Manchester marks Living Wage Week

The leader elect of the Council has stated Manchester’s determination to become an accredited Living Wage City next year.

Work gets underway on 'bigger and better' Albert Square

Picture of bev craig leader elect in a digger on the site of the albert square extension

The first ground will be broken today (Monday 25 October 2021) as work to transform Manchester’s Albert Square into a world class public space – increasing its size by around 20pc – gets underway.

Friends of Philips Park Cemetery: Children grieve too

Friends of Philips Park Cemetery

In a touching gesture to children who have recently lost loved ones, community group Friends of Phillips Park Cemetery have set up a permanent feature where children can visit to grieve.

Council call for action against modern slavery

Manchester City Council is calling on the government to provide more support for the victims of modern slavery as it believes the support available is not sufficient and needs to go beyond what is currently offered.

Incident at Manchester Arena

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"

Last chance to register ahead of 4 May elections

Anyone who is not already on the electoral register has just days left to add themselves in time to be able to vote in the first ever elections for a Greater Manchester Mayor.

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