Open Water swimmer launches Manchester baby swimming programme

A local woman from Wilmslow is hoping her passion for open water swimming will stand her in good stead for the launch of her award-winning progressive...

Altrincham’s Surgeon sentence to be revised

An Altirincham breast cancer surgeon who 'butchered' vulnerable patients to boost his earnings could face a longer prison term. Ian Paterson has been hauled back...

DJ to play 48 hour long radio show for Survivors Manchester and needs your...

DJ Sam Thompson, 22, is preparing to take to the decks for two days straight to raise awareness of male rape and sexual violence...

Experimental drug trial provides lifeline for cancer patient

A patient with a fast‑growing lymphatic cancer (non-Hodgkin lymphoma), who had failed to adequately respond to previous cancer treatments, has had a dramatic response...

Pioneering young persons mental health project piloted in Oldham

A pioneering project is drawing on the life experiences of young people to tackle youth mental ill-health. MH:2K is a powerful youth-led programme which relies...

Routine HIV tests to be offered across Greater Manchester

Routine HIV tests are to be offered across Greater Manchester for the first time, thanks to a new sexual health service. The move is expected...

Pilot study at North Manchester General Hospital gives patients flexibility over undertaking blood tests

TWO hundred patients within the North Manchester area are to be given the opportunity to sign-up to a new research study being carried out...

GM Mayor Andy Burnham & Manchester Met Uni put mental health in the spotlight

Manchester Metropolitan University is leading the way in helping to support students who may be experiencing mental health problems. The University has piloted a new...

Around 9,000 race for life in Heaton Park

Around 9,000 women joined the fight against cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Heaton Park this weekend. Runners, joggers and walkers -...

Warning after BBQ causes balcony fire at Manchester flat

Manchester's firefighters are warning people to be careful when using barbecues following a flat fire in Manchester on Thursday night. Crews were called to a tower...