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Tributes paid to man who died after motorbike crashed into house

Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Tributes have been paid to a man who died after the motorbike he was riding hit a house in Stockport.

It happened at around 4.10pm on Sunday 24 February 2019 on Gorton Road in Reddish.

Cael Rawley-Bell, 23, was taken to hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead later.

“"He will always be in our hearts. A much loved son, brother, grandson, cousin and boyfriend. Rest in peace our beautiful boy xxx."

– Family statement

Headstone unveiled at grave of WW1 soldier for first time

The family of a Belgian soldier who died during World War One have attended a service in his honour in Stockport.

Jean Francoise Vermulen died in 1914 after being transported from the frontline to the town's hospital.

Today a headstone was unveiled at his grave for the very first time.

Tim Scott reports.

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Pride of Britain: Meet Penny Dean, who's been changing lives through sport for more than 25 years

We meet another of our finalists hoping to receive the title of North West Fundraiser of the Year in the Pride of Britain Awards.

Today it's Penny Dean from Stockport who, along with her husband Arthur, set up the Dwarf Sports Association 25 years ago.

Since then she has raised a phenomenal amount of money to help get people with restricted growth into sport. She's been talking to our correspondent Andy Bonner.

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