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Articles from October 29, 2018

£24M Health Centre Set to Become Offices
A NEW £24m health centre is to be converted into office space without ever opening to patients - because NHS services say they cannot afford the rent. Altrincham Health and Wellbeing centre - which had been hailed as the major new health hub for south...
5minute Briefing
Fans' crash tribute FLOWERS were being laid at the King Power Stadium last night after the helicopter used by Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in flames near the football ground.The air accident watchdog has launched an investigation...
Aguero Shows off His Fancy Footwork at Gig
CITY fans will be hoping Sergio Aguero didn't tweak a hamstring as he showed off some nifty dance moves at an Enrique Iglesias concert.The Argentine footballer got into the party spirit at Enrique's show at the Manchester Arena, swaying and singing along...
Amelia Lays Foundations for Success
AMELIA Stanway is building her future career as one of the first Manchester people to benefit from The Factory.The 18-year-old construction apprentice will be one of a number placed with Manchester-based Laing O'Rourke and its supply chain, who are constructing...
Back to Nature
IF sunbathing is for summer holidays, surely the only thing to do on an autumn holiday is forest-bathe? Lie back on a soft bed of moss, breathe in the subtle scents of the trees around you and feel the gentle weight of leaves falling from swaying branches...
Boss Wants Shakers to Show Ruthless Side
¦ MACCLESFIELD Town were unable to build on their first League Two win of the season as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Cambridge United.A Jabo Ibehre strike 10 minutes from time secured the points for the home side, but it came just moments after Ben...
Child-Abuse Hotelier Jailed
A HOTEL owner who lured little girls to his room to play with rescue kittens before sexually assaulting them has been jailed.Adam Saleem, 46, owned bed-andbreakfast accommodation that he claimed was a sanctuary for rescued cats, when he preyed on the...
Corrie Star Charles in Mini-Stroke Drama
Charles Lawson as Jim McDonald in Corrie CORRIE actor Charles Lawson suffered a mini-stroke while performing on stage in Scotland.The actor, famed for playing Jim McDonald in the TV soap, was taken ill during a performance of Rebus: Long Shadows.Lawson,...
Feel the Disney Magic on Scandinavian Cruise
CHRISTINA SAVVAS takes to the high seas with disney and finds it's not just for kids tr avel report DISNEY CRUISEHEN I broke the news to my family, it was like Christmas had come early.WI have a princessobsessed six-year-old daughter and a car-mad little...
Get on Your Bike in the Capital
the santander cycle scheme in london makes it much easier to explore everything the city has to offer, says alice irving tr avel report LONDONWHEN it comes to cycling-friendly destinations, London - what with its punishing congestion, insufferable pollution...
Go Crazy for Singapore
CRAZY Rich Asians has been a global cinematic smash, topping the US box-office and becoming the highest grossing romantic comedy film in almost a decade.It centres around Nick Young (Henry Golding), who brings girlfriend Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) over...
Gorgeous Granada
IT'S rare that a total stranger cares about your travel arrangements. And rarer still for them to care so passionately that their response to your poor planning is a firm slap.But maybe that's because not every revelation involves a woeful failure to...
Grieving Parents Launch Charity to Help Other Families
THE family of a schoolgirl who died suddenly on a camping trip have raised almost £10,000 to launch a charity.Lacey Warburton, seven, collapsed in her father's arms after playing during a holiday near Halifax on August 14.Paramedics rushed to the campsite,...
Head's Warning as MPs Demand Education Cash
A HEADTEACHER has warned the education system will 'implode' without urgent funding, as Greater Manchester MPs unite to demand more money for nurseries, schools and colleges in this week's Budget.Collectively, MPs claim schools have been hit by an eight...
Hughie's Big Opportunity Takes Knock
HUGHIE Fury's hopes of a world title showdown with Anthony Joshua took a battering as he lost on points to Kubrat Pulev in Sofia.The Stockport heavyweight knew a win against the Bulgarian in the IBF title eliminator could set up an all-British title...
