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Funeral date set for football photographer killed in M60 crash

PREPARATIONS have now been made for the funeral of a football photographer who died in a crash on the M60. The funeral of Peter Lee, Radcliffe Football Club photographer, will be held at St Thomas and St John's Church in Radcliffe. His family has sent...

44 min. ago in Regional North West
 

ISIS bride says she understood Manchester bombing justification

THE teenager who left the UK to become an ISIS bride said the Manchester Arena attack could be justified because of military attacks on Syria. Shamima Begum, aged 19, one of the Bethnal Green schoolgirls who joined ISIS in 2015 has spoken about...

yesterday, 19:19 in Regional North West
 

Police officer arrested over using his post for sexual gain

A POLICE officer has been arrested following allegations he abused his position for sexual gain. The 32-year-old police constable with Greater Manchester Police was arrested today at an address in Tameside and has been detained for questioning. An...

yesterday, 18:00 in Regional North West
 

Bury South MP Ivan Lewis praises 'courageous' Labour Party resignations

BURY South MP Ivan Lewis has said that he "admires and respects" the 'courageous' decision of seven Labour MPs to resign from the party. The splinter group which comprises Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger, Stockport MP Ann Coffey,...

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional North West
 

200 dangerous internet phrases EVERY parent should know

Police have issued a list of secret slang terms and acronyms used by teenagers on the internet to help parents spot the telltale signs of online grooming and abuse. The extensive list released by Nottinghamshire Police includes popular terms and...

yesterday, 15:52 in Regional North West
 

Three Bury neighbourhoods recognised for being 'age-friendly'

THREE Bury neighbourhoods have been recognised for being "age-friendly". Radcliffe, Moorside and St Mary's have all been named winners of the Age-friendly Challenge being run by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. Mr Burnham announced the...

yesterday, 15:52 in Regional North West
 

Three Bolton neighbourhoods recognised for being 'age-friendly'

THREE Bury neighbourhoods have been recognised for being "age-friendly". Radcliffe, Moorside and St Mary's have all been named winners of the Age-friendly Challenge being run by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. Mr Burnham announced the...

yesterday, 15:45 in Regional North West
 

REVEALED: Where destructive Japanese knotweed hotspots are in Bury

Areas blighted by Japanese knotweed is being mapped by a new interactive map to provides a heatmap of infestations across the UK. The online map lists the thousands of infestations of the notorious invasive weed that plagues gardens and land up and...

yesterday, 15:17 in Regional North West
 

Gemma Atkinson reveals adorable growing baby bump in pregnancy workout video

GEMMA Atkinson has shared a first look at her adorable baby bump as she demonstrated her pregnancy fitness regime. The former Emmerdale star is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Gorka Marquez, and the mum-to-be flaunted her growing baby bump in...

yesterday, 15:08 in Regional North West
 

M6 closed following crash involving at least six vehicles

The M6 has been shut northbound following a crash involving at least six vehicles. Emergency services were called to the scene near Crewe just before 12.30pm on Monday. The northbound carriageway is now closed between junction 16 for...

yesterday, 13:57 in Regional North West
 

Shocked Oldham teen emerges from coma to find she's given birth

AN Oldham teenager went to bed with a headache, fell into a coma and woke up four days later - after unknowingly giving birth to a surprise baby. Ebony Stevenson, aged 18, had no idea she was pregnant, and after going to bed feeling unwell on December...

yesterday, 11:28 in Regional North West
 

Seven planning applications in Bury which could go ahead tomorrow

PLANS to build seven new homes and a block of 12 apartments at the site of a former Prestwich pub could be approved this week. This is one of seven applications set to go before Bury Council's planning committee tomorrow. The proposed development will...

yesterday, 11:23 in Regional North West
 

Appeal for information about soldiers of First World War

RADCLIFFE Swimming and Water Polo Club is appealing for information about its members who lost their lives in the First World War. The club has been undertaking research about its history and has found that about 20 of its members died during the...

yesterday, 11:23 in Regional North West
 

Appeal for relatives of Radcliffe swimming club's WW1 soldiers

RADCLIFFE Swimming and Water Polo Club is appealing for information about its members who lost their lives in the First World War. The club has been undertaking research about its history and has found that about 20 of its members died during the...

yesterday, 11:10 in Regional North West
 

Olympic hero Jason Kenny and young son 'nearly killed' by van driver

JASON Kenny has hit out at a van driver who he says nearly killed him and his young son while out on a bike ride. The Farnworth-born cyclist took to Twitter yesterday to tell his followers he had been cycling along quiet country lanes with his...

yesterday, 11:10 in Regional North West
 


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