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Police and public detain 'dangerous driver' outside Trafford Centre after dramatic chase

It is believed officers also used a Taser during efforts to restrain the man Police and members of the public detained a man in dramatic scenes outside the Trafford Centre this afternoon.Video shared with the Manchester Evening News shows officers wrestling with a man in orange high-vis trousers and a grey vest in front of stunned shoppers and motorists at the Bridgewater Circle roundabout.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  11h 3
Police and public detain 'dangerous driver' outside Trafford Centre after dramatic chase

'We though it was an earthquake when car smashed into our front room'

Helen Middleborough and Dave Scott, from Bolton, were sound asleep when they woke up to their house shaking - neighbours have told the couple 'it was like a bomb' A couple thought an earthquake had struck when a car ploughed into the front of their home in Bolton.

mirror.co.uk ,  23h 1
'We though it was an earthquake when car smashed into our front room'

Boy, 14, 'thought he'd been punched'

The teenager was found injured on Dean Row Road in Wilmslow A Cheshire teenage boy described as 'lovely' thought he'd been punched at first before realising he had been stabbed, claims a family friend.Emergency services were called after the 14-year-old was found injured on Dean Row Road in Wilmslow at around 9.35pm on Thursday (May 6).

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Boy, 14, 'thought he'd been punched'

Pregnant woman and partner describe terrifying moment car smashed into their home

'It could have been so much worse' A couple have described the terrifying moment a car ploughed into the front of their home in Bolton.Helen Middleborough and Dave Scott were asleep when they woke up to their house shaking on Tarbet Drive, Breightmet, in the early hours of Saturday morning (May 8).

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  1d 1
Pregnant woman and partner describe terrifying moment car smashed into their home

Pau Torres has the perfect chance to prove he's ready for Manchester United transfer

Manchester United transfer target Pau Torres and Villarreal are standing in their way of Europa League glory at the Gdansk Stadium on May 26 If you look hard enough, there are intriguing subplots to every game at the top level - not to mention a European final involving Manchester United.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  1d 1
Pau Torres has the perfect chance to prove he's ready for Manchester United transfer

Taxi driver dumps couple on hard shoulder of M6 'for no reason'

The couple were left stranded on the motorway and had to be taken home by police A taxi driver threw a couple out of their cab and dumped them on the hard shoulder of a motorway "for no reason."The couple were left stranded on the M6 near Wigan, despite having money to pay for their fare.

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Taxi driver dumps couple on hard shoulder of M6 'for no reason'

Manchester United fans planning second protest against Glazers before rearranged Liverpool FC fixture

An anonymous Man United fans' group has called for fans to gather outside Old Trafford at 5pm on Thursday before the evening kick-off with Liverpool.Manchester United supporters are planning a second protest before next week's rearranged match with Liverpool at Old Trafford to 'make the Glazers history' at the club.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  2d 0
Manchester United fans planning second protest against Glazers before rearranged Liverpool FC fixture

TK Maxx shopper stunned to discover real price of £12 designer watch

It was an utter bargain A thrifty shopper has revealed how she was left stunned - after discovering the real price tag of a £12 watch she bought in TK Maxx.The retailer, which has a branch in Taunton, is known for selling designer brands at discounted prices but it can be pot luck as to what bargains can be found in stores and on the website.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  2d 0
TK Maxx shopper stunned to discover real price of £12 designer watch

TK Maxx shopper discovers real price of £12 watch bought there

It was an utter bargain A thrifty shopper has revealed how she was left stunned - after discovering the real price tag of a £12 watch she bought in TK Maxx.The retailer, which has a branch in Taunton, is known for selling designer brands at discounted prices but it can be pot luck as to what bargains can be found in stores and on the website.

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TK Maxx shopper discovers real price of £12 watch bought there

Warning to Tesco shoppers as major Clubcard change is set to affect 19million customers

Anyone with a Clubcard will be affected by the changes Tesco is making changes to its popular customer loyalty scheme, which is set to affect an estimated 19 million customers.The supermarket giant has issued a warning to shoppers as Clubcard vouchers near their expiration dates.There was originally had a cut-off date for vouchers to be used by May 31, but the retailer has now moved to extend the deadline.

