News published January 2020

Mancunians United on Holocaust Memorial Day

Councillor Rabnawaz Akbar

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day has encouraged Mancunians to ‘stand together’ in solidarity against all forms of division.

What does Manchester’s Gay Village mean to you? Council commissions review of historic neighbourhood

Canal Street in Manchester's Gay Village

The City Council has commissioned a review of the Gay Village to fully understand what the area means to local people, visitors and local businesses to inform how it can be protected in the future.

Message of solidarity to the Chinese city of Wuhan

Manchester City Council has sent a letter of support to it's Chinese sister city, Wuhan, following an outbreak of Coronavirus.

First Manchester City Council Leader's Vlog goes live

The Leader's Vlog.

January 2020 will see a new way for the residents of Manchester to learn about the decisions which are shaping the city.

Ofsted publish latest findings on Manchester children’s services

Executive Member for Children and Schools Councillor Garry Bridges

Ofsted have today (Tuesday 21 January 2020) published the findings of their most recent visit to Manchester children’s services.

Manchester pupils come together for Climate Change Action Summit

More than 300 pupils from schools across Manchester gathered for a special summit to have their concerns heard and develop new ideas for action on the issue of climate change.

Manchester named as an early adopter of Hackitt’s Grenfell building safety review

Manchester City Council has been named as one of the first local authority ‘early adopters’ of the Hackitt Review’s recommendations for building safety.

Manchester councillor shortlisted for national culture award

Councillor Luthfur Rahman, Manchester City Council's Executive Member for Skills Culture and Leisure has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award recognising his work as a champion of the arts.

Planning applications for Our Town Hall project approved

Plans for Manchester City Council’s once-in-a-lifetime project to refurbish, partially restore and upgrade the city’s iconic Town Hall have been approved.

Manchester to undertake major review of its local development plan

The overarching plan that sets out the key guidelines for all development across the city will be subject of a major review by the City Council.

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