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News published February 2016

New cycle-safe bin lorry introduced in Manchester

A new bin wagon designed to improve safety for cyclists is to be trialled on the streets of Manchester.

Manchester Place forges on as Chief Exec returns to HCA

After completing a 12-month secondment to head-up Manchester Place, Deborah McLaughlin has now returned to her role at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Businesses urged to support homelessness fund after generous donations roll in


Free parking for Chinese New Year visitors

Shoppers and people visiting Manchester city centre for this weekend’s Chinese New Year celebrations will be able to park for free.

Athlete urges Greater Manchester to stop hate crime

A former international wheelchair fencer is helping launch this year’s Greater Manchester hate crime awareness week.

Have your voice heard at Manchester's LGBT Question Time

An open event at Manchester Town Hall will give attendees the opportunity to become involved in a Question Time style debate on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues.

Manchester's Libraries become Greater with access to millions more books for members

Manchester library users will soon be able to borrow books from other libraries across the region, thanks to a new initiative launching on National Libraries Day.

Landlord ordered to pay more than £12,000 for breaking management regulations

A landlord has been ordered to pay £12,400 after breaching management regulations.

Lord Mayor thanks older residents for their contribution to the city

Lord Mayor's tea party

The vital contribution made by older people to Manchester was celebrated and acknowledged at a special event at Manchester Town Hall on Friday 29 January.