News published July 2024

Lifelong library visitors celebrate 90th anniversary at Manchester Central Library

  • Friday 19 July 2024
Library guest gather with council officials in the MCL

Many residents and visitors to Manchester Central Library have celebrated its 90th anniversary in a special commemoration. 

Changing Places Toilets opened at key sites across Manchester

  • Friday 19 July 2024
Kathy with her daughter Meg alongside Cllr Gary Bridges and Park Manager outside the CPT in Heaton Park

Days out for families needing access to specialised and fully accessible toilets has been made easier in two of Manchester's biggest parks, Heaton and Wythenshawe, with the installation of brand-new Changing Places Toilets (CPT).

Delivering our Housing Strategy: a 10 year high for affordable housing completions

  • Thursday 18 July 2024
General image of new housing at a development in Newton Heath

A new report shows the early impact of the city’s ambitious housing strategy – where more affordable homes have been built in the last year than at any time in the last decade.

Holt Town vision takes shape as Council looks ahead to major consultation

  • Thursday 18 July 2024
A computer generated image of how Holt Town might look - this picture focuses on new housing

The Council’s executive committee will be asked to approve the move to consult on a Neighbourhood Development Framework (NDF) for the east Manchester neighbourhood.

The regeneration of Wythenshawe Civic moves to the delivery phase

  • Wednesday 17 July 2024
aerial image of Wythenshawe civic with a yellow line around the development area

The regeneration of Wythenshawe town centre continues to accelerate as the appointment of a delivery partner will approved at a meeting of the executive (Weds 24 July).

Celebration across the board as Manchester wins big at Green Flag Awards.

  • Wednesday 17 July 2024
Picture to the entrance of Manchester General Cemetery.

Four cemeteries and two parks in Manchester have retained their green flag status and another cemetery has been awarded this accolade for the first time. 

Mancunian Way set to close for annual inspection

  • Wednesday 17 July 2024
Image of the Mancunian Way.

The Mancunian Way is due to be temporarily closed this weekend for its annual inspection.

VICTORIA NORTH: Council sets out ambitious proposals for future investment in Collyhurst

  • Wednesday 17 July 2024
Collyhurst Village development from the air showing 244 new homes being built

A report going to the Council’s executive committee (Weds 24 July) has set out the key principles for the long-term regeneration of Collyhurst in north Manchester.

Manchester enters new era of sustainable growth, development and new housing

  • Tuesday 16 July 2024
A progress picture of Collyhurst Village with a large residential development covered in scaffolding

Manchester City Council presents an ambitious programme of investment that places the city’s communities at the heart of economic growth – and supports residents to share in the city’s ongoing success

Aviva Studios update as venue looks to the future

  • Monday 15 July 2024

The positive impact which Aviva Studios – the home of Factory International – has already had, and its future legacy for the city, are detailed in a final report to councillors.

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