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Warning to Tesco shoppers as major Clubcard change is set to affect 19million customers

Underground fire has been burning for nearly a year near Wigan

The blaze has started to spread and cordons have been put in place An underground fire that started more than a year ago has started to spread.The sub-surface blaze broke out in March last year, at the Leigh Reclamation Land Holding, known as Queensway tip, in Wigan.

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Underground fire has been burning for nearly a year near Wigan

'Emotional' last day at Debenhams as shutters roll down for good

'It was like a family vibe working there - I thought it’d just be like a part-time job where I’d just keep my head down but everyone was just so amazing' As the store shutters rolled down for the final time on Tuesday evening, a round of applause beaconed from the Debenhams store in Bolton’s Market Place Shopping Centre.

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'Emotional' last day at Debenhams as shutters roll down for good

Surge testing in England hotspot after rising infection rates and variants

Bolton currently has the second highest rate in the country, only behind Hyndburn in Lancashire - with council public health bosses previously confirming cases of both the South African and Indian variants have been discovered in the town Surge testing is set to be rolled out in an England hotspot over concerns in rising infection rates and new variants.

mirror.co.uk ,  3d 16
Surge testing in England hotspot after rising infection rates and variants

Stockport mum penned award-winning novel on phone notes app while raising two kids

Halima Khatun 'forgot' she had even entered the competition with her book The Secret Diary of an Arranged Marriage A Heaton Chapel mum-of-two has been handed a prestigious award for her debut novel - which she wrote using her mobile phone.Halima Khatun, who wrote her book — The Secret Diary of an Arranged Marriage — while raising two toddlers at home, said the win was ‘definitely a surprise’.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  3d 1
Stockport mum penned award-winning novel on phone notes app while raising two kids

Latest Greater Manchester coronavirus infection rates as Bolton records a rise once again

Greater Manchester's infection rate is still higher than the national average.Coronavirus infection rates have risen by 78 percent week-on-week in Bolton, with the borough still recording the second highest rate in England.There were 245 positive Covid-19 tests in Bolton during the week ending May 2, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

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Latest Greater Manchester coronavirus infection rates as Bolton records a rise once again

We've got 50 junior football team kits up for grabs in our Kits for Kids giveaway

As part of our commitment to grassroots football, the Manchester Evening News is launching Kits for Kids in association with Utilita Junior football teams are being urged to get their gameplans in place for a chance to pick up a brand new set of Umbro football strips for their youth or school team.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  3d 0
We've got 50 junior football team kits up for grabs in our Kits for Kids giveaway

Robbie Savage in tears after mum told Man Utd scout 'I haven't got time for this'

EXCLUSIVE: Football veteran Robbie Savage is backing the Manchester Evening News and Utilita's Kits for Kids 2021, which starts this Saturday.He tells Brian Reade of his journey from 'helping dad put up goalposts for his grassroots team to running a kids side of my own' GRASSROOTS football will always hold a special place in Robbie Savage’s heart.

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Robbie Savage in tears after mum told Man Utd scout 'I haven't got time for this'

Neighbours heard 'shouting and screaming' during horror stabbing in Wigan

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries Shocked neighbours described hearing 'shouting and screaming' during a knife attack in Wigan.A man has been taken to hospital with 'serious injuries' after reports he was stabbed in the early hours of the morning.Officers were first called out to reports of a stabbing on Victoria Road, Platt Bridge, before 5.30am today (May 6) and have been present at the scene ever since.

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Neighbours heard 'shouting and screaming' during horror stabbing in Wigan

Dog attack leaves man with life-threatening injuries to face and arm

A man has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being mauled by a dog.The victim, 50, suffered serious injuries to his face and arm during the attack at Yewdale Gardens in Bolton on Thursday.An air ambulance and around five police vehicles raced to the scene at around 1.20pm.

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Dog attack leaves man with life-threatening injuries to face and arm

Man, 50, fighting for life after vicious dog attack on housing estate

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after being attacked by a dog.The 50-year-old victim has suffered arm and face injuries, which police have described as life-threatening.He was pounced upon by the animal in a housing estate in Bolton, Greater Manchester, this afternoon.

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Man, 50, fighting for life after vicious dog attack on housing estate