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"25.02.2017 09:37:33" bbc.co.uk Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England. GP prescriptions reveal patterns of the mental illness. Rochdale, Manchester and Wigan are all apparently "hotspots" for the mental health condition schizophrenia.
"24.02.2017 18:00:01" Our Big Night Out at Stockport Plaza was a huge success. Here's some of the best bits for those of you that couldn't make it....
"24.02.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk Greater Manchester patients to get seven-day GP access - BBC News £41m plans to increase GP access are approved by the board running Greater Manchester's NHS budget. A £41m plan to give everyone in Greater Manchester seven-day GP access has been approved.
"24.02.2017 15:18:14" bbc.co.uk Remains in Malia belonged to missing tourist Steven Cook Remains were found in Crete of Steven Cook, 20, who was last seen 11 years ago. Remains of missing man from #Sandbach #Cheshire found.
"24.02.2017 14:40:25" Timeline Photos A blind man has been tasered by police in Levenshulme who mistook his folded cane for a gun. Armed response officers from GMP were called to Albert Road at around twenty to seven last night after reports there was a man with a gun.
"24.02.2017 14:10:00" economist.com Go north: The pragmatic case for moving Britain's capital to Manchester | The Economist ON TUESDAY the clerk of the House of Commons warned that the proposed repairs to the Houses of Parliament would cost even more than estimated. David Natzler's intervention was just the latest indication of the battles to come. Manchester as the capital of England?
"24.02.2017 11:54:13" Bolton fire update An old mill warehouse on Parrot St in Bolton has been completely destroyed in a fire overnight:
"24.02.2017 10:07:41" BBC Radio Manchester Sports Q&A: How Toronto Wolfpack are challenging the world of Rugby Football League... Brian Noble & Clare Freeman discuss... #RunWithThePack We're always intrigued by the world of Rugby Football League here in Greater Manchester, so who are the new kids in town Toronto Wolfpack who are about to make sports history?
"24.02.2017 09:00:00" bbc.co.uk John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift 'Structural change' in retailing prompts department store chain to axe nearly 400 roles. Cutting elsewhere but John Lewis set to bring extra jobs to Greater Manchester
"24.02.2017 08:03:45" We're live at the scene of the warehouse fire in Bolton. The houses opposite have been evacuated over worries the building could collapse:
"24.02.2017 06:00:01" Council leaders in Greater Manchester are set to approve funding for a new £32 million bus station in Ashton-under-Lyne.
"23.02.2017 21:09:17" Sarah has just had her 12 week scan ❤️
"23.02.2017 18:15:24" Timeline Photos Engineers at Electricity North West are working through the night to make sure customers get power back. This is what they've been dealing with thanks to Storm Doris in Styal in Cheshire.
"23.02.2017 15:30:35" Mike Sweeney was paid a visit from a furry friend to thank him for the money he raised for Children in Need...
"23.02.2017 14:23:01" bbc.co.uk Gangster' shot by own gun, coroner rules In a narrative conclusion a coroner accepted Arran Coghlan feared "for his safety if not his life". Businessman "was acting reasonably to defend himself" when a suspected gangster was killed with his own gun during a fight, a coroner has ruled.
"23.02.2017 14:13:13" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BBC RADIO MANCHESTER BIG NIGHT OUT DRAW
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"23.02.2017 13:16:43" Flight FI440 landed safely.
"23.02.2017 12:03:58" bbc.co.uk BBC Local Live: Greater Manchester and east Cheshire on Thursday 23 February 2017 - STORM DORIS The latest news, sport, travel and weather updates from across Greater Manchester For the latest on Storm Doris in Greater Manchester...
"23.02.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Brit award nominees Blossoms pick their fantasy football band Brit award nominees Blossoms pick which footballers they'd like to see in their fantasy football band. Who would make the fantasy football band of Stockports 'Blossoms'?
"23.02.2017 08:03:03" Good morning from a very wet and windy Leigh. We're talking about the church here which could be forced to close after £100,000 worth of lead was stolen from the roof:
"23.02.2017 07:24:43" bbc.co.uk Bird caused Manchester Victoria station roof collapse Two people received minor injuries when panels in the roof at Manchester Victoria caved in. Where's Alfred Hitchcock when you need him?
"22.02.2017 20:10:13" This doctor from Manchester has spent thousands of pounds of his own money helping victims of acid attacks in Pakistan.
"22.02.2017 19:22:29" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Supported from day one by BBC Introducing In Manchester, Stockport band Blossoms and Wilmslows The 1975 are nominated for awards at tonight's Brits
"22.02.2017 18:37:10" It improves strength and reduces injury
"22.02.2017 13:51:31" bbc.co.uk Manchester racist tram attack: Aaron Cauchi given suspended jail term US Army veteran was verbally attacked and had beer thrown at him for tackling the trio's foul language. A man who admitted racially abusing a US Army veteran on a tram and abusing two other men has been given a suspended prison sentence.
"22.02.2017 12:22:39" Kids have called it "Mint" and "Sick". We're pretty sure that's a good thing! Friends of Stanley Hall Park
"22.02.2017 09:00:01" The Church of Ascension Candle Light Vigil The Church of Ascension Candle Light Vigil After the devastating fire that destroyed the church, please join us for a cadle light vigil on Friday 24th so we can show our support and unity. The plan is to meet at St Boniface's Social Club on Lower Broughton Road then walk to the church and gather After the devastating fire that destroyed the Church of the Ascension in Broughton there's to be a candle light vigil on Friday 24th February so the community can show their support. Click the link for more details: http://bit.ly/2m4QbjG
"22.02.2017 07:02:48" bbc.co.uk British suicide bomber dies in attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul A man who blew himself up in Iraq two days ago was Ronald Fiddler, an ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate, the BBC understands. A British IS fighter who died in a suicide bomb attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul is a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, the BBC understands. Ronald Fiddler, 50 and from Manchester, was sent to Guantanamo Bay in 2002.
"21.02.2017 17:49:37" Here's a driver's-eye view of the new line.
"21.02.2017 17:17:45" "A fantastic piece of history"
"21.02.2017 15:00:00" Happy Birthday Stockley Farm Park
We decided to take a along for its 30th anniversary...
"21.02.2017 13:19:24" bbc.co.uk Third arrest over fatal Manchester road crash Shahid Tarafdar, a father-of-three, died in hospital after being hit by a car in Manchester. 3 arrests but do you recognise the man in the CCTV?
"21.02.2017 13:04:21" bbc.co.uk Stockport bus driver passes cash find to Children in Need A bus driver chose to give £525 to charity from an unclaimed wallet he found lying in the street. So what would you do if you found a wallet with £££ and the police couldn't find the owner?
"21.02.2017 11:44:08" Revisiting the site of the former Cooperative Hall in Middleton which played host to the Beatles in 1963. Christine Cartledge from Littleborough was at the gig and isn't impressed with it in its present state. Should the venue be the recipient of a Blue
"21.02.2017 07:56:00" A bit of "awww" to brighten your morning. feeding the & at Stockley Farm Park to celebrate the farm's 30th anniversary...
"21.02.2017 07:11:37" bbc.co.uk Moors Murderer Ian Brady loses lawyer tribunal fight Child killer refused permission to fight to have a lawyer of his choice represent him at a tribunal. Child killer Ian Brady refused permission to fight to have a lawyer of his choice represent him at a tribunal.
"20.02.2017 17:50:49" Drivers in Manchester are spending 39 hours a year stuck in ! But we know it's not just Manchester... what's it like where you live? Photos from Google Maps at rush hour tonight...
"20.02.2017 15:12:06" bbc.co.uk 'Trojan Horse' claims at Oldham's Clarksfield school rejected Allegations of an Islamic takeover at an Oldham school have "no basis", an investigation finds. "The report into an Oldham primary school found no basis to 'Trojan Horse' allegations" says the local council.
"20.02.2017 15:06:21" bbc.co.uk George Harrison's Porsche to be sold at auction in Stockport The 37-year-old car is expected to fetch up to £20,000 at an auction next month. Got a spare 20 grand?
"20.02.2017 11:43:24" bbc.co.uk Man shot in thigh outside Moss Side cafe The man remains seriously ill in hospital while two men are arrested of attempted murder. Latest on Moss Side shooting...
"20.02.2017 09:57:34" bbc.co.uk Which pop stars deserve a blue plaque in their honour? Forty blue plaques will be unveiled on BBC Music Day this year - and you can decide who gets one. Who should get a music blue plaque in Greater Manchester? To be considered the nominee must be Innovative, Influential, Successful & No longer with us. For instance you might want a plaque for Muddy Waters who performed in Chorlton in the 60's.
"20.02.2017 08:01:35" bbc.co.uk Environmentalists and libertarians unite in HS2 criticism Friends of the Earth and Taxpayers' Alliance are normally at odds on policy, but both criticise HS2 HS2 - 'the rail project is a bad use of public money, and likely to over-run its budget.'
"19.02.2017 19:13:41" bbc.co.uk 'Extraordinary' aid for blaze-hit Lower Broughton church Vicar overwhelmed by offers of practical and financial help. An amazing show of kindness ❤️
"19.02.2017 12:26:06" bbc.co.uk Probe into Randox Manchester 'manipulated' drug tests There's a criminal investigation into claims that hundreds of forensic results were "doctored".
"19.02.2017 08:56:21" Timeline Photos Insert your own pun... (courtesy of GMP City Centre)
"19.02.2017 06:50:51" Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) As most of you have been sleeping, our firefighters have been tackling a fire in Openshaw. There is still a lot of smoke around the Ferris Street area, so please keep your doors and windows closed. Firefighters are urging residents in Openshaw to keep their doors and windows closed while they tackle a fire in a commercial building. Around 60 firefighters have been called to Ferris Street. Crews are working hard – please help them by avoiding the
"18.02.2017 21:19:47" bbc.co.uk Wigan detective who exposed child rapist praised Commendation for the Greater Manchester Police DC Cameron Hackett
"18.02.2017 17:45:55" bbc.co.uk Manchester cash robbery suspect filmed on dashcam If you have any infornmation contact Greater Manchester Police
"18.02.2017 11:56:01" bbc.co.uk Wigan bus ticket clue to body mystery - BBC News A bus ticket may hold the key to unravelling the mystery of an unidentified body found on wasteland four years ago, detectives believe.
"18.02.2017 09:12:29" Manchester Storm legend Brad Rubachuk Q&A with Andy Crane...
"17.02.2017 16:38:44" Enjoy your retirement, Cracker
"17.02.2017 16:20:38" bbc.co.uk Fly-tippers 'should be jailed', says Manchester councillor "Selfish" litter bugs should be jailed because "fines do not work", Manchester councillor claims. Should we jail fly-tippers ? What do you think ?
"17.02.2017 15:54:46" "Salford's rainforest" at Chat Moss is starting to thrive with the help of a £1m National Lottery grant...
"17.02.2017 13:24:07" bbc.co.uk Your Information & Privacy - Using the BBC description BBC Radio Manchester Big Night Out Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions
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"17.02.2017 11:17:50" Weekend plans? Check the forecast from Charlie
"17.02.2017 07:00:00" Rochdale Canal on Deansgate Locks has fallen victim to some serious flytipping...
"16.02.2017 19:43:46" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Bloody footprints belonging to Glynn Williams were found at the flat of a Salford woman stabbed to death. The victim's daughter said her "bestest friend in the entire world" was "finally at peace".
"16.02.2017 14:25:14" He might break your teeth, but at least he'll fix them
"16.02.2017 12:40:18" bbc.co.uk Your Information & Privacy - Using the BBC description BBC Radio Manchester Big Night Out Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions
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"16.02.2017 12:11:43" Timeline Photos Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, which was rated inadequate by inspectors last year, is to get £30million to spend on recruiting more staff and improving services and buildings. Here's how they're planning to spend the money...
"16.02.2017 06:00:01" Plans for two tall buildings in Manchester city centre - backed by Gary Neville - will damage the city's historic heart according to Historic England. The group is officially objecting to the scheme which developers say will bring a key, underused area of
"15.02.2017 19:10:44" bbc.co.uk Is Nokia bringing back the 3310 and who would want a retro phone? Rumours suggest that Nokia is planning to bring back their iconic Nokia 3310 phone. Hands up.... who misses playing snake?
"15.02.2017 15:21:45" BBC North West Tonight I'm Rachael. Today I'm at Macclesfield receiving chemo for breast cancer. I thought it might be useful to show you the process. If you want to ask any questions or just keep me company I'd appreciate it :) #BigCLittleMe An insight into what it's like getting treatment for cancer.....
"15.02.2017 11:57:10" bbc.co.uk Stranger leaves free treats at Christie cancer hospital The anonymous donor said they hoped the "random act of kindness" would "brighten up someone's day". How much would this brighten your day ?
"15.02.2017 11:34:58" bbc.co.uk Your Information & Privacy - Using the BBC description BBC Radio Manchester Big Night Out Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions
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"15.02.2017 08:44:26" bbc.co.uk Laura Kenny and husband Jason expecting first child Olympic cycling champions Laura and Jason Kenny announce they are expecting their first child. Some good news to start the morning...
"14.02.2017 21:15:00" Timeline Photos Greater Manchester Police are trying to find this man after a woman in Sale, Cheshire was blackmailed with the release of intimate photos. She sent him the pics and videos, he asked for, after starting a friendship online. She was told they would be
"14.02.2017 20:50:29" Hundreds of people had their Marriage or Civil Partnership vows renewed at the @[81180654159:274:intu TraffordCentre] to celebrate Valentines Day. Sweeney's Mass vow renewal for Valentines Day Hundreds of people had their Marriage or Civil Partnership vows renewed at the intu TraffordCentre to celebrate Valentines Day.
