Ban on new home short-term or sub-lets trialled in Manchester  BBC News

A scheme to stop new home owners sub-letting or offering short-term lets is being trialled in Manchester. Those purchasing one of 300 new-builds in Brunswick ...


The worst places in Manchester city centre for sex attacks, robberies and break-ins have been revealed  Manchester Evening News

"These figures show the impact of savage government cuts to police and wider services that keep Mancunians safe"


Christopher Eccleston: Actor in Greater Manchester park litter rant  BBC News

Christopher Eccleston says he hoped "nature takes its revenge" on those who litter in Heaton Park.


Why people will be stopped from buying any of the 1,000 new homes on a Manchester estate to let on Airbnb  Manchester Evening News

Officials fear Brunswick - a £100m PFI project that started in 2013 - could be targeted by investors looking to cash in on the city's booming short-term letting ...


The east Manchester revolution that's got the Arena and Arndale worried  Manchester Evening News

There's been a flood of objections from local people to the idea of a new concert venue next to Manchester City's stadium - and it's not the only controversial ...


'Planet B is not an option' - Manchester Council declares climate emergency  Manchester Evening News

It means the town hall will take climate change into account in all of its decisions following the vote, which could also see the council bringing forward its ...


Manchester is so congested, so manic, the mayor reckons we need an underground tube system  Manchester Evening News

The mayor said the city is so congested - and land at such short supply - that the only solution is a 'tunnel system across the city...CrossRail for Manchester'


Council to revise design of Peterloo Memorial after outcry  Manchester Evening News

Manchester Council have said they will revise the design of the Peterloo Memorial following an outcry from campaigners it was not accessible for disabled ...


Manchester declares 'Climate Emergency' as Leeds bolsters net-zero preparations  edie.net

Manchester City Council has become the latest local authority to formally declare a 'Climate Emergency', placing it among a coalition of more than 100 others ...


Campaign against Eastlands arena 'misleading'  Place North West

Manchester City Council has called a campaign against the Eastlands regeneration framework by Manchester Arena operator SMG “very misleading”, while ...


Council wants to turn the former Ancoats shopping centre into a huge car park  Manchester Evening News

The long-term goal is to develop on the site, but campaigners say council bosses 'need to justify why they are putting profit ahead of more pollution on that road'


Manchester City Council asked to declare a 'climate emergency'  ITV News

Manchester City Council is being formally asked to declare a 'climate emergency' when all 96 councillors meet later. If passed, it'll mean future decisions made ...


GALLERY | Details revealed of next phase of First Street  Place North West

Ask Real Estate and Whitbread have revealed details of the next phase of development at Manchester's First Street, set to deliver 600,000 sq ft of offices, and ...


PLANNING | High Street returns to committee  Place North West

CEG's High Street, MEPC's 4 Angel Square, and Agecroft's proposals for Thomas Street are to be discussed at Manchester City Council's planning committee ...


Manchester scheme teaching English to non-native speakers expands across the UK  Manchester Evening News

Talk English was developed by Manchester Adult Education *Service* and takes learners out of the classroom into their local communities.


Holidaymakers will be flocking to stay on Manchester council estates this summer - this is why  Manchester Evening News

The council commissioned a report to find out how Airbnb is affecting the city - and the findings were eye-opening.


Want to be the Lord Mayor of Manchester's driver and attendant? The council are hiring  Manchester Evening News

Will you be driving Manchester City Council's Lord Mayor to all of his important engagements?


Why Moss Side's new homes are being advertised as 'Whalley Range'  Manchester Evening News

Hundreds of new properties are on the way. Who are they for and where are they really?


Manchester to unveil Mahatma Gandhi statue  Place North West

A 9ft bronze statue of Indian civil rights activist and leader Mahatma Gandhi has been proposed for outside Manchester Cathedral. The planning application was ...


