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Moston Lane big Christmas switch on

North Manchester is set to embrace the Christmas spirit on Saturday 22 November when its Christmas lights will illuminate the range of shops along Moston Lane.

Council's 2015-17 budget options published

Manchester City Council has published details of options to address an estimated funding shortfall of £59m in 2015/16, possibly rising to £91 million in 2016/17.

Christmas party is toast of the North West

Thousands flocked to the city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in the UK's Christmas capital.

Remembrance Sunday 2014

Civic dignitaries, servicemen and women, service and ex-service organisations, faith leaders and uniformed organisations, will take part in a Remembrance Day procession and service on 9 November 2014.

Hiroshima trees sprout hope and peace in Manchester

Wednesday 5 November is the 34th anniversary of Manchester becoming the world’s first nuclear free city, which placed it at the forefront of the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.

New leisure centre opens at Beswick community hub

Beswick Community Hub

The brand new East Manchester Leisure Centre has swung open its doors this week welcoming residents to take a dip in the new community swimming pool and make use of the state-of-the-art facilities.

Adoptive dad's plea for more adopters to come forward

An adoptive dad has shared his story about how he became a dad - hoping it will strike a chord with people who might have thought about adopting in the past but have not done anything about it.

Outreach libraries make their mark in the community

A report to Manchester City Council’s next Neighbourhoods Scrutiny committee meeting outlines the successful development of Manchester’s community outreach libraries over the last year.