Manchester City Council

News published May 2018

Shirley Baker exhibition set for take off at Wythenshawe Forum Library

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.

Brand new awards to recognise the best of Manchester culture

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.

The Manchester Day artists' workshop opens to the public for the first time

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.

Drive to find new foster carers targets pet owners

Dog lovers who have their own pooch are being targeted by Manchester City Council in its latest drive to recruit foster carers for some of the city's most vulnerable children.

Now's the time to get involved in volunteering

The contribution of Manchester’s army of volunteers is being highlighted and celebrated during this year’s Volunteers’ Week.

The Smiths 1984 - 1986 - Photographs by Stephen Wright

An exhibition of early photographs of Manchester music icons The Smiths – including the world-famous shot of the group posing outside the Salford Lads Club - is to go on display at Central Library.

Manchester appoints HOME director to citywide culture role

Dave Moutrey Director and Chief Executive of award-winning arts venue HOME has been appointed to the position of Director of Culture for Manchester.

Next wave of roads to be fixed in Highways Investment Programme announced

Manchester City Council has announced the second wave of roads and pavements to be repaired through its five-year, £100m Highways Investment Programme.

Manchester Together - With One Voice: Alternative viewing opportunity

Cathedral Gardens will be used an alternative venue for those wishing to watch and take part in the Manchester Together – With One Voice event.

Council plans recycling boost for apartment blocks

Manchester City Council is planning changes to waste collection arrangements for apartment blocks, in a bid to further boost the city’s improving recycling rates.

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