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Six people arrested by UK police over alleged terror offences after a Rochdale family was stopped at the Turkey-Syria border have been released without charge.

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A man has died and three others injured when the car they were travelling in hit a tree and caught fire, police say.

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A Manchester woman who completed 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days is set to run more than 200 miles from Shropshire to London.

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A man is charged with murdering his 63-year-old wife who was found stabbed to death at a house in Greater Manchester.

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Lancashire's James Anderson surpasses Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker as England draw with West Indies.

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A nurse accused of murdering and poisoning hospital patients tells a jury he was a "scapegoat".

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An aspiring rapper who punched his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach is sentenced to four years and eight months detention.

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Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini claims sacking a manager is not a remedy for poor form and says Yaya Toure will stay.

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A man and his partner are believed to have fallen down a staircase to their deaths at a house in a Greater Manchester town.

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Complaints about transport in Greater Manchester have risen by 40%, new figures reveal.

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Director Mike Leigh is to make a big budget film about the events of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.

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There are fears a bid to bring jobs and government money to Stoke-on-Trent and eastern Cheshire may be delayed by the election.

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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: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1026mb, Humidity: 67%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:00 BST, Sunset: 20:16 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: East South Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1031mb, Humidity: 62%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:58 BST, Sunset: 20:17 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1035mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:56 BST, Sunset: 20:19 BST

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