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Three local men jailed after two-year-long drug investigation

David Wright, Graham Towriss and Jonathon Ramsbottom

Three local men from a serious organised crime group have been jailed after a joint investigation by Greater Manchester Police and South Yorkshire Police seized over £3million’s worth of drugs.

Date Published 04/12/2020

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Football: Plymouth Argyle 0 - 4 Rochdale

Dale manager Brian Barry-Murphy

Rochdale put in the performance of the season as they swept aside Plymouth Argyle with a convincing 4-0 victory marred by a serious injury to Jake Beesley which saw 19 minutes of added time at the end of the first half.

Date Published 02/12/2020

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Fire door manufacturer reaches 100 staff milestone

Tim Fairley, managing director of PDS

A Littleborough fire door manufacturer has grown its workforce to 100 just 18 months after it was rescued from possible closure.
PDS had only 60 staff and a turnover of £7m when former co-founder Tim Fairley headed up a 14-strong consortium and bought it back in March 2019.
In just 18 months the company has recruited 40 new members of staff to take the workforce to exactly 100 and grown turnover to £10m – despite being locked down at the start of Covid-19.

Date Published 05/12/2020

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