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Tameside Bin Crew Rescue Man from Burning Home

A team of binmen in Tameside, Greater Manchester have been praised for their bravery and quick thinking after they rescued a man from his burning home whilst on their daily rounds. Lee Hewitt, Anthony Hibbert and Stephen Rhodes were working on a street in Ashton-under-Lyne when they noticed smoke billowing from one of the houses. […]

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Newly-formed Northern Independence Party to contest local elections

A political group seeking independence for the North of England will field candidates in May’s local elections. The Northern Independence Party (NIP) aims to secure a referendum on an independent socialist Northumbria, encompassing Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Cumbria amongst others. The group argues that 10 years of austerity has left the North “splintered”, and […]

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