"14.02.2017 18:00:01" There's something rather interesting going on in this shed in Oldham
"14.02.2017 17:49:58" BBC North West Tonight Shocking. New footage of Church of the Ascension in Lower Broughton after the fire.
Video from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) Heartbreaking footage of what's left of the church in Salford, Greater Manchester
"14.02.2017 14:12:19" A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to raise money to repair a historic Salford church. The grade two listed Church of Ascension in Lower Broughton had just had a £250,000 makeover. Police are still investigating.
"14.02.2017 13:45:25" BBC North West Tonight Worst job interview ever Hard to believe..but true....
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"14.02.2017 11:21:38" Vow renewal intu TraffordCentre #Valentinesday
"14.02.2017 10:37:52" @annageary1990 performing live @intutraffordcentre #Valentinesday
"14.02.2017 09:56:50" #Alwaysonmymind Chloe Jones Music performing live intu TraffordCentre #Valentinesday
"14.02.2017 09:01:31" Sweeney's Valentines Day Special get ready for ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
"13.02.2017 17:59:37" youtube.com Salford Arson - 12 February 2017 Police have released CCTV footage following a fire at a church in Salford. At 11.20pm on Sunday 12 February 2017, police were called by the fire service afte... This person was seen near the Church of the Ascension in Salford before the fire last night.
"13.02.2017 17:15:00" bbc.co.uk Mum who dumped newborn baby in Wigan hospital toilets spared jail Orsolya-Anamaria Balogh was "in denial" about being pregnant, a court hears. No prison for the mother who abandoned her newborn baby in a bin in toilets at a hospital in Wigan.
"13.02.2017 16:15:00" BBC Radio Manchester Sports It's the first addition of BBC Radio Manchester's 6 from 66 videos where we explore the National Football Museum's 1966 World Cup exhibition that runs till the 23rd April.
Here the wonderful story of Pickles the dog who stumbled upon the very trophy that It's the first addition of BBC Radio Manchester's '6 from 66' videos where we explore the National Football Museum's 1966 World Cup exhibition that runs till the 23rd April.
Here the wonderful story of Pickles the dog who stumbled upon the very trophy
"13.02.2017 15:00:17" bbc.co.uk Police determined to identify Angel Meadow skeletal remains The remains of the woman were found at a building site near Manchester city centre in 2010. Still no name for the woman found in Angel Meadow but someone must know her face...
"13.02.2017 14:00:00" bbc.co.uk Driver arrested after cyclist killed in Manchester crash A driver is arrested after a cyclist died in a crash with another bike and a car. One cyclist died and another injured in a collision with a car in Mauldeth Road West, Withington - car driver arrested.
"13.02.2017 13:00:06" bbc.co.uk 'Suspicious package' at Manchester Airport suspect charged Nadeem Muhammed was stopped by staff at the airport following security checks. A man has been charged with an offence under the Explosives Substance Act after a "suspicious package" was found at Manchester Airport.
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"13.02.2017 11:38:05" The local community is said to be heartbroken after loss of what was one of the most beautiful buildings in Lower Broughton
"13.02.2017 10:30:00" bbc.co.uk Teenager charged with causing death by dangerous driving Shahid Tarafdar, a father of three, died in hospital after being hit by a car in Manchester. Latest...
"13.02.2017 09:17:49" bbc.co.uk Salford church roof destroyed by huge blaze The roof of the Grade II-listed church in Salford was destroyed by the fire. Awful pictures from the scene of a Salford church destroyed by fire
"13.02.2017 08:30:52" manchestereveningnews.co.uk Fancy renewing your wedding vows at the Trafford Centre on Valentine's Day? Couples can take part in a mass vow renewal hosted by BBC Radio Manchester on February 14 Sweeney's eating flowers! (please join him at our mass renewal of partnership or marriage vows at the intu TraffordCentre on Tuesday from 11)
"13.02.2017 06:35:23" bbc.co.uk Your Information & Privacy - Using the BBC description TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR MANCHESTER CITY TICKET GIVEAWAY.
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"13.02.2017 06:00:01" How much does it cost to park in areas across Greater Manchester?
"12.02.2017 12:27:57" bbc.co.uk Man hit by Manchester tram suffers serious injuries Did you see what happened? Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information - The 25 year old is in hospital after the incident at Monsall.
"11.02.2017 22:56:17" bbc.co.uk Free legal aid at Manchester's 'courageous' new law centre The demand for legal advice is growing but facilities are closing down
"11.02.2017 12:13:46" Timeline Photos Have you seen Roy Thompson? He was last seen at his home on Viking Close in Beswick at 5pm on the afternoon of Friday 10th February.
"11.02.2017 08:46:31" bbc.co.uk Manchester Region, Manchester Traffic News - BBC Travel Live road traffic news and travel information for Manchester Region, Manchester, brought to you by BBC Travel Hazardous weather conditions are making travel tricky in Glossop, check the traffic situation where you are before leaving::
"10.02.2017 20:55:41" bbc.co.uk M61 crash: Crash girl's 'last act in this world' saved cousin The 11 year old from Rochdale helped her young cousin from the wreckage.
"10.02.2017 18:00:49" He's only four but Mason is probably better at darts than you http://bbc.in/2kcmz2L
"10.02.2017 16:00:15" Check out Manchester City stars trying to cook traditional Chinese rice balls.....stick to the day job lads!
"10.02.2017 14:41:45" Update from the fire service on the deadly fire in Withington
"10.02.2017 14:08:49" bbc.co.uk Saddleworth Moor body: David Lytton had changed name - BBC News David Lautenberg's name changed to David Lytton at his north London address in 1987. Here's the latest on the mysterious body on the moor story....
"10.02.2017 11:06:51" bbc.co.uk Two dead and five hurt in Manchester house fire Neighbours said they heard people at the property in Manchester screaming for help. Some very sad news this morning....
"10.02.2017 09:40:14" bbc.co.uk Manchester house fire leaves man and four children injured Neighbours said they heard people at the property in Manchester screaming for help. Man and four children injured in Withington.
"10.02.2017 08:30:35" Serious fire in the early hours of this morning at this house on Parsonage Rd in Withington. http://bbc.in/2kaY2eh
"10.02.2017 08:20:24" bbc.co.uk Stretford grandmother Eileen Blane beaten in wedding ring theft - BBC News Eileen Blane was thrown to the floor and punched before having her wedding ring ripped from her finger. The family of Eileen say they've been touched by the thousands of messages of support from all across the world....
"09.02.2017 19:37:02" She was nearly killed by the Taliban for promoting women's rights. via BBC North West Tonight
"09.02.2017 18:00:00" The mother of a transgender girl in Greater Manchester says her child has been the victim of extreme bullying at school.
WARNING: Contains strong language.
"09.02.2017 15:05:00" Campaigners in Eccles, Salford are fighting to save an historic building - part of which is thought to date back to the time of Elizabeth the First....
"09.02.2017 13:49:37" bbc.co.uk Wigan fatal motorbike crash boy's family pays tribute to 15-year-old Cameron Chadwick will be remembered by his family as the "happiest, funniest, loving lad". "The happiest, funniest, loving lad" - a family pays tribute to their 15 year old son.
"09.02.2017 12:08:39" bbc.co.uk Rochdale sex grooming deportation bid rejected Four child sex groomers from Rochdale have appeals against deportation from the UK to Pakistan dismissed. Four members of a child sex grooming gang have had appeals against deportation from the UK to Pakistan dismissed.
Shabir Ahmed, Adil Khan, Abdul Rauf and Abdul Aziz, all from Rochdale, lost their attempt to hold on to their British citizenship.
"09.02.2017 08:00:03" bbc.co.uk Transgender girl, 11, shot in school with BB gun A mother says her transgender daughter endured months of bullying including a BB gun attack. Heartbreaking...
"Our child came home to us in December and said she couldn't take any more and was going to throw herself off a bridge."
You can hear what Mum has to say here (scroll forward 1hr): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04qly4n
"09.02.2017 07:15:47" Timeline Photos Campaigners in Eccles in Salford are fighting to save an historic building - part of which is thought to date back to the time of Elizabeth the First. The Grade 2 listed Monks Hall was bought by a private developer a number of years ago. But there are
"08.02.2017 20:29:00" bbc.co.uk Knowl View abuse investigation: No evidence of cover-up Investigation finds no evidence of a child sex abuse cover-up at a former boys' school in Rochdale. No evidence of a cover up of abuse at the former boys school, Knowl View in Rochdale.
"08.02.2017 19:18:28" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post The family of a man killed in a hit an run in Levenshulme have paid tribute to 'a loving husband and a father to three young children.' Greater Manchester Police are looking for the driver:
"08.02.2017 16:11:43" bbc.co.uk Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dies - BBC News Socialite and reality TV star Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died aged 45 #RIPTara
"08.02.2017 14:30:00" bbc.co.uk Police chase crash driver who abandoned his fatally injured passenger jailed - BBC News Mark MacCormick left his fatally injured passenger in the car as he fled police after the crash. Passenger left to die after driver runs away...
"08.02.2017 13:25:59" bbc.co.uk £9m Oldham 'poor performing' technical college to close The Greater Manchester University Technical College is ranked among the lowest 10% of schools in England. Oldham's £9m technical college, ranked among the 10% worst performing schools in England, is to close.
"08.02.2017 12:20:42" A group of tenants in the Brinnington area of Stockport have begun legal action to force work to be done to prevent mould and damp in their homes. A number of them have told BBC Radio Manchester that the state of their properties is affecting their
"08.02.2017 10:15:00" bbc.co.uk Blind Date is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured as host Blind Date is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured to be the new host. "What's your name and where d'ya come from?"
"08.02.2017 09:15:00" bbc.co.uk How to own a home by the age of 25 Budget meals and foregoing holidays are among four couples' tips for getting on the property ladder by 25. Want your kids to move out? Get them to take a look at this guide to how to own a home by the age of 25 - with good examples from Irlam and Oldham...
"08.02.2017 08:15:00" bbc.co.uk Elbow's Guy Garvey: 'We've got a baby on the way', In Short Guy Garvey, leader singer of Elbow and his wife Rachael are having a baby. Congratulations to Bury's Guy Garvey! He and his wife are expecting their first baby in the next couple of months. He says he's as ready as he can be as he and the rest of Elbow are on tour until the due date!
"08.02.2017 07:15:44" bbc.co.uk Anthony Grainger death: Police shooting used old briefing - BBC News A PC who made a profile on a man shot by an officer says she never expected it to be used to brief a firearms operation. Inquest into the shooting by GMP of Anthony Grainger due to last until April.
"07.02.2017 19:10:08" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Greater Manchester Police investigating an incident of anti-Semitic chanting on a tram want to speak to these men. It happened on the 21st of Jan:
"07.02.2017 16:00:06" bbc.co.uk Manchester Christie Hospital lung cancer patient 'saved' in new clinical trial A lung cancer patient given 18 months to live is left with no trace of the disease after a new clinical trial. Amazing News!
Hear Bob speaking to Chelsea Norris and Phil Trow here : http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04qlwsr
(120 mins in at 8am 07/02/17)
"07.02.2017 15:00:06" BBC North West Tonight Spectacular pix of a murmuration (and what a great word that is..) of starlings at Sunbiggin Tarn in the Lakes this weekend.. In case you've never seen a 'murmuration'...
"07.02.2017 14:00:07" bbc.co.uk Holocaust survivor Chaim Ferster, who faced eight Nazi death camps, dies Holocaust survivor Chaim Ferster, who faced Auschwitz, malnutrition and typhus during WWII, dies. Rest in peace...
"07.02.2017 13:00:06" bbc.co.uk Manchester play features mainly-disabled cast Director stages play featuring a mainly-disabled cast after being provoked by an offensive comment. A director provoked by an offensive comment has staged a play featuring a mainly-disabled cast. Jenny Sealey, who is deaf, opened 'The House of Bernarda Alba' at Manchester's Royal Exchange following a claim that its Spanish playwright Federico García
"07.02.2017 12:00:00" BBC North West Tonight Know anyone with a dodgy tattoo? http://bbc.in/2kCrQCz If only every mistake in life could be fixed as easily...
"07.02.2017 11:00:04" bbc.co.uk Number of motorists caught driving while banned rises The number of people caught driving while already banned has risen by 7.5%, BBC figures show. Surprised? Hmmmn...
"07.02.2017 10:00:01" bbc.co.uk Rio Ferdinand 'yet to grieve properly' for late wife Former footballer Rio Ferdinand will be shown discussing the death of his wife in a BBC documentary. Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand speaks candidly about the loss of his wife in a BBC documentary to be shown in this Spring.
"07.02.2017 09:00:02" bbc.co.uk Housing market broken, ministers admit ahead of White Paper The government publishes its new housing strategy for England, promising more affordable homes. Ministers are promising a "change of tone" from previous Tory policy with a focus on people who are renting their homes.
This is expected to include minimum tenancy lengths in an attempt to offer renters more security and a drive to build more homes
"07.02.2017 07:28:15" bbc.co.uk Tameside General Hospital earns 'good' rating from CQC A Greater Manchester hospital once in special measures is rated 'good' by a health watchdog. Tameside General Hospital, once in special measures, earns 'good' rating from CQC...
"06.02.2017 18:14:52" bbc.co.uk Judge brands sex grooming gang lawyers 'shameful' A judge attacks Rochdale grooming gang lawyers, accusing them of "shameful" behaviour. Local MP Simon Danczuk :"The perpetrators of these crimes are trying to avoid languishing in a Pakistani jail, which is where they should be. The law is far too easy to manipulate in this area."
