Work underway to improve Piccadilly Gardens

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Work has now begun on a major improvement plan to Piccadilly Gardens, starting with the repair of the fountain.

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Parks spruced up & grot spots tackled with Clean City funding

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City centre parks have been given a spring clean, planters have been replanted and grot spots have been tackled as part of a package of Clean City funding secured by city centre councillors.

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New strategy for the future of Manchester's parks proposed

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Plans recognising the potential of Manchester's parks as crucial assets at the heart of their communities were examined at a scrutiny meeting this week.

Manchester's emerging Parks Strategy will be designed with a focus on the needs of communities - and on how local people can become more involved.

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Volunteer to build our new 'floating islands' in Bridgewater Basin!

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Councillors are calling for volunteers to help build our innovative new 'floating islands' which will be brightening up Bridgewater Basin this spring.

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Council carbon emissions down 13% since 2010

Latest figures show Manchester City Council’s carbon emissions have decreased by 13% over the last five years.

The figures show that the amount of carbon produced has decreased since the launch of ambitious plans to slash emissions across the city.

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Dig the City is back!

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Dig the City returns this summer to turn the city centre into a floral wonderland!

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Have your say on greening the city

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Manchester City Council is consulting on a draft strategy for Manchester’s 'green and blue infrastructure' – which includes our parks, river valleys, gardens, street trees, green roofs, canals and more.

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Million bulbs to spread spring colour across city

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Cllr Kevin Peel and Lucy Powell launch the initiative

Flowers have been planted in Piccadilly Gardens as part of a plan to plant one million bulbs across the city.

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Silver Gilt for the city centre at North West In Bloom awards

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Councillors celebrate as city centre swoops Silver Gilt award at North West In Bloom awards 2014.

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'Secret' park on Granada site saved

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Manchester City Council's executive yesterday approved a new regeneration framework for the former ITV site on Quay Street, which included the intention to save the 'secret' Granada garden following lobbying from residents and councillors.

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