Hundreds sign petition opposing Fred Done's Northern Quarter tower  Manchester Evening News

"Does the council flog off some of the last, democratically-controlled land in the city centre for a billionaire's vanity project, or does it listen to local people?"


Exclusive look at new Lakeside Adventure play area opening at Heaton Park next week  Manchester Evening News

The finishing touches are being put to the woodland play area near the park's boating lake.


Apartment blocks proposed for Chorlton  Place North West

A planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council to build two blocks of flats at 421 Barlow Moor Road in Chorlton. The plan includes the ...


Multi-service hub moves forward in Gorton  Place North West

An image has been revealed of a proposed health and community hub in Gorton, ahead of a consultation event taking place later today. Discussions are ...


Manchester Council responds to new arena report | Granada - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Granada stories, Manchester Council responds to new arena report on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Granada news.


Ground broken on Manchester heat network  Place North West

Vital Energi has started on site with the £20m Civic Quarter Heat Network being built in Manchester city centre to supply buildings such as the Town Hall ...


Police seize £4million of fake sports gear during huge raid in Strangeways  Manchester Evening News

More than 90 officers and staff executed a planned warrant at Lawrence House this morning.


'We just need more houses', says Manchester council leader  Manchester Evening News

Plans to change housing allocation rules won't make a difference if the housing stock doesn't increase, Sir Richard Leese has warned.


Manchester tower block residents to sue in fire safety row  The Guardian

Residents of more than a dozen Manchester tower blocks are to sue the government for failing to protect them from fire amid rising frustration that thousands of ...


Revealed: Manchester City Council failed to collect nearly £70MILLION in council tax since 2010  Mancunian Matters

The amount uncollected soared from £2.4million to £14.2million a year during the nine year period, rising consistently and spiking most markedly between ...


Fallowfield Loop cycling route blocked by 'huge mountain of stinking waste'  BBC News

A "mountain of stinking waste" at least 10ft (3m) high has blocked a major cycling route in Greater Manchester. Stockport Council and the Environment Agency ...


New equipment to beat vandals  Salford City Council

Council patrols regularly fish out and replace life rings which vandals throw into the water – despite warnings that the practice is putting lives at risk. Now the ...


This is what it was like to live in lost Manchester council estate Kennet House  Manchester Evening News

Sat alongside the coal mines, factories and terrace houses of soot-blackened, early 20th Century Manchester, Kennet House was a council estate unlike any ...


More parking fines are handed out in Manchester than anywhere else in country  Manchester Evening News

The town hall raked in £12m after fining motorists for offences such as parking, misusing a bus lane or turning right illegally.


Tragedy of Manchester's homeless deaths 'directly linked to deepest council cuts'  Manchester Evening News

The city recorded the highest number of deaths in 2017, while the council - which has responsibility for homelessness - has seen a budget cut of more than three ...


Council turns to 'hybrid grass' to solve Piccadilly Gardens problem  Place North West

Manchester City Council has announced a pilot scheme which will see a section of Piccadilly Gardens sown with reinforced 'hybrid' turf, designed to withstand ...


People who don't pay their council tax could have it taken directly from their wages  Manchester Evening News

Manchester and Salford council are to trial a new scheme to help recover some of the £20m of tax they lost last year.


More misery for motorists as new city centre roadworks start this month  Manchester Evening News

There will be even more roadworks in Manchester city centre soon with a major project to reduce congestion on the Mancunian Way starting this month.


Driver says he shouldn't have got a parking ticket in Manchester city centre - because he was going to church  Manchester Evening News

David Addison called the council "faithless" for their decision to issue him a parking ticket as he attended Sunday *service*.


Galliford Try picked for council housing  Place North West

Manchester City Council has selected Galliford Try Partnerships to deliver 75 council homes in the north of the city. Galliford Try Partnerships will work with ...


Manchester City Council set to declare 'climate emergency'  Mancunian Matters

Manchester City Council is set to declare a climate emergency in an upcoming debate this week. The motion, to be considered at the meeting of the full council ...


