Heywood, England Newswire

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  1. Choir conductor honoured for 50 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | This Is Lancashire

    A choir conductor was honoured at a concert at Bury Methodist Church which marked his 50th year with the baton. Keith Heywood was celebrating 50 years as musical director of the Radcliffe Male Voice Choir at their 94th annual gala concert on May 16 when he was presented with an engraved glass compote and a certificate from the National Association of Choirs for his outstanding service.

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  2. Choir conductor honoured for 50 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Bury Times

    A choir conductor was honoured at a concert at Bury Methodist Church which marked his 50th year with the baton. Keith Heywood was celebrating 50 years as musical director of the Radcliffe Male Voice Choir at their 94th annual gala concert on May 16 when he was presented with an engraved glass compote and a certificate from the National Association of Choirs for his outstanding service.

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  3. OAP takes on raiders ... with an umbrellaRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Morecambe Visitor

    A plucky pensioner fought off two balaclava-clad burglars with her brolly as they attacked her 68-year-old son. Mildred Unsworth smashed one of the would-be robbers across the back of the head with a Victorian metal-handled umbrella and later a battered and bruised Neil Unsworth revealed: "She said she was only looking after her little boy."

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  4. OAP takes on raiders ... with an umbrellaRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Lancaster Guardian

    A plucky pensioner fought off two balaclava-clad burglars with her brolly as they attacked her 68-year-old son. Mildred Unsworth smashed one of the would-be robbers across the back of the head with a Victorian metal-handled umbrella and later a battered and bruised Neil Unsworth revealed: "She said she was only looking after her little boy."

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  5. Friends killed in freak holiday tragedyRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Oldham Chronicle

    A FORMER head of Oldham Trading Standards and his best friend were killed on holiday in Thailand when an out-of-control car ploughed into them, an inquest heard. Derek Gent and Mike Holmes, both 68, had been friends for over 30 years and were on a dream trip to the Far East with their wives, Christine and Janet.

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  6. Shocking photos show mangled wreck of Fiat Punto a tired driver...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Daily Mail

    A tired driver had a lucky escape after he crashed into a lorry as he rushed to get to a motorway services for a break. These shocking images show the mangled wreck of the red Fiat Punto that crashed shortly after 2am on the M62 near Heywood, Greater Manchester, today.

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  7. Driver makes miraculous escape after horrific motorway smash leaves car a mangled wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    The incident, involving a HGV in the early hours of this morning, smashed the car's windows, burst tyres and tore off the bonnet, exposing the engine Police released shocking images of the aftermath of the crash, on the M62 between junctions 19 and 20 in Heywood, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of Friday.

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  8. Keith, 82, marks half century as Radcliffe choir conductorRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Radcliffe Male Voice Choir is holding its 94th annual gala concert on Saturday, which also marks Keith Heywood's 50th year as their musical director. The 82-year-old, previously conductor of Ramsbottom Choral Society, took charge of the group in 1965 as a favour when his predecessor fell ill, and says he has no thoughts of giving the job up.

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  9. Best friends killed after speeding car ploughs into them in horrific Thailand holiday smashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    Derek Rodney Gent and Mike Holmes had been pals for more than 30 years - they were both on a dream holiday with their wives when tragedy struck A pair of best friends were killed after a speeding car careered out of control and ploughed into them while on holiday inThailand. Derek Rodney Gent and Mike Holmes, both 68, who had been pals for more than 30 years, were on a dream trip to the Far East with their wives, Christine and Janet, on the island of Koh Samui when the crash took place.

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  10. Watch moment lorry driver is caught by police reading a book while driving on busy motorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Daily Record

    THIS is the shocking moment a lorry driver is caught driving on the busy M60 motorway while reading a book. The HGV driver was snared by a specially-adapted unmarked police lorry and hit with a fixed penalty notice for driving without due care and attention.

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  11. Watch lorry driver caught reading book at the wheel while driving on the M60Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Mirror.co.uk

    He was one of a number of HGV drivers snared by an undercover police lorry working in the roadworks on the motorway This video shows the shocking moment a lorry driver was caught reading a book at the wheel while driving on the M60. He was one of a number of HGV drivers snared by an undercover police lorry working in the roadworks on the motorway.

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  12. Heywood explosion: Search crews and sniffer dogs trawl through rubble ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Mirror.co.uk

    Firefighters and sniffer dogs are searching for people who could be trapped under the rubble of a destroyed house following a huge explosion. The Manchester Evening News reports Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue are still at the scene searching with a sniffer dog to check if anybody is still inside stuck in the rubble of the blast.

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  13. Nigel Farage: the English are biggest victims of racism because of ScotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Business News

    The worst form of racism in the UK is hatred of the English by people in Scotland , Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said. He made the claim on a visit to Hartlepool as he was questioned about a survey that suggested 28% of Ukip supporters admit to holding prejudiced views against people of other races.

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  14. Facebook predator Lee Halpin jailed for four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | This is Hull

    A FORMER soldier who lied about his age on Facebook to groom schoolgirls for sex has been jailed for four and a half years. Halpin told the girls he was 17 and applied emotional pressure on them by saying he had been abused by his parents and self-harmed.

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  15. Featherstone enjoys the rough and tumble of sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    AS a nine year-old girl just starting out in gymnastics Kathryn Featherstone could have no idea that the sport would take her to represent her country - and give her a good career. But perhaps the youngster might have guessed at the former as, when she first went along to the class in Rochdale near her Heywood home she immediately took to gymnastics.

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  16. Daring A 200k raid straight out of Mission Impossible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    A thief stole 124 antique watches from an antiques market in what the owner described as "a Hatton Gardens copycat" - a reference to the recent A 200m jewellery heist A masked burglar stole more than A 200,000 of antique watches by crawling along the floor to avoid setting off infra-red beams in a "Mission Impossible" style raid at a luxury London jewellers. The burglar's movements seemed straight out of a movie scene as he scaled a two-storey antiques market in Heath Street in swanky Hampstead, North London.

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  17. CCTV captures moment gunman forces terrified customer to kneel on floor in A 50 store raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    The balaclava-clad thug made off with just A 50 and a few packets of cigarettes following the robbery in Heywood, Greater Manchester CCTV footage has captured the terrifying moment a masked gunman stormed into a convenience store in broad daylight and forced a customer to kneel on the floor. Wearing a balaclava, the thug ordered a shopkeeper to open the till before escaping with A 50 cash and a few packs of cigarettes.

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  18. Aggressive 2014 tactics that led to complaintsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Wigan Today

    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. VOTERS in last year's parliamentary by-elections lodged complaints about aggressive campaigning tactics, fights between rival supporters, and bizarre activities on polling day, new data shows.

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  19. A* grade pupil hanged herself after being diagnosed with mild autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Elspeth McKendrick, 16, killed herself just weeks after she scored a string of A* grades at GCSE because she couldn't come to terms with her diagnosis, an inquest heard. The school prefect desperately wanted to fit in at school and had built up a circle of friends - but felt alone after doctors told her she had Asperger's syndrome in 2012.

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  20. Tribute to man killed in stab attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Newsday

    The family of a man stabbed to death at a house in Greater Manchester say they are "devastated" by the loss of their "beloved brother". Graham Clarke, 52, died following the incident at a house in Claybank Street, Heywood, on Sunday.

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