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Articles from July 12, 2016

48 Hours Inthecity ; WHAT'S COMING UP OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS
AUTHOR EVENT / MIRANDA SAWYER The hugely-respected journalist and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer is tackling the mid-life crisis in her witty and insightful new title, Out of Time. Join her at Gorilla as she reads from and discusses the book alongside Manchester...
93mph Driver One of 224 Caught Speeding in Just 2 Hours ; Motorist Put 'Innocent Lives at Risk' as They Are Clocked in Busy 30mph Zone
A STAGGERING 224 speeding motorists were caught in a 30mph zone in just TWO hours - including one who was clocked at 93mph.The drivers, who were caught by a speed trap van on Oldham Road in Miles Platting, Manchester, on Sunday afternoon will now get notice...
Ace Rashford Reveals His Message of Inspiration from Becks
MARCUS Rashford has revealed an inspirational message United great David Beckham has written to him.Reds legend Beckham won six Premier League titles, two FA Cups, the Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup and is regarded as one of the club's...
Allardyce 'Still Waiting to Hear from FA about England Job'
SAM Allardyce is yet to be contacted by the Football Association, despite reports that he could be interviewed for the vacant England manager's job this week.The 61-year-old former Bolton boss is in Austria, where his Sunderland squad has started preparations...
Bar Has Appliance of Science to Be a Lab for New Drinks ; VENUE HAS NEW UPSTAIRS ROOM WHERE STAFF CONCOCT TASTES MAKE BY COMPLEX CHEMISTRY
NORTHERN Quarter bar Cane And Grain has turned its upstairs speakeasy into a covert cocktail lab.The former First Floor Bar has had a rebrand to become Science And Industry, complete with its own chemistry workshop where Massimo Zitti and his team are...
Bathroom Retailer Aims for Pounds 100m Revenues ; BETTER BATHROOMS HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY FURTHER FUNDING FROM BUSINESS GROWTH FUND
A GREATER Manchester bathroom retailer is on course to generate 100 jobs and is course to hit revenues of Pounds 100m in the next two years thanks to strong growth and further investment.Better Bathrooms has received Pounds 4m in follow-on funding from its...
Chief Saying Farewell to Spotland after 11 Years
ROCHDALE chief executive and secretary Colin Garlick is to leave the club at the end of September to take up a new position at Port Vale.Garlick joined Rochdale in August 2005 as general manager/ secretary and was promoted to chief executive/secretary...
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Dying Mum Will Be Special Guest ... at Her OWN Wake ; WOMAN WITH TERMINAL CANCER TO LEAVE HOSPITAL FOR PARTY AS FRIENDS AND FAMILY DECIDE TO 'SEND HER OUT WITH A BANG'
A MUM with terminal cancer will leave her hospital bed to attend her own WAKE - after her friends and family decided to 'send her out with a bang.' .Pauline Davison, 59, was diagnosed with bowel and ovarian cancer in July 2015 but was told the devastating...
Ex-Winger to Return as Manager of Under-15s
FORMER City winger Mark Kennedy is set to return to the club as under-15s manager, M.E.N. Sport understands.He will leave his post as Ipswich Town's under-21 boss to take up the role at the CFA in the coming days.Kennedy, 40, played for Millwall, Liverpool,...
Family in Bedside Vigil as Ecstasy Boy Fights for Life
THE family of a seriously-ill boy - suspected to have taken ecstasy - are at his bedside as he fights for his life in hospital.The 13-year-old youngster remains in a critical but stable condition after becoming 'frantic and erratic' within minutes of consuming...
Farewell to the Pav ; Much-Loved Former Students' Union Goes Up in Flames
DECADES of students' memories went up in smoke as the Castle Irwell village in Salford was destroyed in a huge blaze.The landmark site was home to an estimated 40,000 students from the University of Salford for almost 50 years until it finally closed...
Flanagan: I'm Ready for Fana despite the Change of Date
WORLD lightweight champion Terry Flanagan insists he didn't lose any focus after the change of date for his title defence against Mzonke Fana.Ancoats boxer Flanagan was set to put his WBO belt on the line against Fana on the undercard of Tyson Fury's...
