9th Jul Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is once again urging the public to stay away from the moorland fires, more than two weeks since they first broke out. Crews are continuing to deal with three challenging fires across the moors after another one broke out in Denshaw over the weekend. There are currently twenty fire […]
9th Jul An amazing 3,000 people have so far signed up to pledge support for the Tameside and Glossop NHS Integrated Trust ‘Ditch Sugar’ campaign. The aim is to encourage as many people as possible across the region to reduce their sugar intake for 70 days and ultimately give up sugar altogether – as the NHS celebrates […]
9th Jul Police are searching for a man with links to Oldham and Gorton. 30-year-old Gavin Hanford is wanted after failing to appear in court on May 25th in connection with drug supply and money laundering offences. As well as Oldham and Gorton, Hanford is believed to have links to Reddish and North Wales. He is actively […]
8th Jul Special thanks were paid to the Oldham and Glossop Mountain Rescue teams at this year’s Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust awards. A glittering ceremony was held at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday night to recognise the achievement of health staff and teams. But before the announcement of this year’s Volunteer of the Year […]
7th Jul The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) have launched an investigation after a man died in custody following an arrest made at a property in Oldham. Police were called to reports of a domestic disturbance on Seventh Avenue in Oldham last night (Friday) at around 11.35pm. They arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion […]
6th Jul Two brothers from Audenshaw have been sentenced to a combined 21 years in prison after setting up a money service bureau that they used as a front to launder huge sums of criminal money. 49-year-old former postmaster, Choudry Yahya (top left), worked in unison with his brother Shabaz Ali, 28, (top right) and other co-conspirators. […]
6th Jul Troops assisting firefighters battling the Saddleworth moor blaze have been stood down by the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester due to the improved situation. Beverley Hughes, Deputy Mayor for Policing, Crime and Fire, said the order for military support to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) was not being extended into the weekend as […]
6th Jul A man had his motorbike stolen as he lay seriously injured at the side of the road following a collision. Between 5.30-5.45am on Saturday June 23rd, the 28-year-old collided with a lamppost at the junction of Mount Road and Kirkmanshulme Lane in Gorton. He had hit his head and was left in a life-threatening condition. […]
6th Jul Police are appealing for information after a child was shot with a pellet gun in South Reddish. It happened at around 4.20pm on Monday, at the junction of Broadstone Hall Road South and St. Mary’s Drive. The two-year-old’s mother was getting him out of his pushchair when she heard two popping sounds. Her son screamed […]
5th Jul An innovative new plan to create 81 miles of new cycling and walking routes has been unveiled by Tameside Council. It’s part of a proposal for Greater Manchester to create a 1,000 mile-long network for people travelling by bike or foot, which would be the UK’s biggest. In addition to the new routes, seven miles […]