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Articles from March 24, 2015

Be Dog Smart and Stay Safe Be Dog Smart and Stay Safe Be Dog Smart and Stay Safe Be Dog Smart and Stay Safe ; Children Should Never Be Left Alone with Dogs, Warns the Dogs Trust. LISA SALMON Learns about Its New Dog Safety Campaign Which Aims to Prevent Attacks on Children
PULLING a dog's tail, sitting on him and kissing his nose are just some of the antagonising ways children act around dogs. But while some dogs are placid enough to put up with children annoying them, many are not - and even the most mild-mannered of...
Blues' Loan Star Denayer Turning on Celtic Charm!
the season' has not been vintage for both centre-backs and goalscorers at City.Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala have had problems in defence, while Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic failed to provide sergio Aguero with sufficient support and match the...
CANTONA'S BACK... AND HE'S HOPING FOR A SPLASH HIT! ; United Legend Returning to Manchester - as Star of a Film about 1980s Synchronised Swimming Team.
ERIC Cantona is heading back to Manchester to star in a new film - about synchronised swimming.The 48-year-old United legend, now an actor, will be back in the city in July to film a comedy called Mermaid Man in which he plays an unemployed man in Thatcher's...
Castles, Cliffs. and Lots of Craic ; DESTINATION REPORT SHANNON Manchester Airport 279 Miles 1hr 10mins Shannon Airport
SHANNON, also known as Shannon Town, is a town situated in County Clare, Ireland, between Limerick and Ennis.Experience Irish history at Bunratty Castle, party all night at a medieval banquet, or nd serenity at the Cli s of Moher.Top sees for a fee:...
Culina Ships 280 Jobs into Salford ; Food Logistics Firm Delivers Major Boost to Port Salford Project despite Previous Road and Rail Agreements
fOOD firm Culina has confirmed plans to become the first tenant of the multi-million pound Port Salford development, in a move that will create 280 jobs.It comes after Peel was given the green light for the project last week, despite a previous agreement...
DALE CAN BE PRIZE GUYS, INSISTS HILL ; Rochdale Can Step Up Promotion Push If They Beat Their Local Rivals Tonight
ROCHDALE will treat tonight's derby clash at Oldham as a bonus match knowing the potential prize at stake is huge. Victory against Latics this evening would lift Dale into the play-off places still with a game in hand on most of their rivals.Spotland...
DIAMOND IS LOOKING FOR A GEM OF A COACH ; Sale to Emulate Champions by Seeking Different Structure after Departure of Redpath.
SALE boss Steve Diamond has revealed that the Sharks won't be looking to appoint another head coach in the wake of Bryan Redpath's sudden departure.Instead, the Sharks are seeking to appoint a topclass attack coach to try and get the best out of a talented...
Dragons'Den Checks into Space Project
BBC hit show Dragons' Den has taken up residence at the new Space Project production hub in east Manchester.The 360,000 sq ft drama and TV production hub in West Gorton will be the new home for the longrunning show as the series launches three new Dragons.The...
Farage Plan to Spend Extra Pounds 3bn on Defence ; Ukip Top Brass Land in Greater Manchester to Unveil Their Economic Vision for the Country
tHE Ukip bandwagon rolled into town as the party set out its economic vision for the country.Leader Nigel Farage joined deputy Paul Nuttall and finance chief Patrick O'Flynn in Middleton to outline his financial plan for Britain - with just 44 days to...
Firefighters Blast New Radios as 'Dangerous' ; Brigade Bosses Admit That New 'Advanced' Equipment Has Had Problems.
FIREFIGHTERS have branded their new radios as dangerous - claiming they don't fit inside their breathing masks.But bosses insist that 'teething problems' are being resolved and the equipment IS safe.The Greater Manchester brigade started to replace its...
First Dates in Manchester: A Walk in the Park ; ADVERTISING FEATUREThere Are a Wide Range of Activities Available at Heaton Park, Meaning Your Date Could Evolve in a Number of Ways
WHEN you've arranged a date with someone you're attracted to, you want everything to be as perfect as possible.Invariably though, it often won't pan out like that. The cinema might be fully booked, that bar you like might be too busy and there's every...
