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Summer Festival of Markets

The Summer Festival of Markets is set to transform St Ann's Square this September with a selection of local traders, an exciting programme of live entertainment and a variety of cafes and bars.

Alexandra Park celebrates its transformation

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Sue Cooley will mark the astounding rejuvenation of Alexandra Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2pm on Sunday 31 August 2014.

Manchester pupils celebrate GCSE results

Manchester's youngsters are celebrating as provisional results show that 51 per cent of students achieved five or more GCSE grades A*- C including English and maths.

Young entrepreneur in the running for £10,000 prize

Young entrepreneurs have gone head-to-head in Wythenshawe to compete for a place in the national final of TestTown, the UK’s biggest initiative to help young people bring their energy and ideas to the country’s high streets.

Where there’s blame, there’s a fine

A compensation company discovered where there’s blame there’s a fine when they were ordered to pay more than £9,000 for illegally putting up adverts across Manchester.

Wythenshawe TestTown finalists revealed

A silversmith, fashion designers and a maker of 'hibiscus cola' will be among the young entrepreneurs to test out their retail schemes for real on Wythenshawe high street this week.

Manchester welcomes UK Recovery Walk to the city

Local people recovering from addiction to alcohol or drugs are being encouraged to get involved in the annual UK Recovery Walk which is being held in Manchester later this year.