Manchester City Council

News published July 2017

£280k fund to continue fight against rogue landlords

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have approved a funding bid that will help the City Council continue a targeted project to improve private sector housing standards.

Prayers take place close to arson-hit Islamic Centre

A prayer vigil will take place on Friday 21 July near to the site of an Islamic Centre which was hit by an arson attack.

Manchester Grows Green to create a healthier urban environment

Manchester is set to lead a new European Commission-funded project to help cities create high-quality green spaces at the heart of local communities.

Manchester cuts carbon thanks to European 'Triangulum' scheme

Manchester’s universities are using technology to cut their carbon emissions, thanks to a project showcasing the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles. 

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund appoints Chief Operating Officer

The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund has appointed William Docherty MBE CA as its chief operating officer to oversee the multi-million pound funding pot.

BookBench sculptures pop up across Manchester to celebrate a love of reading

BookBenches painted with literary designs by Manchester schools and community groups will pop up across Manchester this summer, helping to spark a love of reading across the city.

Groundbreaking ceremony for The Factory - Manchester's £110m new arts building designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Saturday 8 July 2017 for The Factory - the flagship cultural venue for the North.

Manchester swimmers set to cross the Yangtze River

Two young Manchester marathon swimmers are gearing up for the experience of a lifetime, as they prepare to swim across the mighty Yangtze River in China later this month.

Manchester Kids say: We want to bee heard after Arena attack as they get iconic tatt, too

The right to celebrate and embrace differences; The right to feel safe and cared for where we live; The right to have all faiths and beliefs respected.

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