News published February 2023

Safer Streets funding secured for improvements to Manchester Cycleway

  • Friday 24 February 2023
Cyclists on the fallowfield loop

Funding has been secured for much-needed improvements along the Manchester Cycleway.

Milestone hit as 1,000 people in Manchester sign up for counter terror training

  • Monday 20 February 2023
Packets of illegal cigarettes seized.

A significant milestone has been passed in Manchester as work continues to protect people from terror attacks. 

New street art unveiled in Levenshulme

  • Wednesday 15 February 2023
ID: Image of king fisher street mural on side of house

Today (Wednesday 15 February) a new piece of street art, that will form part of a wider art project in the area, was unveiled in Levenshulme.  

Ancoats Green transformation is one step closer as planning application is submitted

  • Tuesday 14 February 2023
infographic of the ancoats green investment in numbers.

The Council’s plans to create a new ‘green heart of Ancoats’ is underway as a planning application is submitted as part of the final phase of the neighbourhood’s regeneration story.

Funding update underlines Council’s commitment to tackling climate change 

  • Tuesday 14 February 2023
"Whether it's decarbonising buildings and other infrastructure, planting trees and creating new green spaces the Council is determined to lead by example.
Councillor Tracey Rawlins, Executive Member for Environment and Transport.

The updated total of how much funding the Council has managed to put in place to support its climate change ambitions has been revealed. 

Land transfer of former Chorlton Leisure Centre to housing provider to build low carbon older persons’ affordable homes

  • Monday 13 February 2023
Computer generated image of the proposed housing development in Chorlton

The Council’s executive will be asked to approve the disposal of the former Chorlton Leisure Centre site to be used for affordable housing at a meeting of the executive next week (Weds 15 Feb).

Young people join forces to celebrate achievements and look to the future as Manchester seeks Child Friendly City status

  • Friday 10 February 2023
Picture of Councillor Garry Bridges sitting surrounded by young people

More than 300 young people joined forces last week in Manchester to celebrate their achievements during the city's child-focused year-long 2022 Our Year campaign, and to look to the future as Manchester seeks to become recognised by the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) as a Child Friendly City.

Manchester Libraries PLUS survey opens

  • Wednesday 8 February 2023

Adult library users from across the city are being urged to have their say in the Public Library User Survey (PLUS) that will start on the 13 February.

Apprentices speak about their experiences working on the Our Town Hall project

  • Wednesday 8 February 2023

Apprentices working on the project to restore, preserve and enhance Manchester’s iconic Town Hall have been speaking about their experiences.

Revised budget proposals reduce savings, boost cost of living help and invest in key services

  • Tuesday 7 February 2023

Manchester City Council’s Executive will consider revised budget proposals when it meets on Wednesday 15 February 2023.

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