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Dawn Davies repeatedly sexually assaulted the boy "for her own perverse pleasure", police said.

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Stanley Freeman abused restaurant workers over six years, in one case threatening to shoot staff.

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A former headmaster tells the inquiry that Roderick Hilton was considered "part of the furniture".

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Police handling of three women who were murdered by their partners was "unsatisfactory", says the IPCC.

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There have been 10 attacks on Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service crews in the past four weeks.

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Two officers were hurt when a van turned around and drove at a patrol car in September.

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A 13-year-old boy arrested following the incident has been released without charge, say police.

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Arriva bus services in Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire are affected.

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Those with congenital heart problems have to travel hundreds of miles for surgery, a charity says.

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Adam Wyatt is also accused of posting messages glorifying the Westminster Bridge terror attack.

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Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.

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A judge is asked to decide if the feeding of a "minimally conscious" woman continues.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1003mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 18:02 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Excellent, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:33 BST, Sunset: 18:00 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (48F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 27mph, Visibility: Excellent, Pressure: 1004mb, Humidity: 72%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:35 BST, Sunset: 17:58 BST

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