"06.02.2017 15:34:00" Three people accused of abusing a US military veteran in a racist attack on a Manchester tram have admitted a series of offences. Former US serviceman Juan Jasso was abused after tackling the trio for using abusive language in front of children on a
"06.02.2017 14:30:06" A woman who runs a care centre in Trafford has been hailed a hero after she stopped two men from conning a pensioner with dementia...
"06.02.2017 13:30:48" From Manchester With Love : Mass Renewal of Vows From Manchester With Love : Mass Renewal of Vows Mike Sweeney will be live at intu Trafford Centre on Valentine's Day (Tuesday 14th February 2017) to hold a mass renewal of marriage and partnership vows – and we want you to be part of it!
The ceremony will be non-religious and is open to both married Something special for Valentine's Day...
"06.02.2017 10:56:53" bbc.co.uk Ed Sheeran fan accidentally pays £1300 for three tickets to see him An Ed Sheeran fan who accidentally paid around £1300 for three Ed Sheeran tickets has criticised Viagogo for not making the total cost clear enough. Ooops!
Young lady from Rochdale has learnt the hard way that you should always read the small print...
"06.02.2017 08:15:00" bbc.co.uk NHS week: Nine in 10 hospitals 'overcrowded' this winter BBC analysis shows most hospitals have too many patients on wards, risking infections and delays in care. Is there a solution?
"06.02.2017 07:14:59" RABBIT CLEARING AT TRAFFORD PARK WARNING: Some viewers may find this footage upsetting - passer by Kim Wright filmed this, having noticed the activity on Parkway as she went about her work around Trafford Park.
TfGM say the rabbit clearing is part of the Metrolink contractors tram
"05.02.2017 17:36:30" bbc.co.uk Sir Bradley Wiggins injured in The Jump training but will continue with show Britain's most decorated Olympian who lives near Wigan says the show must go on.
"05.02.2017 08:24:51" BBC North West Tonight Rescue horses and veterans are helping to heal each other❤️ Rescue horses and veterans are helping to heal each other❤️
"04.02.2017 20:41:31" bbc.co.uk Mistreated shih-tzu 'didn't even look like dog' Before and after photos of the dog found wandering the streets of Bury.
"04.02.2017 16:09:36" bbc.co.uk 87 year old Gran has wedding ring stolen in Stretford burglary A violent thief attacked the pensioner in her own home :(
"04.02.2017 14:10:00" gmp.police.uk Appeal after homophobic attack on Trafford tram Two men in their 40s were travelling on the Metrolink from Media City into the city centre on the night of Sunday 22 January 2017. Officers are trying to identify the man and woman pictured following a homophobic attack on a tram in Trafford.
"04.02.2017 13:06:00" bbc.co.uk Labour vows to close 'north-south divide' in public spending - BBC News Labour vows to reduce disparities in transport spending, with the north getting more of a "look in". Labour vows to close 'north-south divide' in public spending
"04.02.2017 11:52:50" #opconsiderate How close is too close?
Transport for Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Police have been educating drivers and cyclists on safe spaces between cars and bikes. #opconsiderate
"03.02.2017 22:00:10" bbc.co.uk Manchester PC thought man who sexually abused him as child was dead The Manchester police officer says he has closure after his abuser was finally convicted.
"03.02.2017 20:57:46" BBC North West Tonight After giving free haircuts to Manchester's homeless, Ged King's now training them up to become barbers....✂️✂️✂️ http://bbc.in/2kzv2kD After giving free haircuts to Manchester's homeless, Ged King's now training them up to become barbers....✂️✂️✂️
"03.02.2017 19:07:01" bbc.co.uk Girl, 12, rape allegation in Levenshulme 'not genuine' A 12-year-old girl tells police a rape allegation she made "was not genuine". News from Levenshulme
"03.02.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk When sounds and noises drive you mad The reason why some sounds can be unbearable is revealed by scientists. omg - I have Misophonia.......and there's no known cure! - Ed.
Click on the picture to see if you have it too......
"03.02.2017 15:00:00" bbc.co.uk Northern Powerhouse report: Schools need urgent attention Northern schools need urgent attention, says first Northern Powerhouse Partnership report. 'The education system in the North is not currently performing to its potential; in fact it is currently falling behind the South.'
"03.02.2017 14:00:00" bbc.co.uk Addiction: 'I needed my mind elsewhere' Cartoonist Tony Husband and his son Paul talk about addiction and how families can help. The number of deaths from heroin and morphine abuse has more than doubled in the past 5 years. Tony Husband - the well known cartoonist - who lives in Hyde knows about the pain of addiction. His son Paul lied, stole and came close to losing his life when
"03.02.2017 12:40:12" Lost for words...
"03.02.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Fred Talbot to stand trial over indecency charges Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is to stand trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys on school trips in Scotland. Latest...
"03.02.2017 08:57:09" We're on the Rochdale Canal in Manchester City centre finding out how you can become a volunteer lock keeper
"03.02.2017 08:00:01" youtube.com Blossoms - Honey Sweet (Official Video) Music video by Blossoms performing Honey Sweet. (C) 2017 Virgin EMI Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited http://vevo.ly/ERBdZA A video by Blossoms has been credited as a love letter to the band's home town - #Stockport. The self-directed video for their new single 'Honey Sweet' sees the five-piece cycling around the town in search of Back to the Future's DeLorean time machine.
"03.02.2017 07:00:00" Will Chelsea Norris be the worst DIY student of all time?? Watch as she's let loose with a power drill...
"02.02.2017 20:15:00" bbc.co.uk Karen Danczuk wants to shed 'selfie queen' image to help abuse victims - The ex-councillor, who was raped by her brother, said she wants to use her own experience to help others. Karen Danczuk wants to help victims of abuse.
"02.02.2017 18:00:01" bbc.co.uk Celebrating 20 years of crashing cars Footage is released celebrating 20 years of European crash testing. Ouch!
Celebrating 20 years of crashing cars...
"02.02.2017 16:00:00" 'The Empty Shop' at Manchester Arndale is celebrating a record breaking year with more than 2.5 tonnes of clothes donated for local charities! Helped by Happy Mondays and X Factor singer Rowetta, Mancunians, retailers, and local businesses have come out
"02.02.2017 14:43:43" bbc.co.uk Stockport hotel shooting: Man held after woman seriously hurt A man is held on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman suffered serious abdominal wounds. Police are holding a 47 year old man for questioning on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting at a hotel in Stockport.
"02.02.2017 10:00:00" BBC Radio 5 live "It's taken me a long time to be ready to meet you" Dad of crash victim meets driver who fell asleep at the wheel on M62. "It's taken me a long time to be ready to meet you"
"02.02.2017 09:00:00" BBC Radio Manchester Is this the worst "grot spot" in Greater Manchester? This footpath is Openshaw has fallen victim to a huge amount of fly tipping..... UPDATE ** "Work to clear the affected site in Openshaw has begun and will be completed as quickly as possible. We will Well done you and well done Manchester City Council !!!
"Work to clear the affected site in Openshaw has begun and will be completed as quickly as possible. We will also investigate the locations highlighted by BBC Radio Manchester listeners as a
"02.02.2017 07:09:53" bbc.co.uk Anti-Semitic hate crime at record high, says UK charity The Community Security Trust recorded 1,309 incidents in the UK in 2016 - a 36% rise on 2015. Charity says: "Racists, including anti-Semites, feel emboldened, feel encouraged, at this moment in time, for a whole range of reasons, to come out with their hatred. They used to keep it under the ground. Now they're coming out. A lid has been lifted
"01.02.2017 19:11:01" Underwater Hockey in Rochdale Check this out! Five teenagers from Greater Manchester have been chosen for the GB Underwater Hockey team.
Video: Richard Adams, Rochdale
"01.02.2017 15:17:44" BBC North West Tonight Jill's decided to learn DIY skills for herself and hopes her late husband would be proud. "Women in Sheds": A great new project in Cheshire
"01.02.2017 11:34:51" bbc.co.uk Ron Hill: The Olympian who kept running - BBC News Marathon man Ron Hill's streak of a run a day for 52-years is over, but his impact remains Runners across the UK have reacted to Hyde athlete Ron Hill's 52 year running streak
"01.02.2017 07:00:00" Is this the worst "grot spot" in Greater Manchester? This footpath is Openshaw has fallen victim to a huge amount of fly tipping.....
"31.01.2017 17:00:01" bbc.co.uk Boy and driver caused man's death outside McDonald's in Ashton-under-Lyne - BBC News Bradley Moore, 43, was killed by a careless driver after being punched to the ground by a 16-year-old boy. A boy who punched a man to the ground, and a careless driver who ran over him, are both found guilty of causing his death.
"31.01.2017 15:46:01" bbc.co.uk Greater Manchester mayor: Peter Clifford stands as Communist League candidate Peter Clifford says he is standing to campaign about issues such as policing and health care. Latest candidate to declare intention to stand in Greater Manchester Mayoral election on May 4th.
Find out more about all the candidates on our events page: http://bit.ly/2kmZaQ4
"31.01.2017 14:35:02" Can you learn to love your greens? A group of Manchester schoolchildren have been conducting an experiment to find out...
"31.01.2017 13:00:01" Fly-tipping is the scourge of our streets, motorways and countryside. Statistics show it's getting worse and is costing us £millions every year to clear up - money we need to be spending elsewhere! So our resolution for 2017 is to highlight the areas
"31.01.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Woman, 38, seriously hurt in Stockport hotel shooting A woman is in hospital with abdominal injuries after being shot at a hotel. Latest...
"31.01.2017 10:00:00" Red Nose day launches today - which means you'll be hearing a lot more about how the money raised by the charity is spent and seeing more of those classic Comic Relief red noses. The big day is Friday March 24th 2017 and you can get a free fundraising
"31.01.2017 09:00:00" bbc.co.uk Paul Massey: 'Mr Big murder' still being investigated No charges have brought since the death of convicted criminal Paul Massey, shot dead 18-months-ago. No-one has been arrested over the killing of 55-year-old Paul Massey but the hunt continues...
"31.01.2017 08:00:00" bbc.co.uk Trump travel ban: Thousands join protests across UK - BBC News Demonstrations are held in dozens of cities and towns, including one outside 10 Downing Street. Around 3 thousand people took part in a protest outside Manchester's Albert Square as outrage continues over Donald Trump's travel ban.
"31.01.2017 07:00:00" Minimalism is a growing trend around the world and here in Greater Manchester. Meet Carly from Macclesfield who has decided her life is better with less...
"31.01.2017 06:00:00" Cranes and construction are around every corner of Manchester City Centre and housing development levels are higher than before the financial crash of 2008.....
"30.01.2017 21:17:39" BBC North West Tonight Derek decided he didn't want to be lonely anymore ❤️ Derek decided he didn't want to be lonely anymore ❤️
"30.01.2017 20:00:00" bbc.co.uk Breast flash GMP police chief Rebekah Sutcliffe keeps job Assistant Chief Constable Rebekah Sutcliffe had mocked a colleague's "boob job". "Deep regret" from senior officer at Greater Manchester Police...
"30.01.2017 18:09:56" This is the anti Donald Trump demonstration in Manchester's Albert Square.
"30.01.2017 17:00:01" One of our favourite subjects...
Work has finished to convert the hard shoulder on a five-mile stretch of the M62 near Rochdale to a standard motorway lane and now they've started working in the central reservation. Once complete it's being promised the
"30.01.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk Mum covers anti-homeless spikes in Manchester with cushions Jennie Platt says she is angry at people being treated "like pigeons". 'People not pigeons'...
"30.01.2017 15:00:03" bbc.co.uk Cheshire Police 'sniff out' drug drivers Cheshire Police test for illegal substances at the roadside as they target drug drivers. Cheshire Police test for illegal substances at the roadside as they target drug drivers
"30.01.2017 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk Greater Manchester Police puppy prepares for training An 11-week-old puppy appears keen to start his police training as he gnashes an officer's trousers. Ouch!
"30.01.2017 12:02:41" If you're looking for something romantic to do this Valentines Day, why not join Mike Sweeney at Intu Trafford Centre for a mass vow renewal live on air?! If you want to take part give us a call on 0161 228 2255...
"30.01.2017 10:54:59" Here it is... the first large bulk cargo vessel to arrive at Trafford Docks in more than 20 years...
"30.01.2017 10:49:01" Here it is... the first large bulk cargo vessel to arrive at Trafford Docks in more than 20 years...
"30.01.2017 09:00:00" For 88 years the docks were the way cargo arrived in Manchester and today Trafford Docks welcomes a large cargo vessel for the first time in over 20 years.....
"30.01.2017 08:00:00" bbc.co.uk Woman, 97, with dementia hit in Leigh care home robbery A 97-year-old woman with dementia is attacked and robbed during a break-in at her care home. Shocking...
"30.01.2017 06:30:01" Chinese New Year Parade Thousands turned out for the annual parade in Manchester City Centre for the Chinese new Year - which was a beautiful riot of colour and music...
"29.01.2017 15:30:00" bbc.co.uk David Beckham rubbishes 'brand Beckham' claims & talks about his friendship with Elton John. What songs would you choose?
The former Manchester United star reveals some surprising song choices - including Ella Fitzgerald, Every Time We Say Goodbye - in the 75th anniversary edition of Desert Island Discs.
"29.01.2017 14:02:11" BBC Radio Manchester's cover photo
"29.01.2017 12:00:00" On Valentines Day Mike Sweeney will be live at intu Trafford Centre where he'll be be holding a mass renewal of marriage and partnership vows... and you can take part!
"29.01.2017 07:00:00" Kung Hee Fat Choy - Manchester celebrates Chinese New Year. How have you been enjoying the festivities around the city?
