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  1. Tory 'tax bribe' launches election - but can UK afford it?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The First Post

    David Cameron dropped a tax cut bombshell on Ed Miliband and the Labour Party today by announcing that millions of middle income workers will be lifted out of the 40p upper rate of income tax and one million low-paid workers will escape income tax altogether if the Conservatives are re-elected next May. The Prime Minister promised that during the next Parliament, the threshold for the 40p rate of income tax will be raised from its current level of A 41,900 to A 50,000. It will amount to a massive tax break for teachers and police officers who have been dragged into the higher rate of tax, he said.

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  2. Ukip theatricals: the Tory nightmare has barely begunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The First Post

    Nigel Farage has done the easy bit. His coup de thA A tre in arranging the defection of a second Tory MP - Mark Reckless - to Ukip a bare month after the first - Douglas Carswell - was brilliantly stage-managed.

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  3. Former Tory donors bankrolling UKIP to tune of A 2.25MILLION as it is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    Almost A 9 in every A 10 is from ex-Conservative backers, with a shadow Cabinet minister saying: "UKIP is a party of Tory money, Tory politicians and Tory policies" And more than one in four of UKIP's 2015 general election candidates have been involved previously with the Tories. The links to the Conservatives are exposed as Mr Farage is due to deliver a key-note speech at the party's annual conference in Ed Miliband's Doncaster backyard.

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  4. Warning over 'bogus midwife' offering unqualified medical advice to pregnant mumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    The alert, claiming student Kirsty Balkwill used social media to give medical advice, was sent to health bosses and GP surgeries by Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust The alert, accusing student Kirsty Balkwill of using social media to give medical advice, was sent to health bosses and GP surgeries by Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The trust issued a warning poster showing Kirsty's picture which put up on the walls of GP practices.

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  5. Medal Winners Under-17 women's team, from left, Lauren Booth, Eleanor Boyle and Sophie WhittakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Bury Times

    Bury Athletic Club got the winter season off to a medal-winning start at this weekend's North West Road Relays with two silvers and a bronze. First to win a silver medal was the under-17 women's team.

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  6. A drunken grandmother was five times over the limit when stopped by fellow road-userRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Metro UK News

    A drunken grandmother weaved so dangerously on a motorway that another driver had to use his car to block her path, a court heard. The 47-year-old from Heywood, Greater Manchester, admitted driving while nearly five times the legal limit on August 20 on the M66 near Burnley.

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  7. War veteran families get help groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Lancashire Telegraph

    THE families of war veterans who are struggling with issues such as single-parenting are to be offered support at weekly meetings from next month. Veterans in Communities , a Rossendale-based military charity, will also be offered help and advice with living back in the parental home and having to rely on family for support.

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  8. Cathedral funeral for MP DobbinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | BBC News

    The funeral takes place later of Labour MP Jim Dobbin, who died two weeks ago aged 73 on a trip to Poland. Mr Dobbin, MP for Heywood and Middleton in Greater Manchester, had been in the Commons since 1997 and won with a 5,971 majority in 2010.

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  9. Jim DobbinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Sunday Herald

    JIM Dobbin, who has died aged 73, was a Fife-born career NHS microbiologist who became a popular Labour councillor later in life and eventually Labour/Co-operative MP for the Heywood and Middleton constituency of Greater Manchester. He died suddenly in Slupsk, in Polish Pomerania, near the Baltic Sea, while on a parliamentary trip for human rights organised by the Strasbourg-based Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights organisation.

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  10. Shayne Singleton Wants Bradley Skeete ShowdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Boxing Scene

    After headlining at Bolton's Reebok Stadium on September 20, Shayne 'The Pain' Singleton is eyeing up a potential clash with fellow rising-star, Bradley Skeete. Singleton versus Skeete would be a terrific trade-fight.

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  11. Miriam O'Reilly, scourge of the BBC ageists, finds a new foe......Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Daily Mail

    The BBC Countryfile presenter who won a landmark battle over Corporation ageism is poised to ride to Ed Miliband's rescue in a showdown with Nigel Farage's Ukip. Miriam O'Reilly is being privately billed as Labour's best hope in next month's crunch parliamentary by-election in Heywood and Middleton on the outskirts of Rochdale.

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  12. Double date for by-elections: Vote following MP Jim Dobbin's death...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daily Mail

    Double date for by-elections: Vote following MP Jim Dobbin's death to take place on same day as contest triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection The by-election sparked by the death of Labour MP Jim Dobbin is likely to be held on October 9. A writ setting the date for the contest in the Heywood and Middleton constituency in Greater Manchester is to be moved by the party in the Commons today, a source said yesterday. It is the same day as voters go to the polls in Clacton, Essex, following Douglas Carswell's defection to Ukip from the Conservatives.

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  13. Vote following MP Jim Dobbin's death to take place on October 9thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daily Mail

    Double date for by-elections: Vote following MP Jim Dobbin's death to take place on same day as contest triggered by Douglas Carswell's death The by-election sparked by the death of Labour MP Jim Dobbin is likely to be held on October 9. A writ setting the date for the contest in the Heywood and Middleton constituency in Greater Manchester is to be moved by the party in the Commons today, a source said yesterday. It is the same day as voters go to the polls in Clacton, Essex, following Douglas Carswell's defection to Ukip from the Conservatives.

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  14. By-election date set for 9 OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BBC News

    A writ setting the date for the contest in Heywood and Middleton was moved by the party in the Commons at the start of business on Wednesday. It means there will be two by-elections on the same day, as there is already one scheduled for Clacton on that date.

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  15. Barman aged 71 fends off raidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Blackpool Citizen

    A man working behind the bar at a working men's club in Greater Manchester has fended off three raiders, police say A 71-year-old man has fended off three masked men armed with sticks as they demanded bar takings but left empty-handed. The plucky barman first threw a tray of glasses at the raiders after they burst in at Heap Bridge Working Men's Club in Heywood, Greater Manchester. 4 comments

  16. Barman aged 71 fends off raidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Dudleynews.co.uk

    A man working behind the bar at a working men's club in Greater Manchester has fended off three raiders, police say A 71-year-old man has fended off three masked men armed with sticks as they demanded bar takings but left empty-handed. The plucky barman first threw a tray of glasses at the raiders after they burst in at Heap Bridge Working Men's Club in Heywood, Greater Manchester. 4 comments

  17. Jim DobbinRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Watersblogged

    Source: www.standard.co.uk --- Sunday, September 07, 2014Labour bankbencher Jim Dobbin has died while on a trip to Poland with a parliamentary committee aged 73. ... Source: www.facebook.com --- Sunday, September 07, Jim Dobbin, MP for Heywood and Middleton, has died labourlist.org Jim Dobbin the Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton has died aged 73. Formerly a microbiologist, Mr Dobbin has been an MP for his Greater Manchester constituency since 1997.

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  18. Popular Labour backbench MP Jim Dobbin dies suddenly on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Daily Mail

    Mr Dobbin, 73, was in the country with other MPs as part of a Council of Europe human rights trip when he died suddenly. His wife Pat, who he married fifty years ago this year, is believed to have been with him at the time.

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  19. Labour MP Jim Dobbin dies aged 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | BBC News

    Mr Dobbin, MP for Heywood and Middleton in Greater Manchester, was on a trip to Poland with a parliamentary committee when he died. The former microbiologist had served as an MP since 1997, and won with a 5,971 majority at the last election.

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  20. Man on murder chargeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Oldham Chronicle

    A SHAW man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Heywood.

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