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The death of a man whose body was found in a bush in Manchester city centre is no longer being treated as suspicious, police say.

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Kick It Out is willing to help Wigan owner Dave Whelan after his alleged racist comments after the appointment of Malky Mackay.

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A handwritten poem written by Joy Division's late lead singer when he was at school raises 1,100 at an auction.

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The widow of murdered aid worker Alan Henning tells a memorial service he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".

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Police release an image of the moped a man was riding on the night he was killed in Manchester in an effort to find his killers.

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Malky Mackay thanks the Wigan fans for their support after earning a point against Middlesbrough in his first game in charge.

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A report shows a 14% rise in the number of young people in the north west of England accessing HIV services for the first time.

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A motorway near Manchester Airport is being closed as part of a 5.5m project to replace a weakened bridge.

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Several police forces including Cheshire Police have had the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, restored.

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A man from Wigan is jailed for raping an 11-year-old boy in the toilets at Manchester Arndale shopping centre.

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Helping to solve the WW2 Enigma code riddle

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Wigan's Dave Whelan should "step aside"

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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: 6C (43F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1026mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:49 GMT, Sunset: 16:00 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: East South Easterly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:51 GMT, Sunset: 15:59 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: North North Easterly, Wind Speed: 3mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 95%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:53 GMT, Sunset: 15:58 GMT

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