"28.01.2017 21:33:15" bbc.co.uk 'Violent' sports clubs robberies in Rochdale and Oldham linked In the most recent attack - earlier this month - a woman was beaten with a snooker cue.
"28.01.2017 15:44:26" bbc.co.uk Fans paying tribute to Bolton Wanderers disaster survivor There was a minute's applause for veteran Bolton fan Phyllis Robb - who died earlier this week aged 102
"28.01.2017 10:26:48" audioboom.com Stockport builder's quote for Trump's wall President Donald Trump wants to build a wall along the 1,900 mile border of US and Mexico. But how many bricks are needed, what type of material is needed, how many bricklayers and how much will it all cost? Stockport builder Simon Bessell gives Andy Stockport bricklayer's quote for Trump's wall!
The President wants to build a wall along the 1,900 mile border of US and Mexico. But how many bricks are needed, what type of material is needed, how many bricklayers and how much will it all cost? Stockport
"27.01.2017 20:08:12" Wigan's Olivia Garcia performing at BBC Eurovision You Decide
"27.01.2017 17:10:42" bbc.co.uk Hollywood star Bloom inspires Manchester students Not the average drama class for Cheadle Hulme pupils...
"27.01.2017 15:13:00" Tatton Wedding Show Giveaway Tatton Wedding Show Giveaway BBC Radio Manchester Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions
This give-away is for ONE PAIR of standard tickets to the Tatton Wedding Show, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN on either 4th or 5th February 2017.
The giveaway is open to all
"27.01.2017 13:00:01" bbc.co.uk Trainspotting's youthful cast at the original 1996 world premiere With T2 Trainspotting arriving in cinemas, a nostalgic trip back to the 1996 premiere How they've changed!
"27.01.2017 11:54:08" bbc.co.uk Man charged with murder over Urmston fatal stabbing - BBC News A man is charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in Greater Manchester. Latest...
"27.01.2017 07:00:00" How will you be celebrating Chinese New Year?
"27.01.2017 06:00:00" T2 Trainspotting - from Radcliffe's Danny Boyle - comes out in cinemas on 27 January.
Just like the original movie from 1996, it has the 'choose...' speech in it.
Back then it was big tv's, electric can openers, washing machines & compact disc players
"26.01.2017 22:45:28" Smear test rates are declining What actually happens in a smear and why are so many women too embarrassed to turn up for theirs? The waxing salon ladies in Manchester discuss. BBC Like That
"26.01.2017 18:48:30" BBC North West Tonight Saddleworth Moor mystery body identified http://bbc.in/2kmUjLM Saddleworth Moor mystery body identified http://bbc.in/2kmUjLM
"26.01.2017 16:30:44" It's 50 years since the legendary Strawberry Studios opened in Stockport. Here's a sneak peek of the new exhibition at Stockport Museum to celebrate the anniversary.
"26.01.2017 15:00:00" bbc.co.uk Dawn Nisbet: Joyful last-place runner sets 500km goal A woman whose photograph of finishing a run went viral is using her "five minutes of fame" to set new goals. The race isn't over....
"26.01.2017 13:38:54" Meet Phil Trow's Miniature Dachshund, Vivian. She spent the morning with BBC Radio Manchester after which she gave everyone a round of "a'paws" *
*I'll get my coat.
"26.01.2017 12:23:58" bbc.co.uk Ofsted rates 'outstanding' Stretford school 'inadequate' An "outstanding" primary school is rated inadequate for failing to carry out staff safety checks. Special measures for a Stretford school, previously rated "outstanding". Ofsted report says school leaders at Barton Clough Primary failed to keep children safe and were "unaware of the catalogue of safeguarding failures". It was also rated "inadequate"
"26.01.2017 10:44:05" Timeline Photos The identity has finally been discovered of a man whose body was found on Saddleworth Moor more than a year ago. The attempts to find out who he was led to an international police investigation.
A coroner's court in Heywood has been told he was David
"26.01.2017 09:48:00" BBC North West Tonight This statue in Manchester Town Hall is made up of 50 illegal shotguns, melted down and turned into a bust of a woman who's dedicated her life to battling gun crime, Dr Erinma Bell. What do you think of it? Something beautiful from something ugly.......
"26.01.2017 08:00:00" bbc.co.uk The little graphene dress unveiled in Manchester - BBC News An innovative dress made from graphene which can change colour and design is unveiled. Never mind the 'lbd' what about the 'lgd'?
"26.01.2017 07:00:00" When you're driving, where do you keep your mobile phone?
"25.01.2017 20:06:00" bbc.co.uk Manchester anti-Semitic football chants video probed A video in which football fans can be heard singing anti-Semitic insults is being investigated. : Police investigate anti Semitic chants by football fans.
"25.01.2017 18:02:00" bbc.co.uk Extra lane on M60 'risks more accidents', says AA - Using the hard shoulder as an extra lane on the M60 will result in more accidents, warns the AA. M60 - Nightmare ? What do you think ?
"25.01.2017 15:37:09" bbc.co.uk Supreme Court Brexit ruling: What happens next? After the Supreme Court rejects the government's Brexit appeal, what happens next? So what happens next as we prepare to 'Brexit'?
"25.01.2017 14:33:46" bbc.co.uk Manchester burglar banned from all back alleys in the city - BBC News A prolific burglar is banned from entering all rear alleyways across Manchester. Avenues but no alleyways - a prolific burglar gets a banning order....
"25.01.2017 13:30:00" bbc.co.uk 'Angry' man in hammer attack on Trafford Town Hall An "angry" man is caught on CCTV smashing the town hall windows with a hammer causing damage estimated at thousands of pounds. An "angry" man has been caught on CCTV attacking a town hall with a hammer...
"25.01.2017 12:30:01" bbc.co.uk Rough sleeping rises at appalling rate, charity says, as figures show 16% rise More than 4,000 people a night have been sleeping rough on England's streets, a 16% increase on last year. The number of people sleeping rough is up 16% on last year with total numbers in Manchester among the highest in England.
"25.01.2017 11:30:00" bbc.co.uk Grammar schools 'may ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year' English grammar schools may ask parents for money to cope with funding cuts, head teachers warn. Grammar schools in England may ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year to cope with cuts. The head of Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Tim Gartside, says he and his governors are considering asking for voluntary contributions of £30 or £40 a month.
"25.01.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Tributes are being paid to the Bury equality and peace campaigner, Betty Tebbs, who's died at the age of 98. Born at the end of World War One, Betty became involved with women's rights at an early age when, as a teenager, she realised she was paid less
"25.01.2017 09:30:00" bbc.co.uk What would you do for your best friend? From being "best woman" at his wedding to donating a kidney - what one woman from Liverpool is doing for her best friend in Manchester. Good news!
Best friends Helen and Andy are recovering well after their operations. Helen gave Andy the gift of a better life by donating her kidney to him.
Thank you for sharing it with us. Speedy recovery!
"25.01.2017 07:04:27" bbc.co.uk Parkrun: Inspirational last-place runner goes viral An inspiring photo of a woman's joy as she crosses the finish line of a Parkrun goes viral. Meet Dawn - you may have heard her on BBC Radio Manchester. Well the inspiring photo of her joy as she crossed the finish line of a Parkrun has gone viral.
"25.01.2017 06:00:00" Meet Winstanley College's newest four-legged recruit.....
"24.01.2017 16:32:13" bbc.co.uk Man arrested over Cheadle church graveyard rape A man is arrested following the rape of a 32-year-old woman in a church graveyard in Greater Manchester. A man is arrested following the rape of a 32-year-old woman in a church graveyard in Greater Manchester.
"24.01.2017 15:00:00" bbc.co.uk Greater Manchester metro mayor election to cost '£5.4m' The election of Greater Manchester's first metro mayor and setting up the new office will cost more than £5m, a report says. 1 GM Mayor = £5+ million (and that's before the successful candidate has their first day in office)
"24.01.2017 12:11:38" BBC Radio Merseyside We're live, in theatre at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital during Helen Crowther's Kidney donation.
She's been so brave this morning and her friend is waiting to receive her amazing gift.
#organdonation Latest on Helen Crowther who is donating a kidney to a friend in Manchester...
"24.01.2017 09:44:06" bbc.co.uk Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead Parliament must vote on whether the government can start Brexit, the Supreme Court rules. BREXIT: You might of voted to leave the EU but now your MP will have to vote before the process can begin........
"24.01.2017 08:34:45" BBC Radio Merseyside We're LIVE at Liverpool Royal University Hospital where it's a big day for Helen Crowther.
This morning she donates her kidney to her best mate.
Wish her luck! #organdonation Follow Helen's story throughout 24/01/17
"24.01.2017 06:46:26" BBC North West Tonight These CCTV pictures show the moment shots were fired at a house in Bolton. They show two men on a moped, riding onto Ashbourne Avenue with a sawn-off shotgun. Shots were fired at a house, but no-one was hurt. Police are appealing for information. Can you help find the people responsible? It happened on Ashbourne Avenue.
"23.01.2017 19:24:00" bbc.co.uk Green Party reveals Manchester mayoral candidate after death The Green Party has revealed its new mayoral candidate for Greater Manchester following the death of Deyika Nzeribe. Here's the Green candidate for Greater Manchester's mayoral election.
"23.01.2017 17:04:12" bbc.co.uk Woman, 32, raped in graveyard of Cheadle church A 32-year-old woman has been raped in a church graveyard in Greater Manchester, say police. A woman has been raped in Cheadle.
"23.01.2017 14:04:25" It only opened in Manchester a year ago but Hope Mill Theatre has been named by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the places in the world that you must visit in 2017...
"23.01.2017 09:30:00" bbc.co.uk Q&A: Acrylamide - a reason to give up browned toast and roast potatoes? What is acrylamide and why is it important to minimise it in our diet? Should we give up toast? (Nooooooooo! - Ed.)
"23.01.2017 08:30:00" Mancunian illustrator Stan Chow's cartoon portraits of famous faces has won him worldwide fame. His artwork is, by his own admission, about "simple geometric shapes, flat colour and sweeping curves". His illustrations for the forthcoming Chinese Year of
"23.01.2017 07:20:49" bbc.co.uk Theresa May promises 'active' industrial strategy The prime minister is to set out a more interventionist industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain. Number 10 needs to make a statement about plans for a new Industrial Revolution and where do they come?
"22.01.2017 17:17:32" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Taking pictures with one of the largest cameras ever made is not easy. See the results at the Gallery Oldham. The exhibition features pictures by Ian Beesley, words by Ian MacMillan
"22.01.2017 12:12:21" bbc.co.uk Shot Middleton soldier remembered at memorial service - BBC News Hundreds gather to remember the life of a soldier who died as a result of an accidental shooting in Iraq. Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington from Middleton was the first British soldier to die in Iraq for eight years. He had only recently become a father to a daughter.
"22.01.2017 07:00:00" bbc.co.uk Project aims to grow a 'city of trees' in Greater Manchester A tree for you? There could be three million planted - one for every man, woman and child over the next 25 years.
"21.01.2017 18:00:00" Time to get those magic wands out!
Manchester Day returns Sunday, 18 June, and Abracadabra is the theme. Manchester Day has become one of the UK's biggest community lead outdoor events with some 2,000 people parading through the streets to celebrate
"21.01.2017 12:53:43" bbc.co.uk UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Stoke Central by-election - BBC News The UKIP leader will seek to become the party's second MP in Labour seat later this month. UKIP leader and North West MEP Paul Nuttall's making a bid to be elected to the UK parliament:
"21.01.2017 10:22:58" bbc.co.uk UK women set to march against Trump - BBC News Protesters from across the UK join a global campaign on the first full day of the Trump presidency. Protester will gather in Washington, London, Berlin, Seoul, Riyadh - and Manchester's Albert Square:
"21.01.2017 08:15:00" bbc.co.uk NWAS: Crews at 'breaking point' and patients' 'lives in danger' - BBC News Whistleblowers say "lives are in danger" due to ambulance staff shortages in the North West of England. Whistleblowers told the BBC the situation is ""sickening, frightening, scary"
"21.01.2017 07:00:00" uk.virginmoneygiving.com Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | Someone Special In memory of my Dad Tom Tyrrell an amazing man who has left a big hole in our lives but who filled many hearts during his life. Tom Tyrell's family are raising money for the Wigan & Leigh Hospice in his memory.
The former radio sports commentator died earlier this week aged 76.
"20.01.2017 19:00:00" A scheme's been launched in Greater Manchester which gives people with a spare room the chance to exchange it for ten hours a week of social support. Pensioner Doreen Fairclough from Heywood is among those taking part in the Homeshare Project and she says
"20.01.2017 16:00:39" Timeline Photos Two men who helped a suspected hit-and-run killer conceal evidence after a man was hit by a Porsche in Chorlton in 2014 are jailed. http://bbc.in/2jGWLPG
"20.01.2017 14:43:22" You might have been camping or even tried glamping. But what about champing? Here's the serene St Thomas' Church in Friarmere near Oldham being transformed into a cosy 'champ' and back again…
"20.01.2017 12:59:18" So sad.
Four members of the same family from Manchester have been killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia.
"20.01.2017 11:47:39" bbc.co.uk Manchester Piccadilly to Silkstone Common, Series 8, Great British Railway Journeys - BBC Two Michael comes face to face with the Victorian scientist who invented modern atomic theory. In case you missed it - a great feature on the importance of Greater Manchester from it's Industrial heritage to Graphene. The programme travels through Manchester and on to Fairfield, Ashton under Lyne and Stalybridge.
