Manchester City Council

News published June 2019

The only thing missing on Manchester Day is a market… well not anymore

In yet another Manchester Day first, an official event market will see some Manchester makers bring their creations to Exchange Square on Sunday 23 June.

Manchester Food and Drink Festival on-hand to feed Manchester Day

Their reputation proceeds them as purveyors of the finest food offerings in the region…

Ten prizes you can win this Manchester Day

The Manchester Day photography prize is one of the most hotly contested competitions of the year and the decision to choose the top picture is always passionately debated by the judges.

Manchester Day returns for its tenth outing this weekend

A decade since the first event, Manchester Day returns this weekend (Sunday 23 June) celebrating this year’s theme: 10 out of 10.

Brand new poem in 64 languages written by school children goes on display

A brand new multi-lingual poem incorporating an incredible 64 different languages and written mostly by school children, takes pride of place from this week in Manchester Central Library for the next year.

New pedestrian and cycle zone for Thomas Street

A new pedestrian and cycle zone is to be introduced during weekend evenings on one of the city centre's busiest streets.

36,000 schoolchildren take part in Manchester’s first mass Readathon

36,000 children in more than 100 schools across Manchester are set to join forces this month for the city’s first-ever mass Readathon, which will also bring the power of stories to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

First for Manchester after problem shisha cafe closed

A shisha cafe in Rusholme which routinely breached the Health Act and where Manchester City Council staff were routinely threatened has been forced to close.

Hats entertainment is 10 out of 10 for Manchester Day

Make your very own hat for Manchester’s big day out and join in the People’s Procession

Business rate relief could mean significant rebates for Manchester businesses

Business owners are urged to check whether or not they could reduce the amount they pay after new business rate relief rules came into effect on 1 April this year.

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