100 arrests in two year drug operation in Piccadilly Gardens

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Councillors welcome continued campaign to tackle drug dealing in Piccadilly Gardens as arrests reach 100.

Greater Manchester Police has continued the crackdown on criminals in Piccadilly Gardens, making 112 arrests in two years of a police operation aimed at cleaning up the area.

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Council crackdown on illegal street traders

A number of street sellers have been prosecuted for trading illegally in the city centre.

Illegal traders operating in the city centre have been ordered to pay a total of £4,000 and have seen thousands of items of stock seized as evidence.

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Undercroft gate plans now being considered

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Plans are now being considered to place overnight barriers on a city centre canal towpath where members of the public have drowned.

The City Council has submitted a planning application to install the gates, blocking off a stretch of the Rochdale Canal between Dale Street and Minshull Street known as the undercroft.

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Weeding the drug dealers out of Piccadilly Gardens

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Councillors celebrate a wave of new sentences following Piccadilly Gardens campaign.

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50 arrests in Piccadilly Gardens as Operation Mandera continues

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Councillors praise police for ongoing operation to wipe out drug dealing in Piccadilly Gardens as arrests continue

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Councillor backs Usdaw's Freedom from Fear campaign

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Usdaw member and city centre councillor Kevin Peel backs Usdaw's Freedom from Fear campaign as Respect for Shopworkers week kicks off.

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Safe to Sing event on the tram following homophobic attack

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Manchester Lesbian & Gay Chorus take to the trams to sing following a recent homophobic attack in Piccadilly Gardens.

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Drug dealers banned from Piccadilly Gardens

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Six drug dealers have been banned from Piccadilly Gardens and surrounding streets as part of ongoing work to crack down on crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre.

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GMP launches Operation Considerate

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Greater Manchester Police were out in force on Monday 20th October to launch a new campaign that focuses on raising awareness of better road user behaviour, including attitudes towards cycling.

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ASBO issued against city centre menace

Councillors welcome ASBO excluding Katie Leighton from the city centre following 12 month campaign of terror.

Persistent public nuisance Katie Leighton has been banned from entering the city centre after Manchester Magistrates Court granted an Interim Anti-Social Behaviour Order on the request of Manchester City Council and GMP's City Centre team.

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