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Burnham announces amnesty for Rogue Landlords

The Residential Landlords Association

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has proposed an amnesty to drive rogue landlords out of the region’s private rented sector.

Date Published 25/04/2018

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Sport News

25 years since Sophie Cox changed view of rugby league forever

Sophie Cox receives her 5th Dan, from her coach and mentor Brian Moore (7th Dan) at Bacup Judo Club

The 1 May 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of when a young girl from Rochdale, Sophie Cox, changed the face of rugby league as she became the first girl to play the sport at Wembley.

Date Published 24/04/2018

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Community News

Local group’s ‘container of hope’ expected to arrive this week

Volunteers helping load the container to Mwanza earlier this year

A container brimming with donations is expected to arrive at its destination in Tanzania this week.

Date Published 24/04/2018

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Business News

Rochdale Carpetright to remain open

The Rochdale Carpetright store is to remain open following a national rescue deal, which sees the closure of underperforming stores.

Date Published 23/04/2018

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Sophie Cox’s story

Sophie Cox

Dear Editor,

Sophie Cox’s younger sister Rosalind (rugby, then hockey at junior, U-21 and senior international levels) penned some verses which sum up Sophie Cox’s Wembley journey in a light-hearted way.

Date Published 24/04/2018

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