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News published November 2015

Manchester to mark World AIDS day

Manchester will once again mark World AIDS Day by showing solidarity with all those living with HIV and remembering everyone who has lost their life to the virus.

Manchester Christmas markets aiming for best in Europe!

After being named in the top 10 best Christmas Markets in Europe for 2014, Manchester is now looking to take the top spot as voting for this year’s best opens next week.

Manchester’s State of the City 2015 report released

The annual report that details Manchester’s progress in terms of goals set by the city’s Community Strategy and against the national picture has been released online.

Flagship arts building for the North to be designed by world-leading architect

Rem Koolhaas’ Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has won the international competition to design The Factory Manchester, the city’s cutting-edge arts venue that will take a radically new approach to cultural production and performance. The project will be OMA's first major public building in the UK.

Experience the magic of Christmas at Heaton Park

Families are being invited to join in the magic of Christmas at Heaton Park this season.

Foster carers wanted to give chance of family life to vulnerable young people

Manchester City Council is currently looking to recruit an extra 50 foster carers over the coming months, and wants to hear from anyone who has room in their homes and their hearts to offer a loving home to a young person, and to give them the chance to experience the kind of celebrations and family life most of us take for granted.

Christmas Markets: Family-friendly festive zone promises fun for all

The Chrismas Markets Family Area in Cathedral Gardens

Cathedral Gardens has been reimagined as Manchester Christmas Market’s dedicated family area with incredible children’s entertainment and vintage fairground throughout the season.

Manchester City Council in a show of solidarity with France

Manchester City Council will devote the first part of its full council meeting (Wednesday 18 November) to demonstrating solidarity with Paris and the French people, condemning terror and restating Manchester's role as a city of peace.

Empty buildings opened up as overnight shelters for rough sleeper

The council is opening up empty buildings to be used as overnight shelters for the city’s rough sleepers.

Santa’s favourite Christmas Market is back!

The UK’s original, award winning Manchester Christmas Market is open to the public, with the biggest and best festive offering to date.

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