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Greater Manchester Police tweet tribute to murdered officers Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone

Greater Manchester Police are remembering officers Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone on the third anniversary of their deaths.

The two officers were shot dead by on-the-run drug-dealer Dale Cregan on September 18th 2012.


PC Hughes' father 'overwhelmed' by support

The father of PC Nicola Hughes who was shot whilst on duty told us he's overwhelmed at the support he's receiving for his North Pole marathon.

Bryn Hughes's daughter Nicola and PC Fiona Bone were shot dead by Dale Cregan when they were responding to a hoax burglary call. Bryn will brave temperatures as low as -37C when he attempts the challenge next April.

All the money raised will go to: the North West Police Benevolent Fund, and Care of Police Survivors, which look after current and retired officers and their families when they are in need, and Victim Support, which assists victims of crime.

Tonight an event to raise money for the marathon will be held in Saddleworth at the Swan pub in Dobcross. Stuart Littleford from the Saddleworth News has arranged a screening of 'Kes" and appearance from Billy Casper himself Dai Bradley.


Charity match for killed PCs

PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were killed on duty in September Credit: GMP

A charity match will be held today for the families of the two female PCs killed attending a routine call.

PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were killed in Hattersley in September. Today a team of their fellow officers from Greater Manchester Police will take on a team of ex-Manchester City stars.

The match at Hyde United FC will kick off at 14,30 with proceeds going to the families of the two PCs.

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