Plans to build primary school on stadium site

Plans to build a primary school on the site of Manchester City FC's former Maine Road stadium were last week backed with £6.5 million in government funding. Manchester's selection as a pilot for the Primary Capital programme will allow plans to merge St Edward's RC and Bishop Bilsborrow RC Primary schools to go ahead. The proposals form part of the masterplan for the regeneration of Moss Side and Rusholme.

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