A convicted murderer, who has gone on the run from prison for the third time, was one of eight prisoners taking part in a controversial scheme run by the Prison Service with Enterprise Manchester - which emptied the bins for Manchester Council at the time.
Pickering last absconded in December 2009 when he was let out on day release from HMP Kirkham to work on the bins in Manchester city centre.
Another inmate, Thomas Moffett, 51, from Blackburn, Lancashire also failed to return from day release yesterday.
More top news
President Trump's administration have reinstated a likeness of Winston Churchill to the White House's most famous room.
Data-selling companies trade personal addresses and phone numbers for as little as 4p per record, a watchdog has warned.
A bitterly cold airmass covers the UK this weekend.