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On the spot fines handed to 250 litter bugs

Around 250 people who have been caught dropping litter in Manchester city centre have been slapped with on the spot fines in the first few weeks of a major crackdown.

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.