It's Ireland's Rebel City
WHETHER it's refer to as the 'rebel city' or 'the real Irish capital',' there's no denying that Ireland's second city has plenty on offer with its beautiful coastal setting, abundance of cultural attractions and vibrant food and drink scene.Must sees...
Jose and United Are Dancing to Ant Music
ANTHONY Martial stepping up in Romelu Lukaku's absence in a win against Everton. Should we even be surprised? The last time United played the Toffees, on New Year's Day, it was Martial who led the line after Lukaku was ruled out through injury and the...
Landlord Fined £55K over Unsafe Homes
A LANDLORD has been fined £55,000 after inspectors found two neighbouring homes were overcrowded and unsafe.The two properties, number 11 and 13 Cromwell Road, Eccles, Salford - which were both houses of multiple occupation - were in serious breach of...
Laporte Hasn't Put a Left Foot Wrong So Far
PEP Guardiola has revealed why Aymeric Laporte has become the first name on his teamsheet this season - and the last to be taken off the field.The City manager has ensured that the France Under-21 international has played every minute of the Blues' 12...
Late Breaks
PERSONAL SERVICE ESCORTED touring specialist Cosmos has launched a new á la carte European holiday range for 2019. Cosmos Lite brings a personalised approach to daily itineraries, tailoring them for specific interests, budgets and pace including the...
Lifeline for Vulnerable Facing Axe
A COUNCIL crisis fund that provides food and clothing vouchers for homeless and vulnerable residents is facing the axe as part of cost-cutting proposals.The Stockport Local Assistance Scheme (SLAS) was set up in 2013 and replaced community care grants...
Lifesaving Christie Doc Is a Credit to the NHS
VIEWPOINTS Write to: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF Or email: viewpoints@men-news.co.ukWHEN she was 17, my niece was treated for osteosarcoma - a disease that often affects young people - at the Christie Hospital...
'Love You Mate': Elbow Lead Tributes to Music Venue Boss
THE band Elbow have led the tributes to their close friend Scott Alexander, owner of Manchester music institutions Big Hands and Temple Bar, following his death aged 43.Scott was diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few months ago and died last week.Thought...
Mandela Inspires Elba's MIF Musical
THE first commissions for next year's Manchester International Festival have been revealed, with some big names involved.Idris Elba, Yoko Ono and Skepta will be among the artists creating work for the festival.Actor, musician and DJ Elba will co-write...
Mum's Horror at Aldi's 'Shoplifter' Accusation
Leanne Silver and daughter Farah A MUM has told of her humiliation after she was wrongfully accused of shoplifting by Aldi staff and ordered to leave.Leanne Silver claims her shopping was snatched from her hands and sweets taken from her seven-year-old...
News /Chalet Deals from Ski Total
SKI Total has announced its chalet hotel deals for the new ski season.The hotels combine the 'home from home', relaxed atmosphere of Ski Total's traditional chalets with the space, facilities and cuisine standards of a large hotel.The sale deals include...
News /Head for Warmer Climates!
THE clocks have gone back, the days are getting shorter and the nights colder - now would be a good time to jet off from Manchester to a warmer climate and soak up some sunshine.EasyJet, Jet2.com, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI have announced a range of...
News Hundreds Evacuated after Bridgewater Hall Fire
HUNDREDS of concert-goers were evacuated from the Bridgewater Hall last night following a fire.Fans of Alt-J were ordered from the Manchester city centre venue at just after 9pm just as the band was about to begin its performance.Images posted on social...
News /Late Deals and Offers
Thomas Cook offers seven nights in TENERIFE, Spain, from £465 per person, based on two adults sharing. Staying at the four-star Sunwing Resort Fanabe on an a self catering basis, flying from Manchester on November 9. Visit www.thomascook.com or your...
Night-Time 'Angels' Hit the Clubs to Keep You Safe
THEY can help you find lost friends in the confusing fog of a nightclub. They can even help you get a taxi home. Drunk too much? They can access immediate support or simply provide a listening shoulder to cry on. Most of all, they will be there to keep...
No Police Officers Will Face Court over Death
NO police officers will face criminal or misconduct proceedings over the Taser death of Jordan Begley, an investigation has concluded.The 23-year-old factory worker died in hospital from cardiac arrest two hours after an incident involving GMP officers...
