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chroniclelive
Political commentator Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn and David Miliband and the politics of hopeHe, along with former Labour spin doctor Scarlett McGwire, Oliver Wright of the
Political commentator Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn and David Miliband and the politics of hope
chroniclelive / Posted 13 hours ago
He, along with former Labour spin doctor Scarlett McGwire, Oliver Wright of the Independent newspaper and Atul Hatwal editor of Labour Uncut, were used to comment on proceedings by broadcaster Sky TV. For the most part it seemed Jones was the only... Read more
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HITC Sport
Evans should give these five Leeds youngsters chances between now and MayThat said, Steve Evans has brought a level of consistency to the club and he ce
Evans should give these five Leeds youngsters chances between now and May
HITC Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
That said, Steve Evans has brought a level of consistency to the club and he certainly seems to be the right man for the job: a no-nonsense boss who tells it like it is and gets the best out of his players more often than not. The problem over the... Read more
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birminghammail
Who remembers Cradley youth team coach Kevin Cullis' remarkable week at Swansea?Splashed over the front and back pages, the unveiling of Swansea City’s new man
Who remembers Cradley youth team coach Kevin Cullis' remarkable week at Swansea?
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
Splashed over the front and back pages, the unveiling of Swansea City’s new manager was brutal in its accuracy. “Kevin Who?” It had been the same question asked over and again, by fans, the bemused journalists gathered at the Vetch and even players... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Groom who punched two bridesmaids at his own wedding jailed for 12 monthsSamantha Dewar, 26, was knocked unconscious and had her cheekbone smashed, and
Groom who punched two bridesmaids at his own wedding jailed for 12 months
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
Samantha Dewar, 26, was knocked unconscious and had her cheekbone smashed, and both she and Rachel Walsh, 23, ended up with black eyes as a result of John Campbell's rampage. Campbell, 27, admitted he ‘flipped’ while high on booze and cocaine. “Why... Read more
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Daily Record
Groom who punched two bridesmaids at his own wedding jailed for 12 monthsSamantha Dewar, 26, was knocked unconscious and had her cheekbone smashed, and
Groom who punched two bridesmaids at his own wedding jailed for 12 months
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
Samantha Dewar, 26, was knocked unconscious and had her cheekbone smashed, and both she and Rachel Walsh, 23, ended up with black eyes as a result of John Campbell's rampage. Campbell, 27, admitted he ‘flipped’ while high on booze and cocaine. “Why... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'I hit rock bottom so many times it's untrue' - why it's vital Kirstie keeps her jobKirstie Wood has helped hundreds of desperate people since she was first hired
'I hit rock bottom so many times it's untrue' - why it's vital Kirstie keeps her job
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 hours ago
Kirstie Wood has helped hundreds of desperate people since she was first hired by Stockport’s Wellspring last year. Her own history living on the streets has meant she can gain their trust. Ten years on, she is clean – and is helping turn around... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Basketball: Liverpool Basketball Club U16s go top with crunch win over PrestonLiverpool Basketball Club’s U16 Reds took to the court against Preston Pride in
Basketball: Liverpool Basketball Club U16s go top with crunch win over Preston
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 hours ago
Liverpool Basketball Club’s U16 Reds took to the court against Preston Pride in a top-of-the-table clash. With both teams knowing a victory would take them to the summit of the North West U16 League, it was Liverpool who edged the opening stages,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former Lincoln boss joins Barrow AFC coaching staffFORMER Macclesfield and Lincoln manager Gary Simpson has joined Barrow AFC toda
Former Lincoln boss joins Barrow AFC coaching staff
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
FORMER Macclesfield and Lincoln manager Gary Simpson has joined Barrow AFC today as assistant manager to Paul Cox. The 54-year-old is one of three members of a new backroom staff unveiled by the Bluebirds following the exits of first team coach Alex... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
GUEST COLUMN: Remembering the heroic driver who tried to stop rail disaster 59 years agoOn February 9 1957, an out of control Buxton to Stockport freight train was hur
GUEST COLUMN: Remembering the heroic driver who tried to stop rail disaster 59 years ago
Derbyshire Times / Posted 19 hours ago
