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Latest News - 01/2021

'Shopping bruv?': The traders and look-outs on Counterfeit Street defying the national lockdown

11 January 2021

All non-essential shops were ordered closed when the country went into the third national lockdown earlier this month. But, on the notorious backstreets of the city centre's northern outskirts, January sales are in full swing - for dealers in fakes and their accomplices. Here, Manchester Evening News reporter John Scheerhout describes the scene off Bury New Road on a Thursday afternoon.

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