Work has now begun on a major improvement plan to Piccadilly Gardens, starting with the repair of the fountain.Read more
David Cameron’s decision to reject EU funds to tackle homelessness has been a disaster, a local MEP has said.
Speaking after new figures showed that rough sleeping in Greater Manchester has risen by 227% since 2010, North West MEP, Afzal Khan said that the Prime Minister should explain why in 2013 the UK rejected EU funds which could have helped.Read more
City centre parks have been given a spring clean, planters have been replanted and grot spots have been tackled as part of a package of Clean City funding secured by city centre councillors.Read more
Castlefield residents are being encouraged to respond to the city council's consultation on the Castlefield Neighbourhood Plan by ward councillors.Read more
The first phase of investment in new cycle parking in the city centre has been approved.
286 units holding 630 parking spaces will be installed across the city centre this spring thanks to funding secured by councillors from the Clean City programme.Read more
An ambitious strategy to ensure Manchester can build a minimum of 25,000 homes over the next decade was approved by the City Council’s executive this week.
Following a consultation, the Residential Growth Strategy sets out six priority themes for housing in the city that will ensure Manchester remains attractive and liveable – along with a detailed implementation plan that identifies priorities over the short to medium term.Read more
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
Plans recognising the potential of Manchester's parks as crucial assets at the heart of their communities were examined at a scrutiny meeting this week.
Manchester's emerging Parks Strategy will be designed with a focus on the needs of communities - and on how local people can become more involved.Read more
Councillors are calling for volunteers to help build our innovative new 'floating islands' which will be brightening up Bridgewater Basin this spring.Read more
Councillors welcome the launch of a new campaign to start a conversation with the public about shaping the future of health and social care in Greater Manchester.Read more