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Manchester welcomes Pulitzer prize winning photographer

Nick Ut, Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Carl Austin and Kim Phuc

World renowned photographer Nick Ut and the subject of his most famous photo Kim Phuc have been welcomed to Manchester by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Carl Austin during their first visit to the city.

Manchester raises the flag for Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Flag flys above Manchester Town Hall

The Lord Mayor marked the start of Manchester’s official celebration for Armed Forces Day with the raising of the armed forces flag at Manchester Town Hall on 22 June.

We were all GAME ON for Manchester Day

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to celebrate all things Manchester for the sixth Manchester Day celebration and its theme – GAME ON – with thousands more taking to twitter with #mcrday.

Big name sponsors are Game On for Manchester Day

Preparations are underway to transform Manchester once again into a massive carnival for the sixth Manchester Day – and some big names have signed up as proud sponsors of the event.

New leisure centre opens at Hough End

Work on the brand new Hough End Leisure Centre is reaching its final stages with the facility set to open its doors for the very first time on Monday 15 June 2015.

Manchester marks 70 years since VE Day

Manchester will celebrate the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday 8 May 2015 – which will mark 70 years since the end of the Second World War.