Storm Christoph: Flood warning update from the Council

The City Council is working closely with partners at Greater Manchester Police and the Environment Agency in response to expected high rainfall and potential flooding in the next 24 hours.

Helping the city's children start well during Safer Sleep Week

Making sure your baby has a firm, flat surface for every sleep, every where, every time are the key messages that Manchester is promoting to new mums, or anyone looking after a baby, during Safer Sleep week which runs from 9 - 15 March 2020.

Manchester re-signs Armed Forces Community Covenant

Manchester City Council has pledged to continue its support for Manchester's Armed Forces community and has outlined its plans to support current and ex-service personnel and their families in a report to the council’s Executive committee (Thursday 19 December).

Manchester Arena teddy tributes go off to new homes

Nearly 2000 teddy bears left in heartfelt tribute to those who were killed or injured in the terror attack at Manchester Arena in May are being moved on this week to their new homes.

Lord Mayor supports Rights Respecting Schools launch

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Eddy Newman recently attended the launch of Ashgate Specialist Support Primary School’s commitment to attain UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools award.

Strengthening our approach to tackling homelessness

Manchester has strengthened its approach to tackling homelessness but will need to ramp up its work even further to address the challenges of forthcoming welfare and legislative changes.

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Civic dignitaries, servicemen and women, service and ex-service organisations, faith leaders and uniformed organisations, will take part in Manchester’s Remembrance Day procession and service.

Manchester raises the flag for Armed Forces Day

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Eddy Newman, today marked the start of Manchester’s official celebration for Armed Forces Day with the raising of the Armed Forces flag at the town hall.

How the power of two can beat flu

The Lord Mayor of Manchester - and his mum, Vera – are calling for people in key risk groups to come forward for their annual flu vaccination.

Hark! The Lord Mayor sings…

Manchester Town Hall’s corridors will ring with festive cheer on Thursday 8 December at the Lord Mayor’s annual Christmas Carol Concert.

Manchester City Council in a show of solidarity with France

Manchester City Council will devote the first part of its full council meeting (Wednesday 18 November) to demonstrating solidarity with Paris and the French people, condemning terror and restating Manchester's role as a city of peace.

Manchester pledges 'homeless charter' on eve of World Homeless Day

A citywide charter on homelessness is to be developed by organisations working with homeless people including the voluntary sector, street charities, faith groups, health, GMP and Manchester City Council in the run up to World Homeless Day on Saturday 10 October.

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