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Manchester Arena attack

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost loved ones or been injured and traumatised.

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News published May 2017

Great Manchester Run and Great CityGames go on as Manchester moves forward

Sir Richard Leese has hailed this weekend's Great CityGames and Great Manchester Run as a sporting show of defiance, as Manchester begins to move forward from the horrific attack at Manchester Arena.

Incredible £4.1m raised in 48 hours to support survivors of Manchester attack

Donations to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund have reached over £4 million.

Council leader and GM Mayor welcome MCFC and MUFC £1 million donation

A joint statement from Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham.

Manchester marks minute silence for victims of Arena attack

Manchester will hold a minute’s silence in St Ann's Square for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack on Thursday 25 May.

Statement from Sir Richard Leese

There has been a tremendous outpouring of grief, solidarity and support for everyone affected by this week’s tragic events and for this great city of Manchester.

The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched in partnership with the British Red Cross

Donate at, call 0300 456 4999, or at British Red Cross shops

Manchester pays its respects: 6pm vigil to be held in Albert Square tonight

Tonight, Manchester will stand united in a message of solidarity, sympathy and support to all those affected by last night’s Arena attack.

Incident at Manchester Arena

Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident. Our thoughts are with everyone affected"

Spice user banned from city centre after persistent abuse and threats to public

A Spice addict who threatened members of the public, begged aggressively and took drugs in front of shops has been given a two-year injunction banning him from the city centre and a suspended sentence

Registration reminder as deadline for General Election nears

A final reminder has been issued to Manchester people to make sure they are registered to vote in the impending General Election.

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