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<b>Wednesday 30 April: </b>Ambulance driver attacked, cemetry needs security and Fergie ready for final

Published on April 30th 2008.

AN AMBULANCE DRIVER has been attacked and robbed in Withington. The 28-year-old driver heard something hit his vehicle and got out on Parsonage Road to check. As he walked to the back of the ambulance his two attackers smashed him over the head and then went through his pockets, taking £40 before running off. Police are now appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

SOUTH MANCHESTER cemetry has been targeted by vandals once again. The coffin of a 70-year-old man was damaged in the latest incident. Police searched for forensic evidence at the graveside on Monday and are now working with the Council to step up security in the area.

THE BIGGEST integrated children's hospital outside the USA is nearing completion on Oxford Road, Manchester. The children's hospital will be part of a complex of hospitals at a cost of £500m including the site's current hospitals: St Mary's, Manchester Royal Infirmary and the eye hospital. The children's hospital will have its own accident and emergency department and will be ready next year.

SIR ALEX FERGUSON will be heading to Stamford Bridge tonight to see who Manchester United will be facing in the Champions League final. Chelsea face Liverpool in the semi-final second leg and are regarded as slight favourites to join United in Moscow on 23 May. He told manutd.com: “I’m going to the game. It will be fascinating – it’s on a knife’s edge and I can’t call it. They’re two very competitive teams.”

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