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Morson pledges to double number of female engineering contractors by 2020

Manchester-headquartered technical recruiter, Morson International, has launched a new campaign to encourage more females into engineering roles by pledging to double its current numbers by the end of the decade.

Morson International has more than 1,800 female contractors working in ...

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Brexit and the north west - one year on

Today is a year since the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union.

The unforeseen outcome of this election has triggered more political - and economic - uncertainty than has been witnessed in generations.

For a start, there was the resignation of one Prime Minister ...

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Council reveals NINE tower blocks in Salford have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

Nine tower blocks in Salford use cladding containing a material similar to that in Grenfell Tower, the council has confirmed.

There are around 40 blocks across the city run by three housing associations, along with management company Pendleton Together.

Nine blocks operated by ...

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Council reveals NINE tower blocks in Salford have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

Nine tower blocks in Salford use cladding containing a material similar to that in Grenfell Tower, the council has confirmed.

There are around 40 blocks across the city run by three housing associations, along with management company Pendleton Together.

Nine blocks operated by ...

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Peter Schmeichel discusses Manchester United move for son Kasper

Treble-winner Peter Schmeichel said he 'dreams' of his son playing for Manchester United and believes he is more than capable of filling David de Gea's boots.

Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel has been linked with a move to Old Trafford in the event of De Gea moving to Madrid.

The ...

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Peter Schmeichel discusses Manchester United move for son Kasper

Treble-winner Peter Schmeichel said he 'dreams' of his son playing for Manchester United and believes he is more than capable of filling David de Gea's boots.

Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel has been linked with a move to Old Trafford in the event of De Gea moving to Madrid.

The ...

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Celine Dion fans disappointed after failing to get tickets for rescheduled shows

Celine Dion fans have spoken of their disappointment after failing to get tickets for the star’s rescheduled Manchester shows, which were moved to a smaller venue in Leeds following the Arena terror attack.

The Canadian singer has vowed to perform in the city following the atrocity, ...

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Celine Dion fans disappointed after failing to get tickets for rescheduled shows

Celine Dion fans have spoken of their disappointment after failing to get tickets for the star’s rescheduled Manchester shows, which were moved to a smaller venue in Leeds following the Arena terror attack.

The Canadian singer has vowed to perform in the city following the atrocity, ...

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Manchester United Fabinho signing agreement and more transfer rumours

Manchester United are reportedly close to a second signing of the summer.

According to Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Reds have agreed a deal with Monaco for the signing of midfielder Fabinho.

United are in the market for a defensive midfielder with Chelsea star Nemanja ...

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Manchester United Fabinho signing agreement and more transfer rumours

Manchester United are reportedly close to a second signing of the summer.

According to Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Reds have agreed a deal with Monaco for the signing of midfielder Fabinho.

United are in the market for a defensive midfielder with Chelsea star Nemanja ...

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Music venue Sound Control could be demolished to make way for huge tower of students flats

Developers want to bulldoze popular city centre nightclub Sound Control and build a 35-storey tower.

Sound Control bosses say they’re looking for a ‘bigger and better’ venue to relocate to.

Andrew O’Dwyer, who runs the New Wakefield Street nightspot, said he has been working ...

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Music venue Sound Control could be demolished to make way for huge tower of students flats

Developers want to bulldoze popular city centre nightclub Sound Control and build a 35-storey tower.

Sound Control bosses say they’re looking for a ‘bigger and better’ venue to relocate to.

Andrew O’Dwyer, who runs the New Wakefield Street nightspot, said he has been working ...

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Mahela Jayawardene WON'T be joining Lancashire for T20 Blast

Lancashire’s NatWest T20 Blast hopes have been dealt a blow with the news that Mahela Jayawardene will now NOT be joining them this season.

The Sri Lankan had signed for Lightning for this year’s tournament, which starts next week, but has now pulled out for personal ...

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Mahela Jayawardene WON'T be joining Lancashire for T20 Blast

Lancashire’s NatWest T20 Blast hopes have been dealt a blow with the news that Mahela Jayawardene will now NOT be joining them this season.

The Sri Lankan had signed for Lightning for this year’s tournament, which starts next week, but has now pulled out for personal ...

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Four Manchester United players attend Chris Smalling's wedding

Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and Sam Johnstone all attended the wedding of Manchester United defender Chris Smalling in Italy.

The England defender married partner Sam Cooke in a ceremony near Lake Como in northern Italy.

The United contingent were also joined by former Reds ...

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Four Manchester United players attend Chris Smalling's wedding

Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and Sam Johnstone all attended the wedding of Manchester United defender Chris Smalling in Italy.

The England defender married partner Sam Cooke in a ceremony near Lake Como in northern Italy.

The United contingent were also joined by former Reds ...

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Man City midfielder Fernando wanted by trio of Premier League rivals

Manchester City midfielder Fernando is the focus of interest from a trio of the Blues' Premier League rivals.

Promoted Newcastle, Southampton and Bournemouth are all reportedly keen on taking the Brazilian away from the Etihad.

And with City adding Bernardo Silva to their midfield ...

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Man City midfielder Fernando wanted by trio of Premier League rivals

Manchester City midfielder Fernando is the focus of interest from a trio of the Blues' Premier League rivals.

Promoted Newcastle, Southampton and Bournemouth are all reportedly keen on taking the Brazilian away from the Etihad.

And with City adding Bernardo Silva to their midfield ...

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Elderly stalker forced his way into nurse's home after falling for her because she had 'smiley eyes'

A nurse was hounded by an elderly stalker with a four-year infatuation with her.

Michael Moss, 85, forced his way into his ‘horrified’ victim’s home as the harassment campaign reached its climax.

The pregnant woman, who was happily married with a school-age son, was forced to ...

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Elderly stalker forced his way into nurse's home after falling for her because she had 'smiley eyes'

A nurse was hounded by an elderly stalker with a four-year infatuation with her.

Michael Moss, 85, forced his way into his ‘horrified’ victim’s home as the harassment campaign reached its climax.

The pregnant woman, who was happily married with a school-age son, was forced to ...

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Cladding stripped from Manchester tower block over fire safety fears

Cladding is being stripped from a Manchester tower block as urgent tests are taking place on dozens more around the city.

Work was taking place tonight to strip material from a residential block in the Village 135 development in Wythenshawe after cladding similar to that present in ...

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