Locals celebrate Italian links

LOCAL people gathered on Sunday 27 June 2010 to celebrate Manchester’s Italian heritage.

Hundreds of men women and children wearing traditional Italian dress braved the 30 degree heat to take part in the 120th Italian Parade.

Seven ft tall statues of saints were carried from St Michael’s Church in Ancoats, once the city’s own Little Italy, down Miller Street and across Cross Street to the town hall on Albert Square.

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