News published January 2023

MSV launches fourth HAPPI housing scheme to meet the changing needs of older people

Picture of the completed Bowes House older person's housing development

MSV Housing’s new ‘HAPPI’ development in South Manchester was launched today by Councillor Bev Craig, Councillor Gavin White and the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham,

Manchester Central Library to host Armed Forces and Emergency Services Jobs Fair this week ​

A jobs fair takes place this week on Tuesday 24 January at Manchester Central Library for anyone looking to make a career in either the Armed Forces or the Emergency Services.

Manchester’s spectacular Dragon Parade returns to city streets to mark Chinese New Year

Manchester will be celebrating the Year of the Rabbit this weekend with the return of its legendary Dragon Parade after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.

Manchester City Council to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

The city of Manchester will mark Holocaust Memorial Day by lighting up the Tower of Light and by hosting an event in Central Library.  

New Development Framework maps out the future of Gorton Town Centre

CGI sketch of Gorton Town Centre

A new masterplan that will help guide future development in the heart of Gorton – including new shops, public realm and affordable housing – is set to be agreed at a meeting of the Council’s executive

Long term development plan for sustainable “Wythenshawe Civic” centre announced following public consultation

Wythenshawe civic new image

A report detailing ‘once in a generation’ development proposals over the next decade in Wythenshawe will be heard by the Council’s executive, including new public square and housing.

Council update on Night & Day trial

Following a joint application an adjournment has been granted for the ongoing trial.

Trader sentenced after thousands of illegal cigarettes found in car boot

Image of tobacco hidden in bags inside a car boot.

A Manchester trader who stashed thousands of illegal cigarettes in a car boot has been sentenced following his day in court. 

Update on our budget position as new council tax consultation launches

A consultation has opened this week on revised Council Tax increase proposals.

Manchester neighbourhood reaches nine year milestone

CGI picture of the new boulevard pedestrian street in Brunswick

Transformation of the Brunswick neighbourhood in Manchester is now nine years into its 25-year masterplan, as the consortium behind the £106m programme celebrates this major milestone.

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