Following changes to national guidance, Manchester City Council has eased the restrictions for mourners attending funeral services.
The last chance is fast approaching for parents to register for free school meal vouchers for the summer holidays through the national government scheme.
More than 9,000 organisations have been supported by the Council since the beginning of the pandemic, with a range of rate relief and cash grants giving a lifeline to some of the city’s businesses.
We’re all used to the concept of a diary as a record – but adding in extra details of where you have been or who you may have come into contact with - could help the NHS track and trace effort.
The Council is urging people to remain vigilant against Covid-19 as more businesses in the hospitality industry plan to reopen this week.
A weekly series of “Memory Boxes” is being published online, featuring highlights from the city’s photographic collections which give insights into the history of neighbourhoods across Manchester.
This Friday, 10 July 2020, marks the first anniversary of Manchester City Council declaring a climate emergency.
Beswick residents are being urged to take part in the consultation for a scheme to create safer roads in their neighbourhood.
Manchester has written an open letter to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak asking for an immediate life-line of £71.8m to help the city repair, restart, and rethink cultural life as the sector emerges from lockdown.
A brand new three year plan has been launched that sets out how the council will work with other organisations in Manchester to ensure all children and young people are happy, fulfilled and achieve their potential.
Manchester’s top health chiefs have come together with personal messages of solidarity to the people of Manchester for their help with Covid test and trace work.
A property in Crumpsall linked to possible violence, drug supply and exploitation of women has been closed down, with a three-month ban placed on anyone returning to it by Manchester Magistrates Court
A UK-first “CYCLOPS” junction, which is optimised for safer cycling and walking, is now fully open in Hulme.
A free book is to be given to every child leaving primary school in Manchester this July as part of a city-wide first to help prepare them for starting high school in September.
Solutions are being found to honour a pledge that people who were given emergency hotel-type accommodation during the coronavirus lockdown will not have to return to the streets.
As pubs, bars and restaurants prepare to reopen on Saturday 4 July, people looking forward to the relaxation of lockdown are reminded to remain cautious against the spread of Covid-19.
Two weeks on from its first letter to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, asking for urgent support for the cultural sector, and for a place at the task-force table to help shape a way forward for the cultural industry, Manchester has repeated its pleas for help.
Stevenson Square is to be designated as a temporary pedestrian and cycle-only zone from Friday 3 July onwards.
Local residents and businesses have given their broad support for the regeneration proposals for the back of Ancoats area around Poland Street.
A simplified online application process and fee waiver has been put in place to allow businesses throughout Manchester to apply for outdoor seating space to help them reopen safely.
A member of staff at Manchester Libraries has written and illustrated her own children’s story, as part of the service’s bid to keep residents engaged and entertained while libraries are closed.
The new Fallowfield Loop Bridge is to be installed over Hyde Road over the weekend of Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 June.
Manchester’s full planning committee is set to make a virtual return at the end of July replacing the emergency delegation process during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Manchester City Council will begin the phased process of safely welcoming residents back to their local libraries from Saturday 4 July.
The Safety Advisory Group for Manchester City Council has made no objections for an upcoming fixture at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester Town Hall’s fabled eight-ton hour bell, Great Abel, will temporarily cease to chime from noon on Thursday 25 June, as work on the Our Town Hall project continues.
The remediation work to replace the cladding system on the Council-owned Whitebeck Court in north Manchester is now finished.
An open letter from Manchester has been sent to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, calling for more support for the cultural sector, and for a place at the task-force table to help shape a way forward for the cultural industry - an industry that has been massively hit by the corona crisis and is now struggling for its very survival.
Manchester's education bosses have today sent a letter to all Year 11 pupils across the city as a message of support to mark what has been an unprecedented final year at high school for them.
A road closure will be in place this week to allow the completion of a key milestone in the £13.4 million Manchester to Chorlton cycling and walking route.