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Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.

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A man is charged with attempted murder after a mother and son were shot near a Manchester bingo hall.

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An online appeal by a Manchester children's hospice for knitted chicks boosts its flock to an "unexpected" more than 6,300.

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Hillsborough families and supporters visit football clubs in Greater Manchester on a walk of 96 miles (154km) from Sheffield to Anfield.

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The Manchester-based Co-operative Group has announced losses of 2,5bn for 2013, marking the worst year in the group's 150 year history.

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Lancashire County Cricket Club announce a record operating profit of 3.5m for the year ending December 2013.

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A Devon woman is fined for fly-tipping in Salford having taken the rubbish more than 290 miles from her home.

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Yaya Toure says African players 'overlooked'

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Meet the schoolgirl helping to bring in 3D printers

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Team news as Exeter v Sale in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sandy Park (15:00 BST).

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Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference Premier game between FC Halifax Town and Macclesfield Town.

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Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Everton and Manchester United.

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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.

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.

 

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Mossley based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

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

Maximum Temperature: 12C (54F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 62%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:00 BST, Sunset: 20:16 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (48F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 65%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:58 BST, Sunset: 20:17 BST

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (46F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1009mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:56 BST, Sunset: 20:19 BST

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