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A boy who was shot in the leg in Salford writes a letter to Father Christmas asking him to help find the people who hurt him.

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A car with a toddler and baby on board has been clocked at 122mph on a Greater Manchester motorway, say police.

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An ex-soldier who was arrested after returning to the UK from Syria - where he said he had fought against the so-called Islamic State - is granted bail.

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A Christmas market reopens following a security alert caused by a man claiming he had left a "package" there.

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A family house in Wigan was turned into a winter wonderland after a couple set up a fundraising page to give their terminally ill daughter a special last Christmas

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Why is Oldham the most important town in Europe for US-invented roller derby?

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pulls out of a campaign visit to Oldham West amid a threat of resignations from his shadow cabinet over his stance on UK air strikes in Syria.

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A man and a woman are jailed after a parcel containing heroin worth 1.1m was seized at a house in Tameside.

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A man is critically ill in hospital after being shot in the chest in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

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A police officer was struck on the head with a brick or metal bar during a domestic incident in Manchester, the BBC understands.

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The Oldham West and Royton by-election is the first major public opinion test for new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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A Manchester charity teaches dozens of homeless people how to perform opera

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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: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1004mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:57 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1004mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:56 GMT, Sunset: 15:56 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 24mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 996mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:57 GMT, Sunset: 15:55 GMT

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