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Conman ‘used faith to swindle victims’

A rogue trader who conned two “vulnerable” victims - while professing his Christian values - has been spared jail by a judge.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley will perform at the benefit gig.

Noel Gallagher and all star line-up to play benefit concert planned for Manchester Arena reopening

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing.
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Representatives from Manchester City Council have said that The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund has currently raised 18m, with donations still coming in.

Families bereaved by Manchester Arena bombing to receive £250k each from fund

Families of each of the 22 victims who were killed in the Manchester Arena bombing are to receive £250,000 from the money raised by members of the public.
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Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across the North West this week.
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At the top of the Big One

ARE THEY CRAZY? Four risk lives climbing Blackpool’s Big One rollercoaster

A daredevil climber has defended risking the lives of himself and three friends after they scaled the Big One rollercoaster.

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Kym Marsh

Actress Kym's Twitter shock

Kym Marsh has criticised internet trolls for setting up a fake Twitter account in the name of her six-year-old daughter.

North West
Ready or Not

Prime-time BBC quiz show looking for contestants in the North West

The BBC is looking for contestants from the North West for a new game show with a difference.
Arts
Dunstan Low in front of the house in Melling

Last chance to win a Lancashire mansion

It’s your last chance to enter a competion that will see the winner take ownership of a country house in the Lune Valley.

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Flames and plumes of smoke can be seen from this Chisacre Drive property

Explosion from van fire rocks residential street

Firefighters tackled a van blaze this morning on a sleepy Wigan street.

North West

PICTURES: Lancashire treated to spectacular lightshow as electrical storm hits region

The skies above Lancashire were lit-up last night as a lighting storm hit the north west.
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The victim's t-shirt

Appeal to identify man who died in motorway collision

Police are appealing for help to identify a man who died in a motorway collision earlier this week.

North West
Lucy is all smiles at hospital just before her return

A ‘long road to recovery’ for Manchester blast victim Lucy

A North West teenager seriously injured in the Manchester terror attack is finally back home after nearly two months in hospital.

North West
Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in the North West after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone.

North West
Yellow weather warning

WEATHER WARNING: Scattered thunderstorms and downpours forecast for the North West

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North West on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
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Ian McCann, head of Rosewood Primary School in Burnley

Head banned from teaching over unauthorised term-time trip to Cuba

A headteacher who took a trip to Cuba without permission during term time has been banned from the profession.
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Tyler Yates

Shock diagnosis for brave Tyler, 13

The family of a teenage boy fighting brain tumours has forced to cancel his dream holiday following a shock diagnosis.

North West
Police Scotland said the man's body was found on land near Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

Body of missing Lancashire fisherman found after search

The body of a missing fisherman believed to be from Burnley has been recovered on land in Dumfries and Galloway.
Crime
Paul Poole

Rugby fan’s death may have been a ‘cry for help’

An ex-Wigan amateur rugby player found hanged by his neighbour may not have intended to take his own life, a coroner has ruled.

North West
The Red Arrows will perform on both Saturday and Sunday at this year's Blackpool Air Show

Red Arrows confirm double date for Blackpool Air Show

The Red Arrows will perform two displays above Blackpool Promenade this summer as the stars of the resort's Air Show

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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

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