First images revealed showing new look for Droylsden town centre

New images have been released showing the first stage of improvements to Droylsden shopping centre by owners New-Era Properties. Planning was granted by Tameside Council...

HMP Manchester has barely improved one year on from devastating report Inspectors find

A new report out today has found that a year on from being described as being "reminiscent of Dickensian England", HMP Manchester has barely...

Oldham firm fined £130K after mother of one knocked unconscious

A firm has been fined £130,000 after a worker suffered a significant head injury while working in a Shaw warehouse. The incident happened on January...

In a quiet corner of a North West nature reserve carnivores are devouring their...

Rare insect-eating plants, missing from the region for more than 150 years, have been planted on Risley Moss, and are busily catching flies. Sundew and...

Manchester and Salford to trial Council tax arrears scheme

Manchester City Council and Salford City Council are part of  a group of 29 local authorities asked to be part of the trial working...

Hundreds turnout for Oldham Music Centre Summer Festival

Hundreds of spectators enjoyed an array of free musical performances across Oldham town centre during Saturday’s Oldham Music Centre Summer Festival. With more than 40...

Women in her 60’s killed after being hit by motorcycle in Burnage

The woman, who is believed to be in her 60s has been killed after being hit by a motorcyclist in Burnage last night. The woman...

Greater Manchester is the worst place in the UK for BBQ-related fires, according to...

Greater Manchester is the worst place in the UK for BBQ-related fires, according to new figures. Emergency crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue responded...

Major flood scheme construction gets underway in Radcliffe

A sod cutting ceremony marked the launch of a flood scheme which will protect more than 800 homes and local businesses. The ceremony was performed...

Jobs boost as High Tech hub announced for Hattersley

The latest landmark development in the district, where more than £100 million has been invested since 2008, will see soil and groundwater-testing laboratory firm...