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<b>Tuesday 11 March:</b> Drown victim named, Manchester’s celeb-rehab and Sir Elton to bring his red piano to the city

Published on March 11th 2008.

THE MAN who drowned trying to save his step-son who had fallen in the canal on Canal Street has been named as Wayne Bonner, 44, from Horwich. His step-son, Ian Bell had been sitting on the Rochdale canal wall when he fell backwards, hitting his head on the bank. Coun Pat Karney has now vowed to make the canal area safer.

A PRIORY style rehab clinic has been opened in Stockport. Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith opened the Acorn Project, which is similar to celebrity drugs clinics but at affordable prices. The clinic is located on Buxton Road and is aimed at ordinary working people. A month of live-in treatments costs around £4,200 and includes an after-care programme.

SIR ELTON JOHN will be bringing his Las Vegas show to Manchester’s M.E.N Arena in December. The Red Piano show has been put together by acclaimed designer David LaChapelle and is expected to be an Elton extravaganza featuring his all important Yamaha red grand piano. The Manchester show is on Saturday 20 December and tickets go on sale on Friday 14 March.

FELIPE CAICEDO has spoken about his future with Manchester City and his admiration for boss Sven-Goran Eriksson. The 21-year-old striker told mcfc.co.uk: “In the next four years I want to score goals, win games and trophies with Manchester City. Sven-Goran Eriksson was a huge influence in my decision to come and play for Manchester City. I’m sure I will learn lots from the coaches, players and especially the manager.”

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Lynda Moyo (Manchester Confidential writer)March 11th 2008.

The Acorn Project used to be called ADAS. You can contact them via their old website. http://www.adas.org.uk

AnonymousMarch 11th 2008.

please reply with info on the rehab on buxton road .

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