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Manchester African-Caribbean community centre closed after racist call

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 18:12
A community centre for African-Caribbean pensioners is evacuated and closed after racist threats were made in a telephone call.
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Manchester council to invest £10m in children's services

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 15:18
Plans to improve children's services by spending £10.2m to bring in 130 extra staff are approved in Manchester.
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Lewis Alessandra: Hartlepool United sign forward after Rochdale exit

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 15:04
Hartlepool United sign forward Lewis Alessandra on undisclosed terms, following his release by Rochdale.
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How Labour stronghold of Middleton sees Corbyn

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 14:15
As Labour MPs challenge Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, what do traditional strongholds think about the party?
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County Championship: Middlesex-Lancashire called off as a draw at Lord's

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 13:55
Lancashire remain top of the County Championship despite the game with Middlesex being rained off as a draw at Lord's.
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Jack Byrne: Man City midfielder joins Blackburn Rovers on loan for the season

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 13:10
Blackburn Rovers sign Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne on a season-long loan.
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Manchester approves slim bin plan to boost recycling

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:48
Smaller bins are to be brought in to boost recycling rates in Manchester, the city council agrees.
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Rio 2016: Jess Varnish will not appeal against Olympic omission

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:25
Jess Varnish says it would be "pointless" to appeal against British Cycling's decision not to pick her for Rio 2016.
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Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic deal close to completion

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:33
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic should complete his much-anticipated move to Manchester United by the end of the week.
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Manchester tram abuse victim receives global support

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:48
A US Army veteran who was racially abused on a tram in Manchester says he has received global support from "complete strangers".
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Stockport train station sexual assault: Boy 'around 11' wanted

BBC Manchester - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 09:56
A boy believed to be aged 11 is wanted over a sexual assault at a train station in Greater Manchester.
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Ashton on Mersey school pupils' bus transfer plan scrapped

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 20:30
A plan to bus special needs pupils in Greater Manchester to a different school from where they are enrolled is dropped.
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County Championship: Gubbins & Eskinazi lead Lord's recovery against Lancashire

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:51
Nick Gubbins' first double ton, aided by Stevie Eskinazi's maiden century, help Middlesex fight back against Lancashire.
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Manchester tram 'hate crime' suspects arrested

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:36
Two men and a teenager are arrested on suspicion of affray after an alleged "hate incident" on a tram in Manchester.
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Doncaster Rovers: Defender Tyler Garrett joins from Bolton

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:29
League Two Doncaster Rovers sign teenage defender Tyler Garrett from Bolton Wanderers as Richard Chaplow departs.
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Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray beats Liam Broady in round one

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:32
Andy Murray makes short work of his first ever British opponent at Wimbledon as he beats Liam Broady in the first round.
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Bolton Wanderers: Dean Holdsworth changes role as Paul Aldridge joins

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 08:34
Dean Holdsworth moves position to become Bolton's director of football, with Paul Aldridge also joining the club.
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EU referendum: Tatton voters split over Osborne's future

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 08:13
How has the Brexit vote affected perceptions of George Osborne in his Cheshire constituency?
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Woman, 91, targeted at Bury cash machine by distraction thief

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 07:36
A 91-year-old woman was targeted at a cash machine by a thief who distracted her with a leaflet and stole money from her.
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HS2 has unrealistic timetable, says National Audit Office

BBC Manchester - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 06:48
The HS2 high-speed rail project has an "unrealistic timetable" and faces major cost pressures, says a report by the National Audit Office.
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