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Festival of Manchester celebrates city's communities

A fantastic free fiesta to finish off this year’s spectacular summer and celebrate everything that makes Manchester buzz will take over Platt Fields Park just before the end of the summer holidays.

Apply now for September 2019 secondary school places

It might be the summer holidays but parents are urged to turn their thoughts to school now to ensure they don't miss the deadline for applying for their child's secondary school place for next autumn.

All systems go for The Factory

The Factory – a nationally important cultural venue in the heart of Manchester – has today, Thursday 26 July, been given final approval by Manchester City Council’s planning committee.

Manchester children set to catch the reading buzz this summer

Children across Manchester will be inspired to fall in love with reading and writing this summer, thanks to a literacy-focused challenge and creative writing competition from the Read Manchester campaign and Bee in the City.

Nominations now open for Be Proud Awards 2018

Nominations are open for Manchester’s Be Proud Awards 2018, giving you the chance to see your local unsung heroes recognised for making Manchester a better, friendlier and more buzzing place to live.

£10,000 target for Big Change to change lives

A team from Manchester City Council’s Rough Sleeper team will be donning lycra and running shoes to tackle the Manchester Half Marathon this October to raise funds for a charity close to their hearts.

Council call for action against modern slavery

Manchester City Council is calling on the government to provide more support for the victims of modern slavery as it believes the support available is not sufficient and needs to go beyond what is currently offered.

Manchester to salute our Armed Forces

Thousands of people, of all ages, are set to show their appreciation and support for the Armed Forces and veterans with a host of fun activities in the city centre this weekend, on Saturday 30 June.

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