Manchester City Council

News published November 2015

Manchester to mark World AIDS day

Manchester will once again mark World AIDS Day by showing solidarity with all those living with HIV and remembering everyone who has lost their life to the virus.

Manchester City Council in a show of solidarity with France

Manchester City Council will devote the first part of its full council meeting (Wednesday 18 November) to demonstrating solidarity with Paris and the French people, condemning terror and restating Manchester's role as a city of peace.

£3.15M project doubles outstanding school's capacity

A Beswick school is set to double its number of students with the completion of a £3.15M building project that has just opened its doors to pupils.

Private sector landlords required to sign up to standards scheme or face fine

Landlords, letting agents and management companies working with private rented sector properties are required by law to sign up to a government approved scheme to ensure quality in the sector – or face a fine of up to £5,000.

Christmas heroes will keep Manchester open for business this festive season

Manchester’s world-famous Christmas Markets return this week and an army of staff and volunteers representing a range of organisations will be on-hand to help visitors find their way.

Illegal street trader ordered to pay nearly £650 and forfeit stock

A street seller operating illegally in the city centre has been ordered to pay £644.59 and forfeit his goods seized by council officers.

A year on from start of litter crackdown nearly 2,900 fines issued

Nearly 2,900 people who have been caught dropping litter in Manchester city centre have been issued with on the spot fines a year on from the start of a major crackdown.

Unlicensed takeaway ordered to pay £1,600

A takeaway in Ladybarn has been ordered to pay £1612.33 after being prosecuted for operating without a licence.

Residents told – know your consumer rights

Manchester City Council and Citizens Advice are calling on residents to use their new consumer rights as they start their Christmas shopping this year.

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