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Manchester residents among the most active in England

New figures have revealed that Manchester resident’s are some of the most active in the country and that year on year more people are regularly taking part in sport across the city. The findings come from Sport England’s national Active People Survey, the largest sports and recreation survey of its kind ever carried out in Europe. The Active People Survey has shown that 43.4 per cent of Manchester residents take part in at least 30 minutes of sport or active recreation per week – well above the national average of…

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Kirklees Council reach final in National ‘GO’ Awards – shortlisted for Carers Count

Kirklees Council have achieved finalist status in the GO Small Business / Third Sector Engagement Initiative of the Year Award. The awards recognise excellence in buying and providing public services and the Council’s Commissioning and Health Partnerships team won finalist status due to the innovative way it worked with the Third Sector when commissioning Carers Count and the success Carers Count has achieved supporting unpaid carers. Carers Count gives help and support to adults in Kirklees who give time and energy, without being paid, to look after an adult family…

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Reach for the Stars at Eureka!

Ever wondered what it’s like to live and work in outer space? Blast off to Halifax this February half term to join the crew of Space Station Eureka! as the family attraction gets ready for a week of space exploration as part of their Reach for the Stars event running from 14 to 22 February 2015. To make the event even more of a blast, visitors arriving after 2pm on weekdays (Monday 16 – Friday 20 February) will receive 15% off the price of admission, with opening hours extended ‘til…

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Hundreds gather outside City Hall for Candlelit Vigil

Over 300 people from all faiths and backgrounds gathered outside City Hall to pay their respects to the victims and families of the Peshawar school tragedy. Braving the stormy weather, children, women and men, including members of all political parties united in a sombre candlelit vigil yesterday at 7pm. The terrible events in Peshawar shocked the world to the core after the Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan killing 141 students and teachers. Bradford council flew the Pakistan flag at half mast in Centenary Square and 141 balloons were released…

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