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

    Thursday | 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".


  2. Mental health chief disputes claims of cuts to servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bury Times

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  3. Gonzalez Says Jon Kays is a Boozer, No Chin, No PunchRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Boxing Scene

    Little invokes interest in an undercard scrap more than a bit of local needle and a feud is starting to boil up between Manchester lightweights Adrian Gonzalez and Jon Kays. The former, the cocksure 24 year old adopted son of globally regarded coach Lee Beard, has caught the eye amassing an 11-1 slate.


  4. Health chiefs urged to reverse mental health cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 |

    Data obtained by the Labour party indicates that Bolton's Clinical Commissioning group and others across Greater Manchester are cutting the amount they spend on mental health, despite government promises to increase funding. Now Ashton-under-Lyne MP Angela Rayner, patron of the Labour Mental Health campaign has written to every CCG group in the conurbation, demanding improvements in mental health services - and has been "backed to the hilt" by Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshi.


  5. Guns sent to Britain by post from America are 'fuelling gang warfare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy claims weapons are packed in suitcases on flights and also sent in parts through the post As the supply of weapons from eastern Europe and the former Yugoslavia dries up, the gap in the market is being filled by firearms from the US, according to Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy. Glock pistols and Ruger handguns are known to be among the weapons that have been smuggled into the UK from the US, where guns are cheap and plentiful and can be sold for a huge profit to gangsters here, reported Manchester Evening News .


  6. Jim has time of his life at his own funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Daily Star

    Terminally ill Jimmy Walker didn't want to miss out on his send-off so he staged a knees-up at his local pub. And Jimmy thought it was hilarious when pal Kevin Baker, landlord of the Time Zone pub in Ashton-under-Lyne, Gtr Manchester, gave him a coffin as a joke.


  7. Oliver's champ after last hole birdieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Southport Visiter

    The Hillside three handicapper birdied the par three final hole to post a level 69 to deny defending champion Luke Kelly, from Ashton-under-Lyne, out countback. The pair matched each other blow for blow with Kelly, who plays off one, having the trophy snatched from his grasp at the death.


  8. Police warning after fitness freak spotted jogging on motorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    North West Motorway Police a was forced to turn on its Matrix signs following a reports of a fitness freak on the M60 near junction 23 at Ashton-under-Lyne at J23.


  9. The South Wales Metro needs to be based around trams if it is to achieve its full potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | IcNetwork

    The electrification of the Valleys Lines gives us an opportunity to be create a light rail system in south east Wales that be best suited to future growth Plans for a South Wales Metro should be built around light rail or trams instead of the heavy rail that currently uses the Valleys Lines Dictionaries have trouble keeping up with everyday language. Not so long ago, the term 'Metro' was almost associated exclusively with the underground system in Paris.


  10. Murder charges over pub shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Newsday

    Five men have been charged with murder after a man was found collapsed outside a police station with a gunshot wound. Kieran McGrath was shot outside a Greater Manchester pub on 4 October 2014 but managed to drive to the nearby Ashton-under-Lyne police station.


  11. Kieran McGrath: Five men charged with murder of 26-year-old found collapsed outside police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 |

    Kieran McGrath was killed in what police believe was a drive-by shooting shortly after leaving a pub in October last year Five men have been charged with murdering a young man by allegedly blasting him in the chest in a cold-blooded gangland-style gun attack. Kieran McGrath was killed in what police believe was a drive-by shooting shortly after leaving The Sheldon Arms in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, in October last year.


  12. Arrests after fatal pub shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Newsday

    Six people have been arrested by police investigating the fatal shooting of a man outside a Greater Manchester pub on 4 October. Kieran McGrath, 26, managed to drive to the nearby Ashton-under-Lyne police station after being shot outside the Sheldon Arms, but died soon afterwards .


  13. Charity funds training to raise awareness of Mental Health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 24dash

    A local charity, which was established to raise awareness and educate people about the issues of mental health problems in young people, has funded a training course to help teaching staff at a Greater Manchester school. The Youth Mental Health First Aid training was organised by Ben James, the brother of 30-year-old Anthony James Seddon who sadly took his own life in 2013 after struggling with bipolar disorder.


  14. Ikea warns customers to use wall anchors after falling drawers kill two youngstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 |

    IKEA has warned customers they must use a wall-anchoring kit with its drawers and dressers after US two toddlers were killed last year. The furniture giant, which has North West stores in Warrington and Ashton-Under-Lyne, has announced a free wall-anchoring kit programme with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission , which said consumers should immediately stop using Ikea chests and drawers over a certain height unless they are securely fixed to the wall.


  15. Woman died after five-hour GP waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Newsday

    A 93-year-old woman died in a care home after a five-hour wait to see a GP, an inquest has heard. During a visit to Hurst Hall, Ashton-under-Lyne, Elsie Clarke's son said she was "pale" and "breathing rapidly", Stockport Coroner's Court heard.


  16. Boy rescued from tunnelRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | Wigan 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. Fire crews from Hindley and Wigan, plus a specialist unit from Ashton-under-Lyne, assisted a 14-year-old boy who had fallen down the tunnel near Borsdane Woods, off Danes Avenue, Hindley.


  17. Bride devastated when shop she ordered dress from closed two weeks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 |

    Sian Harris, 31, was left distraught after the boutique where she had ordered her dream dress suddenly closed before her big day A bride who was left devastated when the dress shop she ordered from closed two days before her big day has been rescued by a generous stranger. Sian Harris, 31, was left distraught after the boutique where she had ordered her dream dress suddenly closed before her big day.


  18. Mass revving of motorbike engines marks funeral of former racing star and popular businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A MASS revving of motorbike engines by hundreds of mourners marked the funeral of popular local businessman and former racing star Colin Appleyard today. The funeral of Mr Appleyard, who launched Suzuki Cars in Great Britain and has showrooms in Keighley , Huddersfield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Shipley , was held at St Peter's Church, Shipley.


  19. Addingham Moorside family lands its first-ever Skipton prime lamb titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 |

    Pictured with Skipton's July prime lamb champions are, from left, Becky Ellis with five-month-old daughter Isabelle, judge Paul Watson, Richard Ellis and helper ELLIS Bros, of Addingham Moorside, secured a first-ever prime lamb championship at Skipton Auction Mart's July show with a pen of five home-bred lambs by both Beltex and Dutch Texel stock rams. They were shown by Richard Ellis and his daughter Becky, with Simon, Robert and Dan Ellis also an integral part of the family farming business.


  20. Girl's death not 'preventable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Newsday

    A troubled teenager who took her own life after being held in a police cell was failed by agencies, a report found. A serious case review concluded that Kesia Leatherbarrow from Chorley, Lancashire, was let down but her death was "probably not preventable".