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Drink driving law: 50 years on

QUAYS NEWS reporter Becky Waldren investigated how the drink driving law has been implemented in Greater Manchester and around the UK since it came into play. The Landmark Road Safety Act of 1967 limited drivers to a limit of blood alcohol concentration of 80mg per 100ml of blood and since the law has come into… Continue reading Drink driving law: 50 years on

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Auditions are open for young people to get involved with The Lowry’s CAT Programme

THE LOWRY are offering young dancers the chance to get involved with two exciting dance oppurtunites over the next few weeks. CAT Programme and the Lowry’s Youth Dance Company have begun holding open days and auditions, which will take place until the 4th of June, promising to bring in aspiring dancers, ages 11-16, who wish to pursue… Continue reading Auditions are open for young people to get involved with The Lowry’s CAT Programme

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Cyclone24 comes to Manchester

THE ultimate cycling challenge Cyclone24 is coming to Manchester in the next couple of weeks which will be sure to test the endurance of the most competent cyclist’s.   The ultimate cycling challenge is coming to Manchester in the next couple of weeks which will be sure to test the endurance of the most competent… Continue reading Cyclone24 comes to Manchester

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017

THIS week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Our reporter Becky Waldren spoke to a counselor and eating disorder blogger about how she is helping to spread the message. Eating Disorder Awareness Week launched yesterday throughout the UK in order to raise the profile of eating disorders. A few years ago the illness was spoken about less and misunderstood by… Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017

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Baby brain scans help reveal early signs of autism

A STUDY carried out by the University of Carolina has revealed that MRI scans could help to detect early signs of autism. Brain enlargement is a common sign of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), however the age at which this begins has remained unclear until this point. “Studies of infants at high familial risk of autism… Continue reading Baby brain scans help reveal early signs of autism

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Is the rise in demand for cosmetic surgery resulting in discounted procedures?

A YOUNG woman has spoken out about the dangers of the rise in cosmetic surgery after a bad experience with dermal lip fillers. It is no secret that there has been a rise in cosmetic surgery over the last couple of years, with statistics from The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) showing that over 51,000… Continue reading Is the rise in demand for cosmetic surgery resulting in discounted procedures?

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Manchester’s Vegan community outraged at new £5 note

RECENT revelations about the new £5 note containing animal fat have sparked outrage throughout Manchester’s Vegan community. The announcement was made in response to several tweets asking for confirmation as to whether the new note contained tallow in it. In reply to the question the Bank of England have officially released a reply saying that ‘the… Continue reading Manchester’s Vegan community outraged at new £5 note