"20.01.2017 07:53:55" Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Greater Manchester is to have an elected mayor and voting takes place on May 4th 2017. The position is a powerful one with control over areas such as transport, policing and housing.
BBC Radio Manchester will be posting everything you need to know to A Mayor for Greater Manchester: everything you need to know about this important election which is taking place on May 4th 2017.
"19.01.2017 16:06:27" Repairs are taking place on a house in Millbrook near Stalybridge after it was severely damaged in floods last November, but it could be the end of this year before the family can return to their home....
"19.01.2017 14:43:19" bbc.co.uk Six Britons killed in Saudi crash It is understood the group were killed in a minibus crash as they were on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Four members of a family from Levenshulme, near Manchester, and a couple from Glasgow, are thought to have died in the accident. 6 people - 4 of them from the same Manchester family - are thought to have died in Saudi crash
"19.01.2017 12:59:40" bbc.co.uk Sir Paul McCartney sues Sony over Beatles songs Sir Paul McCartney takes legal action against Sony over who controls The Beatles' back catalogue. Macca wants them backa........
In what could become one of the most important legal battles in music - Sir Paul McCartney is suing Sony over control of The Beatles' back catalogue.
"19.01.2017 09:00:00" bbc.co.uk Bury and Prestwich walk-in centre closures in care shake-up Two walk-in centres will close as part of a shake-up of urgent care to reduce hospital attendance and admissions. 83% of people surveyed said NO but health managers say YES to closure of 2 walk in centres...Bury Walk in Centre will remain open until the end of March 2017. Prestwich Walk in Centre until the end of September 2017.
"19.01.2017 07:58:18" bbc.co.uk North West Ambulance Service 'requires improvement' A regulator tells an ambulance service it requires improvement as it raises concerns about staff levels. The North West Ambulance has been told it needs to improve its service, after inspectors found serious cause for concern over staff shortages and response times.
"18.01.2017 17:01:31" bbc.co.uk Swan 'blown into tree' is rescued at Pennington Flash - BBC News A stricken swan that got stuck after being "blown into a tree" during stormy weather is rescued by the RSPCA. A swan has been rescued after being stuck 30ft up a tree near Leigh
"18.01.2017 14:51:15" BBC North West Tonight It's a boy... but he doesn't have a name yet. Amazing footage of a rare Asian elephant calf being born at Chester Zoo
"18.01.2017 11:33:12" Timeline Photos Do you ever use NHS walk-in centres? Health managers will decide today whether to close two units in Bury and Prestwich. They say it won't increase pressure on A&E and GP's but campaigners disagree.
"18.01.2017 08:37:08" bbc.co.uk Manchester United appoint full-time counter-terrorism manager Manchester United say they have become the first sports club in England to appoint a full-time counter-terrorism manager. Manchester United say they are the first sports club in England to appoint a full-time counter-terrorism manager.
"18.01.2017 08:24:54" bbc.co.uk Dog fights prompt 5,000 calls to RSPCA in past decade - BBC News The RSPCA reveals it has received nearly 5,000 calls about dog fighting in the past decade. Sadly, Greater Manchester is one of the top 5 areas in the country where the RSPCA (England & Wales) had calls about organised dog fighting
"17.01.2017 18:15:00" bbc.co.uk Kitty the cat has operation after swallowing kitty toy A cat called Kitty undergoes life-saving surgery after swallowing a toy cat - also named Kitty. Poor Kitty Kat, still 8 lives to go.
"17.01.2017 16:00:01" bbc.co.uk Stockport woman to return Turkish bronze age 'souvenir' in Turkey A woman who bought a souvenir jug in Turkey is to return it after discovering it is a bronze-age urn. The things you find on the mantelpiece.....
"17.01.2017 15:00:00" Timeline Photos HUGE congratulations to Sue Knight from St John's Primary School in Dukinfield who's now officially the best School Chef in the NW! She beat off tough competition to take the title winning with a menu of Chicken, Spinach, Leek & Tomato Tart with a
"17.01.2017 13:30:01" bbc.co.uk Brexit Live: Theresa May's speech - BBC News Text and video coverage as Theresa May sets out details of her plan for the UK leaving the EU. Watch: Theresa May guarantees Parliamentary vote on final deal "The government will put the final deal agreed between the UK and the EU to a vote in both houses of parliament before it comes into force"
And for everything you need to know about Brexit:
"17.01.2017 12:24:48" A man's been arrested in connection with the suspected gas explosion on Cecil Road in the Blackley area of North Manchester. The 33 year-old was one of two people taken to hospital as a result of the blast.
"17.01.2017 08:30:00" bbc.co.uk Sale Sharks: Players reported over 'team leaks' before Bristol match Sale complain to the RFU that one of their players passed team information to Bristol before their Premiership match on 1 January. Sharks lodge a protest with the Rugby Football Union, claiming a player - understood to be former Bristol wing Tom Arscott - released confidential details.
"17.01.2017 07:17:00" bbc.co.uk Victoria Cherry: Body found in missing Fulwood woman murder probe Police investigating the suspected murder of a Lancashire woman missing for 15 months find a body. Police investigating the suspected murder of a woman missing for 15 months discover a body at a house in Toronto Street, Bolton.
"16.01.2017 20:20:00" Crowds gathered to pay their respects to two "soulmates" killed in a suspected hit-and-run. http://bbc.in/2iBJTcB
"16.01.2017 19:20:21" BBC North West Tonight Two people have been taken to hospital, three more were treated at the scene. http://bbc.in/2j0lNG1 Two people have been taken to hospital, three more were treated at the scene. http://bbc.in/2j0lNG1
"16.01.2017 17:46:15" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Pictures from Google Street View and the North West Ambulance Service show the extent of the devastation caused by today's suspected gas explosion on Cecil Road in Blackley
"16.01.2017 16:20:40" An update from our reporter Jacqueline Paine live from the scene of the explosion in Blackley...
"16.01.2017 14:19:39" The scene of a house explosion on Cecil Road in Blackley
"16.01.2017 14:01:33" bbc.co.uk BBC Local Live: Greater Manchester and east Cheshire on Monday 16 January 2017 - BBC News The latest news, sport, travel and weather updates from across Greater Manchester and east Cheshire on Monday 16 January. Click for live updates of explosion in a house in Cecil Road Blackley
"16.01.2017 13:43:58" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post There has been an explosion on Cecil Road in Blackley - these pictures from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS)
"16.01.2017 12:42:14" bbc.co.uk Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies sex assault charges - BBC News Barry Bennell pleads not guilty to eight charges of historical sex abuse of a boy aged under 16. The former football coach, Barry Bennell, has pleaded not guilty to eight charges of child sex offences.
"16.01.2017 09:00:00" bbc.co.uk Exclusive Brethren: Mobberley residents oppose 'insular' group - BBC News A group of villagers say the construction of a new meeting hall for an evangelical Christian group could harm community integration. The evangelical Christian group causing concern in leafy Cheshire:
"16.01.2017 07:21:28" bbc.co.uk Oldham 'hit and run' deaths: Victims were 'soulmates' - BBC News The family of two cousins who died after a New Year's Eve car crash speak ahead of their funerals. Their families and friends will say goodbye at their funeral this morning:
"15.01.2017 15:35:29" bbc.co.uk Protests oppose Greater Manchester greenbelt housing plan on last weekend of consultation period There have been demonstrations in several areas including Tameside, Wigan, Salford and Stockport.
"15.01.2017 10:47:55" English National Ballet Introducing Curing Albrecht, our original dance film inspired by the iconic ballet Giselle. Learn more about this exciting project we did with dancers in Manchester: http://blog.ballet.org.uk/introducing-our-short-dance-film-curing-albrecht/ How clever! But can you name the location?
"14.01.2017 19:38:53" bbc.co.uk Brit Awards 2017: The full nominations will be handed out in London on 22 February. Stockport band Blossoms have been nominated for a Brit Award!
They've been short listed in the British Breakthrough Act category
"14.01.2017 16:59:27" One man has suffered burns injuries in an explosion at a cafe on Rochdale Road in Harpurhey.
"14.01.2017 14:00:30" bbc.co.uk Man Utd v Liverpool: Goals, red cards & kisses - relive some memorable moments BBC Sport picks out some memorable moments between Manchester United and Liverpool in the Premier League era. How many do you remember?
"14.01.2017 12:40:05" bbc.co.uk Cheadle Hulme hit and run crash: Man, 80, killed - BBC News Police are urging the driver to "hand themselves in" after the fatal collision. A 80-year-old man has died in a hit-and-run crash. Police said they were called at about 10pm on Friday after Ian Whitworth was struck by a small black car in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport.
"13.01.2017 17:33:22" It was meant to be the start of a new era for the Belle Vue Aces, but 10 weeks after they had their license revoked fans are still being left in the dark about what's happening....
"13.01.2017 15:53:14" Match of the Day "It's for you..."
"13.01.2017 14:32:30" bbc.co.uk Joshua McCormack: Five-year-old Rochdale supporter passes away from brain tumour Sad news announced by Rochdale football club
"13.01.2017 12:46:59" Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Greater Manchester is to have an elected mayor and voting takes place on May 4th 2017. The position is a powerful one with control over areas such as transport, policing and housing.
BBC Radio Manchester will be posting everything you need to know to Greater Manchester is to have an elected mayor and voting takes place on May 4th 2017. The position is a powerful one with control over areas such as transport, fire & rescue, policing and housing.
BBC Radio Manchester will be posting everything you need
"13.01.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Man's body found in alleyway in Heywood Police launch an investigation after the body of man was found in an alleyway in Rochdale. Police launch an investigation after the body of man was found in an alleyway in Rochdale.
"13.01.2017 10:00:00" Timeline Photos Great picture of a 'cheeky' fox in the snow from Caroline Heaven from Wigan. Let us know if you have any weather pics to share
"13.01.2017 09:00:00" Keep up to date with all the latest on the Weather and News in Greater Manchester with BBC Local Live:
"13.01.2017 08:00:00" If you want to have your say on plans to build 225,000 new homes in Greater Manchester - some in the greenbelt - then you have just a few days left. Protests are planned this weekend against the 20 year plan which affects all 10 areas of Greater
"13.01.2017 07:59:34" This is not the kind of incident which we want Manchester to become known for. BE WARNED - THE FOOTAGE SHOWS A VIOLENT ATTACK BUT CAN YOU HELP?
Police are hoping releasing this footage will encourage witnesses to come forward. It happened at around
"13.01.2017 06:30:00" Community First Responder This is Simon.
He's not a paramedic, he doesn't get paid and he doesn't drive an ambulance.
Yet Simon's probably one of the first people you'll meet for some 999 calls in Sale, Timperley & Altrincham...
"13.01.2017 00:10:36" It's snow joke... We're guessing if there's a sprinkling in Old Trafford tonight then they'll be plenty more on higher ground.
Let us know what it's like where you are in Greater Manchester, and travel safe.
"12.01.2017 18:42:12" Timeline Photos This is 18 year old James. He's one of three teenagers attacked at the taxi rank on Portland St on the 16th December last year. It was the first time James and his friends had visited the city centre. Police are looking for 8 Asian men in connection with
"12.01.2017 15:17:03" Timeline Photos Plans have been approved for Manchester's £110 million Factory arts centre. The building, next to the River Irwell, will become the permanent home of the Manchester International Festival and is expected to open in 2020.
"12.01.2017 15:00:00" bbc.co.uk Cyclist killer's six-month sentence 'does not fit crime' - BBC News A six-month prison term for a man who killed a cyclist in a crash "does not fit the crime", British Cycling says. A six-month prison term handed to a Bolton motorist who killed an ex-international cyclist in a crash "does not fit the crime," British Cycling has said. Motorcyclist Leighton Santos, 22, from Tonge Moor Road, admitted causing David Hitchen's death
"12.01.2017 13:52:49" A fundraising campaign's underway to open a community orchard in Heaton Park...
"12.01.2017 10:51:54" Stockport Council and Manchester Histories need your help to select the best pictures of Stockport. 22 are on display in the town centre but which will be the publics favourite?
"12.01.2017 07:44:54" The BBC in North West has obtained a leaked report showing that ambulance staff in the region have recently had to wait up to ten hours to hand over patients.
Here in Greater Manchester an ambulance was waiting for almost 9 hours at North Manchester
"11.01.2017 18:25:03" Timeline Photos Police in Levenshulme have released an e fit of a man they'd like to speak to about the rape of a 12 year old girl in November last year.
"11.01.2017 15:00:00" Strong winds have been buffeting Greater Manchester and snow is predicted later on and tomorrow. Oldham farmer Chris Crowther has been taking extra precautions to keep his animals safe...
"11.01.2017 13:44:56" Timeline Photos It was a tough contest but the public have voted - meet Axel, Cheshire Police's newest recruit
"11.01.2017 12:09:53" bbc.co.uk Maria Balshaw is NOT the new director of Tate… yet Despite media reports - we don't yet know who'll replace Nicholas Serota at the Tate. Probably but not quite yet...
"11.01.2017 10:00:00" bbc.co.uk How schools promote pupils' mental wellbeing - BBC News Schools have long been are at the front line when it comes to identifying and helping children with mental heath problems. Read what Whalley Range High School is doing to protect the mental wellbeing of children...
"11.01.2017 08:30:01" bbc.co.uk Manchester couple celebrate 73rd wedding anniversary A couple who met at a factory making Lancaster bombers in World War Two celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary. Congratulations to the Wythenshawe couple who are celebrating their 73rd wedding anniversary after meeting a factory making Lancaster bombers in World War Two !
"11.01.2017 07:34:47" Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Election of a Mayor for Greater Manchester Greater Manchester is to have an elected mayor to preside over regional issues. Powerful regional mayors are a key part of the government's drive to devolve more responsibility to local authorities for Whitehall.
