News published March 2022

Council officer to walk 230 miles to London raising money for Ukrainian people relocating to Manchester

A picture of paul overlooking a city scape

Council officer Paul Rosenthal is walking from Manchester to London to raise money for the Manchester Ukraine Welcome Fund.

Registration reminder as countdown begins to local elections

The official countdown has begun to Manchester City Council local elections on Thursday 5 May 2022.

£19m energy efficiency scheme almost complete

The majority of works to cut climate change-causing carbon emissions from council-owned buildings under a £19m scheme have now been completed.

Manchester gathers pace in bid to become Living Wage City

The City Council is preparing to submit an action plan in partnership with a network of anchor businesses and organisations to become an accredited Living Wage City.

New report shows the value of Manchester's Music Economy to the city

A new report based on a detailed look at the live music sector and supporting industries in Manchester and the city region has found that the music economy in Manchester is second only to London nationally in size and impact.

Half a million pound boost to Manchester’s youth and play services

Manchester Council has increased its investment in youth and play services in the city by half a million pounds - a 25% increase on current spending.

MCR Ukraine Welcome Fund - charity appeal launched to support Ukrainian evacuees in Manchester

A public charity appeal has today (Thurs 24 March) been launched to help support Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country who come to Manchester.  

Free lunches and holiday activities on offer this Easter for thousands of school children in Manchester

Thousands of children and young people in Manchester will be able to take part in a programme of holiday activities over Easter targeted at those who receive free school meals.

Young Carers take part in moving ‘Support Not Sympathy’ music video

Young carers in Manchester have teamed up with a singer-songwriter to produce a powerful song about their everyday lives that is already making waves on social media.

Next THIS CITY housing site announced - part of new Council development company

Picture of the current Postal Street site, showing single story, vacant units in the Northern Quarter

A site on Postal Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter has been named as This City's next development site to increase the number of homes for Manchester people.

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