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A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been found guilty of plotting bomb attacks in several countries.

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A University of Manchester building is evacuated after a chemical was found in a potentially explosive state, police say.

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Five men appear in court accused of serious sexual offences against females aged between 13 and 23 in Rochdale.

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A green campaigner who tried to prosecute two police officers for their actions during an anti-fracking protest is granted a judicial review of a courts decision not to issue a summons against the officers.

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Dave Whelan resigns from his position as chairman of Wigan Athletic but will remain as owner of the Championship club.

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A man accused of wounding a van driver dragged along a motorway as he tried to stop his vehicle being stolen appears in court.

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The wife of a British plane spotter who is being held in the United Arab Emirates says she is "disappointed" by the UK government's response.

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Comedian Ted Robbins says he is lucky to be alive after his collapse during a stage show in Manchester.

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A 27-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after an elderly couple's home was set on fire as they slept.

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Ten men are arrested by immigration officers in raids at two Indian restaurants in Manchester.

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How Jimmy McGovern's drama filmed in the city

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Dave Whelan's 20-year reign as Wigan chairman is over, but will an FA charge of using racist language overshadow his success?

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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: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:51 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1035mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:48 GMT, Sunset: 17:53 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (45F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1030mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:45 GMT, Sunset: 17:55 GMT

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