News published January 2022
Positive report from inspectors for SEND services in Manchester
Inspectors have praised services for children with Special Educational Needs (SEND) in Manchester following a rigorous 5-day inspection last November, and say they have continued to improve despite the pandemic.
Our climate change plan rated among the strongest in the country
Manchester City Council’s climate change plan has been rated one of the strongest of any local authority by campaigning organisation Climate Emergency UK.
Plans shape up for 'Our Year 2022' - a year of opportunity for Manchester's children and young people
Plans are shaping up to make 2022 a fantastic year of opportunity for Manchester's children and young people, to help make up for all the time they've spent in lockdown and away from school and their friends during the last two years.
Manchester Day is back - the city's favourite day of the year set to return for 2022!
After a two-year absence due to Covid, Manchester Day - the city's favourite day of the year - is back for 2022 and promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
Going underground - Manchester makes the case for a below-the-surface HS2 station
The Council is warning that a proposed new overground Manchester Piccadilly station to accommodate HS2 and improved northern rail links would squander some of the potential benefits of the project.
One million reasons to say thank you after Manchester reaches jab milestone
The culmination of more than 12 months of work was reached this week after the one millionth Covid-19 vaccination was administered in Manchester.
New low-carbon social housing project in north Manchester starts on site
Work has started on site to build 69 low-carbon new social homes on Silk Street, Newton Heath.
eBikes come to Manchester as ambitious city-wide scheme launches
A fleet of electric cargo bikes and trailers is to be launched in Manchester offering an affordable and green alternative to cars.
Parents have until midnight tonight to apply for a September Reception class place for their child
Parents and carers of children due to start school for the first time this Autumn are being urged not to miss today's deadline of midnight tonight (Monday 17 January), to apply for their child's school place.
Levelling Up minister Gove sees Mayfield progress
Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove inspected progress on Manchester’s exciting Mayfield development during a visit to the city.