Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

HA Team of 25 People[.] ; @MENnewsdesk facebook.com/MANCHESTEREVENINGNEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016 M.E.N. 17 THE DIARY Katie Fitzpatrick with All the Inside Stories Got a Story? Email: Katie.Fitzpatrick@trinitymirror.Com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Twitter: @CelebManchester See More Celebrity Pictures, Videos and Interviews Online At: Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

HA Team of 25 People[.] ; @MENnewsdesk facebook.com/MANCHESTEREVENINGNEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016 M.E.N. 17 THE DIARY Katie Fitzpatrick with All the Inside Stories Got a Story? Email: Katie.Fitzpatrick@trinitymirror.Com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Twitter: @CelebManchester See More Celebrity Pictures, Videos and Interviews Online At: Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK

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- A TEAM of 25 people painstakingly helped to build the Coronation Street float for this year's Manchester Pride parade, and work on the attraction started back in April.

The fairytale theme float, in keeping with the Once Upon A Time theme, had a gingerbread house and a house made of straw from Woody Lara the Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel.

The Rovers Return, Dev's corner shop and Jack and Vera's old home with blue and yellow cladding all featured with heaps of lollipops, candy canes and colourful windmills.

The Coronation Street float only became a regular fixture of the Manchester Pride parade in 2010.

The cast and crew joined the parade as part of the show's 50th anniversary celebrations, and their annual float is one of the festival's biggest attractions. …

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