Memorial service held for officer murdered at Birch Services thirty years ago

A memorial service was held to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Inspector Ray Codling. On 14 September 1989, Inspector Ray Codling was undertaking routine patrol...

Team GB star becomes Broughton House ambassador

Team GB Taekwondo para athlete and world champion Amy Truesdale is the latest sports star to become an official ambassador of veterans’ care home...

“I woke up being a mummy… by the afternoon Zakari was taken from me”

The family of a baby boy who sadly died after being rescued from the River Irwell have paid tribute to him. Eleven month old Zakari...

“He was gentle but harsh. He was strong and empathic. “

The family of a man who was murdered in Rochdale have paid tribute to him. Fifty four year old John Rimmer, 54, was admitted to...

Bereaved siblings tackle Tough Mudder to help fund brain tumour cure

A brother and sister, who lost their dad to a brain tumour, will take on a 10-mile military-style obstacle race, to raise money to...

Manchester City of Literature appoints its first Executive Director

Ivan Wadeson has been appointed as the first Executive Director of Manchester City of Literature In this brand new and varied role, Ivan’s work will...

The new face of the North West’s weather

BBC North West Tonight has appointed Owain Wyn Evans as its new permanent weather presenter. He will join presenters Roger Johnson and Annabel Tiffin every...

Allie Crewe wins national photography competition with powerful trans portrait

A University of Salford graduate has been selected as one of this year’s winners for Portrait of Britain with her entry ‘Grace’ – a trans...

Middleton D Day hero honoured

A 94-year-old veteran who played a key part in the D-Day landings on Normandy beaches has been honoured  Middleton resident Jim Healy was presented with...

Tim Wallace of Madchester band Northside has died

The guitarist of the Moston formed band Northside has died. Tim Walsh’s death was announced by the band’s remaining members of twitter. “It is with the...