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Stalker put tracker in his ex-girlfriend's car

A STALKER who planted a car tracking device inside his ex-girlfriend’s car has been sentenced. David Jones, 37, was found guilty at Manchester Magistrates’ Court of stalking and a separate charge of assault by beating. The court heard that Jones, a...

yesterday, 16:39 in Regional North West

REGIONAL: M60 delays possible after M56 crash

MOTORISTS on the M60 could be caught up in delays after a five-vehicle pile up. The M56 eastbound towards Manchester Airport has been reopened in the last hour after the North West Air Ambulance was deployed to tackle the incident which blocked all...

yesterday, 16:32 in Regional North West

All aboard as tenants swap Radcliffe for Blackpool

TENANTS from Radcliffe have embarked on a community trip to Blackpool. A total of 38 holidaymakers from the Abbey Close area boarded a coach on Sunday for a week-long stay at the seaside resort. Their visit will take in the popular Blackpool Pleasure...

yesterday, 15:32 in Regional North West

Break-in at Lidl supermarket, Radcliffe, six months after opening

A SUPERMARKET was broken into in broad daylight just six months after opening to the public. Lidl's new 'state-of-the-art' store in Radcliffe town centre was targeted by thugs on Sunday night. One of the front sliding glass doors was smashed through...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional North West

Voting open to choose best pub in Bury North for Parliamentary award

NOMINATIONS have poured in as residents put forward their favourite pubs to receive an award. MP for Bury North, James Frith, urged people to nominate their best-loved local for the prestigious Parliamentary Pub of the Year award. The 25 nominees are...

yesterday, 14:14 in Regional North West

Measles warning as European cases reach eight-year high

HOLIDAYMAKERS have been given fresh warnings to ensure they are vaccinated against measles after it emerged European cases have reached an eight-year high. The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned the number of cases of the highly infectious disease...

yesterday, 13:17 in Regional North West

Hospice awarded grant for babies with life-shortening illnesses

A HOSPICE which supports children with life-shortening illnesses and their families has received a much-needed grant to provide care and support for babies. Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, which runs Radcliffe-based Grace's Place, has been awarded...

yesterday, 06:36 in Regional North West

Extension plans at school for children with special educational needs

NEW classrooms and learning spaces could be built at a school in Radcliffe for young children with autism. Plans have been submitted for a two-phase work programme at Millwood Primary Special School to create additional classrooms, group rooms,...

yesterday, 06:36 in Regional North West

20+ Out of this world images from Sci-fi on the Sidings

Sci-fi on the Sidings at the East Lancashire Railway in pictures. The Sci-fi on the Sidings event has returned to the East Lancashire Railway this weekend with a host of strange and other worldly characters and creations from the world of science...

Sunday, 15:40 in Regional North West

PICTURES: The Shakers grab a late 1-1 home draw

All the action from Bury FC v Forest Green Rovers in pictures. Defender Will Aimson rescued a point for The Shakers with a late goal against Forest Green Rovers at Gigg Lane. Forest Green had gone ahead in the first half but after the visitors had a...

Sunday, 13:59 in Regional North West

Elderly man in critical condition after mosque stabbing

AN ELDERLY man has been stabbed in a Manchester mosque. The victim, aged in his 80s, was stabbed repeatedly in the Zakariya Masjid and Madrassah mosque on Clarendon Road, Whalley Range, during Friday prayers yesterday. Police rushed to the mosque at...

Saturday, 11:59 in Regional North West

Man arrested after trashing flat and hurling furniture at police

A MAN was arrested this morning after trashing a flat above shops in Greenmount. Police were called to the Vernon Road shops in Holcombe Brook around 6.30am this morning, after a man began throwing household items at people from his first floor flat....

Saturday, 10:56 in Regional North West

Joy as water feature returns to sculpture

RAMSBOTTOM’S famous Tilted Vase sculpture is back up and running. Unveiled in Market Place in 1998, the bronze centrepiece was the result of a £250,000 National Lottery grant. Designed by sculptor Edward Allington to symbolise Ramsbottom’s historical...

Saturday, 06:24 in Regional North West

Final call for We Love Manchester fund applications

THE fund set up in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing has a final date for people to apply for funding. The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund raised more than £21 million for the bereaved and the physically and psychologically injured. £20.7...

Saturday, 06:24 in Regional North West

Brace yourselves - Storm Ernesto is heading our way this weekend

BRACE yourself for a wet and windy weekend, as the sub-tropical Storm Ernesto hits the UK on Saturday night. The sub-tropical storm is sweeping across the Atlantic from the Caribbean, bringing torrential rain to the North West on Sunday. It is the...

Friday, 20:08 in Regional North West

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