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Jose Mourinho's representatives meet Manchester United officials as the Portuguese moves closer to becoming the club's next manager.

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Manchester-born actor Burt Kwouk, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies aged 85.

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Liverpool and Manchester United are fined by Uefa for illicit chants during their Europa League last-16 tie in March.

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Hundreds of bus drivers in parts of Greater Manchester have walked out in a one-day strike over pay and conditions.

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Two brothers from Greater Manchester are jailed for a "ferocious" knife attack at a music festival in Blackpool.

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A coach driver describes the "dramatic" moment he helped 59 pupils and seven teachers escape a burning bus on a motorway.

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A man and his two young boys from Manchester were "very lucky" not to be killed when they fell off their jet ski in a Lancashire river, the coastguard says.

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Rail operator TransPennine Express (TPE) announces a 230m deal for 25 new trains to serve the north of England and Scotland.

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A police officer who furtively filmed up a teenage girl's skirt in a shopping centre is jailed.

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A Leigh rugby league player pleads guilty to assaulting an official from the UK Anti-Doping Agency.

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Tackling the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils is the key to improving the performance of schools in northern England, a report says.

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Manchester United's Ryan Giggs is considering his future at the club after being made an offer to stay.

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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: 7C (45F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 53%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:17 BST

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (48F), Wind Direction: North North Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:52 BST, Sunset: 21:18 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 3mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:51 BST, Sunset: 21:20 BST

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