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<b>Friday 20 November</b>: Beyonce has a snog, Liam has a song and Preston sees it's arse

Published on November 20th 2009.


THE FOOTBALL MUSEUM’S RELOCATION may lead Preston City Council to take legal action over the move. The council’s leader said the trustees of the National Football Museum has “stuck two fingers” up at the people of Lancashire by agreeing its move to Manchester. Manchester City Council’s leader, Sir Richard Leese, said he was “disappointed” by Preston Council’s reaction over the museum’s move to Urbis.

BIONIC EYE PROCEDURES AT MANCHESTER’S ROYAL EYE HOSPITAL are helping the blind to see again. Three patients at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital are taking part in a worldwide trial of the revolutionary technology, with one of the patients being able to read short for the first time ever. Researchers at the hospital described the experiences as “very moving”.

OASIS MEMBERS WILL RELEASE NEW MATERIAL MINUS Noel Gallagher, his brother has said. The Oasis-days ended when Noel walked out on the band in August, citing Liam’s behaviour as the reason for his departure. Liam Gallagher, who plans to record with ex-Oasis members Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Zak Starkey said, "We'll do it in a different way now. I'll try and reconnect with a new band, new songs and I'm feeling confident about the songs…I'm feeling a million per cent confident that they could be better than Oasis.”

BEYONCE SERENADES A SCHOOLBOY at Wednesday’s sell out gig. The Texan-born diva walked through the crowd at the MEN Arena, before she picked out the blonde lad, sang to him and gave him a peck on the cheek.

This ‘N’ That wisdom: Freedom is a state of mind and not of being

Taken from the free calendar available at This 'n' That, Soap Street, Northern Quarter. Wisdom rating 8/10

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GregNovember 20th 2009.

"read short" what? What? I'd like to know.

BlondeSchoolBoyNovember 20th 2009.

I've still got a throbber

Red red RoseyNovember 20th 2009.

That daft Preston council leader doesn't realise that Manchester is in Lancashire. What's the name of that cricket club in Old Trafford again?

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