Surrounding Towns

Could You Save Plenty On Energy Bills?

January 17, 2013
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Could You Save Plenty On Energy Bills?

Rising energy bills affect everyone but Heywood people could slash up to £250 off their bill by joining Greater Manchester’s collective energy switching scheme. Heywood residents are being urged to register their interest in the bulk buy scheme which could mean massive reductions to the cost of heating homes. Find out how to get involved in the scheme - you can also call 0800 009 3363. A similar scheme, run by Rochdale and Oldham councils last November, attracted more than 8,000 residents with many saving hundreds on their annual bills. Councillor Terry Linden, Cabinet Member for Regulatory Services and Housing, said: “We were delighted…

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Bury: Drugs Raids Prove Effective

January 16, 2013
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Bury: Drugs Raids Prove Effective

Five people are in custody and millions of pounds worth of drugs have been taken off the streets of Bury following police raids. During raids on Tuesday 15 January 2013, officers seized 30 kilos of heroin and 30 kilos of amphetamine. The haul has an estimated street value of between £12m and £20m. Officers have arrested five people, four men and one woman, on suspicion of supplying of class A drugs and they are currently being questioned. Superintendent Karan Lee, based at Bury, said: “This shows the people of Bury that we do not tolerate organised criminality here and, when…

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