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Law centre wins right to day in court against council

South Manchester Law Centre has won its right to a judicial review of Manchester City Council’s decision to end funding for specialist immigration ...

Law centre launches bid for legal challenge against council cuts

A nationally renowned law centre that has provided free and impartial legal advice to Manchester residents since the 70s is applying to take Manche...

It’s time the Council faced up to the ‘real Manchester’

In Manchester on Tuesday night thousands descended upon the city centre: some to loot, some to fight the police, some for the thrill. What happened...

New councillor profile-Grace Fletcher-Hackwood

In the third of our series of profiles of new councillors we feature Grace Fletcher-Hackwood who was elected as Labour member for Fallowfield. Grac...

New Councillor Profile-Chris Paul

In the second of Inside the M60′s profiles of new councillors elected to Manchester City Council-meet Chris Paul,Labour member for Withington...

A climate of exaggeration

The leader of Manchester City Council was not present at the Town Hall for the first Executive meeting since the local elections which took place l...

Mayor under fire after FOI request reveals £37K cost of reception

The last Mayor of Manchester,Cllr Mark Hackett, is underfire after it has been found out that he splashed £37,000 on a party last year. The inform...

Lib Dem Eakins to stand down at next year’s elections

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Northenden Martin Eakins has announced that he will not be seeking re election to the council at the next elections...

A damp squib-Traders disappointed over Manchester’s Spring Market

Traders at Manchester Spring Market have expressed disappointment with the event’s organisation. This is a guest post by Dave Doyle an MA Stu...

We have to be an effective opposition says Lib Dems new leader

Marc Romsbottom, may have accepted the poisoned chalice of being Manchester’s Lib Dems new leader,as one Labour councillor put it, but he is dete...

New Councillor profile-Kevin Peel

Inside the M60 begins today a series of profiles on the new councillors who were elected to the City Council. Today it is the turn of Kevin Peel wh...

Council executive meets to plan next move

With Sir Richard Leese off to Brazil for the C40 international environmental conference, Manchester City Council’s executive held its first offic...

Who killed Manchester’s chance of a steady-state economy?

Arwa Aburawa and Marc Hudson of Manchester Climate Fortnightly comment on the lack of progress in the steady-state economy report for Manchester. L...

Manchester Council executive meets

The executive of Manchester City Council met yesterday morning,its first meeting since last month’s local elections. On the agenda was the discus...

Manchester City Council invests £4.7m in inclusion centres

A new scheme from Manchester City Council is being set up to develop innovative inclusion centres that will offer support to young people strugglin...

Fate of Manchester Advice up for scrutiny

Councillors have referred the future of Manchester Advice for overview and scrutiny following the presentation of 4,000 signatures from six petitio...

Comment-Business as usual as the council returns for the start of a new year

It was first day back at school for the class of 96 (that seats by the way) as Manchester City Council returned for their first post election meeti...

Manchester Advice closure on the agenda as the council meets this morning for its AGM

This morning sees the annual general meeting of Manchester City Council. This is the first meeting since the local elections of two weeks ago and w...

Black bin collections halved as Manchester Council looks to save £12m

Manchester’s Black rubbish bins are to be collected fortnightly instead of weekly from the summer. The changes, introduced across south Manch...

BNP challenging for local seats again

Two years ago at the 2009 European elections, the spectre of the far right gaining a significant foothold in the UK’s electoral politics seemed a...

Manchester Liberal Democrats Facing Election Losses

Widespread anger over the coalition’s cuts mean the Liberal Democrats in Manchester and elsewhere are facing the prospect of important losses...

Council asks for your views on youth service cutbacks

In the face of cutbacks in spending,Manchester residents are being asked for their views on potential plans for youth services in the city. Proposa...

Three fined for letting their dogs wander free

Three  dog owners have been fined over £2000 for letting their dogs wander free in Manchester. 27 year old Kelly McGuire of Edale Avenue , Moston...

Britannia at loggerheads with Manchester council over former fire station

Britannia Hotels went head to head yesterday with Manchester City Council’s chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein in a furious row over the fu...

Anti-cuts meeting backs general strike and suggests salvation for local Sure Starts

Plans for a general strike were met with rousing support by anti-cuts group Manchester Coalition Against Cuts at a public meeting in the Northern Q...

Eviction for Longsight family who terrorised their neighbours

A Longsight family who subjected their community to years of antisocial and criminal behaviour have been evicted from their home after losing a leg...

147 candidates, 33 seats and 32 wards – Manchester’s local election candidates are declared

Candidates for Manchester’s Manchester’s local elections were declared yesterday, with 147 candidates from across 10 parties and a few inde...

The not-so-rosy future of East Manchester and regeneration

Regeneration company New East Manchester Ltd is about to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manchester City Council. But despite its chair and chi...

Tandy to stand down as Manchester’s director of culture

Manchester City Council’s director of culture Virginia Tandy is to leave the authority. Tandy was the director of Cornerhouse from 1994 to 19...

Hackney cabs, NHS and George Osborne – all in a day’s work for Manchester City Council

A meeting that started with a minute’s silence for the victims of the Japanese and New Zealand earthquakes finished in a procedural tangle. I...

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