Council budget cuts protest

Local authorities in the North West have said they will be making cuts to balance their budget.

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Protest flash mob outside Manchester Town Hall

A flash mob of protestors gathered outside Manchester Town Hall earlier to protest against budget cuts.

Tomorrow morning, councillors will meet to discuss ways to save £80m over the next two years.

Protestors wore masks of council leader Sir Richard Leese and made their feelings known on plans to close libraries and swimming pools.

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