Why the massive plans for Great Ancoats Street are causing a huge row  Manchester Evening News

The city council are spending £9.1m turning a stretch of the ring road into a 'European style boulevard' - but some say the plans are 'pandering' to drivers.


Health and care champions celebrate at Greater Manchester awards night  Manchester Evening News

Around 250 guests heard about the tremendous work of more than 30 shortlisted candidates who make a huge difference and impact.


The city that makes over £12m profit from issuing the most parking fines revealed  Mirror Online

Manchester City Council has topped the chart of issuing the most parking tickets in the country after making a £12 million profit from the penalty charges last year ...


The 'Manchester Airport Meet and Greet' parking company and the 'missing BMW'  Manchester Evening News

Meet and Greet Manchester Airport Parking is now called Meet and Greet Manchester Airport Services. But it's still got no official link with Manchester Airport.


​ EXCLUSIVE: Greater Manchester to declare a climate emergency  Local Government Chronicle

Combined authority to join more than 150 councils that have now committed to taking action on climate change.


Bury council leader to step down - and work for Birmingham City Council  Manchester Evening News

The leader of Bury council is to quit - to take up a job with Birmingham City Council. Councillor Rishi Shori will work for the leader of the West Midlands council, ...


Chapel Street works could cause EIGHT months of ‘major disruption’  Manchester Evening News

Salford council are expected to approve the £500000 contract next week.


Alliance buys in Manchester  Place North West

Property Alliance Group has acquired a 29,000 sq ft building in Manchester city centre for £7.5m. Located on King Street West, close to Spinningfields' Bridge ...


The seven major projects reshaping Manchester  Manchester Evening News

Plans for thousands of homes, a new digital media campus near Strangeways and a multi-million pound health and community hub in Gorton have been ...


Community centres 'could fold' after half a million axed by council  Manchester Evening News

The cash is used for the upkeep of 11 centres in Rochdale.


People are still stealing metal grid covers in Wigan - and it has cost the council £20k  Manchester Evening News

More than 180 gullies have disappeared over the last year.


'Play fair on clean air', Greater Manchester tells government  AirQualityNews

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has urged the government to back its clean air proposals with funding or risk hitting the city region's ...


Winners of regional construction awards revealed  Place North West

The winners of the 13th annual North West Regional Construction Awards were announced on Friday in Liverpool. Over 400 guests attended the awards ...


Holiday makers across the world 'flocking to stay in British council estates'  Mirror Online

Tourists visiting the UK are choosing to stay in properties further out of town as opposed to forking out for expensive hotel rooms, according to research.


PLANNING | Arundel Street and Back Turner Street approved  Place North West

Two previously-refused schemes, Logik's tower at Arundel Street and Salboy proposals at Back Turner Street, won approval at Manchester City Council's ...


Manchester's historic Ducie Bridge pub could soon be gone forever  Manchester Evening News

The pub, on Corporation Street on the edge of the city centre, would make way for a new office block as part of the NOMA development.


The housing nightmare that has seen this mum 'hit rock bottom'  Manchester Evening News

'My partner is scared of leaving me on my own because he thinks I'm going to do something stupid'


Short-term let ban to be trialled on Manchester council estate  Short Term Rentalz

UK: The Manchester Evening News has revealed the city's council is to trial a scheme preventing people buying any of 1000 new homes on an estate to let on ...


How to get the £150 School Uniform Grant for your child before it's too late  Manchester Evening News

The School Uniform Grant is disappearing fast - but there are places where you can still get one.


Manchester canal deaths: Barriers installed to prevent future drownings  BBC News

Nick Pope, whose son Charlie died when he fell into a canal last year, hopes fences will save lives.


Question raised over whether arms made in Oldham are 'being used in Gaza'  Manchester Evening News

Oldham council is 'not aware' if an Israeli-owned factory based in the town is producing 'weapons' being used in Gaza, a town hall meeting was told.


