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A man is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Salford.

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A man who murdered father-of-three Garry Newlove outside his home in 2007 loses a renewed bid to be released early from prison.

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Wigan are promoted from League One as they plunge struggling Blackpool ever closer to a second consecutive relegation.

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Salford City - the side co-owned by former Manchester United stars - are promoted to the sixth tier of English football for the first time.

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Three men who were being questioned in connection with the death of a prominent Koran reader are bailed pending further enquiries.

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Lightning strikes the roof of a house in Wigan, blasting a huge hole in the roof and setting fire to the loft.

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A third man has died following a crash in Manchester where a car struck two parked cars.

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Bury cyclist and Rio Olympics contender Simon Yates fails an in-competition drugs test - with his team blaming an "administrative error" over an asthma inhaler.

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A senior appointed to stand in as head of South Yorkshire Police is to step down after facing criticism in a case related to Greater Manchester Police.

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A 107m development to transform Warrington town centre is granted planning permission.

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Two more men are found guilty of murdering a man who was shot outside a Greater Manchester pub.

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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he was forced to play a weakened team at Southampton, with the Real Madrid game in mind.

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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

Maximum Temperature: 12C (54F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:30 BST, Sunset: 20:41 BST

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1025mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:28 BST, Sunset: 20:43 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1026mb, Humidity: 55%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:26 BST, Sunset: 20:45 BST

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