James Timpson apppinted as the North West’s Brexit adviser

The CEO of North West business giant Timpson has been selected to head up join one of five new Business Councils formed by the...

Alan Turing voted as the 20th century’s ultimate icon

BBC Two viewers have voted Alan Turing as their ultimate icon of the 20th century. Alan Turing was in contention with finalists...

He was once a Greater Manchester probation officer-Now Simon is the new Poet Laureate

Marsden’s Simon Armitage will be the next Poet Laureate. Taking over from Manchester Met’s Carol Ann Duffy who served in the role between 2009 and...

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...

How flu left a Tameside chef fighting for his life

A Tameside chef who spent weeks in hospital after catching flu hopes his story will motivate people to protect themselves against the virus this...

GMP Superintendent wins national award from colleagues

A senior Greater Manchester Police officer who led some of the forces most serious investigations has been given a prestigious award by his staff...

Fresh plea to find missing mum of two Christina-Two months after she disappeared from...

It has been over two months since Christina Rack left her home on Bolesworth Close in Chorlton on Monday 1 October at around 8.15pm. Despite...

Swinton Airport worker gets GMP Chief Constable’s Commendation award for helping to save suicidal...

Samantha Platts, an airport worker from Swinton, has been awarded by Greater Manchester Police’s Chief Constable after she help stop a young...

Schoolgirl from Eccles wins LS Lowry-inspired national art competition and spot in prestigious gallery...

A schoolgirl from Eccles has unveiled a portrait of her dad and step-dad in The Lowry art gallery in Salford alongside the multi-million pound...

Mother of the little Walkden angels will be laid to rest today.

Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets of Walkden later today for the funeral of Michelle Pearson the mother of the four...