Record increase in foodbank figures is revealed

The biggest network of food banks in the UK says it provided record levels of "emergency food supplies" last year. The annual figures from the...

Two rescued from serious house fire in Prestwich

Firefighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) rescued two people from a serious house fire in Prestwich in the early hours of...

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...

Urgent -Can you offer a home for Little Flo?

Charity Finding Furever Homes (FFH) is appealing for a temporary foster home in the SK postcode for a dog who has had her leg...

It is absolutely vital that effective financial support is immediately put in place says...

Following the announcement last night of a new national lockdown Chris Fletcher, Policy & Communications Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “The...

Long standing Droylsden councillor steps down after 27 years

AFTER 27 years’ service to the people of Droylsden East, Jim Middleton has announced that he is to stand down as a Tameside councillor...

Two in hospital after explosion and fire at a house in Hyde.

Two people have been taken to hospital with burns an explosion at a property in Hyde this morning. About 30 firefighters and officers are tackling...

Plans for Oldham’s Town Centre Regeneration could see Queen Elizabeth Hall demolished

As Oldham Council is set to formally launch its search for a development partner to deliver its ambitious Town Centre Masterplan, the latest plans may...

Greater Manchester Water safety campaign launches to prevent accidental drownings

FAMILY members and friends who have lost loved ones to accidental drowning continue to support Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) with its...

Firefighters rescue heron with broken wing from canal in Wigan

A small heron with a broken wing was rescued from the water by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) crews this morning. Firefighters were...