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2 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

CELEBRITY chef Simon Rimmer helped launch Francis House's 'Big BBQ' fundraising campaign.

The children's hospice, which helps children from across Greater Manchester, is asking people to invite their friends around for a BBQ throughout August, in exchange for a donation to the charity.

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6 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Bowled over

The event is being held at the Gardeners Bowling Club in Howe Bridge at 11am on Saturday, August 30, and the competition will take a pairs format with partners drawn on the day.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

20 Odd Questions

TRAVEL IS A WAY OF LIFE for British starchitect Lord Norman Foster, whose buildings dot the globe-New York's stylishly faceted Hearst Tower, London's futuristic Millennium Bridge and that modern cathedral, Beijing Airport, to name a few.

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The Times of Israel

Protesters threaten British store selling Israeli products

Protesters display placards and banners as they take part in demonstration against Israeli airstrikes in Gaza in central London on July 19, 2014.

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Goal.com

Caballero warns Hart: I've come to play

The Argentine has made it clear to England's No.1 that he has not joined Manchester City from Malaga to sit on the bench Caballero is expected to play second fiddle to England international Hart, but aims to convince Manuel Pellegrini - his former coach at Malaga - he is worthy of a regular starting berth.

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Mirror.co.uk

Watch killers brandish huge knife moments before it was used to stab teenager to death

A pair of killers brandished a combat knife for the camera in a disturbing video captured minutes before a teenager was stabbed to death with it.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Funeral director presents silver to Leigh in daughter's memory

Former mayor's consort John Hurst, Mayor of Wigan Phyllis Cullen, Niamh Morland, Paul Dainton, Clr Myra Whiteside and Terry Cullen, the mayor's consort Paul Dainton presented a 1920s silver bowl complete with ladle and goblets to the town which he dedicated to his daughter Lynne Morland, who died in 2005.

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24dash

DWP plotting 'secret' universal credit plans - Labour MP

Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Bill Payments , Housing , Local Government , Universal Credit A Labour MP has claimed that the government is "keeping under wraps" plans to make people who lose their jobs wait five weeks before they get any benefit payment under universal credit.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

Postman barged down door to rescue mum from house fire

A POSTMAN has described the dramatic moments he barged open a front door to help rescue a mother whose family home was engulfed by fire.

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Goal.com

West Ham star Morrison charged with assault on two women

The midfielder has been charged with two common assualts is due before Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on 31 July West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assault on two women in Greater Manchester.

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Wigan Today

Grandad's sordid affair led to child porn arrest

A MARRIED Wigan man's secret affair with a woman he met via an internet swingers site came to light after he sent her child porn.

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Wigan Today

Mum in benefits fraud

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates heard yesterday that Zoe Hodkinson, of Bolton House Road, had admitted two specimen offences but would not be subject to an order for compensation because the Department of Work and Pensions had made its own arrangements to recover the cash.

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Bury Times

BURY will come to a standstill as the town marks the centenary of the start of World War One.

The highlight of a series of events will be a parade and service on Sunday, while the following day, on August 4, the day war broke out, the names of the town's fallen will be read out at an evening vigil service at Bury Parish Church.

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Warrington Guardian

David Cameron praises north west economy on visit to United Utilities

A 'POWER house of the north west', was how Prime Minister David Cameron described Warrington during a visit to the town on Wednesday.

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Hebdenbridge Today

Stalwart of Scouting Jackie McGoldrick, 66

After finally hanging up his stage shoes, he continued to be part of the team, ushering, selling programmes, and keeping the supplies of tea going at rehearsals along other things.

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Derby Shire Times

Art gallery opens in Buxton

Artwork to be sold off for the Chapel-en-le-Frith hospice will include a canvas depicting the evening, painted live by Carl Longmate.

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Warrington Guardian

Warrington Crown Court

A CAREER thief has again escaped a prison sentence despite starting to steal three weeks after her last court appearance.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Oldham Chronicle

Debbie calls for Gaza ceasefire

MP Debbie Abrahams and local councillors are calling for peace in Gaza and they want Oldhamers to support the campaign.

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UKClimbing.com

Pots and Pans Quarries [Greater Manchester, England]

Crag features Three quarries of generally good quality rock. Set in moorland in a fine position, dries quickly.

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Newsday

Initiative 'spent A 4m on propaganda'

Healthier Together, proposed by the area's clinical commissioning groups, could see up to five specialist hospitals opened in the region.

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