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St Ann's Square set for a vintage week

St Ann’s Square will become a city centre hotspot for cool kids and trend-setters when it hosts its first ever Vintage and Fashion Week.

Drug dealers banned from Piccadilly Gardens

Three drug dealers have been banned from Piccadilly Gardens and surrounding streets as part of ongoing work to crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre.

Manchester set to celebrate its love of football

Manchester is in the running to be the first ever City of Football and to celebrate our love of the game Friday 12 September will see Cathedral Gardens packed with footie-fans for a fun filled day.

Manchester’s cenotaph relocation complete

The sensitive relocation of the cenotaph from St Peter’s Square to its new location in front of the Cooper Street entrance to the town hall has been completed.

New football pitch unveiled at Ten Acres Lane

Ten Acres Lane Sports Centre, Newton Heath, will see its new full 3G football pitch officially opened on Saturday 6 September at 9am by Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Paul Murphy.

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.

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.