Growing Pains ; Talk of the Devils
SALFORD Red Devils cannot and will not grow as a club purely because of where the AJ Bell Stadium is located.The stadium itself is absolutely fantastic but where it is sited is not allowing me to grow and develop the club how I want and plan to.This...
Holden Backing Latics to Launch Push for Play-Offs
OLDHAM caretaker manager Dean Holden believes his side still has what it takes to finish in the League One play-off places.Latics host their local rivals Rochdale tonight knowing that a win would leave them just one point behind their opponents in the tightly-congested...
Honour for School in Fight against Child Exploitation ; Albion Academy in Salford Handed Ambassador Award after Producing Educational Video
ASALFORD school has been awarded ambassador status for its commitment to tackling child sexual exploitation (CSE).The new CSE Ambassador initiative, launched yesterday, seeks to recognise schools for their contribution to CSE awareness, through educational...
HOSPITAL STAFF 'SPIED' ON MEDICAL RECORDS ; Salford Royal Bosses Launch Investigation into Alleged Breach of Colleague's Data.
SCORES of hospital staff allegedly breached protocol rules to have a look at a colleague's computerised medical record. Bosses launched an investigation into claims that staff at Salford Royal Hospital had inappropriately accessed its Electronic Patients...
HOW LUCK OF THE IRISH RAN OUT AT AT BLUES BLUES ; Vanguard of Talented Youngsters from the Emerald Isle Has Been Replaced by Players from across the Globe
THERE was a time in the recent past when City's training ground echoed not to the sound of Spanish voices but to Irish ones.It was an era when the Blues looked to Dublin for their talent rather than mainland Europe or South America.New Bolton recruit...
International Break Could Be a Blessing for Blues
WHILE City supporters will curse the international break for interrupting their season, Manuel Pellegrini will be grateful for its timing.The Blues have unhappy memories of the international break last year when, a week after Vincent Kompany hoisted...
Is LVG's Philosophy Finally Beginning to Pay Dividends?
IF you're not a keen follower of American football, you might not know the name Tom Landry. But in the United States, and especially Texas, he was a household name.He died in 2000 after 29 years as the head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys between 1960 and...
MY MUM'S DRUGS WERE ALTERED AFTER BUST-UP ; Daughter Tells Jury in Nurse's Murder Trial That Accused Was'very Angry'after Dispute.
APENSIONER'S prescription records were sabotaged after her daughter had a bustup with a nurse accused of poisoning patients, a murder trial has heard.Victorino Chua, 49, is alleged to have contaminated saline bags and ampoules at Stepping Hill Hospital...
NEIL Mulholland Will Not
? NEIL Mulholland will not rush into making a decision on who will partner The Druids Nephew in the Crabbie's Grand National, with regular partner Barry Geraghty having been sidelined.The eight-year-old was an easy winner at the Cheltenham Festival, propelling...
PAIN GAME STALLED FERNANDO START ; Summer Signing Getting Back to Best after Premature Return from Injury.
FERNANDO played through the pain to try to get his City career back on track - and suered as a result.But now the Brazilian midelder is showing signs of getting back to the standard he set at the start of the season.Handed the anchor role on Saturday,...
Peter Hook's Concert Tribute to Curtis
PETER Hook has announced plans to play every song that Joy Division ever recorded at a one off show in Macclesfield on the 35th anniversary of the death of frontman Ian Curtis.The So This Is Permanence... show, performed by Hook's current band The Light,...
PRISON LIFE 'NO BETTER THAN AT TIME OF RIOTS' ; Former Lord Chief Justice Calls for New Investigation into 'Intolerable' Conditions Behind Bars.
CONDITIONS in prisons are as bad now as they were at the time of the Strangeway riots, a former Lord Chief Justice has warned.The system is in crisis again 25 years on from the disturbance in Manchester, according to Lord Woolf, who led the inquiry into...
