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Articles from September 24, 2015

30-Second Verdict
ANALYSIS DESPITE making six changes from Sunday, this was a very familiar performance from United.They had over 70 per cent possession, their pass count was high and they dominated the game, with Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ander Herrera controlling the...
A Culture of Excellence ; Headteacher Mr I. R. Irwin Discusses What Makes Stockport School Great
THE choice of a secondary school is always a difficult one and is usually taken after a great deal of thought. I would be delighted to welcome you to take the opportunity to investigate what Stockport School has to offer your child at our Open Evening...
Anderson on Form but Lancashire Still Have a Lot Left to Do
JIMMY Anderson may have won the battle with England team-mate Alastair Cook yesterday, but it is Essex who are winning the war against Lancashire at Chelmsford after recovering well from 29-3. Red Rose ace Anderson trapped Test captain Cook LBW for one...
Bid to Restrict Bailiffs Gains Council Boost ; Charity Praises Town Hall over Plans to Help Protect Children When Families Fall into Debt
BOSSES at a children's charity have praised town hall bosses for agreeing to consider a move to more 'ethical' ways to collect council tax - including an end to bailiffs calling on families with children.Council leaders in Stockport agreed to investigate...
Black Dog Prepares to Reveal New Look & Big Plans for Future
LATE night drinking den Black Dog Ballroom is set to unveil a new look tonight - but bosses have exclusively told the M.E.N. it has even bigger redevelopment plans for the new year.Working with original BDB designers Start JG, the Northern Quarter basement...
Clamp Down on the out of Town Cabbies ; Write To: Viewpoints, MEN, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men-News.Co.UK
I AM in complete agreement with Stephen Holt's letter regarding "out of Manchester" Hackney carriages (taxis) operating as private hire minicabs in Manchester; the majority seeming to be licensed as taxis in Rossendale.Twice in recent months I have seen...
Derelict Mansion Set for New Chapter as a Boutique Hotel ; Georgian Property, Where Classic Novel Was Written, Edges Closer to Redevelopment
GEORGIAN mansion where a classic children's novel was written Ais on the brink of becoming a boutique hotel.The Grade II listed building in Buile Hill Park, Salford, is steeped in local history but has been derelict for the last 15 years. Frances Hodgson...
"Everything You Can Be and Everything You Are Meant to Be"
THAT is the mantra of The Blue Coat School. Each year 249 children come from across Oldham and beyond from all backgrounds, and with the full range of ability, interests, and ambition, to join a special community.The Blue Coat School is one that is distinctively...
FER PLAY! BRAZIL ACE SHOWS CITY DON'T NEED POG ; Midfielder Rediscovers His Form after Blues Pull out of Chase for Pounds 70m Star
AS City pursued Paul Pogba, Fernandinho got down to work. The Brazilian was the man most under threat from the potential arrival of the Juventus midfielder Manuel Pellegrini was so determined to sign.City's manager, alarmed by the dramatic loss of form...
Film Captures Refugees' Bid to Stay Alive ; Documentary Maker Tells Stories of Families Finding Sanctuary in Manchester after Fleeing War-Torn Syria
THE harrowing stories of Syrian refugees who have fled their homeland to find sanctuary in Manchester are featured in a new documentary.Researchers from the University of Manchester collaborated with indethe pendent filmmaker Hafsah Naib on the film...
GEORGE: 'THIS IS DEDICATED TO GRANDAD' ; the Youngster Made His First-Team Debut This Week and Was Quick to Thank His Family for Helping Him Make Blues History
GEORGE Evans was bursting with pride when he made City history...but his big moment was tinged with sadness.The 20-year-old became the first player to work his way through the Blues academy system from under-eights to first team when he made his debut...
Great Scott Fired Up for Final Test
HE'S been part of many a Grand Final throughout his career, and now Belle Vue captain Scott Nicholls is rallying his troops for one last push as their top-flight campaign approaches its climax.What hopes Swindon had of battling reigning champions Poole...
Have a Say on Pounds 700m Site ; Developers Invite Salford Residents to View Latest Plans for Massive New Community on Their Doorstep
tHE public can have their say over plans for a vast urban village in Salford.The 24-acre Middlewood Locks is one of the region's prime sites with a panoramic view of nearby Manchester city centre.Plans for the first phase of the Pounds 700m scheme were...
How Can I Ensure Discrimination Does Not Take Place in My Business? ; ELAS Employment Law Consultant Enrique Garcia Discusses Discrimination in the Workplace and How to Avoid It
DESPITE many employers being aware of their legal responsibilities when it comes to any harassment or victimisation carried out by a staff member against another employee, it would seem that the same level of concern does not extend to the issues of equal...
