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
Thousands of litterbugs have been given on-the-spot fines, and dozens left with criminal records, as part of our continued crackdown on littering.
Around 2,200 people have now been given fines since a team of city-centre litter busters starting work at the end of last year.Read more
Manchester wants to end hate crime by building on the City's reputation for celebrating diversity. You can help do this by holding an event or activity in your neighbourhood during Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015. Events should raise awareness of hate crimes and encourage reporting.Read more
Usdaw member and city centre councillor Kevin Peel backs Usdaw's Freedom from Fear campaign as Respect for Shopworkers week kicks off.Read more
Manchester Lesbian & Gay Chorus take to the trams to sing following a recent homophobic attack in Piccadilly Gardens.Read more
Six drug dealers have been banned from Piccadilly Gardens and surrounding streets as part of ongoing work to crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre.Read more
Greater Manchester Police were out in force on Monday 20th October to launch a new campaign that focuses on raising awareness of better road user behaviour, including attitudes towards cycling.Read more
Councillors welcome ASBO excluding Katie Leighton from the city centre following 12 month campaign of terror.
Persistent public nuisance Katie Leighton has been banned from entering the city centre after Manchester Magistrates Court granted an Interim Anti-Social Behaviour Order on the request of Manchester City Council and GMP's City Centre team.Read more
Three drug dealers have been banned from Piccadilly Gardens and surrounding streets as part of ongoing work to crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre.Read more