France International Can Return Triumphant to Reds - Adding Silk and Steel in Jose's Midfield ; COMMENT
IT has somehow survived the YouTube police, but the 44-second highlights package of Paul Pogba's first ever United appearance is still available to watch online.During his outing at Crewe in October 2009 as a 16-year-old, Pogba revealed why United had...
Guardiola Will Need Time to Work Magic
PEP Guardiola's appointment as City manager has seen excitement and expectation among the club's supporters rise to levels rarely seen before.Their enthusiasm is, of course, understandable. After the disappointment of last season, which saw the club...
Has Derren Let the Cat out of the Bag (Number Three)?
THIS bizarre advert in the M.E.N. has been linked to TV illusionist Derren Brown.The cryptic message was printed in the classified section of the newspaper, having previously appeared in our sister papers in the Trinity Mirror group in recent months.It...
Hospital to Recreate 'Birth of the NHS' Photograph
ONE of the most momentous scenes in British history which marks the birth of the NHS will be recreated at Trafford General Hospital.It's almost six decades since Health Minister Aneurin Bevan launched the National Health Service at the former Park Hospital...
I'm Sorry I Murdered Him, 'Hate-Crime' Killer Tells Student's Family ; Man Admits Murdering 30-Year-Old at Halls of Residence
A MAN who stabbed a student to death in a suspected homophobic hate crime apologised to his victim's family as he pleaded guilty to murder.The body of William Lound was discovered by police at his halls of residence in Blackfriars, Salford, in February...
It's an Inside Job ; PICK OF THE DAY
SWEATY palms, butterflies in your stomach, frog in your throat, and a general feeling of sheer terror. All sure signs that you're about to embark on a job interview.They can be a bit scary that's for sure, so I can't imagine why being filmed for national...
Lancashire Star Livingstone Ready to Roar for Lions
AT the start of the season, Liam Livingstone wasn't even sure if he would make the Lancashire first team this summer.Now, he is preparing to don the Three Lions after being picked in the England Lions squad.The 22-year-old certainly has had a year to...
'Magic Bullet' Drug to Help Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer ; Doctor Who Was First on Scene of Ira Bombing Leads Team That Has Developed 'Game Changer' Liquid Aspirin
A DOCTOR who was the first on the scene of the IRA bombing in Manchester has helped to develop a pioneering new drug which could extend the lives of thousands of brain cancer patients.Dr James Stuart, 54, was the medical incident officer for the 1996...
MICHELLE Keegan Has Shown off Her New ; THE DIARY Got a Story? Email: Katie.Fitzpatrick@trinitymirror.Com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Twitter: @CelebManchester See More Celebrity Pictures, Videos and Interviews Online At: Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK THE DIARY Katie Fitzpatrickwith All the Inside Stories
MICHELLE Keegan has shown off her new blonde locks on the first day of filming ITV drama Tina And Bobby.The former Coronation Street star was virtually unrecognisable - and looking more than a little bit like the late screen legend Marilyn Monroe - as...
Millionaire's Vow to Build Inner-City Health Clinic ; TELECOMS MOGUL PROMISES Pounds 5M CENTRE - EVEN IF HE HAS TO PAY FOR IT HIMSELF
A NEW health centre could soon be built in an inner-city Salford district thanks to backing from a millionaire businessman.Telecoms mogul Neil McArthur has been pushing for five years for a new clinic for Irlam and Cadishead.He has vowed to build a Pounds...
Mourinho Can Lure Greats - So Expect Pogba ; Mourinho Can Lure Greats - So Expect Pogba
FORGET everything you think you know about United.The years of incident - on and off the pitch - that have helped build up an idea of what they are all about are in the past. This is a different world. Jose Mourinho's world.Ask a United season ticket...
New Report Puts 40 Churches at Risk of Closure ; BISHOP SAYS ACTION MUST BE TAKEN BECAUSE OF SHORTAGE OF PRIESTS AND PARISHIONERS
FORTY Catholic churches in Greater Manchester could close under a radical shake-up of the region's diocese.In a report the Bishop of Salford, John Arnold, says action is needed due to a shortage of priests and fewer people attending Catholic churches.His...
