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Bolton News
Paramedics hitched lift on greenkeeper's buggy to reach collapsed player on golf coursegentlemen to come back and complete their round any time they want. And we have
Paramedics hitched lift on greenkeeper's buggy to reach collapsed player on golf course
Bolton News / Posted 3 hours ago
gentlemen to come back and complete their round any time they want. And we have offered the paramedics a free round.” A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Our staff will always try to get to patients as quickly as possible and by... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Two men taken to hospital after Manchester city centre stabbings - latest updatesitself.” The police statement says: “Shortly before 4.35am this morning, Mond
Two men taken to hospital after Manchester city centre stabbings - latest updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 hours ago
itself.” The police statement says: “Shortly before 4.35am this morning, Monday 30 May 2016, police were called by North West Ambulance Service to Deansgate, at the junction of Queen Street, after two men had suffered stab wounds. “Police... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Does St Helens have a drink problem? How alcohol is shortening lives, harming children and fuelling violenceattitudes and behaviours of young people and alcohol. He added: “In addition,
Does St Helens have a drink problem? How alcohol is shortening lives, harming children and fuelling violence
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
attitudes and behaviours of young people and alcohol. He added: “In addition, a recent programme has been to advocate the North West Ambulance Service message,‘Don’t walk away’ - encouraging young people to look after their friends and if required... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Two Windermere men taken to hospital with serious injuries after A591 crashmotorcyclist had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision with the c
Two Windermere men taken to hospital with serious injuries after A591 crash
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
motorcyclist had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision with the car. "The GNAAS aircrew worked alongside North West Ambulance Service paramedics in assessing the patient, the GNAAS doctor then anaesthetised the patient before... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Spike in 999 calls blamed for rise in private ambulance costscent when it comes to ferrying patients from Lancashire and beyond to the regio
Spike in 999 calls blamed for rise in private ambulance costs
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
cent when it comes to ferrying patients from Lancashire and beyond to the region’s hospitals, according to new figures. North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) bosses say they have experienced a spike in 999 calls demand but ambulance service... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow woman, 39, in 'serious but stable' condition after roof fallof a property on Greengate Street, Barrow. "The 39-year-old was taken to Furne
Barrow woman, 39, in 'serious but stable' condition after roof fall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of a property on Greengate Street, Barrow. "The 39-year-old was taken to Furness General Hospital." A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to the scene to treat the woman and took her to the Barrow hospital,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Motorcyclist injured following crash in West CumbriaA motorcyclist is currently being treated for injuries in west Cumbria followin
Motorcyclist injured following crash in West Cumbria
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
A motorcyclist is currently being treated for injuries in west Cumbria following a crash. Both Cumbria police and the North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction between Ewanrigg Road and Jubilee Terrace in Maryport. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west CumbriaA motorcyclist is currently being treated for injuries in west Cumbria followin
Motorcyclist injured following crash in west Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
A motorcyclist is currently being treated for injuries in west Cumbria following a crash. Both Cumbria police and the North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene on the junction between Ewanrigg Road and Jubilee Terrace in Maryport. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman taken to hospital after jump goes wrong in Bolton trampoline parkinjury after jumping from a height onto an inflatable air bag. A fire crew fro
Woman taken to hospital after jump goes wrong in Bolton trampoline park
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
injury after jumping from a height onto an inflatable air bag. A fire crew from Bolton Central and paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service were called to the trampoline park in Trinity Retail Park just before 1pm today. She was... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Police launch inquiry after Barrow toddler falls from bedroom windowelement to the incident at this stage. "We are now liaising with partner agenc
Police launch inquiry after Barrow toddler falls from bedroom window
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
element to the incident at this stage. "We are now liaising with partner agencies to establish the circumstances." North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust confirmed they had been called to the Barrow address at 10.44am on Tuesday and took a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Boy, four, injured after hoarding falls at Manchester Airportfour-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with ankle and head injuries after
Boy, four, injured after hoarding falls at Manchester Airport
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
four-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with ankle and head injuries after a hoarding fell at Manchester Airport. North West Ambulance Service was called to Terminal One shortly before 7.50am on Thursday. An airport spokesman said: "We... Read more
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Daily Record
