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  1. Clitheroe ware hero policeman pens his life storyRead the original story

    Friday | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A war hero who braved Nazi U-boats to ensure vital supplies reached the Allies during the Second World War has written a biography based on his life experiences.

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  2. Ukip's plan to save A 25bn: Leave the EU and slash foreign aid spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Ukip shrugged off condemnation of its "British jobs for British workers" policy as it set out an economic platform underpinned by A 25bn of savings from spending on the European Union, overseas aid, Scotland and the HS2 rail link.

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  3. Patrick O'Flynn has said Ukip is the only party promising to spend 2% of Britain's GDP on defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Ukip set out its economic policies today, promising tax and spending cuts and a crackdown on immigration to boost wages. Patrick O'Flynn, the party's economics spokesman, speaking alongside leader Nigel Farage, also said Ukip would grant employers the right to discriminate in favour of British job-seekers - a suggestion, he said, which saw "all hell break loose" when mentioned by Mr Farage recently.

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  4. How will UKIP pay for the carrots it dangled in front of voters today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ITV

    Leader Nigel Farage and his economic spokesman Patrick O'Flynn pledged billions of pounds in the short time they spent standing on a small stage in a metal works factory in Greater Manchester. There were in Heywood and Middleton - the constituency in which UKIP finished in second place in the by-election here last year - and they reached out to voters for whom scrapping overseas aid spending is every bit as important as controlling immigration.

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  5. Police 'sorry' for Rochdale failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | BBC News

    Greater Manchester Police has admitted it should have focused more on investigating sex abuse in Rochdale than examining victims' credibility. The force apologised after a review highlighted failures "at individual and force level" into its dealings with victims between 2008 and 2010.

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  6. Police car flips onto roof during high speed police chase through town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    The chase began when a thief jumped into a delivery vehicle while its driver was making a drop off in Heywood, Greater Manchester. Traffic officers in marked and unmarked cars pursued the stolen van from Bury along the motorway to Pilsworth Industrial Estate, Heywood - back onto the motorway and through Heywood town centre.

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  7. UPDATED: Van owner thrown from back of vehicle and police car flipped by carjackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Bury Times

    A MAN was thrown out of his van in Bury after a carjacker stole it while he was still in the back. The van was stolen in Haslingden at 10am this morning.

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  8. The NHS, devolution, and the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Newsday

    A couple of weeks ago I noted that the devolution of funding and decision-making for health and social care to Greater Manchester went some way to fulfil a long-running Treasury ambition for the NHS to be - in effect - broken up. What is striking is that this devolution may have been decades in the making, but it is moving ahead swiftly - from rough concept in November's outline plans for transferring more powers to the regions, to announcement last month.

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  9. Tranmere Rovers in the Community 11/03/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | IcNetwork

    Pupils from Claremount Specialist Sports College visited Prenton Park last week as part of the journalism education project run by Tranmere Rovers in the Community education officer Andy Heywood. The 13-16 year olds took part in literacy workshops before attending the home game against Wycombe Wanderers last Tuesday.

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  10. Parents warning to smokers after daughter died in flat fire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Mirror.co.uk

    The flat fire that killed a 23-year-old woman may have been started by a lit cigarette after she fell asleep. Emma Waring was tragically killed after a blaze ripped through her home in a block of flats near Rochdale town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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  11. Could this little boy's tragic death provide clues about cot death?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Mail

    Could this little boy's tragic death provide clues about cot death? Tests reveal toddler had genetic heart condition never seen before in a child Mrs Cook is now 32 weeks pregnant and is waiting to find out if the baby has the same gene mutation that is thought to have caused Dexter's death But tragedy was to strike just weeks after the infant's first birthday when his devastated mother and father found him dead in his cot. Desperate to know why Dexter had been a victim of sudden infant death syndrome , parents James Cook, 37, and Gemma Littley, 33, volunteered his DNA for a pioneering genetic test.

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  12. Young runners bode well for the future of Bury ACRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bury Times

    A SMALL team of Bury AC runners made the long journey to London to compete in the English National Cross Country Championships last Saturday. First to run on the very muddy Parliament Hill Fields course was Sophie Whittaker in the Under-17 Women's race.

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  13. 49 per cent of women earn below living wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Leigh Journal

    EMPLOYERS in Leigh are the second worst in Greater Manchester for paying staff below the living wage, new figures have revealed. Statistics from the Office of National Statistics also showed that almost half of all women in the town are being paid less than the amount needed to cover basic living costs.

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  14. Selfie sillies: Car thieves caught out by taking selfies with stolen vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Daily Star

    But the 'car fanatics' were foiled after police discovered some of the snaps printed out and proudly pinned up on Daniels' bedroom wall when they searched the house investigating a stolen Citroen C4. The motors, including a BMW 3 Series, an Audi TT and a Mercedes A Class were taken in raids on properties in Blackley, Failsworth, Moston, Crumpsall and Heywood between August 2013 and June last year.

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  15. Burglary gang steal A 250k worth of trainers after carefully removing bricks from warehouse wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Around 2,000 boxes of Creative Recreation brand shoes were plundered during a 'well organised and well executed' raid, according to police A gang of thieves carefully removed bricks from the wall of a trainer warehouse before making off with A 250,000-worth of shoes. The crooks broke into a vacant building before dismantling a wall to get into the trainer warehouse in Heywood, Greater Manchester.

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  16. Violent robber who walked out of open prison is back in a cell after handing himself in 13 months onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Bury Times

    Michael Ossai walked out of an open prison in Derbyshire in January 2014, causing police to issue an appeal for his whereabouts, describing him as "extremely dangerous" and not to be approached. On February 16 this year, the 45-year-old, who had been serving a 16-year prison sentence, walked into Bury Police Station and gave himself up.

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  17. Violent robber who walked out of open prison is back in a cell after handing himself in 13 months onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Michael Ossai walked out of an open prison in Derbyshire in January 2014, causing police to issue an appeal for his whereabouts, describing him as "extremely dangerous" and not to be approached. On February 16 this year, the 45-year-old, who had been serving a 16-year prison sentence, walked into Bury Police Station and gave himself up.

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  18. Cops collar prolific joyriders after they pin pictures of themselves in stolen cars on bedroom wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Connor Daniels and Jordan Irving posed for pictures at the wheel of stolen high powered cars including Mercedes, Audis and a BMW Cops collared a pair of prolific joyriders after one pinned selfies of them posing inside stolen cars on his bedroom wall. Connor Daniels and Jordan Irving posed for pictures at the wheel of stolen high powered cars including Mercedes, Audis and a BMW.

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  19. Life Sentence . . . Steven DunksRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Oldham Chronicle

    A JEALOUS lover who battered his girlfriend to death then covered his crime for a month by sending texts from her phone has been jailed for life. Steven Dunks , of Milnrow Road, Shaw, will serve at least 19 years after being found guilty of murdering Lynn Howarth last July.

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  20. Jilted lover battered ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage then ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Jilted lover battered ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage then sent texts from her phone to pretend she was alive Steven Dunks, 45, was told he must serve a minimum of 19 years behind bars after being convicted of the murder of Lynn Howarth in Oldham, Greater Manchester A spurned lover who battered his ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage and then used her phone to pretend she was still alive was jailed for life today. Steven Dunks was told he would serve a minimum of 19 years behind bars for the brutal murder of former partner Lynn Howarth, 43. The jealous 45-year-old flew into a drunken rage and beat Miss Howarth to death after she started seeing another man.

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