News published February 2022

Manchester to celebrate International Women's Day

ID: Purple background with white text that reads "Walk for Women, celebrate International Women's Day together with Mancunains. Sunday 6 March, 12:30pm iutside Castlefield Urban Heritage Park Liverpool Road.

Manchester to celebrate International Women's Day

Investing in communities and people - Council gets ready to set 2022/23 budget

The Council's budget for 2022/23, including our element of Council Tax, on Fri 4 March - focusing on green spaces, clean streets, youth services, building homes and helping residents out of poverty.

Art-tastic: Children’s library card design competition launched

ID: Drawing of children surrounding a tile that reads 'Our Year: Our Card'

Read Manchester and Manchester Libraries have collaborated to launch an exciting new opportunity for children and young people to redesign the city’s library cards for its younger readers.

Wheelie Great: Wythenshawe Park set to benefit from an investment of £1.5million 

A new community cycling facility is coming to Wythenshawe Park.

Storm Franklin - Severe Flood Warning stood down for the River Mersey at West Didsbury and Northenden

The Environment Agency has removed the Severe Flood Warning for the River Mersey following intensive efforts overnight to manage flood waters around the Didsbury Basin.

Green investment: New figures show extent of Council funding for zero carbon mission

Almost £200m of funding has been put in place so far by the Council to help deliver on our ambitions to tackle climate change, it has been revealed.

Storm Franklin – Severe Flood Warnings in place for South Manchester

The Environment Agency has issued two Severe Flood Warnings from 12pm, Sunday 20 February, for parts of Northenden and West and East Didsbury due the rising level of the River Mersey. 

New figures show how Council spending power is creating opportunities

The positive role of the Council’s spending power in creating opportunities for Manchester residents – adding what is known as ‘social value’ - will be under the spotlight at a conference this Friday.

Manchester accepted onto UNICEF's child-friendly city programme

Manchester has been officially accepted onto UNICEF's Child Friendly Cities and Communities programme - which is the city's first step on the journey to being awarded Child Friendly status.

Government department Manchester hub announcement welcomed

The Leader of Manchester City Council has welcomed the announcement today (Thursday 3 February 2022) that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is creating a new hub in the city.

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