About 2.7 million people live in
"11.01.2017 07:23:15" bbc.co.uk Childcare funding 'will create 9,000 places' Thousands of nursery places for pre-schoolers in England will be created under a £50m scheme, ministers say. Oldham is named as one of 6 areas across the country to get extra money for nursery places.
"10.01.2017 18:30:00" bbc.co.uk Leak shows full extent of NHS winter crisis - BBC News Record numbers of patients are facing long waits in A&Es in England, the BBC learns. Have you been to A & E recently?
"10.01.2017 14:15:43" Have you been thinking about going easy on sugary foods in January? Well one man who's hoping you'll carry on indulging your sweet tooth is Ed Beech. He's just started the Manchester Doughnut Company and he's running it out of a pub in Salford!
"10.01.2017 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk Housing crisis: The man who led an entire street to take back control In the 1970s, a radical architect led an entire street to roll up its sleeves and rebuild the houses that would otherwise have been bulldozed. Forty years later, the homes have become sought-after properties. Could a 40 year old project be the answer to some of today's housing issues?
"10.01.2017 12:00:00" Phil suffered a stroke two years ago and his life changed completely. He now has to pay out of his own pocket to get the care he needs.....
"10.01.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Have baby boomers stolen the family silver? Research shows that those in their 20s and 30s, the so-called millennials, could become the first generation in history to be worse off than their parents. Boomers or Bust - we take it for granted that our children will be better off than us but the so-called millennials - anyone born in the 1980s or 1990s - could become the first generation in history to be worse off than their parents.
"10.01.2017 08:00:00" bbc.co.uk Salford teacher who stole £40,000 from school is banned A teacher is struck off after admitting stealing more than £40,000 from funds given to help children with mental health needs. Stole more than £40,000 from funds given to help children with mental health needs...
"09.01.2017 17:00:01" Timeline Photos You may have seen some stories suggesting we've some severe weather heading our way. Here's the latest from the Met Office - so far we have a Yellow Warning of Wind and Snow valid from 18:00 on Wed 11/01/17 until 12:00 on Thu 12/01/17. 'Snow showers
"09.01.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk A man from Manchester and twins from Cheshire identified by police investigating cliff deaths A brother and sister whose bodies were found at the foot of cliffs in Dover are identified by police. Tragic...
"09.01.2017 15:00:13" An abandoned music studio at the old Granada studios in Manchester city centre has been given a new lease of life. It's been transformed into a performance hub...
"09.01.2017 13:06:09" Former pupils of a blind school say they suffered abuse from the headmistress, dating back to the fifties when some of them were just five. http://bbc.in/2iTG431
"09.01.2017 07:43:38" Golden Globes Claire Foy wins for Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama at the #GoldenGlobes Huge well done to Stockport's Claire Foy for winning a #GoldenGlobe
"09.01.2017 06:56:31" bbc.co.uk Liverpool Royal School for the Blind headmistress 'abused children' Blind, vulnerable people from Greater Manchester say they were physically and emotionally abused as children - by the head mistress of their specialist primary school.
"08.01.2017 19:30:02" bbc.co.uk Arrests after Manchester Gay Village memorial damaged Two men have been charged in connection with the incident in the early hours of Sunday morning.
"08.01.2017 19:19:21" GMP Irlam and Cadishead ********************* A57 Road Closure ***********************
Please note and spread the word.
There has been a fatal RTC on the A57, Irlam bound.
The A57, Irlam bound, is now closed (at Peel Green roundabout). It is likely to be closed for several Sad news, there has been a fatal accident on the A57 near Irlam
"08.01.2017 17:33:56" bbc.co.uk Singer-songwriter Peter Sarstedt dies aged 75 Sad news - he wrote the 1960's hit Where Do You Go To My Lovely
"08.01.2017 13:20:30" justgiving.com Mum Claire and two of her children are raising money to help The Christie There are some very proud Grandparents in Greater Manchester - Margaret & Adrian got in touch to tell us about their grandchildren Rhys & Jamie who are having their haircut to raise money for the Christie!
"08.01.2017 12:55:35" bbc.co.uk Metrolink's Trafford Park £350m tramline: Preparation work starts - BBC News Work along the route of a new £350m tramline to Greater Manchester's Trafford Centre is set to begin. Preparation work along route of new £350m tramline to Trafford Centre set to begin
"07.01.2017 16:01:12" bbc.co.uk Julie Barnes-Frank: Tributes to police LGBT 'trailblazer' Sad news - Julie worked for Greater Manchester Police for 30 years
"07.01.2017 09:34:53" Timeline Photos Tameside mum, Amy Shorrock went missing with her 4 year old son, Andrew, yesterday. She was carrying a blue rucksack. Police say her Mum is extremely worried about them. Can you help?
"07.01.2017 07:00:00" vimeo.com The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework: planning for an even Greater Manchester A place with a plan is a place with a future. Take a look at our ambitious plan for Greater Manchester. Do you know about the proposals for where you live?
Nine days left on the first draft public consultation.
"06.01.2017 17:13:23" bbc.co.uk Stacey Tierney: Family devastated over Melbourne strip club death The 29 year old from Manchester was discovered in mysterious circumstances on 19th December.
"06.01.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk Tesco shrugs off pyjama complaint Tesco says shoppers wearing nightclothes in its stores is "not a big issue" after one customer objected. Time to put this one to bed? Ed.
"06.01.2017 14:30:00" A joke shop in Stockport, know to generations of local families, is to be sold off. Pat Walsh, owner of The Stage Door, is retiring after more than 40 years in the business.
"06.01.2017 13:08:14" A tribute act from Unit One Entertainment who hails from Bolton. Has been portraying David Bowie on stage for five years.
Credit: Stuart Roach
"06.01.2017 08:14:20" bbc.co.uk Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66 Leading Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66. Tributes pour in for star of the Salford set 'East is East', Om Puri.
"05.01.2017 17:16:43" The new talent show Let It Shine starts this Saturday on BBC One and it's being filmed at the studios in MediaCityUK. We know there's loads of talent here in Greater Manchester and even our own Alison Butterworth has a very special party trick! Let us
"05.01.2017 14:30:00" bbc.co.uk Salford woman donates kidney to NHS for saving husband's life A woman is donating a kidney to a stranger to repay the NHS for saving her husband's life. 'Sharing a spare' as a thank you for a husbands life.....
"05.01.2017 13:00:00" Not the best images but do you recognise this man? Police are looking for him following a robbery at a tanning shop in Leigh. It happened at 4.30pm on Saturday 17 December 2016 on Bradshawgate. He used a screwdriver to forced open the till before
"05.01.2017 11:43:31" bbc.co.uk Northern rail workers to hold strike ballot A rail union is to hold a vote on industrial action in the north of England in a dispute over pay. Further disruption to your rail journey?
"05.01.2017 07:44:31" BBC Radio Merseyside That is one big puppy! Cheshire police are looking for a name for their latest recruit. What do you think? (he's a boy, by the way.) Twinkle? Bruiser? What do you think this big boy should be called?
"04.01.2017 18:49:40" The rules of tipping....who do you tip and why do you tip them?
"04.01.2017 16:20:35" bbc.co.uk Four charged over Oldham 'hit and run' deaths Four men are charged over an alleged hit-and-run crash in Oldham on New Year's Eve in which two cousins died. Four men are charged.
"04.01.2017 12:02:14" Timeline Photos BBC Radio Manchester is hosting a Big Night Out.
We'd love you to join Becky Want, Alison Butterworth and Chelsea Norris for a special screening of the hit feel-good film Mamma Mia…. with a few surprises!
It takes place on Thursday 23rd February at
"03.01.2017 19:00:00" Should local councils do more to tackle fly-tipping? In May, they were given new powers to hand out on the spot fines of up to £400 but figures show only three local authorities in Greater Manchester have used them.....
"03.01.2017 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk First-time buyer subsidised homes 'will be built this year' Thousands of homes with a 20% discount for first-time buyers will be built on brownfield sites this year, the government says. Thousands of discounted homes for first-time buyers will be ready for sale by 2018, according to the government. Greater Manchester is included in the first thirty areas to get extra funding from the £1.2bn "Starter Homes Land Fund".
"03.01.2017 14:42:38" bbc.co.uk Fake university degree websites shut down More than 40 fraudulent websites are shut down in a major crackdown on the sale of fake degrees. Not worth the paper it's written on? Falsified certificates are purported to have come from Salford University while degrees from the University of Manchester have been apparently sold on an auction website.
"03.01.2017 13:00:51" There are more than a hundred floral tributes to 11-year-old Zaneta Krokova, and 12-year-old Helina Kotlarova, on Ashton Road in Oldham. The two cousins died after a crash there on New Year's Eve...
"03.01.2017 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Gary Barlow: Don't judge talent show Let It Shine on TV ratings Gary Barlow says the TV ratings system "shouldn't really apply any more" as he launches a new talent show. When they want to find new talent they come to Salford...
"03.01.2017 09:13:50" bbc.co.uk Oldham 'hit-and-run' death crash: Police given more time to quiz four Police get more time to question four men held over a crash in Oldham in which two cousins died. Latest...
"03.01.2017 07:22:59" bbc.co.uk Post-mortem to investigate British woman's death, Australian police say Police say a post-mortem will investigate the unexplained death of a British woman in an Australia club. Stacey Tierney, from Manchester, moved to Australia 3 year ago but was found dead in a Melbourne nightclub before Christmas.
"02.01.2017 18:27:00" BBC North West Tonight Thousands of people have been protesting against plans to build 200,000 homes in Greater Manchester, some of them on green belt land. Thousands of people took part in the protests today, against controversial plans for the future of house building in Greater Manchester:
"02.01.2017 16:49:57" bbc.co.uk 'Siblings among three bodies found' near Dover white cliffs: A brother and a sister are believed to have been among three people found dead at the foot of cliffs in Dover, police say. A brother and sister from Cheshire and a man from Greater Manchester were all found dead at the foot of cliffs in Dover yesterday.
"02.01.2017 14:42:55" wwl.nhs.uk A&E is for Serious and Life-Threatening Emergencies Only A&E is for Serious and Life-Threatening Emergencies Only Wigan's A & E unit is warning it is under "immense pressure". If your case is not an emergency you face a 6 hour wait.
"02.01.2017 12:48:44" bbc.co.uk Second girl dies after Oldham 'hit-and-run' - BBC News A second girl dies after an apparent hit-and-run in Oldham on New Year's Eve. Sad news, a second girl has died after being hit by a car in Oldham. Police now think this car hit the cousins on New Years Eve. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38487637
"01.01.2017 15:57:27" bbc.co.uk Stepping Hill Hospital makes 'stay away from A&E' plea The hospital are still advising people not to go to their accident and emergency unless their condition is life threatening
"01.01.2017 11:33:19" bbc.co.uk Oldham hit-and-run crash: Victims 'held hands' in crash Terribly sad news - Greater Manchester Police say the driver failed to stop.
"01.01.2017 08:57:00" BBC News Happy New Year! Join us from London as we welcome in 2017 Happy New Year!
"01.01.2017 07:43:34" bbc.co.uk Usain Bolt calls Manchester United phone-in show Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt calls a Manchester United TV phone-in show to say how Saturday's 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough was like watching the Red Devils "of old". Is it really Usain Bolt? Hmmmm...
"01.01.2017 00:01:00" Happy New Year!!!
"31.12.2016 19:35:56" Timeline Photos Stepping Hill hospital's accident and emergency are urging people not to go to it's department tonight.
In a statement, the hospital says they're "already completely overwhelmed"
By 6.30pm this evening 173 people had already come through the doors.
"31.12.2016 18:12:22" BBC Radio Manchester “Bring your family and friends along to Albert Square on New Year's eve for the best show in town.”
Manchester will be playing host to a family-friendly, alcohol free countdown to 2017 from 11pm 31/12/16. In Albert Square a big screen will carry the Enjoy the countdown to the New Year - wherever you're seeing in 2017.
Here's a reminder of the last trams and buses from Manchester City Centre later
Metrolink approximately 1am 01/01/17
Stagecoach buses 43, 86, 142, 143, 192, 201 and 219 run until
"31.12.2016 10:00:00" bbc.co.uk New Year's Eve security tightened post-Berlin attack - BBC News New Year's Eve security across the UK is "modified" in the wake of lorry attacks on Berlin and Nice. Greater Manchester Police says it will step up crowd protection for #NewYearsEve in the wake of the Berlin attack.
"31.12.2016 08:00:00" bbc.co.uk New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised - BBC News Olympic stars including Andy Murray are recognised along with names from the entertainment world. Congratulations to many of our stars connected to Greater Manchester... From Olympic couple Laura and Jason Kenny, to David Crausby MP for Bolton North East...peer through the full New Year Honours list on the link below.
Note: Particularly entertaining
"31.12.2016 07:00:01" Hale Grocers closing after 130 years A greengrocers shop in Hale closes today after 130 years of trading.
The owners of Richard's on Park Road - who have run the shop for the last thirty years say despite expanding the business it is no longer sustainable.
"30.12.2016 19:26:09" bbc.co.uk 'Inadequate' Oldham GP surgery put in special measures after CQC inspection Springfield House Medical Centre has been given the lowest grade by the Care Quality Commission for safety, effectiveness, and quality of leadership.
"30.12.2016 13:00:00" youtube.com What happens when I give blood? From the moment you arrive at your donation session, we will guide you through the process, explain what we are doing and answer any questions you may have. Thinking of making a New Year resolution? Why not become a blood donor?
By giving up just one hour of your time you could save or improve up to three lives! Sounds like a good return...
