Sunday, May 1, 2016

Rail Franchises herald new era for North’s passengers

New rail franchises have came into operation, marking the start of a £1.2bn investment programme and greater local control. Representatives from Northern Rail, Arriva, and...

North West Police Forces launch ‘GIVE UP THE GUN’ Campaign

North West Police Forces are urging people to ‘Give up the Gun’ during a two week amnesty on firearms and ammunition which starts at 7am on...

Bolton MP tries one last shot to save Formby Hall

Bolton West MP Chris Green is calling on Atherton's residents to have one last shot at saving Forby Hall following plans for a public...

Access to Labour’s Withington MP criticised: ‘Where’s Jeff?’

South Manchester MP, Jeff Smith, has been accused of denying residents access to their local Member of Parliament. Manchester Liberal Democrats have raised concerns that nearly...

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Man shot in the arm in Eccles after answering door

Police have launched an investigation after a man was shot in the arm in Eccles. Shortly before 9:20pm on Sunday 20 March 2016, police were called to...

Police release images of man connected to sexual assault at Bolton...

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a man they wish to speak to after a 14-year-old boy was sexually assaulted at...

Open letter regarding decision to remove 36 and 8 night bus

Dear Decision Makers I write on behalf of the bus community across Bolton and Salford who are due to be affected by the recent decision...

Manchester United are nothing but an embarrassment

Joel Glazer needs to step up to the plate and prove his family can competently run one of the biggest sports brands in world...

Didsbury’s Old Bedians launch women’s rugby team

Didsbury rugby club Old Bedians RUFC have launched a ladies rugby team, the Hornets. The women's team is open to all ages and abilities regardless...

Debbie Abrahams pushes for ban on child sex offenders serving as...

Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has raised questions on legislative changes to ban child sex offenders from serving as councillors. Following the...

Police treating Wythenshawe hall fire as Arson

All possibilities are being investigated, but officers now believe the fire at Wythenshawe Hall was Arson. Shortly after 3.30am on Tuesday 15 March 2016 police...

Did Richard Leese lose his bottle?

Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, recently declared his intention not to stand for Greater Manchester Mayor, favouring a pint in his pub...
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Juan Mata stars in Super 8 Challenge final with MU Foundation...

Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, launched the final episode of his Super 8 Challenge today, which has been run in partnership with Manchester United...