On February 9 1957, an out of control Buxton to Stockport freight train was hurtling down a steep gradient towards Chapel-en-le-Frith. It was unstoppable as the steam brake had leaked, filling the driver’s cabin with scalding white clouds. Driver... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
GUEST COLUMN: Remembering the heroic driver who tried to stop rail disaster on the 59th anniversary of his deathOn February 9 1957, an out of control Buxton to Stockport freight train was hur
GUEST COLUMN: Remembering the heroic driver who tried to stop rail disaster on the 59th anniversary of his death
Derbyshire Times / Posted 21 hours ago
On February 9 1957, an out of control Buxton to Stockport freight train was hurtling down a steep gradient towards Chapel-en-le-Frith. It was unstoppable as the steam brake had leaked, filling the driver’s cabin with scalding white clouds. Driver... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Greater Manchester traffic and travel: Delays on M602 after collision near Eccles InterchangeAn early morning crash caused long delays on a key commuter route between Manch
Greater Manchester traffic and travel: Delays on M602 after collision near Eccles Interchange
Manchester Evening News / Posted 22 hours ago
An early morning crash caused long delays on a key commuter route between Manchester and Salford. It’s not yet known how many vehicles were involved in the crash or if anyone was injured. Transport for Greater Manchester tweeted at 6.30am: “Two... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton library card holders to get access to millions more books stored in libraries across North WestBOOKWORMS will never be without a good read after Bolton libraries added millio
Bolton library card holders to get access to millions more books stored in libraries across North West
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
BOOKWORMS will never be without a good read after Bolton libraries added millions more books to their shelves. People in Bolton will soon be able to borrow books from libraries across the region, thanks to a new thanks to a new initiative launching... Read more
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walesonline
The story of Kevin Cullis and the most farcical Swansea City reign 20 years onIt is 20 years since one of the famous and farcical weeks in the history of Swa
The story of Kevin Cullis and the most farcical Swansea City reign 20 years on
walesonline / Posted yesterday
It is 20 years since one of the famous and farcical weeks in the history of Swansea City Football Club. It was on February 8, 1996, that the Swans – the club of John Toshack and Ivor Allchurch – appointed an unknown part-time youth coach from Cradley... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Women’s Football: Leeds Ladies back in the driving seat after putting brakes on slideLEEDS LADIES bounced back from the previous week’s 3-0 loss at Stockport County
Women’s Football: Leeds Ladies back in the driving seat after putting brakes on slide
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
LEEDS LADIES bounced back from the previous week’s 3-0 loss at Stockport County with Sunday’s 2-1 success at Norton & Stockton Ancient in the FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division One, writes DAISY YOUNG. Zoe Doherty gave Leeds a 1-0 lead at... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Funeral and vigil held for woman found dead in Holloway prison cellPeople braved the 30mph winds outside the jail, trying to keep candles lit as t
Funeral and vigil held for woman found dead in Holloway prison cell
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
People braved the 30mph winds outside the jail, trying to keep candles lit as they listened to speakers from a number of rights groups describe what is known of the of Reed’s case and the issues behind it. Reed, who suffered from mental health... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ex gangster Jason Coghlan - who features in documentary on Salford gun crime - now works as legal troubleshooterHe spent 12 years in one of Britain’s toughest prisons - but an ex-con from Sto
Ex gangster Jason Coghlan - who features in documentary on Salford gun crime - now works as legal troubleshooter
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
He spent 12 years in one of Britain’s toughest prisons - but an ex-con from Stockport is now helping Brits banged up abroad. Former armed robber Jason Coghlan has turned his back on crime and is now working as a legal fixer on the Costa del... Read more
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Daily Record
This mum was told it was against the law to chop up grapesKatie Turner was holding her 10-month-old son at Head Over Heels in Chorlton on
This mum was told it was against the law to chop up grapes
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Katie Turner was holding her 10-month-old son at Head Over Heels in Chorlton on Saturday when she spotted the large grapes on her other youngster’s plate. After approaching the member of staff serving the food as she was concerned whole grapes could... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This mum was told it was against the law to chop up grapesKatie Turner was holding her 10-month-old son at Head Over Heels in Chorlton on