"30.12.2016 11:56:02" That was the year that was... a look back at the biggest News stories of 2016
"30.12.2016 07:42:06" NHS Smokefree Did you know that smoking doubles your chance of a heart attack? So these children designed their own cigarette packets to encourage people to quit this New Year http://po.st/SForganic Public Health England have launched a new campaign to highlight the damaging effect smoking has on the heart.
"29.12.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos “Bring your family and friends along to Albert Square on New Year's eve for the best show in town.”
Manchester will be playing host to a family-friendly, alcohol free countdown to 2017 from 11pm 31/12/16. In Albert Square a big screen will carry the
"29.12.2016 17:00:00" Motorists are being encouraged to slow down when passing horses. As part of the campaign we've been to meet Greater Manchester Police's four-legged workmates.
"29.12.2016 15:00:00" What do you think? These are the first pictures of how Bolton Museum new Egyptology gallery could look. The museum is due to re-open to the public in 2018. (Images © Leach Studio)
"29.12.2016 14:40:59" Mauldeth Road in Burnage is closed following a fire at the former Green End Pub.
"29.12.2016 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk The top memes and viral videos of 2016 - BBC News Chewbacca Mom, Manchester by night, Boaty McBoatface - a round-up of everything that made it big on the internet in 2016. Manchester makes it into the social media chart of more memorable moments of 2016 - but maybe we'd rather not be there...
"29.12.2016 10:39:44" The Today Programme "I tried to kill myself several times"
The former world champion boxer Ricky Hatton has battled depression both inside and outside of the ring. This is his story. Ricky Hatton - in his own words...
"29.12.2016 09:00:00" Timeline Photos Have a look at this e-fit - do you recognise him?
Shortly before 10.30pm on Tues 20/12/16, a 35-year-old woman was in bed with her young children when she heard a repeated knocking at the front door of her home off Queensway, Heald Green. When she
"29.12.2016 07:15:14" bbc.co.uk The McDonald's drive-thru at 30: A journey back to an exotic experience The UK's first McDonald's drive-thru is 30 years old, prompting memories of those who visited restaurants in the 1980s when the brand was still new in the UK. Even when it comes to fast food we lead the way - Happy 30th Fallowfield McDonald's drive-thru!
"28.12.2016 19:08:56" BBC North West Tonight Meet the baby giraffe born at Chester Zoo on Boxing Day.
Walking within minutes, the calf is already six feet tall.
The new-born still doesn't have a name because staff don't yet know if it's a boy or a girl.
Rothschild giraffes are in danger of
"28.12.2016 13:30:00" Timeline Photos It may be chilly outside but we're getting some lovely photos as a result. This picture was taken early in the morning in Heaton Park, Prestwich by Helen Bennett. She says 'The night's hard frost had dusted the grass and reflected the sunshine in a
"28.12.2016 11:37:55" Chester Zoo *GIRAFFE CALF BORN!*
Rothschild's giraffe mum, Tula, delivered the most precious Christmas gift on Boxing Day...
At only a few hours old, here's the very first pic taken by our keepers! Say 'Hello' to Chester Zoo's latest resident...or should that be 'Hi-gh'!
"28.12.2016 10:59:38" bbc.co.uk Co-op Group planning 1,500 UK jobs with 100 new stores The Co-operative Group plans to create 1,500 jobs in the new year by investing £70m to open 100 new stores across Britain. Manchester based Co-op continues it's turnaround with plans to open 'hundreds more new stores over the next few years'.
"28.12.2016 10:00:06" BBC Radio Manchester's cover photo Thanks to Lewis Coward for this frosty pic. He's Operations Controller at City Airport Manchester Barton and this is a early morning shot of the airfield. But, as he says, it's a good day nevertheless to be alive.
"28.12.2016 09:26:05" Cheshire Police **Important Safety Notice**
The whole of Cheshire is experiencing thick ice on the roads this morning. Most are untreated and those that look fine will no doubt have black ice.
In a bid to reduce Road Traffic Collisions please ensure you drive to the
"28.12.2016 06:32:31" bbc.co.uk 'Middle age health crisis' warning. Middle-aged people in England face a health crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles, experts warn. Are you over the age of 40? Carrying a bit of extra weight? It seems too many middle aged people now eat, drink and weigh too much:
"27.12.2016 18:21:33" bbc.co.uk Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60 - BBC News Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest while on a flight. Iconic 80s actress dies days after being taken ill on a flight from London to Los Angeles
"27.12.2016 09:58:41" networkrail.co.uk Improvements at Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly stations - Network Rail Planned improvement works at Manchester Oxford Road station and Manchester Piccadilly station - part of our plan to improve rail in the north Two Manchester railway stations are shut over the festive period as engineers continue work on the Ordsall Chord scheme.
"26.12.2016 23:16:27" bbc.co.uk 'Royle Family' actress Liz Smith dies aged 95 Liz Smith played "Nana" in the Royle family alongside Caroline Aherne - who died in Timperley in July.
"26.12.2016 17:22:57" BBC North West Tonight 1,000 queueing for one store from 3am.... 15,000 inside the Trafford Centre by 8am...90,000 expected through Liverpool One today.
Are you a fan of the Boxing Day Sales?
(Pictures from Intu Trafford Centre and Liverpool One) Apparently people started queuing to get into the shops at 3am!
Did you brave the Boxing Day sales?
"25.12.2016 23:16:49" bbc.co.uk Ex-Wham singer George Michael dies aged 53 Sad news tonight...
"25.12.2016 12:16:00" Animals at the Dogs Trust Rehoming centre in Denton are getting festive toys and treats today thanks to volunteers giving up their time to walk and feed them.
"25.12.2016 10:08:19" BBC Radio Manchester Sports Live at Fc United Some of our sports team haven't got the day off today - Sarah Collins & Jack Dearden are live from FC United! :)
"25.12.2016 08:11:57" Members of the Radcliffe Allotment Association tend their plots all the way through the winter - ready for their first crops in the spring! What are your gardening tips?
"24.12.2016 19:32:13" Happy Chanukah! Wishing our Jewish communities and everyone in Greater Manchester Chag Semeya - Happy Chanukah!
"24.12.2016 15:35:20" bbc.co.uk Status Quo's Rick Parfitt dies - BBC News Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain, his manager says. Another sad loss.
"24.12.2016 12:12:14" noradsanta.org Official NORAD Santa Tracker Follow Santa Claus as he makes his magical journey around the world! If you want to keep an eye on where Father Christmas is and how long before he arrives at your house....
"23.12.2016 22:06:21" bbc.co.uk The Factory Manchester: £110m venue faces delay Manchester's new arts venue won't be ready in time for the International festival in 2019
"23.12.2016 18:37:54" bbc.co.uk Warwick Estates Property Management fined £120,000 - they admitted breaching H&S regulations Craig Jones - who lived in the block of flats in Bolton - fell about five floors down the shaft after the lift broke down in August 2014.
"23.12.2016 15:00:00" Young swimmer Luke Batty from Horwich is aiming to appear in the Paralympics in eight years time after he won a string of titles at the National Championships...
"23.12.2016 13:43:01" It's silky smooth with Becky Want and Cole Page...
"23.12.2016 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk Tracey Mertens death: Fresh appeal over Cheshire graveyard petrol fire murder Cheshire Police makes a a cold case appeal over a mother-of-two who was set on fire in a graveyard 22 years ago. 22 years and still no answers...
"23.12.2016 11:44:17" BBC North West Tonight Do you have this chocolate hollow santa in your stocking?
Co-op urgently recalling them after two were found to contain small batteries. Tampering is suspected. Please share.
http://bbc.in/2i9647J Urgent chocolate santa recall.
"23.12.2016 09:11:00" aboutmanchester.co.uk The story of Manchester's Orphilia – About Manchester Two hundred and three years ago, just before Christmas, Manchester faced a mystery - 'About Manchester' recounts the tale of Manchester's Orphilia. An historical cold case...more than 200 years ago Manchester was rocked by the disappearance of a twenty year old woman. So what did happen to Lavinia Robinson?
"23.12.2016 07:57:18" youtube.com The George Tavern Does Band Aid Created using Video Star: http://VideoStarApp.com/FREE Since 1984 the band aid song Do They Know It's Christmas has been re-recorded many times - but not quite like this!
Ladies and Gentlemen....please pray silence for the the regulars and staff at The George Tavern in Oldham. (God love 'em! - Ed.)
"22.12.2016 19:29:03" BBC North West Tonight These friends are giving presents to homeless people These friends are giving presents to homeless people
"22.12.2016 15:04:44" bbc.co.uk Stretford drink-driver jailed over woman's death A drink-driver is jailed for killing a woman whose son was coincidentally sent to the crash in his role as a scene of crime investigator. A drink driver's been jailed for killing woman in a hit and run collision in Stretford earlier this year. Paul Tomlinson, who's 33 and from Sale Moor, was sentenced to six years - but could be released in three.
"22.12.2016 13:52:11" It might be cold outside, but this will get you feeling warm inside - the King's School Choir in Macclesfield...
"22.12.2016 12:00:00" bbc.co.uk Ten people to get NHS bionic eyes - BBC News The NHS will pay for 10 blind patients to have "bionic eyes" to help treat an inherited form of blindness. Amazing!
"22.12.2016 10:43:43" BBC North West Tonight http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38398805
"22.12.2016 08:33:58" A group set up to help rough sleepers in Wigan say they're helping around 30 people every week.
Dawn French set up the Help the Homeless Wigan Facebook page seven weeks ago. It now has more than 2,000 followers.
"21.12.2016 19:36:06" Timeline Photos The Corn exchange in Manchester has just been evacuated. An alarm starting sounding in the building. Unsure why at the moment but we will update you once we know more.
"21.12.2016 19:00:32" A lovely Tribute - and you can hear the documentary 'Victoria Wood As Not Seen On TV' by clicking the link after the programme is broadcast (9pm 25/12/16) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04khxyr
"21.12.2016 14:18:40" Rudolph the Rednosed reindeer from the Manchester Airport Choir #Flyinghomeforchristmas
"21.12.2016 13:54:37" Manchester Airport Choir performing live at our #FlyingHomeforChristmas show
"21.12.2016 11:38:38" bbc.co.uk Fake Adidas, Nike and Prada goods worth £2m seized in Manchester raids Counterfeit goods with an estimated street value of more than £2m, including an entire shop's stock, are seized in raids in Manchester. No fakes from Santa...
"21.12.2016 08:48:28" BBC North West Tonight Quidditch is being played by universities across the North West ✨ One for all you Harry Potter fans...
"21.12.2016 06:00:00" Trudie and Barclay Patoir have been married for 72 years. Here's their advice for a happy and successful marriage
"20.12.2016 19:54:31" bbc.co.uk Berlin attacks: UK police review security at Christmas events including those in Greater Manchester UK forces are reviewing their protection of Christmas and New Year events after the Berlin lorry attack. Greater Manchester Police say while there is "absolutely no information or intelligence suggesting any attack is imminent in Greater Manchester", more visible patrols will take place at the Manchester Christmas Markets.
"20.12.2016 16:30:01" Most of us have complained about school dinners over the years - but the Christmas lunch served up at Ramillies Hall School in Stockport today was literally rubbish...!!
"20.12.2016 15:13:56" Do you know these people? The police want to speak to them after a man was stabbed.
"20.12.2016 13:19:12" A Mancunian Christmas Carol - karaoke version... sing-a-long! Thanks to Robin Stevens
"20.12.2016 12:01:04" Catch a slice of the action - Wigan's World Pie Eating Championships...
"20.12.2016 10:23:23" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Do you know what happened to Gemma Baker? She's critically ill after being found with serious head injuries at a property on Waterloo Street in Oldham on Monday 12th December. Police want anyone who saw her that day to contact them.
"20.12.2016 08:52:48" bbc.co.uk Prostate cancer laser treatment 'truly transformative' - BBC News Surgeons describe a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as "truly transformative". Some potentially good news today.....
"20.12.2016 05:39:48" bbc.co.uk Berlin Breitscheidplatz: 'Migrant' detained over lorry attack - BBC News German police are questioning a man they believe ploughed a lorry into a busy Berlin Christmas market killing 12 people
"19.12.2016 14:48:52" BBC Radio Manchester's cover photo
"19.12.2016 14:24:04" bbc.co.uk Warrington NHS and social care funding merger targets 'inefficiencies' Funding for health and social care services in Warrington could be merged to cut "inefficiencies", the local council's chief executive says. Funding for health and social care services in Warrington could be merged to cut "inefficiencies", the local council's chief executive has said.
"19.12.2016 13:48:49" Little stars! An online nativity film has been put together by children and parents at St Christopher's Church, Pott Shrigley. Here's a taster and the full film is here: http://bit.ly/2hLxGQk
"19.12.2016 11:49:17" Timeline Photos Check out some of the artwork created by the Urban Sketchers at this year's Christmas Markets.
"19.12.2016 06:45:06" postoffice.co.uk www.postoffice.co.uk Post Office strike: 300 main branches affected including more than a dozen in Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Check yours here
"18.12.2016 17:00:01" bbc.co.uk Man held on suspicion of Whalley Range attempted murder Were you in the Mayfield Road area at the time?
"18.12.2016 15:08:16" bbc.co.uk Manchester police car targeted by graffiti vandal Greater Manchester Police dealt with hundreds of incidents as part of #madfriday
"17.12.2016 17:04:28" bbc.co.uk Woman arrested over Brian Croxton 'hit-and-run' death Did you see what happened on Sandy Lane in Royton that night?
