Margaret gets her eightieth Birthday wish

Retired nursery nurse, Margaret Swallow from Stalybridge, has celebrated her upcoming 80th birthday by driving a Stagecoach double decker bus. Margaret, who celebrates her birthday...

£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...

From stacking shelves to building with bricks

James Windle, a former supermarket worker from Salford, has beat thousands of applications to bag his dream job as Master Model Builder, at Legoland Discovery...

Student Ashleigh receives award for preventing suicide bid

A caring pupil from Royton and Crompton School has been given the Mayor’s Appreciation Award for helping to prevent a stranger from committing suicide. Ashleigh...

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...

Manchester academic drafted in to advise the government on improving primary physical education

AN ACADEMIC at a Manchester-based football education specialist, has been drafted in by the Government to improve primary physical education in the UK. Dr. Gerald...

Andy Burnham joins the Skullfades Foundation on charity walk challenge from London to Sale

Manchester-based barber shop Skullfades is to take on a London-to-Manchester charity walk challenge – with a very special guest completing the last leg. Designed to raise...

South African priest and social justice activist Fr Michael Lapsley to visit Manchester

This Thursday The Challenging Hate Forum will host a public event at Manchester Cathedral in support of Hate Crime Awareness Week. The focus of the...

New Chief Fire Officer looking to hit the ground running

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s (GMFRS) new Chief Fire Officer is looking to hit the ground running after taking up the role last...

BBC presenter Rachael dies after battle with cancer

The family of Rachael Bland have confirmed that she died this morning, shortly after 3am. Rachael died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Her...