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Police are linking a grenade attack in Salford and a shooting in Wigan to a feud between rival criminal gangs.

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Several homes and businesses are flooded and many trees are blown over during "severe weather" across Greater Manchester.

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The owner of DIY chain B&Q is to close about 60 stores, including one in Greater Manchester, over the next two years.

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A girl and a man who died after the car they were travelling in hit a tree in Stockport are named by police.

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Police investigate Twitter comments by newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins suggesting men of Pakistani origin in Rochdale were sex abusers.

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A London man dies after being hit by a Tube train as he attempted to rescue a man from Manchester who had fallen onto the tracks.

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Bolton's Amir Khan accepts Kell Brook's challenge and says he wants to fight his British welterweight rival at Wembley within a year.

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A former journalist from Manchester, who had sued the Irish state for wrongful arrest for murder, loses his case.

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A permanent memorial to murdered soldier Lee Rigby is unveiled in his home town of Middleton, Greater Manchester.

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Work is progressing to transform a Grade II listed building into a cinema and entertainment complex in Oldham.

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Nazir Afzal steps down after four years as chief

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BBC NW political editor Arif Ansari explains all.

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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: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 19:41 BST

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:43 BST, Sunset: 19:43 BST

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 64%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:40 BST, Sunset: 19:45 BST

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