This mum was told it was against the law to chop up grapes
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Katie Turner was holding her 10-month-old son at Head Over Heels in Chorlton on Saturday when she spotted the large grapes on her other youngster’s plate. After approaching the member of staff serving the food as she was concerned whole grapes could... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mum was told it is 'against the law' to cut grapes up by play centre staff after she complained about choking riskA mum whose three-year-old son was served whole grapes at a children’s play cen
Mum was told it is 'against the law' to cut grapes up by play centre staff after she complained about choking risk
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
A mum whose three-year-old son was served whole grapes at a children’s play centre party claims staff told her it was ‘against the law’ for them to chop them up. After approaching the member of staff serving the food as she was concerned whole... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Legal threat over plan for 13,000 HGVs to dump soil at contaminated site in StockportResidents say they will take legal action to stop 13,000 trucks dumping soil on
Legal threat over plan for 13,000 HGVs to dump soil at contaminated site in Stockport
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Residents say they will take legal action to stop 13,000 trucks dumping soil on a contaminated former landfill site earmarked for a housing estate. To mitigate the problem Persimmon has submitted a second application seeking to spread 25,000 cubic... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
ServicePower secures £1m loan for ongoing R&D workThe Stockport firm, which specialises in field management software, also report
ServicePower secures £1m loan for ongoing R&D work
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
The Stockport firm, which specialises in field management software, also reported a 2.4 per cent rise in revenues to £13m for the year to December 31. It said gross profit is expected to remain unchanged at £6m, while losses have widened to £1.1m,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Estimated 2.5million children of boozing parents 'suffering in silence'Children of alcoholics are ‘suffering in silence’ because of a scandalous lack
Estimated 2.5million children of boozing parents 'suffering in silence'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Children of alcoholics are ‘suffering in silence’ because of a scandalous lack of support, a ground-breaking report reveals today. The study found not a single council in England offers specific help for the estimated 2.5million children being... Read more
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Daily Mirror
See what happened when paranormal investigator spent night in abandoned hospitalThis is what happened when a paranormal investigator spent the night alone in a
See what happened when paranormal investigator spent night in abandoned hospital
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
This is what happened when a paranormal investigator spent the night alone in an abandoned hospital. Gary Johnston recorded his experience for all to see after a remarkable night at the former Cheadle Royal Hospital in Stockport, Greater... Read more
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sportsmole
Naomi Broady breaks into world's top 100British number three Naomi Broady has defeated Robin Anderson at a second-tier
Naomi Broady breaks into world's top 100
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
British number three Naomi Broady has defeated Robin Anderson at a second-tier WTA event in the United States to move into the world's top 100 for the first time in her career. The 25-year-old began 2016 with a quarter-final appearance at the ASB... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man arrested after reveller spotted urinating on Manchester's city centre war memorialA vile yob was caught on CCTV urinating on Manchester’s cenotaph. The man was
Man arrested after reveller spotted urinating on Manchester's city centre war memorial
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
A vile yob was caught on CCTV urinating on Manchester’s cenotaph. The man was spotted relieving himself on the memorial, which honours soldiers who lost their lives protecting our country, just before 8am on Sunday morning by the council’s control... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ambulance crews danger addresses almost triple in two yearsParamedics face violence or abuse at almost 80 addresses in Greater Manchester
Ambulance crews danger addresses almost triple in two years
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Paramedics face violence or abuse at almost 80 addresses in Greater Manchester - nearly TRIPLE the number of places where emergency workers were told to be ‘cautious’ two years ago. The markers indicate where police assistance is needed - or where... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Is this the weirdest thing you could find baked into a pizza?Kelly Lopez, 37, and friend Sophie Knight, 28, claim the food had labels baked
Is this the weirdest thing you could find baked into a pizza?
