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News published November 2017

Augmented reality will immerse visitors in this year’s Manchester Christmas Markets

Futuristic tech will give the Christmas Markets a digital upgrade as a new augmented reality app is revealed for the first time at the festive attraction.

Funds now available for Manchester Arena survivors suffering psychological injuries as a result of being in the foyer during or immediately after the attack

A further round of payments totalling almost £3m has been released from the charity set up to help victims of the Manchester Arena attack.

Strengthening our approach to tackling homelessness

Manchester has strengthened its approach to tackling homelessness but will need to ramp up its work even further to address the challenges of forthcoming welfare and legislative changes.

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Civic dignitaries, servicemen and women, service and ex-service organisations, faith leaders and uniformed organisations, will take part in Manchester’s Remembrance Day procession and service.

Funding boost gives green light to Manchester's Civic Quarter Heat Network

Manchester City Council has secured £2.87m of grant funding from the Government’s national Heat Network Investment Project, for the Manchester Civic Quarter Heat Network.

Manchester shows why it’s the UK’s capital of Christmas following huge light switch-on show!

Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in the UK's Christmas capital.

Inspiral Carpets star named Creative Industries Guru at Central Library

A key member of one of Manchester’s most iconic indie bands is to host a series of free events geared towards helping more local people to break into the creative industries.

Bev flags flu message as branded cabs drive jab call across Greater Manchester

Councillor Bev Craig is the latest person to get on board with a dedicated campaign in a bid to drive more people in Greater Manchester to beat some of the winter blues with a single vaccination.

Sell-out run of behind-the-scenes Town Hall tours extended

New tours enabling people to experience rarely-seen parts of Manchester's magnificent Town Hall have been announced, ahead of its temporary closure in January 2018 for major works.

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