Richard, 95, Parties on at His Own 'Wake' ; Retired Dock Worker Asks Family to Lay on Special Event Attended by Five Generations
aMAN of 95 attended his own wake while still alive after declaring he did not want to miss out on the huge family gathering.Richard Povah, who has lived in Salford his entire life, declared to his relatives a few weeks ago that he wished to have one...
ROYAL LONDON TO CREATE 450 EXTRA JOBS ; Pensions and Investment Giant Reveals Plans to Increase Its Staff Numbers in the Region.
PENSIONS and investment giant Royal London has revealed plans to create 450 jobs.It is already the largest employer in Wilmslow, Cheshire, and said it wants to increase full-time staff numbers to 1,350 at its campus, on Alderley Road.Royal London is...
'Sex Message' Probe as Boy, 13, Put in a Class of 9-Year-Olds by Mistake ; Shocked Parents Want to Know Why Teen Was Given Primary School Place
POLICE are investigating reports of 'inappropriate behaviour' by a teenage boy who was mistakenly placed in a Manchester primary school.The 13-year-old boy is understood to have been a pupil in a Year 5 class of nine and 10-year-olds when a complaint...
Stop the Dangerous Cuts to Our Police
ONE of the things that people value most about the police service is face-to-face contact.This used to be called 'bobbies on the beat',' but nowadays is called neighbourhood policing.Having a visible police presence in our communities makes us all feel...
STUDENT UNION BUILDING IS UP FOR TOP AWARD ; MMU's New Landmark Nominated for Architecture Title.
MANCHESTER Metropolitan University's new Students' Union building has finally opened and could gain instant fame.It has been nominated for the Royal Institute of British Architects North West award.It will battle it out with 14 other nominations including...
Thief Stole Pounds 20 from Attack Victim's Hand ; Court Hears Of'disgusting, Despicable'theft from Pensioner Lying in a Pool of Blood
a'DESPICABLE' thief wrenched a Pounds 20 note from the grasp of a collapsed pensioner who suffered a stroke after being brutally attacked.The victim, a 64-yearold man, collapsed in a 'pool of blood' with a head injury after a confrontation outside Manchester...
Tragedy of Care Worker in 'Accidental Overdose' Death ; Coroner Rules Joanne, Aged 20, Didn't Intend to Kill Herself after Going out on a Date.
CARE worker accidentally killed herself with an overdose of Aover- the-counter tablets after drinking fruit liqueurs and 'Jagerbombs ' drinks on a date, an inquest has heard.Joanne Dowsett, 20, was found to have 110 times the therapeutic dose of the...
Tuesdayhappenings
GIG / LUCY ROSE After contributing vocals to the first two Bombay Bicycle Club albums, Warwickshire songstress Lucy Rose strikes out solo with her heart-stopping folk-pop and cracked porcelain voice. Expect a sneak preview of second album Work It Out,...
Wane Backed to Lead Youthful Warriors into New Era
SHAUN Wane would probably have walked barefoot on broken glass to get the Wigan job.The Wiganer is deeply honoured to be the Warriors' coach, he openly admits it means the world to him, but deep down he knows it's not an easy job.The ex-Wigan forward...
Why Manchester Is a Shaw Thing
EL Gato Negro chef patron Simon Shaw has revealed more about his plans for the restaurant's move to Manchester.e acclaimed tapas restaurant, which featured on Gordon Ramsay's e F Word, will relocate to King Street in the city centre later this year.Simon,...
Work Starts on Flood Defences to Protect Hundreds of Homes
WORK has started on new flood defences for hundreds of homes in Salford.The Pounds 11.75m scheme will take one year to complete and will protect 1,400 homes and 500 businesses in Lower Broughton and Lower Kersal, which has a history of serious flooding.The...
You've Got Just Three Weeks to Have a Go on Big Wheel! ; 'Marmite'attraction Poised to Leave City Centre - and It's Not Coming Back, Say Council
THRILLSEEKERS have just three weeks left to ride high on Manchester's Big Wheel - before it spins off for the very last time.The attraction will be dismantled on April 12 and will NOT be returning to Piccadilly Gardens, according to the council.Officials...
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