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Six men face jail sentences after a seven year old boy and his mum were shot on their own doorstep.

The court heard their house was targeted in a gangland revenge attack.

Jayne Hickey was shot as she opened her front door in Salford.. A bullet fired at her also hit her son who was standing behind her.

The men found guilty after a trial were part of an organised crime gang in Salford, involved in drugs, violence and extortion.

Transport bosses seek 'urgent clarification' on status of construction firm leading Regent Road scheme

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There have been reports that the company, Dawnus, based in Swansea is going into administration.

"We have not received any official confirmation around the status of Dawnus but we are seeking urgent clarification.

"In the meantime, we are currently pursuing all other options to ensure the project can continue as quickly as possible.

"City Council staff and other contractors are currently on site to ensure it remains safe and secure following high winds overnight.

"Please check Transport for Greater Manchester’s website for up to date traffic information."

– Spokesperson for the Manchester-Salford Inner Relief Road scheme

The company has been contacted for comment.


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