Manchester City Council's new City Centre Strategy debated by councillors at the Economy scrutiny committee.
The strategy sets out the council's long term ambitions for the city centre and follows a period of consultation with councillors, residents and other stakeholders.Read more
Manchester is one of two local authorities in the UK to map people at risk of gambling-related harm in their communities. This comes before a change to regulations on April 6th, which will require all gambling premises to prepare a local area risk assessment.Read more
A number of street sellers have been prosecuted for trading illegally in the city centre.
Illegal traders operating in the city centre have been ordered to pay a total of £4,000 and have seen thousands of items of stock seized as evidence.Read more
Councillors seek the views of residents to improve the city council's updated Licensing Policy.Read more
City centre councillor Kevin Peel launches a campaign to secure an innovative new solution to stop the problem of street urination.Read more
Manchester Labour councillors and local residents campaign against a new betting shop in the city centre
Manchester City Council has today joined forces with 92 authorities up and down the country calling on the government to halt the proliferation of high street bookies in local communities, following a campaign by your city centre Labour councillors.Read more
Manchester City Council has joined a growing chorus of councils across the country in backing Newham Council’s proposal to restrict fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs), the addictive roulette machines in betting shops that have been dubbed the “crack cocaine of gambling”.Read more
A premises licence variation has been received for Eleska's Bar & Restaurant on Dale Street.Read more
Councillors secure new conditions on Element licence as extension approved.
City centre councillors secured six additional conditions on the licence of Element on Albion Street (behind the Hacienda) at a hearing where an extension of the venue's opening hours was approved.Read more