Local News

Two car smash at Co-op

posted by: M44 - Saturday 27th September, 2008

click here to enlargeLocal residents thought the Co-op had been ram raided this week when two cars lost control on Liverpool Road and a Ford Fiesta crashed through the store’s window.



Mavis Batty said: "I heard a loud bang and went outside to see what was happening. I couldn't believe it.

I'm amazed no one was killed. It looked like the emergency services were trying to get someone out of the back.”

A police spokesman said both drivers had spoken to officers but no one was hurt and no arrests made.

Fortunately, the shop was closed when the smash happened.

Gary Booth, who runs the Irlam Boxing Academy above the store, said: "The Fiesta went right through the front of the shop."

Gillian Dunne, 43, rang the police because she thought the shop was being ram-raided.

She said: "I heard a loud bang and called the police. The cars looked like they were both write-offs."

External Links (more info)

www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/s/1069162_blowup_doll_...

National News

Cameron wants Lloyds shares sell-off


Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.


Murder suspect 'may be in London'
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.


Fourth arrest over preacher murder
A fourth person is arrested in connection with the murder of a Syrian-born preacher who was found shot dead in his car.


Former MSP Tom McCabe dies aged 60
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.


Woman hurt in Trafalgar lion fall
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.


Victim's daughter killed by train
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.


UK archbishop visits Egyptian leaders
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby travels to Egypt for a "visit of condolence" following the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya earlier this year.


Body found in missing kayaker search
A body is found in the search for a kayaker who went missing in the Solent.


Crews tackle heathland wildfire
Fire crews tackle a large wildfire in Surrey three days after a blaze destroyed about 40 hectares of heathland in the same area.


Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Rally to prove county 'is not flat'
About 60 cars built before World War Two take part in a rally to prove that Lincolnshire is not flat.


Lost lion returned after 'adventure'
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.


13 dogs are killed in fire at shed
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.


NI has 'adequate' council safeguards
Northern Ireland's chief planning officer says she is confident that adequate safeguards have been put in place to ensure councillors act impartially over planning issues.


Plaid 'may withhold Labour support'
Plaid Cymru might withhold its support from Ed Miliband if he leads a minority Labour government, Leanne Wood says.


Victim named in murder inquiry
A man who died after a serious assault in Tonypandy is named by South Wales Police as 42-year-old Wayne Letherby.


SNP reject Tory and Labour attacks
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".


Man found dead after house fire
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.


Twitter abuse after UKIP assault
A campaigner who was assaulted by a UKIP councillor receives homophobic abuse on Twitter.


Tory candidate in muffin probe
A Conservative standing for re-election dismisses as "nonsense" claims he attempted to sway potential voters with cake.


Pellegrini fears axe for fifth place
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four.


McCoy wife wants him 'in one piece'
AP McCoy's wife says she would "trade every winner" of his career to get the 19-time champion jockey "out in one piece".


Ferrari hard to beat - Hamilton
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he expects Ferrari will be "very hard to beat" in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.


Farage warns of referendum 'stitch up'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.


Labour warns of fewer nurses in NHS
There will be 2,000 fewer NHS nurses in England over the next four years according to projections, Labour says, but the Conservatives say the figures are old.


Other party deals difficult - Cable
Working with either the Conservatives or Labour would be "difficult" for the Liberal Democrats, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.


VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.


VIDEO: Prince Harry visits Australian outback
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.


VIDEO: Son sought over double family murder
Police investigating the murders of a mother and her daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.


VIDEO: London actors headline in Star Wars
Two young Londoners will share the limelight with Harrison Ford when the hotly anticipated new Star Wars film opens.


VIDEO: Zayn Malik collects Asian Award
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.


VIDEO: Will climate change hit fish and chip shops?
Global warming could mean a change to Britain's traditional fish and chips, reports Esyllt Carr.


VIDEO: My son 'paid the ultimate price'
A woman who lost her son after he crashed his car moments after sending a text message implores people not to make the same mistake.


VIDEO: BBC election debate in two minutes
A two minute summary of the 2015 General Election debate.


VIDEO: Opposition leaders in debate clash
The leaders of Labour, SNP, UKIP, Greens and Plaid Cymru take part in a pre-election debate.


The mystery of the East German writer who moved to the English coast
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?


The photographers who refuse to abandon traditional film cameras
The photographers staying loyal to traditional film cameras


Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week


Art v politics
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers


Is the Phantom Framer an artist?
Can frames transform mundane signs into art?


Go Figure: The week in numbers
The week's big numbers, visualised


 

Local News Search

Past Local News Articles

Can you help find Arthur?

posted: Wednesday 21st December, 2011


Defibshop aims to put heart in the community

posted: Thursday 9th June, 2011


Moss Farm Fisheries on the up

posted: Wednesday 27th April, 2011


Kingsland spends £1m on wine cellar

posted: Saturday 23rd April, 2011


CRIME DOWN IN SALFORD IN 2010

posted: Wednesday 26th January, 2011


Grid thefts leave public at risk

posted: Monday 18th October, 2010


Victory for protesters after Barton Moss U-turn.

posted: Monday 8th March, 2010


Kingsland's high spirits

posted: Tuesday 2nd March, 2010


NuLife Glass moves HQ to Irlam

posted: Monday 1st February, 2010


Salford plans to build on Green Belt Land

posted: Wednesday 9th December, 2009


Sad farewell to true hero

posted: Friday 4th September, 2009


Port Salford gets green light

posted: Friday 24th July, 2009


Port Salford decision delayed.

posted: Thursday 23rd April, 2009


Video row case dropped.

posted: Friday 5th December, 2008


Stadium built by 2010 say Reds

posted: Friday 28th November, 2008


Bowling event saved by Steelworks Club

posted: Wednesday 26th November, 2008


Blackpool bike ride a success for A.B.C

posted: Thursday 13th November, 2008


Councillor Houlton defends his absence

posted: Friday 24th October, 2008


Hornets go 'full monty' for the girls

posted: Thursday 16th October, 2008


Improvements planned for local motorway junction

posted: Friday 10th October, 2008


Two car smash at Co-op

posted: Saturday 27th September, 2008


Honeymoon hero saves two lives

posted: Friday 26th September, 2008


Hornets look for level playing field

posted: Thursday 18th September, 2008


New plans for Salford Reds stadium

posted: Thursday 18th September, 2008


Sponsors

click here for more details click here for more details

Local News from the Web

Loading...

Got a Local News story?

if you would like to add a story to M44
please get in-touch via our enquiry form on the contact page