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1 hr ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Leigh mum starts own weight-loss class after losing seven stone

A FINANCE officer who lost 7st in just 18 months is hoping to inspire other mums by running a half marathon.

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3 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

First look at guided busway linking Bolton to Manchester and Leigh

THIS is the first glimpse of the state-of-the-art guided busway that will link Bolton commuters to Manchester and Leigh.

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3 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

50 acts perform at Rock It! festival in Queens Park

TALENTED young musicians were given the chance to be rock stars for the day at a music festival in Bolton.

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4 hrs ago | 24dash

A 750,000 government grant to tackle empty homes

Oldham-based housing association Aksa Homes has been awarded the money from the Homes and Communities Agency to refurbish privately-owned properties in Oldham, Rochdale and Manchester.

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4 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Altrincham firefighters pay visit to Bowdon nursery

CHILDREN at a Bowdon nursery were able to be firefighters for the morning when a crew from Altrincham Fire Station paid them a visit recently.

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7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Minnesota stadium installs grass for soccer match

The university is covering the artificial turf in TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis with real grass for a Saturday match between England's Manchester City club and Greece's Olympiacos club.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Oldham Chronicle

A new march of the mods?

OLDHAM could well be on the verge of witnessing another mod revival and multi-talented guitar/vocalist Matt Cummings would love to play a big part in it.

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Wall Street Journal

Walls That Shimmer

Are plain patterns passe? Wallpaper manufacturers are increasingly adding ornamentation like recycled glass, metallic highlights and beaded embellishments to their designs.

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Metro UK News

One for the books: Peckham Library named on list of nation's 'urban gems'

But diamond geezer Del Boy would have been chuffed to learn his library has been named in a list of the country's most inspiring urban gems.

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Messenger Newspapers

Old Trafford teen and accomplice sentenced after knife-point robbery spree

AN Old Trafford teenager and his accomplice committed three attempted knifepoint robberies in the space of just a few hours have been sentenced.

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Messenger Newspapers

Charity begins at the checkout

THE Sale and Altrincham branches of the supermarket giant Sainsbury's have announced the charities will receive a year's worth of fundraising and awareness support.

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Newsday

Lorry driver denies road rage murder

A lorry driver accused of using his vehicle to murder another motorist has denied being a "bully" behind the wheel of his 17 tonne truck.

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This Is Lancashire

Fears over change to Fairfield Hospital bus route

CAMPAIGNERS say that a change to the route of a bus serving Fairfield Hospital meaning it will no longer serve the hospital grounds, will adversely affect elderly patients.

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Wigan Today

Firm thwarted in battle to be vandal-proofed

Nick Wilkinson, who owns a three-story unit in Bridgeman Terrace to run his vehicle tracking software firm, is fighting to get shutters installed to protect the property from vandals who have caused thousands of pounds' damage.

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Mirror.co.uk

Prostitute found dead in back garden of home used as 'brothel'

A murder probe has been launched after a prostitute was found dead in the back garden of a semi-detached home used as a 'brothel'.

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Your Leek Paper

Moorlands Sixth Form student is heading off to Yale University

Lizzie Casey from Moorlands Sixth Form College, in Cheadle, will be packing her bags and heading across the Atlantic this autumn to start university in New Haven, Connecticut thanks to a Sutton Trust summer school programme and the support of her college.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

troublehouse theatre Debuts in Manchester with Equal Partners,...

Written by David Tomlinson , Equal Partners is the debut show from an exciting new, up and coming Northern theatre company: troublehouse.

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Dear Kitty

British suffragette movement history discovery

Researchers in north-west England are seeking the descendants of local pioneers of the "votes for women" Suffragette movement following the discovery of historic minutes dating back more than a century.

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Mirror.co.uk

Drug dealer 'was shot in the chest with homemade gun built using YouTube tutorials'

A man is alleged to have been kidnapped and shot in the chest by a man using a gun he had made using YouTube tutorial videos, a court has been told.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

a Driver has been jailed for mowing down a police officer and nearly hitting two pedestrians.

PC Michael Corner was dragged along the bonnet of a Toyota Corolla being driven by Gary Boote after trying to stop the erratically driven vehicle in Bradshawgate, Bolton.

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