Boy, 4, is struck and injured by collapsed hoarding at Manchester AirportA four-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with ankle and head injuries aft
Boy, 4, is struck and injured by collapsed hoarding at Manchester Airport
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
A four-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with ankle and head injuries after a hoarding fell at Manchester Airport. North West Ambulance Service was called to Terminal One shortly before 7.50am on Thursday. An airport spokesman said: "We can... Read more
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Bury Times
Motorist injured after car crashes into lamp post in supermarket car parkfront and the bumper fell off while the lamp post was knocked over and was left
Motorist injured after car crashes into lamp post in supermarket car park
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
front and the bumper fell off while the lamp post was knocked over and was left at an awkward angle. Paramedics from North West Ambulance Service were called out to the store's petrol station to meet and treat the motorist, a man in his... Read more
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Daily Star
Airport horror: Boy, four, 'covered in blood' after being crushed by giant billboardjust outside the security area, at around 7.50am. They treated the lad for a h
Airport horror: Boy, four, 'covered in blood' after being crushed by giant billboard
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
just outside the security area, at around 7.50am. They treated the lad for a head and ankle injury, a spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service confirmed. “We saw a kid on a stretcher. I think he was all right - I hope so anyway”... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Four-old boy suffers head injuries after hoarding falls at Manchester Airporteye-witness said they heard a loud bang and saw a hoarding come down on top of
Four-old boy suffers head injuries after hoarding falls at Manchester Airport
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
eye-witness said they heard a loud bang and saw a hoarding come down on top of the youngster. A spokeswoman from North West Ambulance Service said a four-year-old boy was being treated at the scene for an ankle and head injury. It is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boy, 4, covered in blood as advertising hoarding collapses at Manchester AirportA four-year-old boy has been hurt after a large advertising hoarding fell on to
Boy, 4, covered in blood as advertising hoarding collapses at Manchester Airport
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
A four-year-old boy has been hurt after a large advertising hoarding fell on top of him at Manchester Airport. North West Ambulance Service confirmed paramedics are treating the boy for head and ankle injuries at the scene. Eye-witnesses described... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Bury Times
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Gazette
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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guardian-series
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Harrow Times
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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This is West Country
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Gazette News
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Bolton News
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Northern Echo
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Man fights for life after taking legal highof alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Gr
Man fights for life after taking legal high
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
of alcohol, were the biggest drivers of demand at the weekend. Steve Hynes, Greater Manchester Head of Service for the North West Ambulance Service, also welcomed the legislation and said it was difficult to know how to treat a person who had... Read more
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Bury Times
Woman rescued after becoming trapped in river as she tried to rescue her dogsresponse unit were also deployed from Heywood to assist with the rescue. The d
Woman rescued after becoming trapped in river as she tried to rescue her dogs
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
response unit were also deployed from Heywood to assist with the rescue. The dog walker was treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service and had not sustained any injuries. Our crew did a great job earlier today bringing the woman... Read more
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Bury Times
Woman and dog rescued after becoming trapped in riverto safety before NWAS took over - great team work :-) https://t.co/XuCvlQacJC
Woman and dog rescued after becoming trapped in river
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
to safety before NWAS took over - great team work :-) https://t.co/XuCvlQacJC The woman was treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service and had not sustained any injuries. A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service spokesman... Read more
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Pendle Today
Ambulance errors blamed for seven deaths in regionissued by the Office of the Chief Coroner, were described as “extremely rare, b
Ambulance errors blamed for seven deaths in region
Pendle Today / Posted 6 days ago
issued by the Office of the Chief Coroner, were described as “extremely rare, but tragic occasions,” by a spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service. The service said it answered 1.2m calls in 2015/16, which was 10 per cent up in five... Read more
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Bolton News
Well known honey beekeeper is buzzing over top ambulance roleA HORWICH beekeeper has been announced as the new Chief Executive of the North
Well known honey beekeeper is buzzing over top ambulance role
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
A HORWICH beekeeper has been announced as the new Chief Executive of the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Derek Cartwright will take up the role following a long career in the ambulance service. The 54-year-old has held the role of Interim... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
