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Manchester Culture Awards - finalists announced

Following a phenomenal response to the call for nominations for the first ever Manchester Culture Awards, details of the shortlisted nominees can now be revealed.

Update on Regent Road roadworks

A further element of major works designed to reduce congestion on the ring road around Manchester and Salford city centres will begin on Monday 8 October, as the project progresses.

Aggressive beggar jailed for flouting order

A persistent and aggressive beggar who verbally abused members of the public in Manchester city centre and Harpurhey has been jailed for six weeks for breaching a civil injunction order.

Thousands flock to first ever Festival of Manchester

What a day! The first ever Festival of Manchester had the crowds buzzing with laughter, excitement, and wonder during a day that saw more than 10,000 flock to Platt Fields Park for a late summer fiesta to showcase the very best of Manchester.

Update on homelessness challenge

An update report on the extensive work taking place to tackle homelessness in Manchester will be considered by a council scrutiny committee on Wednesday 5 September.

Festival of Manchester - countdown now on

The countdown is on to a fantastic free fiesta for all the family to round off this year's sizzling summer and celebrate everything that makes Manchester buzz.

Festival of Manchester celebrates city's communities

A fantastic free fiesta to finish off this year’s spectacular summer and celebrate everything that makes Manchester buzz will take over Platt Fields Park just before the end of the summer holidays.

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