News published May 2022

Manchester Day workshops back in full swing!

Artist working on structure for Manchester Day parade.

With Manchester Day just around the corner, the official countdown is on as artists and groups start creating this year’s incredible artworks at a series of special workshops.

Funding win for £6m scheme to cut carbon emissions from buildings including the National Football Museum

Manchester City Council has scored £4.9m in Government funding for further work to reduce carbon emissions from more council-owned buildings including the National Football Museum

Abraham Moss Library and Leisure Centre hits a trio of construction milestones

Work is well underway as the construction of the new Abraham Moss Library and Leisure Centre takes shape in North Manchester.

Council appoints new Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods

Neil Fairlamb has been announced as the new Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods at Manchester City Council.  

Roll up, roll up for the Queen’s Jubilee jamboree

Image of bunting

Over the Jubilee Weekend, 2 June until 5 June, Manchester City Council will be holding a packed schedule of events across the City Centre for all ages.

Charity fund set up to help Ukrainians arriving in Manchester awards first grant

The first grant has been awarded from a special charity fund set up to help Ukrainians making new lives in Manchester after fleeing the war in their homeland.

Special guest announced as final countdown to Manchester Day is now on

Little Amal

As the return of the legendary Manchester Day on Sunday 19 June gets closer, preparations are underway to make sure the event - last held in 2019 - will be the best ever this year.

Consultation sets out expanded walking and cycling plans in Manchester city centre

The latest plans for walking and cycling improvements in the city centre are to be laid out in a new consultation. 

CONSULTATION: Local people asked for views on first This City housing development site in Ancoats

A consultation has started today (Friday 20 May) asking for views from local people and businesses about the Rodney Street housing development site.

Good rating for Manchester Children's Services puts it amongst best in North West

Manchester is now amongst the top performing local authorities for services to children in the North West after being officially rated Good by Ofsted.

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