New houses in Bury to be tailored to swifts

Developers across Bury will be asked to fit new houses with nesting bricks so that migrating swifts will have a temporary home of their...

Wigan to launch investigation into pitch invasion

Wigan Athletic are to carry out a full investigation into the scenes that following last night's victory over Manchester City in the FA Cup. Following...

LS Lowry’s cousin leaves family heirlooms to The Lowry in his will

A member of LS Lowry’s extended family has left three works of art by his famous ‘uncle Laurie’ to The Lowry Collection in his...

Police step up appeals two months after Marie went missing from Hale

It has been two months now since mum-of-two Marie Scott went missing from her home in Hale and officers continue to search for her. Marie,...

Tree planting celebrates 100th year anniversary of the RAF

The new trees have been planted at Parkway Playing Fields, Manchester on Sunday 4 February 2018, extending existing woodland creating a haven for both...

GP funding has unfair London bias, finds study

  New research led by University of Manchester data scientists reveals that primary care funding in England is not distributed according to local health needs. GP...

Tributes paid to Chadderton Central councillor Sue Dearden

Tributes have been made to an Oldham Councillor who died of Pancreatic Cancer at the weekend. A former secondary school teacher, Sue first came to...

Farnworth, Leigh, Prestwich, Stalybridge, Stretford and Swinton join Stockport as proposed Town Centre Challenge...

Six more Greater Manchester towns have now been nominated for the Town Centre Challenge – an ambitious new initiative to regenerate urban centres across...

Body of a man found in search for missing Alfred Sykes

Police searching for missing man Alfred Sykes have sadly found a body. The 80-year-old from the Stockport was last seen around 4.20pm last Wednesday in...

Residents evacuates after wall collapses at derelict Stalybridge Mill

Four properties were evacuated overnight as a precaution after a wall  collapsed at Oakwood Mill on Grenville Street in Stalybridge. An inspection by the Manchester Fire...