News published January 2018

New hostel provides extra beds for homeless people

A hostel for homeless people opened its doors on Monday 22 January as part of Manchester City Council's commitment to reduce rough sleeping.

Community groups encouraged to apply now for share of city-wide events funding for 2018/19

Community groups across the city are being invited to apply now for a share of funding that has been put aside by the council to help support community events across the city in 2018/19.

homelessness prevention centre opens its doors

A new prevention centre will open today (Monday 15 January) to help people who have recently become homeless to turn their lives around.

Work and skills social media takeover to help local people into jobs and training

Work and skills are top of the agenda next week as the council mounts a social media 'takeover' of its social media channels to help Manchester people of all ages either get into a job now, or get the skills they need to take advantage of job opportunities in the future.

Last chance - don't miss the deadline to apply for your child's primary school place

Time is fast running out to apply for a primary school place for this September with a strict deadline of 5 pm this Monday 15 January.

Town Hall gears up for open day ahead of closure for major works

Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building will be given a rousing send-off on Sunday 14 January 2018 ahead of its temporary closure for work to safeguard, repair and partially restore it.

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