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Manchester 250: Friday 21 September

Bollard bollocks and sensible cider

Published on September 21st 2007.


A BABY was locked in a nursery after staff mistakenly locked up and left assuming all the children had been collected. Ruby Leadbeater was found sleeping in her pram at Rainbows End Nursery in Middleton, Rochdale. Ruby’s mother, Claire said: “For this to happen is quite unbelievable. How can you miss a baby in a pram?” A spokesperson for the nursery confirmed that a member of staff has been suspended.

ELECTRIC BOLLARDS on St Mary’s Gate in the city centre have impaled another car whose driver failed to see the huge illuminated warning sign. A disabled woman, 22, tried to tailgate a shuttle bus to get to the disabled parking bays on the other side. As a result of the incident, the airbag was activated and the driver suffered a cut lip. She said: “I was right behind the shuttle.”

FREE CIDER is being handed out at Salford University today to make students more responsible drinkers. Cider company Aston Manor are handing out the 330ml bottles to demonstrate a woman’s recommended daily allowance of alcohol. Denying council claims that the campaign is reckless, Glenn Asquith of Aston Manor said: “We have invested £50,000 in this responsible drinking campaign.”

CHRISTANO RONALDO faces a police investigation into allegations he stamped on a fan's arm. Carl Lloyd, 34, from Wallasey, claims Ronaldo stood on his arm as he reached over a hoarding to retrieve a ball at the match against Everton last Saturday.Merseyside Police today confirmed they were investigating a formal complaint.

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