Make the Most of a School Open Day ; Don't Know Where to Start with Open Days and Secondary School Visits? Transition Leader Claire Burns Shares Some Great Advice with GEORGIA MORGAN
YOUR child moving up to 'big school' is one of the biggest moments of their young lives - and yours. If your child is in Year Five, it's probably time to start looking at potential secondary schools and attending their open days.Most open days are held...
Manager Shows His Cup Intent by Playing Big Guns
MANUEL Pellegrini was not about to take any credit for playing such a powerful team in the Capital One Cup.The City boss claimed he had no real choice, that his hand was forced by a spate of injuries that robbed him of nine players heading into the game.That...
MATERNITY UNIT BLAMED FOR BABY SPENCER'S DEATH 'Unprecedented Level of Beth Abbit Labour and Was Induced Inquest, Mrs Butler and Pennine Acute Hospitals ; Coroner Says Royal Oldham Hospital Was Guilty of 'Gross Failure' of Care.
MEDICAL and midwifery neglect was a 'major factor' in the death of a newborn baby who was delivered tragically late, an inquest has heard.Baby Spencer Butler may have survived if doctors at Royal Oldham Hospital had carried out a Caesarean section at...
My Baby Filled the Void in My Life ; Actress and Singer Martine McCutcheon Enjoyed Success in EastEnders and Starred in Love Actually Opposite Hugh Grant. after Suffering with Depression and Chronic Fatigue, She Tells GABRIELLE FAGAN Becoming a Mum Changed Everythingfit for Fame
MOTHERHOOD is an exciting step for most women, but for Martine McCutcheon it means so much more - her 'miracle' baby has helped her find herself again."All my life I've felt I was chasing something which was missing, but Rafferty's given me contentment...
My Cat Died after Someone Poisoned Her with Anti-Freeze 'I Think Someone Is Doing This Deliberately' ; Much-Loved Family Pet Put Down after Eating Fish That Vets Say Contained Chemical
APET owner says he believes his cat was deliberately poisoned by fish laced with antifreeze - and is now speaking out to warn others.Michael Louth, 28, has told how his beloved pet cat Chloe had to be put to sleep after falling ill.The three-year-old...
One El of an Adventure ; Noah, Three, Reunited with His Favourite Toy Elephant after She Had the Time of Her Life at Airport
aTODDLER was reunited with his favourite toy elephant after losing it at Manchester Airport, thanks to the M.E.N. Noah Wilkinson, three, was thrilled to get his hands on Ellie the elephant but was even more amazed to see what it got up to at Terminal...
PART-TIME TECHNO DJ IS SHOT DEAD IN BERLIN ; Manchester Entrepreneur Gunned Down outside Nightclub by Killer Wearing a Cowboy Hat.
AM A N C H E S T E R entrepreneur was murdered in the street in Berlin by a man thought to have been tipped over the edge by noise from a late night club.Oxford business school graduate Luke Holland, 31, was leaving the 'Del Rex' nightclub in the German...
Pictures Show How Manc Way Hole Fell through the Cracks ; Dad Says Authorities Should Have Spotted Warning Signs on Google Street View Images
DO these images show the first signs of a 40ft sinkhole on the Mancunian Way appearing months before it collapsed.Eagle-eyed Darren Perry says pictures taken from Google Street View show 'cracks' on the road in the exact spot where the gigantic crater...
Pounds 120,000 BOSS TO RUN CHILDREN'S SERVICES Jennifer Williams ; Troubled Town Hall Department Will Get a New Director After'inadequate'rating
MANCHESTER town hall is to hire a permanent director of children's services on a salary of Pounds 120,000.The move comes a year after Ofsted downgraded the department's safeguarding unit to 'inadequate' in a damning report that found vulnerable children...
Pressure to Send 'Sext' Messages a Big Worry, Says Children's Charity ; Alarming Numbers of Teenagers Are Being Groomed Via the Internet
INCREASING numbers of teenagers feel under pressure to 'sext' people they have met online, a children's charity has warned.Campaigners issued the warning about sexting as part of Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week.Research from The Children's Society...
Prospect Report High Demand at Iconic Flagship Development
PROSPECT Homes are experiencing exceptional demand on the new Midfield at the Maine Place, their flagship development on the site of Manchester City's former stadium.The house-builder recently chalked up another hat-trick of reservations in one weekend,...
Puppy Smuggling Leads to Fears over Rabies Outbreak ; Trading Standards Officer Warns Urgent Action Is Needed Because of Demand For'cheap'pets
UPPY smuggling from Eastern Europe could bring rabies Pinto the region, trading standards bosses have warned.In an internal memo seen by the M.E.N. Gareth Hollingsworth, senior trading standards officer at Salford council, says urgent action is needed...