13,000 enquiries for just 18 homes amid housing crisis  Manchester Evening News

The town hall in Oldham is to start building its own council homes once again 'against the odds', and is aiming to cut the numbers of dilapidated and poor quality ...


Call for new PM to make homelessness an urgent priority  About Manchester

More than 300 children face becoming homeless during the school holidays this summer as a result of the housing crisis, the equivalent to a primary school's ...


Dirty streets and a financial crisis - the next city council chief executive needs to love us enough to stay  Birmingham Live

Chief executive Dawn Baxendale is leaving Birmingham City Council after just 16 months. The hunt for her replacement begins - let's make sure it's someone ...


Bus firms go to war with Andy Burnham - warning of ‘massive’ council taxpayer bill for regulation plans  Manchester Evening News

Stagecoach and other operators have come out fighting after the mayor announced Greater Manchester's plan to press ahead with franchising.


Baguley pub saved as demolition plans refused  Place North West

The Black Boy on Bowland Road has been given a reprieve after Manchester City Council refused a planning application to demolish the pub and replace it with ...


Greater Manchester Update | Summary, slides + photos  Place North West

Emerging masterplans, the next phase of growth for Greater Manchester's towns, and upcoming city centre development hotspots were all in focus at this Place ...


The ENORMOUS pile of rubbish making cyclists' lives a bit of a smelly nightmare  Manchester Evening News

Stockport council chiefs say they want to bring those responsible to justice after the dangerous pile of burnt household waste was discovered by stunned ...


Stockport as you've never seen it before  Manchester Evening News

It's the latest step in the town's development 'revolution'


Student who 'nearly died' after drinking cocktail at Manchester restaurant Rosso calls for change in law  Manchester Evening News

Amelia Bates was rushed to hospital after taking one sip of a fancy cocktail at Rio Ferdinand's Rosso bar and restaurant.


Stockport Council launches consultation on plans for 3500 town centre homes  About Manchester

Stockport Council has today launched a public consultation on a draft regeneration masterplan which sets out plans for up to 3,500 new homes in Stockport ...


Watch Lamborghini and McLaren roar down Deansgate as police and council slam 'boy racers'  Manchester Evening News

A 'large number' of supercars were spotted doing laps around Manchester city centre over the weekend - authorities weren't impressed.


All the historic planes at Manchester's Science and Industry Museum could be on the move  Manchester Evening News

It has raised questions about the much-loved air and space hall.


Manchester​ Council wrong to welcome undercover sex tapes say Lib Dems  Manchester Gazette

The Liberal Democrats have said Manchester City Council is wrong to welcome undercover video footage from the anti-strip club campaign group Not Buying It.


Nominations for Be Proud awards 2019 are now open  Manchester Evening News

It's time for the people of Manchester to nominate their community heroes for the annual awards that recognise their passion for making Manchester a better ...


The huge, derelict shopping centre in Ancoats has disappeared - it's all a little eerie  Manchester Evening News

A huge, derelict shopping centre on the edge of Manchester city centre has now been demolished - to pave the way for new offices. Manchester council made a ...


Manchester news LIVE: Latest breaking stories, crime, traffic and travel updates  Manchester Evening News

Follow our daily blog to get the latest breaking news in your area and information from the M62, M60, M56, Metrolink and trains from today. Share. By. Alexandra ...


Four more people arrested after 'machete and baseball bat rampage' in Rochdale  Manchester Evening News

A mobile police station has also been set up in Greave this morning as officers increase patrols.


The number of homeless people living in Manchester's B&Bs has rocketed another two thirds since December  Manchester Evening News

Soaring demand for homeless services, largely due to rents everywhere in the city outstripped housing benefit, means the town hall is struggling more than ever ...


