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A 17-year-old is arrested after a boxing world title contender suffered a fractured skull tackling two alleged burglars at a neighbour's home.

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Two men are jailed after one of the "single biggest recoveries of drugs" in Greater Manchester Police history.

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Drug dealers may be selling sweets laced with LSD across Greater Manchester, the National Crime Agency warns.

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A recycling firm is fined over the death of a worker crushed by part of a metal barge at a depot in Warwickshire.

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A woman who died following a road traffic collision in Manchester has been named by police.

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Boxer Amir Khan will donate shorts worth 30,000 to help rebuild the Peshawar school where 141 children and staff died.

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Greater Manchester Police (GMP) faces a "black hole of 70m" due to a further cut in central funding, the region's Police and Crime Commissioner warns.

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A shattered fish tank stops a fire from spreading through a house in Warrington.

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The World Pie Eating Championships are thrown into turmoil after a work experience chef sends the wrong pies to the Wigan event.

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Anthony Crolla's trainer Joe Gallagher says it "remains to be seen" if he will fight again after being injured in an attack.

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Manchester's National Football Museum marks the centenary of World War One with a new exhibition looking at the role of football during conflicts.

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Manchester's Simon Webbe backed by local fans

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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: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Poor, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 80%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:49 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:22 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 93%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:22 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

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