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Manchester German Christmas Markets on Albert Square in front of the landmark Town Hall

Photo Gallery: Manchester Santa through the ages

December 2, 2019 No Comments

Love him or loathe him, Zippy Santa’s absence from Manchester’s Albert Square has been noticeable.

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Trailblazing: the UK’s first LGBT retirement community will be in Manchester

February 16, 2019 Comments Off on Trailblazing: the UK’s first LGBT retirement community will be in Manchester

“I think there has been some nervousness from some as to how it will be received,” says Councillor Bev Craig about the LGBT retirement community due to open in Manchester in 2020.

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Manchester Day 2017, image by Simon Waugh

Photo Gallery: Manchester Day 2017

June 19, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Day 2017

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets on Sunday June 18 to experience the city-wide celebration of Manchester with this year’s theme – ABRACADBRA.

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Manchester Town Hall ceiling, image by Manchester Town Hall press office

Northern Soul goes behind the scenes of Manchester’s iconic Town Hall ahead of its closure

May 2, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul goes behind the scenes of Manchester’s iconic Town Hall ahead of its closure

If you’ve never experienced Manchester Town Hall beyond seeing it as a fancy backdrop to a boozy visit to the Christmas markets then it’s well worth a proper visit – but you will need to be quick about it.

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Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, talks to Northern Soul

December 1, 2014 Comments Off on Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, talks to Northern Soul

As I picked my way through the rubble and surveyed the ruins of the city centre, I wondered how on earth Manchester would rebuild itself, how it would recover from the largest bomb ever detonated in peacetime Britain.

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