Pilot scheme launched to help recover millions in unpaid council tax  Salford City Council

Salford City Council and Manchester City Council are part of a group of 29 local authorities asked to be part of the trial working with the Department of Work and ...


'This club was a lifeline to me when my wife died - it literally saved my life'  Manchester Evening News

The Boddan Lodge has been at the heart of the community for over 50 years and is one of the very few centres in Salford offering a wide range of social and ...


How a council was duped into paying £440k for a fake Egyptian statue  Manchester Evening News

Master forger Shaun Greenhalgh, who created fakes in his garden shed, has returned to Bolton Museum to say sorry.


Faithful+Gould expands into Liverpool  Place North West

Project management company Faithful+Gould has expanded its North West presence to include a Liverpool office, alongside Manchester and Warrington.


Tour of Britain: Manchester to host the finale of country's biggest cycling race  Manchester Evening News

And locals are being asked to leave their mark along the route with 'land art' which can be seen from the sky.


Stockport, Oldham, Wigan, Trafford and Bolton councils could get £25m each for their high streets  Manchester Evening News

Stockport, Oldham, Wigan, Stretford and Farnworth have all made the final 50 of towns picked to go through to the second phase of the Future High Streets Fund.


The latest chapter in the never-ending Greater Manchester wheelie bin saga  Manchester Evening News

Things are apparently 'Dickensian' in one town following the switch to 'slim bins'


Manchester showcases car-free Albert Square  Place North West

The city council has revealed further images of an expanded and pedestrianised Albert Square, due to be delivered as part of the £330m refurbishment of the ...


Council leader's ambition for Rochdale to become a university town  Manchester Evening News

He believes the connections are already in place that could see his vision of Rochdale as a seat of learning become a reality.


Northern: 'Trains to Manchester airport are underused'  NW Evening Mail

DAILY direct train services linking Barrow with Manchester Airport are not being used enough by passengers, a meeting has heard.


What will happen to derelict hotel every Rochdale person will know  Manchester Evening News

The derelict building is located in Drake Street, near the train station.


How will Cheshire's town centres survive the next decade?  Cheshire Live

Cheshire collectively seems to be an aspirational theme park of big ideas and good intentions but if local people aren't shopping in their town centres - they will ...


More planned cycle lanes across Greater Manchester revealed  Manchester Evening News

Another 13 new proposed 'bee line' routes will go before council leaders tomorrow. If built, they would take the mayor's cycle network to 1800 miles.


GMP are collecting evidence against children protesting about climate change  Manchester Evening News

Organisers, students and parents feel the policing around the YouthStrike4Climate protests has been 'ramped up' and is putting people off from taking part.


What people living near Manchester City think about how the area has changed  Manchester Evening News

'I feel like more and more our lives are being dictated when we were here first'


Locals wishes answered as council land to be sold for affordable homes in Irlam  Manchester Evening News

The land has been up for sale since 2013 and pending planning approval, the brownfield land should be sold to housing developers Seddon Homes who are ...


Three things noticed as Manchester United train at National Stadium in Singapore ahead of Inter Milan clash  Manchester Evening News

Man Utd trained at the National Stadium in Singapore ahead of their pre season fixture against Inter Milan on Saturday night.


Trafford Council begins legal process to evict travellers on John Leigh Park  Altrincham Today

Trafford Council has “started the legal process” to evict a group of travellers which has set up camp in John Leigh Park. The group arrived on Monday night and ...


Free and cheap things to do with the kids in Manchester this summer  Manchester Evening News

Keeping the kids entertained isn't cheap, which is why we've been on the hunt for free and cheap activities and events for children of all ages to enjoy.


Manchester City Council wants to become a national living wage employer  TheMayorEU

Manchester's local government is aiming to be recognized as a living wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.


New 'L shaped' housing estate on old car park will 'not be attract crime'  Manchester Evening News

The new homes will be located close to the junction of Gregge Street and Victoria Street.