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14 min ago | Bury Times

Bury Council bosses vow to send in the bailiffs and collect 6 million in unpaid tax

TAX dodgers owe Bury Council more than A 6 million in unpaid bills - and town hall chiefs are refusing to write off the debt and are sending in the bailiffs.

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4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Trio of yob girls attack teenagers wearing Goth clothing in 'hate crime' attack

The teenage boy was punched and kicked 17 times and his friend, a teenage girl also dressed in Goth style clothing, was punched in the head A boy and girl wearing Goth-style clothing who were brutally assaulted by three teenage girls are being urged to come forward by police.

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8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Dad suffers 31 electric shocks as he lay dying due to hospital heart defibrillator blunder

Every time Brian Williams was finally slipping away, he suffered an electric shock inside his body as the device tried to restart his heart and bring him back to life A dying dad was forced to endure 31 electric shocks over two days after bungling doctors failed to switch off a heart defibrillator inside him.

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12 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

This day in history: Test tube baby

On this date in 1978, the world's first so-called "test tube baby" was born. Louise Brown weighed five pounds, 21 ounces when she was born in Manchester, England.

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17 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Orford Jubilee Park

LIVEWIRE staff face losing out on extra pay for working out of hours and a reduction in their car allowances.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Hospital boss sets out argument for Bolton to be specialist centre

A CONSULTATION is under way to determine which hospitals in Greater Manchester should be given specialist status under the new Healthier Together proposals.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Reveller left with brain haemorrhage after attack in Bolton town centre bar

Nathan Picton, aged 22, was rushed to hospital hours after the attack in En-Vogue bar in Bradshawgate, Bolton, after his vision went blurred and he was repeatedly sick.

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Leigh Journal

Fire crews were called to put out the flames.

HEROIC neighbours have rescued a family of three from a burning house after a children's game went horribly wrong.

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Bellingham Herald

Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS

The 36-year-old midfielder and former England star is the MLS expansion club's second high-profile international signing leading to its first season in 2015.

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Lancaster Guardian

Fight to protect Lancaster field goes on

Campaigners packed into a council meeting to make their feelings known about the future of Ridge Hill Green - land off Crag Road on the Ridge which has been used for recreation for many years.

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Halifax Courier

Speed checks get results in Todmorden

In total over 50 motorists have had action taken against them following the two weeks of checks on Burnley Road in Portsmouth, Burnley Road in Lydgate, Rochdale Road in Walsden and Halifax Road in Todmorden.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bury Times

Call to fix potholes after horse injured

AN animal lover from Bury has urged council officials to take action after her horse tripped up in a pothole.

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Phoenix New Times

Ralph Heap, "Dr. Hypocrisy," Campaigns Against Medicaid Expansion, But Took $130K in Medicaid Cash

Master and apprentice: Recalled former state Senator Russell Pearce talks with Ralph Heap , Pearce's revenge candidate in LD 25, in this photo Heap deleted from his Facebook page Tall with a buzz cut and a toothy grin, Dr. Ralph Heap is a banjo-pickin' orthopedic surgeon with a handsome family and enough charisma to worry incumbent Bob Worsley in ... (more)

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Leigh Reporter

Men injured in horror crash

A MOTORIST with multiple fractures had to be cut from the wreckage of his car after a late-night horror crash.

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This Is Lancashire

Affetside bus service saved

The 480 bus will now be retained on its current route from Bury to Bolton after bosses from Transport for Greater Manchester and the operator, Rosso Transport, met last week and renegotiated.

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Mirror.co.uk

Woman aged 43 found mauled to death by her Staffordshire bull terrier in Liverpool flat

A spokesman for the force confirmed: "Merseyside Police can confirm that a post-mortem to establish the cause of death has provisionally concluded that she died of multiple dog bites, pending the results of toxicology and other tests.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

'Meccano bridge is great - but no-one can find it'

THE popular Meccano Bridge in Little Lever is a unique attraction that stands out in its countryside surroundings - but visitors are struggling to find it.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Detective accused of carrying out drunken attack in pub

A MURDER squad detective was "absolutely legless" when he ripped off his shirt and attacked a holidaymaker in a pub shouting: "I'm a copper - I will do what I like," a court heard.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Deputy head, governor and PTA member retire as academic year closes

Alison Weatherly, centre, at St Matthew's School with, from left, pupil Mark Guffogg, teaching assistants Jane Mather and Andrea Bradshaw, and pupils Olivia Ashworth, Molly Hobman and Irshaad Salamut A deputy head, teachers, a governor and a PTA member shut the school gates behind them for the last time as the academic year came to a close.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Leigh Journal

a Number of long serving teachers have waved goodbye to their schools as retirement beckons.

In fact, there are 28 teachers from the east of the borough who are heading for retirement having served a combined total of 847 years as teachers in the borough's schools.

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