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A jewellers in Manchester City Centre has been robbed by two men who smashed the shop window with a sledgehammer before escaping on a motorbike.

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A 12-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempting to rape an eight-year-old boy in Manchester.

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An inquest jury retires to consider whether a Taser fired by police contributed to an unarmed man's death.

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A hospital apologises for an operation blunder that left a police officer partially paralysed and ended his career.

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Manchester's Whitworth is named Museum of the Year 2015 following a 15m redevelopment that led to record visitor numbers.

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Four families are left homeless after a "severe fire" ripped through the roof of a terrace in Greater Manchester.

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Three people are injured when a police van and a car are in collision in Bolton.

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Police stations in Cheshire may have to close as the force looks to save 30m over four years, the county's police commissioner warns.

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Night skies across the North West were illuminated by dramatic lightning on Wednesday night as the region's brief heatwave came to an abrupt end.

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Singer Damon Albarn predicts his Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical, which opens in Manchester later, will be "a little controversial".

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The man who made Manchester cool again

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Warrington Wolves move up to sixth in the Super League table with victory over third-placed Wigan Warriors.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Mossley based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:40 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1024mb, Humidity: 52%, UV Risk: 7, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:45 BST, Sunset: 21:39 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:46 BST, Sunset: 21:39 BST

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