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A helping hand for job hunters at Job City

Manchester – Local people looking to get their hands on a new job are invited to a free major public recruitment event at the Etihad Stadium.  Job City has been organised in partnership by Manchester City Council and Jobcentre Plus and will be held on Wednesday 18 March  2015, 10am-3.30pm. Businesses representing sectors ranging from construction to customer service to creative and digital will be in attendance and looking to recruit. As well as companies with jobs to fill there will be sector-specific workshops, sessions on writing a CV, basic…

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Book in to hold your wedding at Manchester’s Central Library

Manchester – It’s been a favourite meeting place for Manchester’s sweethearts since 1934 and now, for the first time, happy couples are able to exchange their vows in one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings, Central Library. The Grade II* listed building, which fronts the city’s most desirable new destination St Peter’s Square, is now licensed to host civil ceremonies and is primed to become the most exclusive new wedding venue in the city. The much anticipated wedding package offers couples the opportunity to be married in the privacy of one…

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Smoker to pay over £400 for dropped cigarette butt

A man spotted dropping a cigarette butt in the city centre has been ordered to pay a total of £420. Manchester City Council officers can hand out on the spot £80 fines to anyone they spot dropping litter, but anyone who refuses to pay this can be taken to court. Christopher Lear, aged 34 and of Carisbrook Street, Harpurhey, was fined £160 with £240 costs and a £20 victims of crime surcharge. On Friday 18 July 2014 A Manchester City Council enforcement officer operating in Piccadilly Gardens witnessed Lear drop…

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