Parkinson Has Plenty of Time to Prove Point In
MATTHEW Parkinson is out to show that Lancashire don't need to draft in an overseas spinner for their Specsavers County Championship campaign again next season.Red Rose head coach Glen Chapple brought in South African Test player Keshav Maharaj for the...
Pep Looking for Show of Mental Strength
PEP Guardiola was clearly weary of the storm which was whipped up in a Tottenham teacup last season.But he ensured that a line was drawn over his glib description of Mauricio Pochettino's outfit as the 'Harry Kane team' by declaring with weary resignation,...
Prisoner's Sick Attack on Guard
A FEMALE prison officer working at Strangeways said she felt 'violated' after an inmate threw a bucket of human waste at her.Bryan Bowker, 24, a serving prisoner at HMP Manchester, has now been jailed for 14 months for the 'disgusting episode.' .The...
Rail Firm Is Slammed for 'Shocking' Service
RAIL firm Transpennine Express has been slammed for 'shocking' service after just a third of its trains ran on time last Monday.The operator blamed a series of major infrastructure problems across the north - including in Stockport and Yorkshire - for...
Red Card to Freerunners
UNITED have joined rivals City in taking out a court injunction to prevent freerunners trespassing at their stadium. In recent years both clubs have instances of freerunners or urban free jumpers gaining access to their grounds.Last summer a video emerged...
Region's Best PAs Acclaimed
THE winners of the annual North West PA of the Year Awards have been announced.The ceremony - hosted in partnership with KPMG, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Pitman Training and Taylor Lynn Corporation Limited - took place at Manchester Cathedral.A...
SOAP Star Faye Brookes [...]
THE DIARY In association with 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 katie fitzpatrickwith all the...
Soap Stars Toy with New Looks
THE DIARY In association with 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 katie fitzpatrickwith all the...
Synagogues on High Alert after US Shooting
SECURITY will remain high at synagogues across Greater Manchester following the mass shooting in Pittsburgh.Eleven people were killed and at least six others injured when a gunman opened fire during a babynaming ceremony at the Tree of Life Congregation...
Tony Playing His Way into Jose's Long-Term Plans
JOSE Mourinho insists Anthony Martial is now playing the way he 'wants him to play' for United.The Frenchman earned the Reds a penalty and scored the winner in their 2-1 victory over Everton.Mourinho said last month Martial was not 'very, very, very...
Top-Notch Time at the Townhouse
THERE is an old saying which goes something like 'you get what you pay for'… and that is certainly true when it comes to a stay at Padstow Townhouse.Because everything about the place - from fixtures and fittings to the friendly staff - is top-notch...
Top Secret Bunker Is HQ When Things Go Wrong
IN an underground location - the exact whereabouts of which cannot be revealed - is a control room officers at Wigan council hope to never use.A select number of staff have undergone hundreds, maybe thousands, of training hours to prepare them for what...
United Rated
DAVID DE GEA Made vigilant, if routine, saves as Everton probed. Crowd regularly chanted his name and he acknowledged them 7 ASHLEY YOUNG Another aggressive display from the captain, who continues to keep Antonio Valencia out in the cold 7 CHRIS SMALLING...
We'll Never Stop Loving Our Colin
A TEENAGER from Droylsden was named as one of three boys who died following a car crash in North Wales.Colin Hornsby was pronounced dead at the scene after the Vauxhall Corsa he was travelling in collided with a Vauxhall Antara on the outskirts of Denbigh.The...
What We Learned Analysis
¦ NO MORE UNTOUCHABLES ROMELU Lukaku is the only United player Jose Mourinho has ever called an untouchable and the 'sergeant' has always played in the Premier League when fit - even when he had scored just one goal in 12 games last season.No matter...
Who Does Pep Leave out in Wembley Starting XI?
PEP Guardiola loves his job, no doubts.But the return of Kevin de Bruyne will bring sharply into focus one aspect he finds difficult - picking 11 starters from 16 fit, in-form City players.Anyone who has witnessed Guardiola fidgeting and grumping his...
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