Police urge public to ‘Give up the gun’ as they launch firearms surrender

The father and friends of Halton McCollin who was shot dead in Stretford in 2008 are urging people to ‘Give up the Gun’ as...

Catch a cosmic feast above the skies of Manchester on Monday morning

Set your alarms for tomorrow morning across Greater Manchester if you want to witness a cosmic encounter tomorrow morning. At 6.53am if the dawn sky is...

Armed police will be patrolling the Xmas Markets

Leaders in Manchester are declaring the city “open for business” as additional safety measures are put in place to protect people at this year’s...

Fake remembrance merchandise destined for Manchester seized by Border Force

Border Force officers have seized fake poppy branded jewellery, key rings and scarves estimated to be worth approximately £150,000. The goods, some of which were...

Jailed for four and a half years for killing 74-year-old after ignoring a 30mph...

A Chadderton driver who caused the death of a 74-year-old after ignoring a 30mph speed limit has been jailed. Ryan Hayes aged 29 of Lucerne Close,...

The markets have opened with a taste of augmented reality

Manchester Christmas Markets opened this morning and this year they come with a taste of Augmented Reality. Futuristic tech will give the Christmas Markets a...

Latest tranche of funds released to those psychologically injured in Arena attack

A further round of payments totalling almost £3m has been released from the charity set up to help victims of the Manchester Arena attack. The...

No suspicious circumstances say police after body found in burnt out car in Partington

Police have established that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was found in a car in Partington...

Greater Manchester pension Fund slammed as “the dirtiest in the country”

National data released today has revealed that Greater Manchester’s local authority pension fund is investing £1.8 billion in the fossil fuel industry. Campaigners say the...

Three year loan reprieve for the Red Devils

A decision been made by Salford City Council to extend the holiday on loan repayments from Salford Red Devils. Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett formally...