Greater Manchester

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester sets out plans to ban fracking

Greater Manchester sets out plans to ban fracking

One of the country's largest combined authorities will lay out plans to ban fracking, after "worrying" tremors at a fracking site in Blackpool.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Fire on Saddleworth Moor could go on 'for weeks'

Fire on Saddleworth Moor could go on 'for weeks'

Fire on Saddleworth Moor could go on 'for weeks'

The army will join Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service in tackling the blaze, which has seen several households evacuated

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

34 homes have been evacuated as Greater Manchester firefighters continue working to put out the blaze

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

Man arrested after car ploughs into pedestrians in Manchester

A 21-year-old man is in custody after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Manchester yesterday. It is not thought to be terror-related

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Another teenagers has also been arrested and is being questioned by police

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker over 'trivial matter'

Four sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on man who dropped dog mess in their bin

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker

The dog walker had been spotted using the bin outside the men's house to put dog poo in

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

The inicident took place yesterday afternoon (January 11)

Car crashes into bus while being chased by police car near Manchester City stadium

Car crashes into bus while being chased by police car

Car was 'doing 70 or 80mph' at time of crash

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Surgeon stabbed in suspected hate crime on way to mosque in Greater Manchester

Surgeon stabbed in suspected hate crime on way to mosque in Greater Manchester

Surgeon stabbed in suspected hate crime on way to mosque in Greater Manchester

Dr Nasser Kurdy was attacked and taken to hospital after being stabbed in the back of the neck

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Manchester Police taser man allegedly carrying knife and crossbow in city centre

Manchester Police taser man 'carrying knife and crossbow' in city centre

Manchester Police taser man 'carrying knife and crossbow' in city centre

Images on social media appear to show the man walking down the street with the crossbow slung over his back

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Contaminated blood inquiry 'took far too long in coming', says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham

Contaminated blood inquiry 'took far too long in coming', says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham

Contaminated blood inquiry 'took far too long in coming', says Andy Burnham

The Greater Manchester Mayor spoke to Paul Ross in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement of an inquiry into the scandal

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Woman in custody after man pushed in front of moving tram in Manchester dies

Woman in custody after man pushed in front of moving tram in Manchester dies

Woman in custody after man pushed in front of moving tram in Manchester dies

A 31-year-old woman has been taken into custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Arson attacks said to be anti-Semitic hate crimes carried out in Greater Manchester

Arson attacks said to be anti-Semitic hate crimes carried out in Prestwich

Arson attacks said to be anti-Semitic hate crimes carried out in Prestwich

Two arson attacks took place at restaurants and they are believed to be linked

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

The Manchester Evening News is reporting the body of the Manchester Arena bomber is remaining unburied as authorities refuse to deal with it

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Manchester Victoria station reopens after Arena bombing

Manchester Victoria station reopens after Arena bombing

Manchester Victoria station reopens after Arena bombing

The station had been closed to carry out a forensic investigation

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Andy Burnham on why he left Westminster and not attending Jeremy Corbyn's victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

Andy Burnham: Jeremy Corbyn knew I wasn't going to attend victory rally

The new mayor of Greater Manchester spoke to Paul Ross about why he left the capital and why he couldn't make the event organised by Jeremy Corbyn to celebrate his success.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Andy Burnham stepped down from the shadow cabinet last year to focus on his bid for the mayoralty

Andy Burnham wins Greater Manchester mayoralty

Andy Burnham wins Greater Manchester mayoralty

Burnham wins after first round to provide further good news for Labour after Steve Rotheram wins Liverpool

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

'Put your money where your mouth is' - Andy Burnham calls for George Osborne to fulfill his claims on the 'northern powerhouse'

'Westminster has failed the north of England,' says Andy Burnham. 'George Osborne needs to put his money where his mouth is'

'Osborne needs to put his money where his mouth is,' says Andy Burnham

Key Labour politician believes Parliament has created an 'unequal country'