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Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident in Greater Manchester involving former footballer Roy Keane.

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A man from Greater Manchester who groomed a 13-year-old girl on Facebook before sexually abusing her is jailed for six years.

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Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England including the north west.

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Police in Greater Manchester hope to take hundreds of dangerous knives off the streets with the start of a month-long amnesty.

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A Manchester dance teacher, initially spared prison after being convicted of having sex with two 15-year-old pupils, is now jailed for four years.

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The Fire Brigades Union calls for urgent talks after a report suggested the deaths of some firefighters - including Stephen Hunt in Manchester - were preventable.

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A teenager faces no further action over an attack on boxing world title hopeful Anthony Crolla during an alleged burglary.

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Actress Lucy Fallon is to take over the role of Bethany Platt, after another actress was dropped from the same role over an age discrepancy.

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A new high-level bridge is to be built spanning the Manchester Ship Canal.

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Ten people are being treated in hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak in Greater Manchester.

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An influential DJ says his career may be now at risk after a compressed air horn was let off near him while he was performing a sound check in Manchester.

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Former Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is awarded the freedom of her Lancashire borough.

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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: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 979mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 16:46 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 3C (37F), Minimum Temperature: -1C (30F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 985mb, Humidity: 80%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:56 GMT, Sunset: 16:48 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 2C (36F), Minimum Temperature: -4C (25F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1001mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:54 GMT, Sunset: 16:50 GMT

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