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Manchester Giants teenage star Matthew Goodwin making waves in the British Basketball League

Matthew Goodwin is turning heads at the Manchester Giants after he recorded a career-high in minutes played while scoring his first points in the British Basketball League (BBL) against Cheshire Phoenix last Saturday. In April 2023, the talented guard earned the NBL Junior Final Fours’ (U18) MVP when he helped Manchester Magic Academy claim the […]

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Chris Hankinson during Salford Red Devils media day.

Salford rugby’s lost son Chris Hankinson comes home to Red Devils

Former Salford youth player Chris Hankinson is looking to make his debut for the Red Devils’ first team in their opening game of the new season. Hankinson, 30, who was born in Wigan, played his junior years at the Ashton Bears before going through the youth system of the Salford City Reds. ““I left when […]

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‘This is your very last chance’ says judge to 21-year-old who breached court order

A 21-year-old man has been told by a judge that he’s on his very last chance after he breached a community order imposed following his conviction for assault by beating and criminal damage. Denton Dixon, of Moat Gardens in Wythenshawe, appeared at Manchester Crown Court today (Monday 2nd October) following “unacceptable failure” to comply with […]

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Star-studded line up featuring Grammy nominee announced for Manchester International Festival 2023

Yesterday, Factory International announced the list of artists who will have their work showcased this summer. The event will welcome some of the biggest names in the art world including footballer Juan Mata and Grammy nominee, singer Janelle Monae. Monae will be headlining the programme of music in a three-day residency. The event will take […]

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