News published June 2023

Free summer book for all 11-year-olds in Manchester to help with move to high school

A child sitting at a desk holding a book and smiling with other children sitting behind reading books.

More than eight thousand copies of the same book are being given to all final year primary school children in Manchester this summer to help them settle into their new high schools in September and keep them reading over summer.

Thousands of Manchester families to benefit from brand-new Family Hubs

Thousands of families in Manchester are set to benefit from three brand-new Family Hubs that will offer early support to families and young people through to early adulthood, in a bid to help them thrive and build stronger relationships.

Consultation - Development plan for Moston Lane welcomes feedback from locals

Artist impression of future Moston Lane public square

A public consultation has opened Monday 26 June urging local people and businesses to have their say on the long-term vision for Moston Lane.

Illegal nightclub shuttered as Council acts to shut down menace to local community

Image of a Manchester City Council banner, saying the venue has been closed, hung on the exterior of a building.

An illegal nightclub has been closed down after the Council discovered a restaurant was being used as a front for late night activity.

Return of the MAC: The Manchester Aquatics Centre to reopen next week

Rows of seats and the pool inside the Manchester Aquatics Centre

On Monday 26 June the Manchester Aquatics Centre (MAC) will reopen its doors to the public, following a multi-million pound refurbishment from Manchester City Council. 

Fly-tipper handed year-long community service order for woodland crime

Image of flytipped waste.

A fly-tipper has been fined after he was discovered to have dumped a large amount of waste in a secluded natural area.

Manchester City Council marks Refugee Week

Refugee Week statement

'Refill' is the message as Councils join forces to ditch single-use plastics once and for all

Image of a reusable cup being filled with coffee. The cup has the City to Sea logo on it.

Manchester City Council and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have pledged to make single use plastics a thing of the past as they commit to becoming a Refill Destination. 

Manchester City Council to mark 75th anniversary of Windrush

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To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Windrush there is an array of events taking place across the city to remember the Windrush community and celebrate their legacy.

Manchester to mark Armed Forces Week 2023

Manchester to pay tribute to the outstanding contribution of the nation’s Armed Forces next week.

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