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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.

Drug dealers banned from Piccadilly Gardens

Six 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.

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.

Local Arctic Convoy veterans honoured

World War II veterans will be honoured at a special ceremony at Manchester Town Hall on Monday 13 October for their role in the Arctic Convoy – which transported crucial supplies to Russia.

Service marks relocation of Cenotaph

The Bishop of Manchester will lead a short service at 10am on Monday 6 October to mark the relocation of the city’s Cenotaph.

Central Library celebrates Black History Month

A month of activities celebrating the lives and achievements of both local communities and international heroes is planned at Central Library for this year’s Black History Month.

The future of leisure in Manchester

Leisure services and facilities across Manchester are set for dramatic improvement with the completion of three new leisure complexes and the awarding of a new contract to manage leisure centres.

St Peter's Square

Statement on St Peter's Square works so far.