Red Kites Fly High Again ; Magnificent Birds Could Soon Be Nesting Nearby Thanks to Reintroduction after Being Forced from Our Skies
The Wildlife Trust of Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside To become a member of the Trust go to www.lancswt.org.uk or call 01772 324129 IWORKED in Scotland for a year. Nobody understood a word I was saying - or so they pretended.When England...
ROYALS DIG IN FOR A DIY SOS ; Princes William and Harry Roll Up Their Sleeves and Get Hands Dirty to Help Transform a Manchester Street
PRINCES William and Harry put on their hard hats and joined the DIY SOS team helping with the transformation of a north Manchester street into a village for army veterans.The Royal ex-military brothers, donned personalised hats, steel- toe boots and...
SALUTE TO TRAGIC FANS ; Bolton Wanderers Unveil New Strip to Remember the FA Cup Day When Dozens Died
AFOOTBALL club has unveiled a new shirt to mark the darkest day in its history.The new third strip from Bolton Wanderers pays tribute to the 33 people killed in the Burnden Park disaster of March 1946.The names of the dead have been woven into the fabric...
Search for Mayfield Developer Is under Way Alex Bell ; Creation of the New Quarter Will See 1,300 Homes Built and 75,000 Sq Ft of Office Space Developed
aSEARCH to find a development partner to transform the May-field Quarter in Manchester has started.It will include 1,300 homes, 75,000 sq m of office space, a 350- bedroom hotel, retail and leisure facilities and a new six-acre city park centred along...
Spaniel Clide Lucky to Survive Savaging ; Pooch's Leg Was Broken in Two Places after It Was Thrown around like a Rag Doll by Bulldog
AWOMAN has told of her horror after watching her cocker spaniel being 'ripped to bits' by a bulldog running free in a public area.Kimberley Fearnhead was walking her pet Clide on Deans playing field in Swinton, Salford, when a huge dog - believed to...
Stars Join Thousands as Tory Protests Take Centre Stage ; Big Names Will Perform during Week of Action as Party Conference Comes to City.
AHOST of big names will join tens of thousands of activists in Manchester as the Tory party conference rolls into town next month.It's not just Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn preparing to park his tanks on David Cameron's lawn as Conservatives from across...
Street's Live Episode Goes off with a Bang, and without a Hitch
THE live Coronation Street special had it all - tears, laughter, drama, intrigue and a murder. And it went without a hitch.After two weeks of rehearsals the highlyanticipated live episode went with a bang, over evil drug dealer Callum Logan's head as...
Teaching Assistant Admits to Having Sex with School Pupil ; Woman, 30, Walks Free despite Court Admission That She Had Relationship with Underage Boy
ADISGRACED teaching assistant at a Manchester school has walked free from court despite admitting having sex with a teenage student.Caroline Berriman escaped jail after coming clean about the relationship with the boy - a pupil at Abraham Moss Community...
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THEATRE / WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE AT ALBERT HALL Since 2013 Welcome to Night Vale has toured a fully-realized live show with guest stars and live musical guests performing unheard scripts that complement and enhance the constantly evolving narrative of...
TWO ARRESTS AFTER POLICE TERROR RAID Paul Britton ; Officers Swoop Following Auction Fraud
COUNTER terrorism police swooped to make two arrests in Greater Manchester.A 35-year-old man was arrested in north Manchester and a second man, aged 32, was held at an address on Sheepfoot Lane in Prestwich, Bury. The Metropolitan Police said both men...
TYSON'S BATTY ABOUT TAKING WORLD TITLE ; Boxer Stuns Media - and Klitschko - by Arriving at Press Conference Dressed as Superhero
THERE are those who think it will take a superhuman effort to dethrone Wladimir Klitschko.Fitting then that Tyson Fury turned up for a pre-fight showdown with the Ukrainian dressed as Batman.Yet to hear the undefeated Brit speak, ending his rival's rule will...
White Hart Raises the Bar in Fine Dining
IT has already earned a respected reputation as one of Greater Manchester's best gastropubs - and now the White Hart at Lydgate is raising the bar even higher after launching a new fine dining restaurant.The Saddleworth inn's restaurant has undergone...
Withington Girls' Celebrates Success
WITHINGTON Girls' School has enjoyed an auspicious start to the new academic year with completion of major development works including a new Junior School, exceptional academic results and a continued programme of extracurricular enrichment projects.The...
Yaya Wants Recipe for Perfect Blend
YAYA Toure thinks City will be one of the most exciting teams in Europe when they are in full flow.And once new boys Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne are fully integrated into the talented squad, the Ivorian feels the Blue "mayonnaise" will titillate...
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