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Man who repeatedly raped child from age of 12 jailed
(Wed 16 Oct 2013 15:36)
A man who raped a girl on multiple occasions over a period of more than five years has been jailed.
Further charges over Terra Nova sexual abuse
(Tue 15 Oct 2013 16:01)
Police investigating sexual abuse at Terra Nova School near Holmes Chapel in the 1970′s have charged a 70-year-old man with further offences.
Five arrests under Operation Alloy
(Tue 15 Oct 2013 15:56)
Last week saw over 100 police officers visiting scrap metal dealers and motor salvage operators across Greater Manchester as part of Operation Alloy.
Police call on parents to spot the signs of underage drinking
(Tue 15 Oct 2013 15:50)
Cheshire Police are calling on parents to educate their children about the harmful effects of alcohol misuse and to look out for the telltale signs of underage drinking.
Manchester Jobseekers to start signing new Claimant Commitment
(Tue 15 Oct 2013 13:58)
Starting today, new jobseekers will have to account more clearly for their efforts to find work in order to receive their benefit.
Digital image released of man wanted in connection with spate of 17 robberies
(Mon 14 Oct 2013 15:46)
Police are linking a number of robberies in north Manchester.
Thousands of Mancunians will take on an urban obstacle course
(Mon 14 Oct 2013 14:34)
The ultimate urban obstacle course, is back to once again challenge Mancunians to show their fitness by competing in gruelling 10km race and giant assault course.
Michelle Heaton kicks off nationwide Zumbathon to beat breast cancer
(Sun 13 Oct 2013 13:28)
Michelle Heaton kicked off her nationwide Zumbathon with Zumba's Party in Pink initiative in Wythenshawe this week.
Police are appealing for information after sexual assaults in South Manchester
(Sun 13 Oct 2013 11:12)
There have been two reported incidents this week where a man has smacked a woman’s bottom in the Newall Green area.
Police appeal after a man was attacked at Baby Platinum Bar
(Sun 13 Oct 2013 10:31)
A man was brutally attacked as he enjoyed a night out with his friends in Manchester city centre.
Support for North West's young carers
(Fri 11 Oct 2013 15:36)
Family support workers at Child Action Northwest have welcomed an announcement by the government to support Young Carers and their families.
Man jailed for sexually abusing two young girls
(Fri 11 Oct 2013 14:54)
A man has been jailed for sexually abusing two young girls in Wythenshawe.
Third of UK families use gadgets to communicate with each other in their own homes
(Fri 11 Oct 2013 14:44)
Almost a third of families in the UK use tablets or smartphones to talk to each other when they are in the same house, research has revealed.
Major boost for Manchester-based fundraising technology firm
(Thu 10 Oct 2013 15:27)
Bidtech, specialists in fundraising technology for the charity sector, has announced a 190 per cent increase in event contracts during 2013.
ODEON to open IMAX Auditorium at ODEON Trafford Centre
(Thu 10 Oct 2013 12:59)
ODEON & UCI Cinemas – the largest cinema group in Europe – has recently announced plans to install its latest IMAX® auditorium at ODEON Trafford Centre, bringing the total number of IMAX® auditoriums operated by OD
Design Manchester programme announced for new Creative Festival
(Thu 10 Oct 2013 11:22)
Design Manchester 13 (28 Oct – 1 Nov) today announces the programme for the city’s new week-long creative festival, including appearances from Mark Farrow (RDI), Kate Moross and Colophon Foundry.
University strengthens Chinese links with art partnership
(Wed 09 Oct 2013 15:55)
The University of Salford is to join forces with Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art to support the creation of new works from some of China’s most exciting and internationally renowned artists.
55m construction project begins at Salford campus
(Wed 09 Oct 2013 15:22)
Construction has begun on a state-of-the-art £55m building which will transform student life at the University of Salford when it opens in early 2016.
New Director for leading North West charity
(Wed 09 Oct 2013 15:19)
North West charity Alternative Futures Group (AFG) has appointed a new Community Service Director (CSD) to lead activity in Tameside, Trafford, East Cheshire and Greater Manchester.
Brazilian restaurant a big hit in Altrincham
(Tue 08 Oct 2013 16:02)
The colourful sights, carnival sounds and sumptuous tastes of Brazil are now part of Altrincham high street with the launch of the latest branch of North West restaurant sensation, Bem Brasil.