NEws GRID ; ALEXANDRA RUCKI WITH THE STORIES THAT BROKE ACROSS THE CITY OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS
MAN ON MEND AFTER KNIFE ATTACK A man is recovering after being stabbed on a night out in Canada. Barrie-Jon Houghton, from Wigan, was knifed twice in the back during a fight in Kelowna, a city in British Columbia, in the early hours.- For more on this...
No Place for Pog in Fergie's Euro 2016 Top Team
SIR Alex Ferguson and a team of observers have overlooked United target Paul Pogba in their choice of Euro 2016's best XI.Fergie's fall out with the French midfielder and his agent Mino Raiola infamously saw Pogba quit Old Trafford on a free transfer...
Putting in a Case for the Defence to Jose ; Four Players Vying to Be First Choice as Right-Back in Line-Up
JOSE Mourinho looked and sounded like a man in control when he held his first press conference as United manager last week.But he still has decisions to make before he picks his first competitive XI to play Bournemouth in a month's time.He has games...
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Restaurant Squid Ink Surfaces in Ancoats
ANCOATS' resurgence as Manchester's up-and-coming food and drink district continues with the opening of new neighbourhood bistro, Squid Ink.Set up by local lad Anthony Barnes, the Great Ancoats Street restaurant has already quietly opened its doors for...
Shooting of Son and Mum 'Over Pounds 38k Drugs Row' ; BROTHER OF VICTIM TELLS COURT ACCUSED WANTED BOX OF COCAINE RETURNED
A MAN and his mother were shot in a row over Pounds 38,000 of cocaine, a court heard.Scott Calder, then 22, and his mother Marie, then 56, were shot in the car park of Gala Bingo in Harpurhey, back on January 12, 2014. Now five men have gone on trial...
Stars at Bash That Is Height of Taste ; THE DIARY Got a Story? Email: Katie.Fitzpatrick@trinitymirror.Com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Twitter: @CelebManchester See More Celebrity Pictures, Videos and Interviews Online At: Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK THE DIARY Katie Fitzpatrickwith All the Inside Stories
THE stars came out for the 10th birthday celebrations for the dining club Tastecard, which celebrated its landmark birthday with a star-studded party at Manchester's Hotel Gotham.Coronation Street favourites Catherine Tyldesley and Tina O'Brien and The...
'Super Juan' Pleased to See Extra Tram Security ; MAN WHO WAS RACIALLY ABUSED BY METROLINK YOBS GIVEN GUIDED TOUR OF 'BEEFED UP' TRAVEL UNIT
THE victim of racist abuse on a tram has welcomed increased security on the network.Police and Metrolink staff have beefed up patrols since US army veteran Juan Jasso was racially abused on a tram in Manchester city centre a fortnight ago.The incident...
The Price Is Right as City Snap Up Bargains ; BLUES PROVE THAT SIGNING QUALITY PLAYERS NEEDN'T MEAN SMASHING TRANSFER RECORDS
CITY seem intent on earning themselves a new reputation fi as the canny spenders of the Premier League.While other clubs ponder Pounds 100m transfers, or spend Pounds 33m on an unproven Belgian - as Chelsea did for Michel Batshuayi - the Blues have been...
Thousands Line Streets for Goodbye to Tyrese ; TRAGIC BOY'S SCHOOL FRIENDS AND TEACHERS FORM GUARD OF HONOUR
THIS is the poignant moment thousands of children formed a guard of honour to remember a schoolfriend who died at home.More than 1,000 students from Saddleworth School lined the streets of Uppermill as the funeral cortege bearing 12-year-old Tyrese Glasgow...
Tributes to Devoted Dad Who Died in M62 Smash ; 51-Year-Old 'Was Quiet, Unassuming and Always Ready to Help Others,' Say Heartbroken Family
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'loving and devoted' dad who died in a horror crash on the M62.Darren Walmsley, 51, was killed in a multi-vehicle collision near junction 21 for Milnrow on Monday, July 4. The dad-of-one, from Milnrow, Rochdale, has been...
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