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News published April 2016

Blue badge fraudster ordered to pay almost £700

A driver has been prosecuted for attempting to gain free parking by using her disabled son’s blue badge.

Manchester recognised for innovative architecture

Buildings across Manchester have been recognised for the quality of their world class design by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Private hire driver fined almost £1,000 after ignoring council officers

A private hire driver has been fined nearly £1,000 for failing to wear the correct identification and refusing to cooperate with Manchester City Council licensing officers.

Join the Somme100 Pals and take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience

On 1 July 2016, Manchester will host the national commemoration of the hundred-year anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.

£500 fine for unregulated city centre collection

A man has been fined £500 for conducting a charity collection in Manchester city centre without permission.

Manchester to light beacon in celebration of Queen’s 90th birthday

Manchester will join national celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday by lighting a beacon to mark the occasion.

Only days to go - Manchester local elections voter deadline approaches

There are just days remaining until the deadline for Manchester residents to make sure they are registered to vote in next month’s local elections.

Amazing images from Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic 'Endurance' expedition exhibited at Central Library

One of the greatest ever photographic records of human survival is to be exhibited for free at Central Library.