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December 31, 2018 1:14 AM Stevenage shed radio DJ ready for BBC local radio slot

A DJ whose shed-based radio station was only ever heard by his wife is preparing to expand his audience after 44 years. Deke Duncan, 73, started playing records from his back garden in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in 1974. He was the subject of a BBC Nationwide television report, recently tweeted by BBC Archive, prompting BBC Three Counties Radio to track 16

December 18, 2018 2:15 PM National Action trial: Members of neo-Nazi group jailed

A neo-Nazi couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler and were convicted of being members of a banned terrorist group have been jailed. Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, from Banbury, were part of National Action and had "a long history of violent racist beliefs", a judge said. Birmingham Crown Court heard the couple gave their child the middle 28

September 7, 2018 10:14 AM Greater Manchester’s top restaurants and where to find them

Among them are popular Ramsbottom eateries Levanter and Baratxuri, One Eighty Eight, in Whitefield, as well as an array of popular Manchester restaurants. The top scoring restaurant was Adam Reid at The French in Manchester, which, coming in at 13 nationally, was the region’s only representative in the top 50. Bury-born chef Mary-Ellen McTague has also made the Good Food Guide 22

August 15, 2018 7:50 PM Bolton woman who fell to death from John Lewis balcony has been named

Ms Bharaj died from her injuries the following day at Salford Royal Hospital. A police investigation concluded that the cause of the fall was 'not suspicious'. An inquest into Ms Bharaj’s death has now been opened by the South Manchester Coroner and adjourned to a future date for a full hearing. It's not the first time that a person has fallen from the upper 20

August 7, 2018 8:41 PM Manchester fire: Firefighters battle HUGE blaze in Ardwick

A HUGE inferno is raging in Manchester city centre in Ardwick after a factory caught fire and eyewitnesses claim they even saw explosions. “We were called at 6.53pm to reports of a commercial industrial fire on Hyde Road. "Firefighters have been drafted in from across Manchester, Trafford and Stockport." An eyewitness told the Manchester Evening News that there 27

June 29, 2018 1:54 PM Love Island newbie Jordan Adefeyisan suffered tragedy when friend was killed in a car accident by co-worker FIVE times over drug driving limit

New Love Island contestant Jordan Adefeyisan's recent personal tragedy has been revealed, since he made his debut on the show on Thursday night. The model, 23, lost his close friend Declan Blackburne, who was killed at the age of 21 by a driver under the influence of drugs during a dramatic police car chase two years ago. As reported by The Sun, Jordan 28

June 28, 2018 5:02 PM Christian and Jayne Hickey shooting: Man arrested in Spain as part of investigation

Six men have been charged in connection with the investigation and appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Christopher Hall, aged 48, of HMP Manchester, Aldaire Warmington, aged 31, of HMP Hollesley Bay and John Thomasson, aged 49, of Wakefield Crescent, Stockport, were charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to pervert 20

April 7, 2018 5:02 AM Traders arrive for first Bolton Wine Festival

THE finest red, white and rosé was put on show as the very first Bolton Wine Festival got underway. Traders from across the North West set up their stalls at the event, which began at the Market Place Shopping Centre yesterday. Visitors flooded to the town centre to sample a range of tipples and learn from some of the most experienced connoisseurs in the region 25

March 5, 2018 3:46 AM 'I just want her home': Mother of missing girl, 15, issues urgent appeal to find her daughter who hasn’t been seen since vanishing a MONTH ago

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who has been missing for almost a month has appealed for help. Leah Burns vanished after leaving the Manchester Dental Hospital in early February and has not been seen since. Her mother, Clara Burns, is urging anyone who may have seen her to come forward. 'She has come off all her social media, which is not like her. Her phone 24

January 23, 2018 6:04 AM Pupils take trip back in time on visit to Second World War air raid shelters

PRIMARY school pupils were given a unique insight into life during the Second World War on an eye-opening school trip. Children, from Leverhulme Primary School, in Breightmet, visited Stockport Air Raid Shelters as part of their studies into the era. A total of 57 seven and eight year olds, took on the role of evacuees at the network of underground tunnels 46