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#DanInTheVan - We launch our general election roadtrip

Today we've been launching #DanInTheVan in Bury! Credit: ITV Granada

Over the coming month our political correspondent Dan Hewitt will be hitting the road across the North West ahead of the general election on 8th of June.

With the help of the Granada Reports' very own satellite van, #DanInTheVan will be coming to Lancashire, Cheshire and Cumbria to find out what matters to you ahead of the big day next month.

Today Dan was in Bury, finding out what people there made of Theresa May & Jeremy Corbyn.

Roof collapses in Bury fire

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service says six engines and two aerial appliances remain on the scene of a large waste fire in Bury.

The roof of a warehouse has collapsed as a result of the blaze.

Firefighters are advising people to stay away from the Park Road area and to keep their windows and doors closed.

Reports: Bury College evacuated after 'social media threat'

There are reports Bury College has been evacuated after a 'social media threat'

Police in Bury Credit: @james_j015


Police: college decision to evacuate buildings

Greater Manchester Police say they are investigating the circumstances of a security threat at Bury College, and that it was the college's decision to evacuate buildings.

At 10.50am on Friday 24 March 2017 police were made aware of a threat made in relation to Bury College, Market Street, Bury.

Officers are in attendance to establish the full circumstances. As a precaution the college have chosen to evacuate students.

– GMP Statement

Bury College on 'alert procedure' after threat

Bury College has confirmed it is in its "alert procedure" after a threat to security.

Important Notice

Please note, the college is currently investigating a potential threat to our security.

We are in communications with the police, following their advice and have instigated our alert to procedures as a precaution.

We will update further as we receive more information.

– Bury College Statement
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