Manchester City Council

King Cotton

Before I get on to that theme, I want to say something about the shocking arson attack on the Nasrat Mosque in Newton Heath. Our sympathies both with the congregation and the local community, but also, for all of us, a reinforcement of the need to take a strong line against extremism of any sort whoever it is aimed at, and to work even harder to build strong communities that stand together.

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The Deep South

Otherwise known as Wythenshawe. Went down to Etrop Court in the town centre yesterday to join a South Neighbourhood Team meeting and had a really good hour with them. Geographically they cover a pretty big chunk of the city, stretching from Whalley Range and Fallowfield south to the Cheshire East border, so even in a good hour they only had time to give me a few snapshots of their work, whilst at the same time, leaving a good chunk of time for discussion.

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Party Skills for the End of the World

Friday 7th July, 2017

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