CQC seeks Halton public's views and experiences of North West Ambulance ServiceOf Hospitals has invited residents including in Halton for their views and expe
CQC seeks Halton public's views and experiences of North West Ambulance Service
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
Of Hospitals has invited residents including in Halton for their views and experiences of services provided by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). NWAS serves 7m people with an operational area covering Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Have your say about ambulance service as inspection loomsVIEWS and experiences of patients and families who have used services provided
Have your say about ambulance service as inspection looms
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
VIEWS and experiences of patients and families who have used services provided by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) are being sought by inspectors at the Care Quality Commission (CQC). England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting people to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cheetham Hill Road and New Bridge Street closed as police called to incident on Manchester Arena car park roofthe M56 and emergency services have attended. The man has been taken to Wythen
Cheetham Hill Road and New Bridge Street closed as police called to incident on Manchester Arena car park roof
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
the M56 and emergency services have attended. The man has been taken to Wythenshawe Hospital suffering multiple injuries. North West Ambulance Service said the air ambulance attended, but he was taken to hospital in a road vehicle. A spokeswoman... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
M56 delays towards Manchester Airport after man falls from bridgethe M56 and emergency services have attended. The man has been taken to Wythen
M56 delays towards Manchester Airport after man falls from bridge
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
the M56 and emergency services have attended. The man has been taken to Wythenshawe Hospital suffering multiple injuries. North West Ambulance Service said the air ambulance attended, but he was taken to hospital in a road vehicle. A spokeswoman... Read more
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Daily Star
Dramatic moment huge bridge collapses 60ft onto rush hour motorwaybodies and survivors Disco dancer ride at Indian theme park collapses Tamil N
Dramatic moment huge bridge collapses 60ft onto rush hour motorway
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
bodies and survivors Disco dancer ride at Indian theme park collapses Tamil Nadu theme park ride collapses, killing one North West Ambulance Service has confirmed nobody was injured and all contractors working on the site have been accounted... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dashcam captures shocking moment huge bridge collapses and falls 60ftof a new lifting bridge beside the River Irwell Four huge pillars have been bu
Dashcam captures shocking moment huge bridge collapses and falls 60ft
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
of a new lifting bridge beside the River Irwell Four huge pillars have been built as part of the construction But the North West Ambulance Service has confirmed nobody was injured and all contractors working on the site have been accounted... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Major fire at Pendleton Collegetwo hose reels and thermal imaging camera in use Footage shows the flames pour
Major fire at Pendleton College
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
two hose reels and thermal imaging camera in use Footage shows the flames pouring out of the windows of the college: North West Ambulance Service were called to the scene at 10.26am to provide support to the fire crews in attendance. A... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Driver suffers two broken legs after crash on busy Blackburn roadlamp post near Blackburn town centre. The driver suffered two broken legs and
Driver suffers two broken legs after crash on busy Blackburn road
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
lamp post near Blackburn town centre. The driver suffered two broken legs and was taken to hospital by paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) following the incident on Tuesday night. MORE TOP STORIES: The emergency services were... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Crumpsall tram stop evacuated by policeone side to Salford, the A57 and the AJ Bell stadium - home of Salford Red Devi
Crumpsall tram stop evacuated by police
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
one side to Salford, the A57 and the AJ Bell stadium - home of Salford Red Devils and Sale Sharks - on the other side. The North West Ambulance Service said nobody has been injured after the bridge collapsed A spokeswoman said paramedics were... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
No one injured in 60ft bridge collapse next to M60 Barton Bridgejust before 9.30pm amid concerns that someone could have fallen with or been tr
No one injured in 60ft bridge collapse next to M60 Barton Bridge
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
just before 9.30pm amid concerns that someone could have fallen with or been trapped underneath the structure. But the North West Ambulance Service has confirmed nobody was injured and all contractors working on the site have been accounted... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Emergency services at scene of structural collapse at construction site near Barton Bridge - live updatesWay, Trafford, just before 9.30pm after concerns that someone could have been t
Emergency services at scene of structural collapse at construction site near Barton Bridge - live updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
Way, Trafford, just before 9.30pm after concerns that someone could have been trapped underneath the structure. But the North West Ambulance Service has confirmed nobody was injured and all contractors working on the site have been accounted... Read more
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