Manchester Council Articles

Bin strikes called off after pay rise of 11-22% agreed

Bin strikes called off after pay rise of 11-22% agreed

Rubbish mayhem has been avoided after an agreement on terms with unions
Impossible task of Manchester’s ‘Good Employment Charter’

Impossible task of Manchester’s ‘Good Employment Charter’

Joe Manock discusses the difficulty of protecting workers rights in an increasingly precarious job market.
New London style congestion zone in talks for Manchester

New London style congestion zone in talks for Manchester

The change could mean imposing a charge on vehicles driving into the city centre
Greater Manchester rallies calls to combat Hate Crime

Greater Manchester rallies calls to combat Hate Crime

Greater Manchester encouraged citizens to combat prejudice and reduce hate crime, alongside police efforts
Manchester’s housing crisis: Is gentrification ripping the soul out of the former Cottonopolis?

Manchester’s housing crisis: Is gentrification ripping the soul out of the former Cottonopolis?

Proposals to build a 35-storey tower bloc, dubbed the ‘Flintoff Towers’ by local residents, have been turned down by Manchester councillors after fears it would have a ‘disastrous’ impact on the Castlefield Conservation area
Historic buildings in the Northern Quarter ‘under threat’

Historic buildings in the Northern Quarter ‘under threat’

Manchester City Council has been accused of ignoring the necessary restoration of culturally significant buildings to make way for luxury apartments
Manchester council plans to build ‘Tower of Light’

Manchester council plans to build ‘Tower of Light’

The tower will be part of the £18 million Manchester Civic Quarter Heat Network project, aimed to be environmentally friendly energy solution for the city centre

11 PM booze ban proposed for the Ancoats area

The early curfew for licensed venues is an attempt to make the area more resident friendly

The Piccadilly wall is coming down

As part of a £10million plan, Piccadilly Gardens will be regenerated and the grey wall surrounding the Gardens will be demolished

Manchester City Council opens its doors to the homeless

Manchester City Council is putting steps in place as numbers of rough sleepers continues to rise

Council plans to cut Sure Start

The future of Sure Start – the government initiative which aims to support families with young children – is under threat following proposals by council officials to close all council run nurseries and day care services in Manchester. If approved, the councils plan would end local authority funding for day care in children’s centres and […]

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