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  1. Mother's heartache after Kane Sparham-Price committed suicide over WongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Mother's heartache after her teenage son committed suicide on same day Wonga emptied his bank account... in haunting echo of his father's death 13 years earlier The mother of a teenager who committed suicide just hours after his bank account was emptied by a payday lender has spoken of her heartbreak. Kane Sparham-Price, 18, was left destitute after Wonga took the cash under a debt agreement.


  2. Pressure mounts on Smart Parking firmRead the original story

    Thursday | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. For the past two week's we've been reporting on the parking debacle at Clarkston Toll where operators Smart Parking have come under fire.


  3. Fury at DIY tattoo kits for kids, aged just 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Daily Star

    CHILDREN as young as 10 are buying deadly DIY tattoo kits online as part of a growing craze to copy celebrity stars. The kits encourage buyers to ink themselves without any training even though tattoo artists who practise in the UK have by law to be licensed and hold a health and hygiene certificate.


  4. 3 Men Jailed Over 800,000 Cannabis Farm In TamesideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Key 103

    On Wednesday 8 July 2015 officers from the Tameside Organised Crime Disruption Team raided a former commercial unit on Stockport Road in Ashton-Under-Lyne. They discovered an industrial sized cannabis farm, that contained over 4000 plants, and was valued to have an estimated yield of over 800,000.


  5. Blackburn man tried to import high-quality heroin with street value...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Lancashire Telegraph

    SMUGGLERS, including a man from Blackburn, who tried to import high-quality heroin with a street value of A 1.9million from Islamabad hidden inside a chapati oven have been sentenced to a total of 26 years in prison. Mohammed Aslam Khan, 61, of Ashton-under-Lyne, and Arbab Akhtar, 29, of Romney Walk, Blackburn, both admitted conspiring to import Class A drugs.


  6. Kulwinder El Assad jailed over 1.9 million heroin bust - hidden in chapati ovenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    A drugs kingpin has been jailed for 12 years for trying to smuggle 1.9 million-worth of high-grade heroin into Britain inside a chapati oven. The plot was smashed when Border Force officials found almost 13 kilos of heroin inside the oven when they opened an unclaimed package on an airport luggage carousel.


  7. Gang jailed after smuggling A 1.9m worth of heroin inside CHAPATI oven through UK airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    A gang who smuggled 1.9m worth of heroin in a chapati oven have been sentenced to a total of 26 years in prison. But their plan was foiled when Border Force officers at Leeds Bradford Airport opened an unclaimed package on a luggage carousel.


  8. Trio jailed for 26 years after heroin worth nearly A 2 million found...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Ilkley Gazette

    HEROIN with a potential street value of nearly A 2 million was found hidden in a chapati oven when border officials inspected an unclaimed package circulating on a luggage carousel at Leeds Bradford Airport. Today, a group of smugglers who tried to import the consignment of high-purity heroin from Islamabad through the Yeadon airport were sentenced to a total of 26 years in prison.


  9. Austrian housing professionals visit New Charter Group as part of their UK tourRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | 24dash

    Tameside based housing association, New Charter Group welcomed guests from the Austrian housing sector as part of their two-day annual UK tour. Greeted by Group Chief Executive, Ian Munro at New Charter's head office in Ashton - Under-Lyne, the Austrian guests were given unique insight into the social housing sector in the UK before visiting some of the neighbourhoods around Tameside.


  10. Proud Wonga teenager who killed himself wouldn't ask friends for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 |

    Teen with mental health problems wanted to be a doctor but refused to take loan from pals after his benefits were stopped A friend of a teenager who killed himself after payday lender Wonga emptied his bank account has told how he had refused help for his money problems. Kane Sparham-Price , 18, was left destitute after the firm withdrew the cash under a lawful debt agreement - leaving him penniless, reports the Sunday People .


  11. Teenager killed himself after Wonga cleaned out his bank account, says coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Metro

    After turning 18 and leaving social authority care Kane, from Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester, took out several loans but quickly found himself unable to pay back what he owed. Kane, who also suffered from mental health problems, was due to move into a new flat before he committed suicide.


  12. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 26 Sep 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | The First Post

    Labour will back George Osborne's new fiscal charter, the shadow chancellor will announce. John McDonnell has stated that Britain must always live within its means.


  13. Call for payday loans overhaul after teenager killed himself on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | The Independent

    Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency.


  14. Audi TT driver caused 'mayhem' by hogging middle lane on M62, say policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 |

    A motorist was pulled over for causing "mayhem" by lane hogging in their Audi in the early hours, police said. GMP Traffic tweeted a photo of the Audi TT model at 5.45am on Tuesday morning with the message: "This vehicle hogging the middle lane of the M62 J19-21 in the roadworks, causing mayhem for HGVs."


  15. New cycle hub opened at Bolton train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    The new hub is one of six to be opened across the region by Transport for Greater Manchester - which were officially launched by transport minister Robert Goodwill. TfGM has worked with station operator Northern Rail and the Department for Transport to open the new cycle hubs, which are under full cover, with CCTV coverage and swipe card entry.


  16. Scapa Group plc (SCPA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats.


  17. Can you spot why Aldi is a little embarrassed about this olive oil packaging blunder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 |

    After shoppers spotted the blunder the budget supermarket was derided on social media - but the olive oil is STILL on sale Aldi bosses may be a little red-faced this morning after trendy font used in packaging for a new range of olive oil appears to say 'Poo'. But the phrase was shortened to 'PDO' on the packet, giving some customers the giggles as the lettering used makes the D look a lot like an 0. The unfortunate gaffe comes just days after Aldi had to change the packaging on their luxury 'specially selected' English Country cheese biscuits.


  18. Job Centre alert after man douses himself in petrol and threatens to set himself on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 |

    Police and paramedics were called to Ashton Job Centre, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, after the man threatened to set fire to himself A man was taken to hospital after dousing himself in petrol and threatening to set himself on fire in a Job Centre. Police and paramedics were called to Ashton Job Centre, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, at around 4.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.


  19. 'Progress' at special measures hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Newsday

    In 2013, Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was identified as having high mortality rates and it was one of 14 hospital trusts to be investigated by Sir Bruce Keogh A Greater Manchester hospital should come out of special measures as it has made "significant progress", a health watchdog has recommended. The Ashton-under-Lyne hospital, which provides care to a population of about 250,000, was inspected last year but failed to meet eight of the 11 national safety standards.


  20. Edinburgh Fringe successes Liam Pickford and Seymour Mace to top Burning Duck bills in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | York Press

    THE next two headline acts at the Burning Duck Comedy Club in York, Liam Pickford and Seymour Mace, both received accolades at this summer's Edinburgh Fringe festival. Next Tuesday's bill at the Black Swan Inn, in Peasholme Green, will be topped by Pickford, who was the runner-up in this year's Chortle Student Comedy Award, an event where he was described by Chortle as having "funny bones and a scatter-gun mind that doesn't work quite like anyone else's".