Manchester City Council

News published August 2019

Manchester bucks national trend as star students shine

Stars were born throughout Manchester today as teenagers took the next exciting step in their young lives.

Peterloo Memorial goes on view

Manchester’s permanent memorial to the Peterloo Massacre is now on public view - in time for the 200th anniversary of the epoch-making event.

Hefty penalty on the menu for fly-tip restaurant

A Northern Moor restaurant has been served with a penalty of more than £1,000, after being prosecuted for fly-tipping by Manchester City Council.

Battered but unbroken - Manchester councillors raise £22k for charity

A staggering £22,000 has been raised for two Manchester charities after a group of Manchester councillors and council officers successfully completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge.

Cultural event From the Crowd marks 200 years since Peterloo Massacre

Exactly 200 years later communities from across Manchester and beyond are invited to gather on the site of St Peter’s Field Manchester for a cultural event to commemorate those who were killed or injured at The Peterloo Massacre in 1819.

Gorton’s pioneering integrated health and community hub goes before planners

A full planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council for the new integrated health and community hub planned for Gorton.

£200,000 fines for Manchester rogue landlords failing to manage their homes

A dedicated Rogue Landlord Team tasked with driving up housing standards in the private rented sector have targeted unscrupulous landlords across the city.

Owner of bogus meet-and-greet firm £4,000 out of pocket after High Court throws out appeal

A dishonest trader who falsely claimed to be offering a secure parking service for Manchester Airport has finally faced justice after his appeal was thrown out by the High Court.

Fly-posting penalty “Size?” That’ll be more than £8,000!

JD Sports have been ordered to pay more than £8,300, after admitting to five counts of fly-posting in Manchester city centre.

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