Sir Richard Leese reacts to the news of the death of Bolton Council Leader this evening (Thurs 29 July)
Cllr Luthfur Rahman comments on the Windrush scandal.
Joanne Roney OBE condemns the racist abuse received by players following the final against Italy yesterday. (Sunday 11 July).
Abayomi Ajose was killed in the early hours of Sunday 21 June 2021 at a street party in south Manchester. On the anniversary of death, his family, colleagues and friends remember him.
The Council's focus on action to help tackle climate change is being boosted with changes to one of its scrutiny committees.
Manchester City Council has today, Friday 3 March 2021 agreed its budget for 2021/22.
Cultural leaders in Manchester are calling for a cultural venue re-think by government to allow venues to safely re-open when the city is put into Tier 3 next week.
Statement from Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council
Papers outlining how Manchester City Council intends to address a budget shortfall of up to £105m for 2021/22 are published today (Thursday 29 October 2020.)
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.
Manchester City Council will light up Wythenshawe Hall tonight (Tuesday, 2 June) in solidarity with those protesting for equal rights across America.
Further details have been released about the proposed memorial commemorating the 22 May 2017 terror attack ahead of the third anniversary of the event being marked.
A book of condolence has opened on the Manchester City Council website where friends and colleagues can leave a message following the death yesterday of Cllr Sue Murphy, Deputy Leader of the Council.
Statement following the death today of Cllr Sue Murphy CBE, Deputy Leader of Manchester City Council
Sue, who was first elected to the City Council in 1995, had been Deputy Leader of the Council since 2010 and previously served as Exec Member for Employment and Skills and Exec Member for Finance.
A report detailing proposals to change the way bus services are delivered in Greater Manchester - including proposals to introduce a Bus Franchising Scheme - has been heard by Manchester City Council.
The forthcoming General Election will shape the future of the country and as the campaign gets underway Manchester residents are being urged to make sure they can vote.
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.
Dog lovers who have their own pooch are being targeted by Manchester City Council in its latest drive to recruit foster carers for some of the city's most vulnerable children.
Dave Moutrey Director and Chief Executive of award-winning arts venue HOME has been appointed to the position of Director of Culture for Manchester.
Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"
A final reminder has been issued to Manchester people to make sure they are registered to vote in the impending General Election.
Councillor Eddy Newman has taken up the chains of office as the new Lord Mayor of Manchester.
Almost two million electors will have the chance to elect the first ever Mayor of Greater Manchester as voters across the region go to the polls on Thursday 4 May.
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.
Manchester City Council’s Executive will consider the findings of a major City Centre Review when it meets on Wednesday 8 February.
More than 2,600 people have already given their views on options for the Council’s 2017-20 budget.
Members of the Council’s Executive have published their priorities for the period up to 2020 to help support the Our Manchester strategy for the city.
Manchester City Council has announced that chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein will retire from his role with the organisation in Spring 2017.
There are just days remaining until the deadline for Manchester residents to make sure they are registered to vote in next month’s local elections.
A book of condolence has been opened at Manchester Town Hall, following the attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore last weekend.
Manchester Town Hall will be lit with the colours of the Belgian national flag of black, yellow and red throughout the national mourning period declared in Belgium following the attack in Brussels.
A new councillor has been elected to serve the Higher Blackley ward of Manchester City Council.
The Council has launched a consultation on its plans to make £13.8m of savings in its 2016/17 budget.
People with questions about devolution in Greater Manchester can put them to Sir Richard Leese in a special Twitter ‘Question Time’ session.
A magnificent portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst is to take pride of place in the Rates Hall in Manchester Town Hall.
Manchester City Council is to prepare plans to find a further £80m of savings from its budget over the next two years as a result of the financial settlement imposed by central government.