£18m wiped from Manchester's highways budget despite roads being worst in over two decades

Botched plans mean Manchester Council will underspend on repairing the city's roads by nearly £18m, the Liberal Democrats have revealed today.

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Best for Britain and John Leech call on Council to support Brexit deal referendum

National campaign group Best for Britain and Manchester's Opposition Leader, John Leech, are calling on the City Council to pass an official policy motion in support of a people's vote on the Brexit deal.

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Manchester's Christie Hospital to begin groundbreaking proton beam cancer treatment

Hundreds of cancer patients will benefit from a groundbreaking radiotherapy treatment at Manchester’s Christie Hospital which was one of two sites to share a proton-beam therapy investment announced by the Coalition Government.

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Council's flagship venue blasted for "fundamental lapse in design oversight"

Manchester Council has been blasted for a what appears to be a complete oversight in plans for disabled access within the flagship Factory arts centre.

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Young people leaving care in Manchester to be exempt from Council Tax up to age 25

Manchester Council's Executive today agreed to give young people living in Manchester who have previously been in care a discount of 100% on their council tax until they turn 25.

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Manchester Council sinks £9m of public money into collapsed racing tracks and is now spending more

Manchester Council will sink a further £85,000 of public money into the failing Belle Vue racing tracks which has already eaten up more than £9m.

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"Huge win for local businesses" as McDonald's withdraw application for drive-thru in Didsbury

McDonald's have today given up hope of building a new drive-thru outlet in the heart of Didsbury after a community campaign has proved successful.

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Manchester hangs head in shame on World Refugee Day - Opposition Leader

The Leader of the Opposition in Manchester has said the city should "hang its head in shame" today, World Refugee Day.

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#WorldRefugeeDay: Find your councillor's record

In 2016, John Leech uncovered that Manchester hadn't accepted a single Syrian refugee including children, under the government's resettlement scheme despite the war-torn region enduring one of the worst crises for decades.

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Open Letter to Christopher Chope

Dear Chris Chope,

We are writing to you on behalf of our constituents in Manchester, and on behalf of the opposition group on Manchester City Council.

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