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<b>Friday 7 August:</b> Teenager trains dog to kill and hermit leaves tower for the Big Chill

Published on August 7th 2009.

A TEENAGER who ordered his dog to kill a policewoman has been sent to a youth detention centre for four months. Adam Ellis, 18, of Bowland Road, Wythenshawe, told the bull terrier to "Get her, get her, kill, kill kill", Manchester Crown Court heard. The dog lunged at at the PC and bit her leg causing redness and swelling.

A HERMIT has completed a 40 day and 40 night stint in Manchester Museum's Gothic tower. Ansuman Biswas, 43, has now re-entered society after spending his time in isolation contemplating 'loss and extinction'. Confidential spoke to Biswas about life after isolation and what he plans to do now. He said: “I'm going to play at the Big Chill Festival” before proceeding to play a traditonal Indian instrument. A video of Biswas playing for Confidential will be on the site next week.

AN EX-BURY FOOTBALLER has been jailed for 22 months for an attack that left a man with head injuries and broken teeth. Ex-Leicester and Bury player Andrew Feeley, 47, of Manchester Road, Bury, was one of three men who attacked a 26-year-old man in Ramsbottom. Police described the attack as “out of control”. Feeley pleaded guilty to causing grevious bodily harm at Bolton Crown Court.

GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE is using old powers to strip away the assets of the area’s most prolific criminals and their families. Using money-laundering legislation to tackle crime families, Sgt John Mulvihill, of the force robbery unit said, “We will endeavour to seize their assets”.

This ‘N’ That wisdom: If at first you don't succeed, ask yourself 'Why?'

Taken from the free calendar available at This 'n' That, Soap Street, Northern Quarter. Wisdom rating: 6/10

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DidsburyGirlAugust 7th 2009.

Doesn't everyone play the Big Chill after a spell in Isolation?! I know I would.

little dAugust 7th 2009.

Anyone who uses a dog to fight their battles is exactly the same as those that use guns and knives - a coward! If you want to prove you're hard mate, do some proper fighting and see how long you last. Did anyone see pictures of this lad? It's quite funny. Maybe you wouldn't need a dog that's tougher than you are if you weren't such a weedy looking little fella!

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