jet back in time as a free photography exhibition is set to launch at Wythenshawe Forum Library showcasing how Manchester Airport and its passengers used to look 30 years ago.
A brand new awards ceremony will take place this Autumn in Manchester to recognise the best cultural events held in the city over the last year.
In exciting news, this year we will be opening the Manchester Day creative workshop on Saturday June 2 to give the public a behind the scenes sneak preview of the big day on Sunday June 17.
Cathedral Gardens will be used an alternative venue for those wishing to watch and take part in the Manchester Together – With One Voice event.
Members of Manchester Mental Health Choir tell annual council meeting how singing results are off the scale(s)
How the Bee Vocal choir had their voices heard by city’s key decision-makers during Mental Health Awareness Week
Councillor June Hitchen has taken up the chains of office as the new Lord Mayor of Manchester.
A public celebration of the life and work of Councillor Sheila Newman is to be held on Sunday 13 May.
There has been an overwhelming response to a call-out for choirs to take part in the Manchester Together – With One Voice event to commemorate the anniversary of the 22 May Arena attack.
Primary school pupils have been commended for playing an important part in helping tell the story of the Battle of Manchester Hill in a special exhibition now on at Manchester Central Library.
Stunning musical performance TONIGHT opens weekend of events to mark centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill
A stunning cultural event to commemorate the men of the Manchester Regiment who fought at the Battle of Manchester Hill takes place tonight Friday 13 April at Manchester Cathedral.
The full list of candidates in Manchester’s local elections on Thursday 3 May 2018 has now been published.
Further details of the Albert Square element of plans to commemorate one year since the 22 May 2017 terror attack have been announced.
Wednesday 21 March saw the centenary of the Battle of Manchester Hill - a battle that in one day took the lives of 79 men from the Manchester Regiment.
Manchester City Council holds the trademark for the Manchester Bee symbol and will make it available to use free of charge under licence.
71 per cent of Manchester City Council’s procurement spending goes to local companies, according to new analysis unveiled on Monday.
A sniffer dog called Bruiser has helped Manchester trading standards officers discover a hidden haul of illegal tobacco.
Emerging proposals to commemorate one year since the 22 May 2017 terror attack have been revealed.
Two new housing schemes that will make affordable homes available for first time buyers and lower income households will be discussed by the Council’s executive when they meet next week (Weds 7 March)
Manchester will be putting on a show of strength to celebrate the city’s strong women with a ‘Walk for Women’ celebrating International Women’s Day 2018
Councillor Sheila Newman, Manchester City Council’s Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, passed away this morning (Monday 19 February 2018).
Plans are underway to commemorate the part played by soldiers from the Manchester Regiment in a little-known battle that proved to be a forerunner to the last 100 days of the First World War.
Updated plans for Manchester City Council’s budget, including a reduced increase in Council Tax, have been published.
A new prevention centre will open today (Monday 15 January) to help people who have recently become homeless to turn their lives around.
Work and skills are top of the agenda next week as the council mounts a social media 'takeover' of its social media channels to help Manchester people of all ages either get into a job now, or get the skills they need to take advantage of job opportunities in the future.
Time is fast running out to apply for a primary school place for this September with a strict deadline of 5 pm this Monday 15 January.
Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building will be given a rousing send-off on Sunday 14 January 2018 ahead of its temporary closure for work to safeguard, repair and partially restore it.
Manchester's State of the City report 2017 is available to download now, at www.manchester.gov.uk/stateofthecity.
People are being encouraged to visit Manchester Town Hall in the coming months ahead of its temporary closure to enable works to safeguard the much-loved building for future generations to take place.
Manchester is expressing its solidarity and sorrow for Barcelona after the terrorist attack in Las Ramblas which has claimed at least 13 lives.
Statement in response to petition(s) calling for Ariana Grande to be granted the freedom of the city following the One Love Manchester concert.
A Manchester City Council spokesman said: "We are grateful to Ariana Grande for her tremendous support for the city in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack.
Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"
Manchester is sending its condolences to the people of St Petersburg following the terror attack on the city’s metro yesterday, Monday 3 April, in which at least 14 people were killed.
Manchester City Council’s Executive will consider the findings of a major City Centre Review when it meets on Wednesday 8 February.
Manchester City Council has published details of its budget proposals for the next three years and is inviting people in the city to have their say on them.
An update report about Manchester City Centre’s new St. John’s neighbourhood and progress on Factory will go the Council’s Executive on Wednesday 11 January 2017.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester - and his mum, Vera – are calling for people in key risk groups to come forward for their annual flu vaccination.
More than 2,600 people have already given their views on options for the Council’s 2017-20 budget.
Councillor Carl Austin-Behan is set to take up the chains of office when he becomes the new Lord Mayor of Manchester on Wednesday 18 May 2016.
A book of condolence has been opened at Manchester Town Hall, following the attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore last weekend.
An artwork featuring images of women has been commissioned for the launch of the International Women’s Day (IWD) theme for 2016, 'Women’s Voices - Changing Manchester’.
People with questions about devolution in Greater Manchester can put them to Sir Richard Leese in a special Twitter ‘Question Time’ session.
Greater Manchester’s ten councils have united to sign a major agreement to put armed forces personnel and veterans at the heart of public services.
Wednesday 5 November is the 34th anniversary of Manchester becoming the world’s first nuclear free city, which placed it at the forefront of the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.
A £6m grant to Greater Manchester’s Enterprise Zone will help support around 500 new jobs.
Our redesigned website has been named the best government site at the prestigious People’s Lovie Awards.
We agree to do all in our power to reduce smoking rates among our communities and highlight the harm that smoking causes.
A group of independent experts say Manchester is currently the second largest digital cluster in Europe after London and has the potential to become one of Europe’s most important digital centres.
An ambitious city-wide plan to drive development in the city for the next 15 years has been drawn up by the council and will cement Manchester as one of the world’s leading cities.