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A six-year-and-four-month sentence given to a drunk driver who killed a pedestrian at a Manchester bus stop is to be reviewed by the attorney general.

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Manchester City Council agrees to consider a major refurbishment of the town hall.

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Oldham announced as one of the first councils to offer help to people wanting to build their own home through the Government's 'Right to Build' scheme.

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The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.

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A security guard from Greater Manchester who was shot dead by a colleague in Iraq, had described his killer as "a bit dodgy" the night he died, an inquest hears.

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A head teacher is suspended after police received reports of "financial irregularities" at a Salford primary school.

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The Pope appoints Bishop John Arnold as the 11th Roman Catholic Bishop of Salford.

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Former European champion boxer Jamie Moore from Salford admits he feared for his life after being shot four times in Spain.

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Thirty kilos of cannabis with a street value of 300,000 are seized as part of the largest ever crackdown on drug dealing across Greater Manchester.

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An appeal for people to play zombies in an upcoming film attracts over 1,000 applicants.

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Islamic State's "violent" propaganda videos could actually be dissuading young Britons from pursuing jihad, says a senior anti-terrorism officer.

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A photographer's insight into 1960s Manchester

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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: 4mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 2, Sunset: 18:46 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1028mb, Humidity: 67%, UV Risk: 2, Sunrise: 07:11 BST, Sunset: 18:43 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 2, Sunrise: 07:13 BST, Sunset: 18:41 BST

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