Manchester City Council

News published September 2017

Manchester working hard to get ahead of the game on school readiness for youngsters

Latest figures show that Manchester is working hard to get ahead of the game nationally in terms of getting youngsters 'school ready' before they start primary school.

Call for pubs to claim £1,000 relief towards their business rates bill

The council is calling on the city’s pubs to claim up to £1,000 towards their business rates bill.

Owner who flouted warnings to microchip dog prosecuted in city first

A dog owner from Manchester has been fined for ignoring warnings to microchip her dog – the first prosecution of its kind in the city.

Mancunians challenged to 'drop everything and read' for ten minutes this week on World Poetry Day

Children and adults across Manchester are being challenged to ‘drop everything and read’ for ten minutes on National Poetry Day

Central Library's Start-Up Day could help get your business moving

Budding entrepreneurs are invited to receive business advice from experts and hear their inspiring stories at Start-Up Day, at Manchester Central Library.

Van used in flytipping offences is destroyed in first execution of special powers in Manchester

A van believed to have been involved in a number of fly-tipping offences has been crushed by authorities.

Council update on homelessness support

As autumn sets in, Manchester City Council is preparing to build on its partnership work to support people who find themselves homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Girlguiding Manchester pin hopes on newly-launched badge to help with creating caring communities and tackling loneliness

A trial run of a first of its kind Girlguiding Manchester badge, that reached out to those who may feel lonely, is being formally rolled out this week across the whole of Manchester.

Take a look behind the scenes as Manchester's Neighbourhood Teams work to keep the city clean and green

Manchester City Council’s social media is to be taken over by its Neighbourhood Services teams this week (Monday 18 - Friday 22 September).

Call to share your Town Hall memories as it turns 140

A call for people’s memories of Manchester Town Hall has been issued on the 140th anniversary of its official opening.

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