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Manchester police pair charged with drugs offences

Greater Manchester Police headquarters Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/PA Images

Two officers from an elite police unit in Greater Manchester have been charged with being involved in dealing Class A drugs.

PCs Adam Jackson and Kerry Reeve, both 35, are due to appear in court later this month along with three others.

It follows an investigation by the force’s anti-corruption unit.

Both officers have been suspended from their roles in the Tactical Aid Unit since their arrest in February.

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Walking football tournament

Teams from across the North West have been participating in a charity walking football tournament.

Anyone can take part in walking football but todays event was organised by the Lifeline charity which aims to raise awareness about the effects of drugs and alcohol.

Walking football tournament Credit: Granada Reports

Jeff Pond from the Lifeline charity was one of the organisers of todays event.

Ecstasy tablets found in shampoo bottles at Creamfields

Drugs found in shampoo bottles at music festival Credit: Cheshire Police

More than 100 ecstasy tablets hidden in bottles of shampoo have been seized by police at the Creamfields festival.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply, after the seizure at the dance music event near Warrington.

Cheshire Police say the search was carried out by officers at the VIP entrance on Friday.

Thousands of people are attending the festival at the Daresbury site. It continues until Bank Holiday Monday.

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