News published March 2023

Attempted £28k fraud uncovered by Council sees business owner sentenced

  • Wednesday 29 March 2023

A fraudster who attempted to obtain almost £28,000 in grant funding has been sentenced in court.

Have your say on 4 May – urgent reminder about new ID rules as elections countdown commences

  • Monday 27 March 2023

People who want to vote in Manchester local elections are being urged to ensure they can have their say on 4 May as the official countdown to this year’s local elections begins.

New Manchester Day - revamp for city's favourite day of the year

  • Friday 24 March 2023

Manchester's favourite day of the year is set to be even bigger and better this summer with a brand-new format for 2023 transforming it into a day-til-dusk celebration of all things Manchester on Saturday 29 July.

Manchester to host international convention for performing arts professionals this summer

  • Friday 24 March 2023

Manchester is to play host to a prestigious international convention for the performing arts this summer, which will see hundreds of professionals working globally in the sector descend on the city for the three-day conference in June.

£20m secured by Manchester City Council for energy efficiency retrofits

  • Thursday 23 March 2023
Councillors touring a retrofitted property in Higher Blackley

Manchester City Council has secured more than £21m in funding to retrofit existing houses to improve energy efficiency. 

Broadhurst Clough becomes the latest Local Nature Reserve in Manchester

  • Wednesday 22 March 2023
Path underneath a green leafy canopy

Broadhurst Clough in Moston joins Kenworthy Woods as the city’s newest designated Local Nature Reserve (LNR) following approval at the Executive committee today.(Wednesday 22 March).  

Egg-citing things happening this Easter across parks in Manchester

  • Wednesday 22 March 2023
ID: Image of two young girls sat on slide waving at camera

From craft markets to Easter egg hunts, there is a jam-packed programme of events over the Easter holidays in Manchester’s parks- perfect for the whole family. 

Innovative platform tackling homelessness launches in Manchester

  • Wednesday 22 March 2023

Homeless families are set to benefit from a groundbreaking service that gives them access to employment support and homes so they can move out of temporary accommodation and into their own homes.

Development plan for former Central Retail Park to move ahead

  • Tuesday 21 March 2023
ID: drawing of proposal plans

The Council’s executive will be asked to approve the Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF) for the former retail site at a meeting last week (Weds 22 March). 

Review launched to support city’s grassroots music venues – and help ensure the city stays in tune

  • Monday 20 March 2023

A major new independent review has been announced into Manchester’s grassroots music venues and how the Council and its partners can better support and champion them.

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