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GMCA to rubber-stamp film school

Funding for the International Screen School Manchester and a Cyber Innovation Hub to be developed at Heron House are among the key items to go before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s meeting on Friday.

Burnham calls for electrification commitment

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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has demanded answers from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, following the minister’s comments last week that full electrification of the Manchester-Leeds railway may not take place.

Fit-out framework named as HMRC project inches forward

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Fit-out contractors including Overbury and Sale-based Styles & Wood have been appointed to a nine-strong framework as part of the Government Property Unit’s ongoing project to consolidate HMRC from more than 170 locations into 13 regional centres.

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Voting opened at 7am for the snap general election. People have until 10pm this evening to get to a polling station and vote for their preferred candidate for 650 parliamentary seats, including some marginal seats in the North West.

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Be defiantly kind

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"Be kind. Be kind to everyone around you. Be defiantly kind," began the first in a series of daily bulletins sent by Manchester Community Central to health organisations in the city this week. Here we reproduce extracts from these and other expert guides for anyone seeking support with distress caused by the atrocity and practical advice on how to speak to children about terrorist threats.

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Travel advice following Manchester Arena terror attack

Travellers across Greater Manchester are being advised to allow more time for their journeys on Wednesday as transport continues to be affected following the terrorist attack that took place at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

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Bernstein exhibition opens at Jewish museum

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Neil Tague

As trailed in Place North West’s exit interview with Sir Howard Bernstein, a museum exhibition entitled “Sir Howard: the story of Mr Manchester” has opened at the Manchester Jewish Museum on Cheetham Hill Road.