"17.12.2016 11:29:21" Timeline Photos 53 year-old Desmond O'Reilly found with a serious head injury on St George's Avenue in Hulme on Monday evening, the 5th December. He died in hospital the next day and police are now offering a £20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and
"17.12.2016 11:26:27" Fancy making a cocktail this Christmas? Try topping this...
"17.12.2016 08:00:00" audioboom.com Mum of missing James Hodgkiss An interview with mum of missing Bolton man James Hodgkiss. James Hodgkiss from Bolton hasn't been since the 3rd of August. His mum still doesn't know where he is or why he left......
"16.12.2016 23:16:13" BBC News We were expecting the weather... then this happened.
It's the BBC News dancing man! bbc.in/2gIOtl8
"16.12.2016 20:16:05" The @bbcphilharmonic #Christmas Concert - don't forget you can hear the full concert on BBC Radio Manchester on Christmas Day from 12
"16.12.2016 16:28:57" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk A lorry driver who killed a mother from Altrincham by driving dangerously has his jail sentence increased. Seven years for lorry driver who was let off "too lightly" for killing a mum waiting to cross the road.
"16.12.2016 13:45:00" We're giving you the chance to take over the radio station. Show this to anyone you think should apply. #OvertoYou
"16.12.2016 12:41:23" bbc.co.uk Drone footage of Oldham Maple Mill fire - BBC News Firefighters use a drone to capture footage of a former cotton mill ablaze in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Drone footage from Greater Manchester Fire Service of the mill fire in Oldham. 45 Fire Fighters are still there tackling the fire.
"16.12.2016 11:55:00" bbc.co.uk Sugary drinks tax 'will benefit children most' - BBC News The planned tax on sugary drinks could see UK obesity numbers fall by tens of thousands, a study says. The winners and losers from the UK sugar tax.
"16.12.2016 10:01:23" All aboard The Rock Express - Mike Sweeney is live in Bury...
"16.12.2016 07:00:00" Martin Joyce has been missing for 17 years and his sister Mary is desperate to know what happened to him...
"15.12.2016 18:00:00" Inspiral Carpets are campaigning for their song Saturn 5 to reach Christmas number one in memory of their drummer, Craig Gill, who passed away in November. Lots of people have been getting involved and now Metrolink have showed their support....
"15.12.2016 16:34:11" BBC North West Tonight A pie has been sent into "space" from Wigan... #PieinSpace
"15.12.2016 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk California boat skipper charged over 1978 murders A former tourist boat skipper from California is charged with murdering a couple from Manchester in central America nearly 40 years ago. Could a 40 yr old murder investigation be coming to an end?
"15.12.2016 09:30:50" bbc.co.uk JD Sports denies 'prison' conditions at warehouse JD Sports refutes claims conditions for workers at its Rochdale warehouse are "worse than a prison". 'Worse than a Prison' claims denied by JD Sports.
"15.12.2016 07:53:29" Residents near the major fire at a former mill on Cardwell Street in Oldham are being told to stay indoors...
"15.12.2016 07:34:13" Major fire at former mill building on Cardwell Street in Oldham
"14.12.2016 19:00:06" bbc.co.uk Salford City's Championship dream will mean ground move Ambitious non-league club Salford City will leave Moor Lane if they realise their aim to reach the Championship. Controversial plans for Salford City Football club...
"14.12.2016 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk Using my voice after two years of silence The invention helping me use my voice again after two years without speaking. Everyone deserves to have their voice heard... #festivecheer
"14.12.2016 13:44:48" Just a few of the 67 displays in shop windows in Droylsden made by schoolchildren and community groups for the town's Nativities Festival...
"14.12.2016 09:23:55" ICT with Mr P - Tech to Raise Standards #TheFutureisBright! This is why I love working with children! I think there is something in my eye!
This is a letter written by a child from my school to Father Christmas!
Please take a minute to read, share and comment!
If you want to make her Best letter to Santa in ages...from Hannah at Davyhulme Primary School
"14.12.2016 07:50:11" manchestereveningnews.co.uk Mike Sweeney joined by Russell Watson and surprise stars at Christmas show BBC Radio Manchester DJ Mike hosts festive party at The Lowry with a host of star performers and surprise celebrity guests Look out for Sweeney in today's Manchestereveningnews also if you missed the Extravaganza show on Monday - there's another chance to hear it on BBC Radio Manchester on Friday 23rd December from 7pm
"14.12.2016 07:21:07" More than four thousand under 18's went missing across Greater Manchester in the last year. This is the story of Rachel (not her real name), a teenage girl who went missing in 2015....
"13.12.2016 19:30:00" Photos from BBC Radio Manchester's post Police say these 7 teenage boys set fire to R L Hughes Junior School in Ashton-in-Makerfield on Friday 9th December. The fire caused extensive damage.
"13.12.2016 19:17:18" BBC Radio Manchester Sports The BWFC meeting with Chairman Ken Anderson is live on Periscope here: https://www.periscope.tv/w/1ZkKzqwMAQaxv For all you Bolton Wanderers Official fans...
"13.12.2016 17:52:59" GOOD NEWS: William Parry who was reported missing has been found safe and well.
"13.12.2016 15:00:46" It's not just tourists that have been landing at Manchester Airport. Counterfeit designer label handbags, make-up and trainers are among tens of thousands of fake items seized by Border Force in the run up to Christmas. In recent weeks, officers have
"13.12.2016 14:02:34" On December 12th Mike presented his Christmas Extravaganza Show live from @[45037035762:274:The Lowry] Sweeney's Christmas Extravaganza On December 12th Mike presented his Christmas Extravaganza Show live from The Lowry
"13.12.2016 11:41:17" GOOD NEWS Louise Maloney, 24, who was reported missing on Monday 12 December 2016, has been found safe and well.
"13.12.2016 10:45:00" bbc.co.uk Union defends Post Office pre-Christmas strike The Communication Workers Union has defended a decision by Post Office workers to strike next week. You might want to get your post done early...
"13.12.2016 09:16:23" BBC Radio Manchester's cover photo Thanks to Terry Hamilton in Unsworth for this lovely photo of sunrise in Bury
"13.12.2016 07:22:24" bbc.co.uk British backpacker saved by texting location to father A backpacker is rescued from a car in Australia after texting her location to her father in Britain. Amazing rescue - thanks to a text to Dad...
"13.12.2016 06:00:00" A song by pupils at St Herbert's RC Primary School, Chadderton (Friends of St Herbert's) has gone global!
'Christmas is Coming' was recorded by pupils to help raise money for a sensory room for pupils at the school with additional needs. It's already
"12.12.2016 18:30:00" Are these the best Christmas lights in Salford? Mary from Salford can't stop buying Christmas lights! She invited us round to Lancaster road for the daily switch on:
"12.12.2016 16:30:00" Christmas is only 13 days away, but many families in Greater Manchester will be missing someone special at the table this year. Last week a carol service to support the families of missing people was held at Salford Cathedral....
"12.12.2016 14:28:26" Think back to Monday 19th September because you may be able to help police investigating an abduction and robbery in Astley. It happened on Peel Lane. A woman was grabbed by three men and thrown into the back of a white Transit van. The van was driven to
"12.12.2016 12:30:00" Well done to the children of Davyhulme Primary School who've written and performed this song to raise vital funds for Save The Children.
A great Christmas message that's worth passing on...
"12.12.2016 11:13:21" We're now backstage with Rowetta at Mike Sweeney's Christmas Extravaganza....
"12.12.2016 10:13:38" We're now backstage Jon Culshaw....
"12.12.2016 09:26:47" Backstage at Mike Sweeney's Christmas Extravaganza....
"12.12.2016 07:59:53" Are these the best Christmas lights in Salford?
"12.12.2016 07:30:00" Across Greater Manchester more than 4000 under-18's went missing this year. Jordan Ratcliffe has been missing for eight years....
"12.12.2016 06:35:57" BBC Radio Manchester Across the UK someone goes missing every two minutes. The Missing Person's Unit at Greater Manchester Police try to find those who've been reported missing....
"12.12.2016 06:00:00" United Utilities working to fix water issues in Stalybrige on ... Many residents in Tameside are frustrated at the way United Utilities informed people about the water issues at the weekend.
They say information was published initially and mainly online through social media and elderly people with no access to the
"11.12.2016 19:00:00" Across the UK someone goes missing every two minutes. The Missing Person's Unit at Greater Manchester Police try to find those who've been reported missing....
"11.12.2016 17:09:24" mobile.twitter.com United Utilities on Twitter “Video update boil water Tameside: This boil water notice will remain in place for around the next 48hrs. Schools will be open as normal. https://t.co/J2P52J5m5o” UPDATE: The boil water notice for properties in homes with certain OL & SK postcodes will remain in place for around the next 48hrs.
United Utilities say Schools will open as normal tomorrow morning.
Areas affected are Stalybridge, Dukinfield, Hyde,
"11.12.2016 11:35:29" The Lowry Imagine the scene: L.S. Lowry stood in the middle of Piccadilly Gardens painting the scene in front of him... Exactly how much has it changed since 1954? We had a look in this short film... Lots of familiar places.. Greater Manchester then & now
"11.12.2016 07:12:22" IMPORTANT BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR PARTS OF TAMESIDE AND SADDLEWORTH
As a precaution, United Utilities is advising people today in parts of Tameside, Saddleworth and Greenfield to boil their drinking water until further notice.
There are 17,000 properties
"10.12.2016 15:14:03" bbc.co.uk Two boys in hospital after cannabis roof fire in Swinton Did you see what happened?
"10.12.2016 10:55:00" Timeline Photos A man in Hazel Grove has been praised by police for rescuing a young woman who was being horrifically attacked.
Joe Smalley and his partner were about to go to bed when he heard a woman's scream from outside. He ran outside and eventually found the
"10.12.2016 09:45:00" bbc.co.uk Anthony Joshua v Eric Molina: Joshua will not let fame and fortune spoil him Anthony Joshua is adamant fame and fortune will not spoil him as he prepares to defend his IBF heavyweight title against Eric Molina. "Fighters can lose their way after tasting a bit of success but it's not about money, it's about class," said Joshua, who is undefeated in 17 fights.
"10.12.2016 08:13:41" bbc.co.uk Fly-tipping Christmas crackdown by councils - BBC News English and Welsh councils are cracking down on fly-tipping and demanding stronger powers to combat it. 'Zero-tolerance'...
"09.12.2016 16:00:00" bbc.co.uk Man dies in Oldham suspected hit-and-run crash Police urgently need our help...
"09.12.2016 14:45:48" All I want for Christmas....
Is for someone to love me as much as market trader Alain loves Bolton!
"09.12.2016 12:30:00" bbc.co.uk Tameside children's services: 'Serious failings' found by inspectors Children's services in Tameside are rated "inadequate" after "serious and widespread failings" were found by government inspectors. Are children being let down in Tameside?
"09.12.2016 11:00:00" Phil Trow spotted this on the Bridgewater Canal and we love it !!! #festivecheer
"09.12.2016 09:30:00" Do you recognise either of the men in this cctv footage?
Police are looking for them after alcohol was stolen from two stores in Orrell and Newton in Wigan this week. In both raids, staff were threatened at gunpoint. Both men are thought to have East
"09.12.2016 08:28:39" BBC Radio Manchester's cover photo
"09.12.2016 07:45:00" The Met in Bury has been given major makeover. The revamped former town hall will be unveiled this weekend.....
"09.12.2016 06:27:50" "Lights, camera, action..."
"09.12.2016 06:00:00" youtube.com Love will tear us apart - Ashleigh Wood - Alzheimers Awareness Dementia is something which can affect us all. Gas music, Ashleigh Wood, Dock10 and MWM associates have pooled their resources to produce this beautiful vers... Campaigners are hoping a Joy Division classic will help raise awareness of Dementia and Alzheimer's. Have a listen for yourself - we think 'Love will tear apart' sung by Ashleigh Wood is beautiful. The single is available for download from 9th December.
"08.12.2016 19:03:14" Blossoms Q & A with BBC Introducing and Salford City College Future Skills
Comment your questions below
"08.12.2016 15:00:00" The Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre in Denton is taking a stand against impulse buying puppies as presents by changing its name to 'Socks Trust', encouraging us to #GiveSocksNotDogs this Christmas. In the UK last year, a staggering 3,400 calls were made to
"08.12.2016 14:00:00" Timeline Photos Greater Manchester Police are investigating a spike in scam emails which claim to come from them. The advice is if you get an email that looks like the photo DO NOT click on any links.
Pass on to your friends wherever they may be as we've had reports
"08.12.2016 13:00:00" It's beginning to look a lot like....
"08.12.2016 11:00:00" Fancy a trip out? Blackpool Zoo has made a promotional film highlighting the best that the zoo has to offer - which is great........but we like the blooper tape more! (Turn the sound on)
"08.12.2016 09:35:17" youtube.com Inspiral Carpets - Saturn 5 Music video by Inspiral Carpets performing Saturn 5. Campaigners have begun a big push to get 'Saturn 5' by the Inspiral Carpets to Number One in the charts this Christmas. It's in memory of drummer Craig Gill who died suddenly last month aged 44. It's hoped everyone will download the song on the same
"08.12.2016 08:00:00" Timeline Photos Hundreds of people are using Facebook to try to find a dog missing from Stalybridge. Have you seen Odie?
"08.12.2016 06:00:00" Some shocking footage of a motorist driving through the closed slip road on the motorway at Eccles. Highways England says four people a month are deliberately ignoring road closure signs on the M60...
"07.12.2016 19:48:12" bbc.co.uk MPs back government's Brexit timetable - BBC News MPs have voted to "respect" the government's timetable for triggering talks on leaving the European Union. Here's the latest tonight on the parliamentary vote on Brexit.....