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UNITED WE STAND: Accrington-based Connolly Demolition has begun work on a scheme to increase the seating capacity at the home of Manchester United Football Club. The capacity at Old Trafford is currently 55,000 but during the next two years this will be lifted to 67,000 by adding additional tiers of seating and facilities to the stadium's East and West stands. Birse is main contractor on the £30 million project.

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