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Ashton Old Road resurfacing work set to begin

  • Friday 18 September 2020

Work to resurface Ashton Old Road is set to start on Monday, as part of a major project to improve the standard of three key routes into Manchester city centre.

Culture minister invited to see Covid impact first-hand in Manchester

  • Tuesday 15 September 2020

The city council has sent a direct invitation to Culture Minister Caroline Dineage to come to Manchester and meet with culture leaders in the city to see for herself the scale of the problems still facing the sector, six months on from when they were forced to close their doors back in March.

More Manchester libraries set to reopen

  • Friday 11 September 2020

The phased reopening of Manchester’s libraries is set to continue, with 11 more facilities set to welcome visitors back from Monday 14 September.

Consultation to begin on the plan for Withington Village

  • Tuesday 8 September 2020

A draft regeneration plan for Withington Village that sets out the vision and development opportunities will be presented to a meeting of the executive ahead of full consultation on the proposals.

Friends of Philips Park Cemetery: Children grieve too

  • Thursday 3 September 2020
Friends of Philips Park Cemetery

In a touching gesture to children who have recently lost loved ones, community group Friends of Phillips Park Cemetery have set up a permanent feature where children can visit to grieve.

Central Library set to reopen on 20 August

  • Monday 17 August 2020

Manchester Central Library will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday 20 August - with limited capacity to enable social distancing and safety measures in place, to guard against the coronavirus.

Mixed results for A level students in city schools

  • Thursday 13 August 2020

Today has been an A level results day like no other as pupils at schools across Manchester have found out the grades they have been awarded through the national desktop exercise that was put in place instead of examinations this year.

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