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Kelly Lopez, 37, and friend Sophie Knight, 28, claim the food had labels baked into the bottom when it arrived at their table during dinner at The Griffin in Heald Green Greater Manchester, last month. “The kids were getting restless because we were... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mum claims Stockport restaurant served son pizza with 'I love you' stickers baked IN the baseA mum claims a restaurant served her children a pizza with ‘I love you’ sticker
Mum claims Stockport restaurant served son pizza with 'I love you' stickers baked IN the base
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
A mum claims a restaurant served her children a pizza with ‘I love you’ stickers baked into the base. They were hoping for a nice tea-time treat and catch up, but instead left with empty stomachs and claim they spent the following day at Stepping... Read more
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chroniclelive
Neil Aspin praises Gateshead's work ethic as they aim for the last eight of the FA TrophyThe Heed are unbeaten in their last six outings in all competitions, shipping j
Neil Aspin praises Gateshead's work ethic as they aim for the last eight of the FA Trophy
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
The Heed are unbeaten in their last six outings in all competitions, shipping just two goals in the process. National League North outfit Fylde are next in line, with a place in the quarter-finals of the Trophy at stake. Managed by former Bury,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hundreds of Manchester United supporters turn out for funeral of superfanThe 56-year-old, known affectionately by his nickname, died suddenly last month
Hundreds of Manchester United supporters turn out for funeral of superfan
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
The 56-year-old, known affectionately by his nickname, died suddenly last month. The venue was chosen by his family to cope with the huge number of fans who wished to attend the service. His coffin, bedecked with white roses, was carried into the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle United's FA Cup and title-winning full-back Frank Hudspeth died on this day in 1963In was on this day in 1963, as Britain and the North East were paralysed by one
Newcastle United's FA Cup and title-winning full-back Frank Hudspeth died on this day in 1963
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
In was on this day in 1963, as Britain and the North East were paralysed by one of the worst winters on record, that the Chronicle reported the death of 72-year-old Frank Hudspeth. One of the finest full-backs in United’s history, Hudspeth was on... Read more
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Shropshire Star
AFC Telford sign Fylde ace Josh Wilson « Shropshire StarThe 27-year-old versatile striker has signed a deal to the end of the season an
AFC Telford sign Fylde ace Josh Wilson « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
The 27-year-old versatile striker has signed a deal to the end of the season and replaces George Bowerman, who has landed a trial at Orlando City. Wilson, a former England C international who is a cousin of Burnley’s former Newcastle midfielder Joey... Read more
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Swansea City FC
Andy Robinson relishing his Swansea City reunionAndy Robinson is relishing his reunion with his Swansea City “family” on Saturd
Andy Robinson relishing his Swansea City reunion
Swansea City FC / Posted 4 days ago
Andy Robinson is relishing his reunion with his Swansea City “family” on Saturday. The ex-Swans midfielder is back at the Liberty tomorrow as his former club take on Crystal Palace. Robinson will meet up with some familiar faces in SA1 as he... Read more
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Daily Mail
Video outlines CPR technique which could save your dogWould YOU be able to save your pet's life? Vet shows owners how to give animals
Video outlines CPR technique which could save your dog
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Would YOU be able to save your pet's life? Vet shows owners how to give animals CPR Video outlines a situation when a dog collapses with no breathing or pulse After checking for signs of breathing, owners need to check for a pulse Viewers are... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Burglars steal £30,000 worth of Asian jewellery during raid in StockportBurglars plundered £35,000 worth of gold jewellery, clothes and electrical good
Burglars steal £30,000 worth of Asian jewellery during raid in Stockport
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
Burglars plundered £35,000 worth of gold jewellery, clothes and electrical goods during a house raid. The intruders broke in through the back door and ripped the alarm off the wall before stealing an array of items in Stockport. Police have now... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
CHEERS! Tiny pub run by 25-old in former newsagents' hailed as Lancashire's bestA TINY pub run by a 25-year-old in a former newsagents' shop has been hailed as
CHEERS! Tiny pub run by 25-old in former newsagents' hailed as Lancashire's best
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
A TINY pub run by a 25-year-old in a former newsagents' shop has been hailed as Lancashire's best, by real ale experts. The Shepherds Hall Ale House, Chapel Street, Chorley has been named CAMRA Central Lancashire Pub of the Year for 2016. The bar... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
City centre office take up is close to record levels giving the city the highest five-year quarterly average outside of London, acc
City centre office take up is close to record levels
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
giving the city the highest five-year quarterly average outside of London, according to Bilfinger GVA’s latest Big Nine report. The quarterly review of the regional office occupier markets... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Gary Barlow musical The Girls raises more than £30,000 at The LowryThe show, which ran over three weeks at the Lowry last month, was based on the
Gary Barlow musical The Girls raises more than £30,000 at The Lowry
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
The show, which ran over three weeks at the Lowry last month, was based on the true story of the plucky WI calendar girls who made a nude calendar to raise funds in memory of member Angela Baker’s husband who died of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. The money... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Cheshire Senior Cup Quarter Final !What's being said in the forum now? [ HtH and Vital County's very own Ian Brow
Cheshire Senior Cup Quarter Final !
