manchester city council

19th May 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

empowerment in action: Fallowfield residents forge their community’s destiny

A new report by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) reveals that the cost-of-living crisis is driving graduates and apprentices to leave their jobs for better-paying opportunities.

16th May 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Chorlton library being brought back to its ‘heritage design’ as exciting plans are revealed

Chorlton library is currently undergoing major refurbishment to bring the building back to its original grandeur.

11th May 2024 | By Thomas Why

Council’s potential new scheme following controversial Withington low traffic trial

The council have confirmed that the low traffic neighbourhood scheme in Withington will not progress, replacing it with a proposed solution.

Sketch of how Copson Street in Withington could like with trees and added seating.

10th May 2024 | By Thomas Why

Withington community in favour of public square regeneration project

A council report has revealed that the Withington community are in favour of revitalising the public square, as investment has been approved.

Four tents in St. Peter's Square, Manchester with support messages for a ceasefire chalked on the wall.

24th April 2024 | By Matthew Barber

Tent protest for Gaza ceasefire in Manchester

A protest has started in Manchester with people camping out to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. The week-long protest began on the 23rd of March.

Mayoral candidates sitting at a table in the Manchester Evening News offices. From left to right: Hannah Spencer, Laura Evans, Andy Burnham, Dan Barker, and Jake Austin. Each candidate has a notebook, a mug, and a bottle of water. There is a yellow backdrop with the Manchester Evening News logo.

22nd April 2024 | By Leslie Kerwin

Mayoral elections: Greater Manchester candidates agree ‘a set of standards’ should be placed on student accommodation after election

Current Labour mayor Andy Burnham and the Liberal Democrats’ Jake Austin have confirmed student accommodation would be included on the Good Landlord Charter if they...

Chorlton roadworks

2nd April 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Businesses harmed in Chorlton by new cycleways

Roadworks still ongoing outside businesses on Manchester Road as footfall drops in Chorlton

Generic image of period products at the supermarket

19th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Manchester City Council launches period poverty campaign in libraries

Package for Val campaign is introduced in 18 libraries to combat period poverty in Manchester

Poster for International Womens Day

12th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Hulme Celebrates International Women’s Day with a health and wellbeing day

Women partake in a day filled with activities to help their mental health and wellbeing for International Women's Day in Hulme

22nd January 2024 | By Emmanuella Coffie

Campaign for Inclusion: Manchester People First Demands Equal Opportunities

Manchester People First, a self-advocacy group for individuals with learning disabilities, has called on Manchester City Council to take action in promoting equal rights and...

15th January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

New strategy put in place after youth homelessness rises 57% in the last five years

Help is being offered to young people in need of accommodation in new strategy

11th January 2024 | By Thomas Why

Historic Hulme pub to be brought back to ‘original grandeur’

The historic pub and music venue, previously known as the Junction Hotel on Rolls Crescent is set for a regeneration scheme for the first time following its closure in 2016.

8th January 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Redevelopment of Fallowfield campus deferred due to residents objection

A united decision defers the demolition of a popular student campus in South Manchester. Long-term residents and student are objecting the redevelopment of the campus...

8th January 2024 | By Osaro Ojo

Chanel’s Spectacular Métiers d’Art 2023/2024 Show showers Manchester hopes of economic boom

Manchester basked in Chanel’s 2023/2024 edition of Métiers d’Art show with council saying the show could bring an economic boom to the city  The deputy...

8th January 2024 | By Osaro Ojo

Manchester city welcomes 2024 new year with a spectacular firework amidst heavy downpour

Manchester City Council declares a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Castlefield Bowl on Liverpool Road for 2024. Councillor Pat Karney, the Christmas and New...

Socialist Alternative Protests - Credit Makenna Ali

6th December 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Local activists claim “the system is by nature divided by rich and poor and gender baselines”

Feminist Socialist Alternative took to Oxford Road in Manchester to mark the United Nation’s international day for the elimination of violence against women. Socialist Alternative...

1st December 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

Climate Emergency Manchester urge the council to ditch advertising high-carbon products

A Manchester-based activist group are putting pressure on the council to reduce the number of advertisements around the city centre promoting fossil fuel companies and...

Rough sleeper on steps. Photo Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

28th November 2023 | By Thomas Why

“The numbers are going up” as Manchester city council initiate winter plan to aid rough sleepers

Manchester city council have recently announced its plan to help people sleeping rough in Manchester this winter as number of rough sleepers rises.

Modern Slavery- Credit PA Images

19th November 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Modern Slavery is on the rise increasing homelessness in Manchester

Manchester Councillors have called for action to uncover modern slavery in the city as it is causing a rise in homelessness in Manchester. At a...

3rd November 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

Residents divided over new road safety measures announced by council

Manchester City Council has been granted new powers to improve road safety and congestion in Longsight. The rules will target motorists making illegal turns, as...