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A deacon convicted of sexually abusing pupils at a school in Greater Manchester is jailed for nine years.

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A man dies after falling into an empty container at a brewery, prompting a police investigation.

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A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on escapes is found guilty of dangerous driving.

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Posters promoting a novel about a serial killer in the town where murdering GP Harold Shipman practised are criticised.

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Police release a photograph of a man wanted in connection with 15 armed robberies in less than a fortnight.

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Two more people are arrested over the death of a man whose body was found in a reservoir in Greater Manchester.

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson.

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A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body is found at a house in Greater Manchester.

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A boy who died of an asthma attack may have survived but for an emergency call handler's error, a coroner rules.

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Plans are released for a 12m redevelopment of a Manchester A&E department.

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A tomato ketchup-stained work by LS Lowry is restored ahead of its public debut in Salford.

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Boss Louis van Gaal insists he was "not shocked" by Manchester United's 4-0 defeat at MK Dons in the League Cup.

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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: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 72%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 20:08 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:11 BST, Sunset: 20:06 BST

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 80%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:13 BST, Sunset: 20:04 BST

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