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? [ HtH and Vital County's very own Ian Brown writes... ] County have reached the quarter-final of the Cheshire Senior Cup and the game is to be played at Edgeley Park v Crewe Alexandra ( details below) who have... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
What it's really like to be an asylum seeker in ManchesterWhen the migrant crisis first hit the headlines last summer, Stockport’s Britan
What it's really like to be an asylum seeker in Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
When the migrant crisis first hit the headlines last summer, Stockport’s Britannia hotel was briefly big news. Asylum seekers, many of them from Syria, were being put up in relative luxury as they waited for temporary housing, prompting an outraged... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Alvarez the wrong fight for Khan - HattonAmir Khan will struggle against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and should fight Kell Bro
Alvarez the wrong fight for Khan - Hatton
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 5 days ago
Amir Khan will struggle against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and should fight Kell Brook says Matthew Hatton Khan will struggle against Alvarez and should fight Brook, says Hatton Matthew Hatton knows what it's like to be on the receiving end of Saul... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Stockport's Foodie Friday attracts sponsorOrbit Developments has announced a 12 month sponsorship of Stockport’s popular
Stockport's Foodie Friday attracts sponsor
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
Orbit Developments has announced a 12 month sponsorship of Stockport’s popular Foodie Friday event. The partnership with the managers and licensees of Foodie Friday, worth £6,000, will help ensure that this key town centre initiative continues to... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘We’re not shy’: Blossoms aim for world domination‘I was playing pool with Pete Doherty at the weekend, after supporting The Libe
‘We’re not shy’: Blossoms aim for world domination
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
‘I was playing pool with Pete Doherty at the weekend, after supporting The Libertines. That’s kind of mad,” says Tom Ogden, lead singer of Stockport band Blossoms. “There are moments like that where you think if you could have had an insight a couple... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why do girls send explicit pictures of themselves to boys?Just why do intelligent middle-class girls send explicit pictures of themselves
Why do girls send explicit pictures of themselves to boys?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Just why do intelligent middle-class girls send explicit pictures of themselves to boys? We investigate the terrifying new trend that has swept Britain Beth White, 17, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, began sexting when she was just 15 - she... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Building firm boss found guilty of manslaughter after workman fell from roof and diedA building firm boss has been found guilty of manslaughter after a workman plun
Building firm boss found guilty of manslaughter after workman fell from roof and died
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
A building firm boss has been found guilty of manslaughter after a workman plunged from a roof and died. The death of Scott Harrower, 42, was the second serious workplace accident to occur on January 22, 2014, at the former Carpet Right building in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Train passenger in court after losing his rag at controversial Stockport station barriersZameer had been in a rush to catch a train to London for a festival and to see
Train passenger in court after losing his rag at controversial Stockport station barriers
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
Zameer had been in a rush to catch a train to London for a festival and to see family when he got delayed at the gates despite having a ticket. He was arrested and ended up missing his train and having to catch a later one. The barriers were... Read more
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footballconference
The National League Official WebsiteHay will oversee the introduction of a complete scouting network at the club, f
The National League Official Website
footballconference / Posted 6 days ago
Hay will oversee the introduction of a complete scouting network at the club, from watching games and producing match reports on opposition teams to highlighting potential targets for recruitment into the first-team. The 34-year-old brings a wealth... Read more
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The New Statesman
If Leave wants half a chance, they need a bogeyman5-11 February issuePutin's Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syri
If Leave wants half a chance, they need a bogeyman
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
5-11 February issuePutin's Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syria, Elizabeth Pond on how the Russian strongman overreached. The New Young Fogeys: Is abstinence the ultimate youth rebellion? Eleanor Margolis on Generation Boring and... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Putin's Wars5-11 February issuePutin's Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syri
In this week's magazine | Putin's Wars
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
5-11 February issuePutin's Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syria, Elizabeth Pond on how the Russian strongman overreached. The New Young Fogeys: Is abstinence the ultimate youth rebellion? Eleanor Margolis on Generation Boring and... Read more
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Bury Times
Free bicycles up for grabs for jobseekersHUNDREDS of free bikes are ready to be handed over to Bury’s jobseekers to help
Free bicycles up for grabs for jobseekers
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
HUNDREDS of free bikes are ready to be handed over to Bury’s jobseekers to help them start 2016 with a new career. Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Bike Back to Work scheme has around 400 recently refurbished bicycles to help people... Read more
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