Long serving Hollinwood councillor passes away

Oldham Council announces the passing of long-serving Hollinwood councillor, Brian Ames. The Labour party member first became a ward member in 1974 and he served...

£20K reward as nineteen years on police still don’t know what happened to Martin...

Detectives are offering a £20,000 reward in a hunt for the truth after a Manchester man mysteriously disappeared. Today would have been Martin Joyce’s 48th...

Limited edition Victoria Wood Scale Sculptures on sale to raise funds for Memorial Statue

In May 2019 a memorial statue for Victoria Wood will be unveiled in her home town of Bury. A limited edition run of 40...

Lord Steele suspended from the Liberal Democrat party over Cyril Smith allegations

The former leader of the Liberals Lord David Steele has been disowned by the Liberal Democrat’s following his evidence to the Independent...

Stockport charity helps deafblind students across England with special buddy dog

This week is Deafblind awareness week which brings understanding about those who experience sight and hearing problems.  Varying in each case, deafblind can mean...

I did my best to save the Company says Thomas Cook boss

The underfire boss of Thomas Cook has said that he deeply sorry' for the collapse of the travel firm but he also insists he's no...

Bravery award for Ian who pulled man from under a double tram

A member of the public has been commended for outstanding bravery by Greater Manchester Police (GMP). Ian Bates has been presented with a Chief...

Family pay tribute to loyal and loving Dad, son, brother and friend

The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Trafford have paid tribute to him. 56-year-old Ronald Brown was killed when...

Police find body in search for missing Moston man

Police searching for a father of five missing for two weeks have found a body James Sparta 56, last made contact with his family...

First class degree for military vet who left school aged 16

A Former soldier who served in Iraq and Afghanistan after leaving school aged 16 is graduating with a first class history degree from the...