News archive from 6 May 2017

School half term dates for Greater Manchester in 2017

School half term dates for Greater Manchester in 2017

The kids might have just returned to school after Christmas, but the next holiday is just six weeks away. Whether you need to know the dates to book a break away or you want to know when to avoid the chaos of half term soft play, here are the dates...

 
Trusted employee stole £22,000 from employer to buy designer handbags and clothes

Trusted employee stole £22,000 from employer to buy designer handbags and clothes

A bookkeeper used PayPal to swindle £22,000 from her employer, then splashed the cash on designer handbags and clothes. Wendy Horrocks, 36, was a trusted member of staff at a Tameside phone equipment store. She had worked at Headsets 4 Business for...

 
Search for mum and four-year-old son missing from Tameside

Search for mum and four-year-old son missing from Tameside

A search has been launched for a missing mother and son. Amy Shorrock, 34, and four-year-old Andrew were last seen on Penny Meadow in Ashton-under-Lyne at around 11am this morning. Her aunt Joanne Ward Shorrock says the family are beside themselves...

 
Hunt for driver of lime green Ford Focus that hit 15-year-old boy and fled scene

Hunt for driver of lime green Ford Focus that hit 15-year-old boy and fled scene

A schoolboy was left badly hurt following a hit and run in Tameside . The 15-year-old suffered a broken leg in two places after being struck by the car on Tuesday night. It happened just after 7.30pm on Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne . Police say...

 
Missing Tameside mum and son believed to be in Blackpool

Missing Tameside mum and son believed to be in Blackpool

A woman who went missing with her four-year-old son more than 24 hours ago could be in Blackpool, according to police. Officers investigating Amy Shorrock’s disappearance say she was captured boarding a train at Manchester Piccadilly with young Andrew...

 
Greater Manchester's arson hotspots revealed

Greater Manchester's arson hotspots revealed

Bolton is a hotspot for arsonists - and Oldham, Salford and Manchester have a high rate of fire-starters too. According to police crime data analysed by the M.E.N., there were 187 arson offences recorded in Bolton in the year to June 2016. That’s up...

 
Signed David Beckham boots due to be auctioned off for charity are stolen

Signed David Beckham boots due to be auctioned off for charity are stolen

Thieves stole a pair of signed David Beckham boots set to be auctioned off for a charity after the death of a man who suffered from bipolar disorder. The parents of Anthony Seddon, who took his own life after a 12 year battle with the condition, have...

 
Manchester United star Juan Mata takes time out from training for ANOTHER hospital visit

Manchester United star Juan Mata takes time out from training for ANOTHER hospital visit

United star Juan Mata took time out from training as he paid a surprise visit to some sick children. The star midfielder, who has become renowned for his charity work, dropped into the children’s ward at Tameside hospital to hand out some presents...

 
Missing mum and four-year-old son are found safe and well in Ashton-under-Lyne

Missing mum and four-year-old son are found safe and well in Ashton-under-Lyne

Police searching for a missing woman and her four-year-old son say both have been found safe and well in Ashton-under-Lyne. 34-year-old Amy Shorrock and her four-year-old Andrew Shorrock went missing from Tameside at about 12.30pm yesterday. Greater...

 
Grandchildren's appeal after thief mugs vulnerable pensioner on way to meet friends

Grandchildren's appeal after thief mugs vulnerable pensioner on way to meet friends

The grandchildren of an 83-year-old man mugged as he was going to his meet friends is appealing for help to catch the person responsible. Phil Spilby was targeted on Friday night by a thief who grabbed him from behind, and jumped on his back to stop...

 
Teachers at New Charter Academy set to strike over 'oppressive workload'

Teachers at New Charter Academy set to strike over 'oppressive workload'

Teachers at a school in Tameside say they will strike for a second time over their “oppressive workload.” Staff at New Charter Academy in Ashton will walk out for two days this week as part of a bitter ongoing dispute with management. The Academy will...

 
The NHS we all need is facing catastrophic pressure - and doctors say it's a disaster waiting to happen

The NHS we all need is facing catastrophic pressure - and doctors say it's a disaster waiting to happen

Health services in Greater Manchester are facing catastrophic pressure - their worst crisis in recent memory. The MEN has spoken to very senior NHS managers and doctors across many different hospitals. They describe a horrifying picture of a service...

 
Mental health patients forced to wait more than 90 days for treatment in Greater Manchester

Mental health patients forced to wait more than 90 days for treatment in Greater Manchester

Nearly 200 mental health patients have been forced to wait more than 90 DAYS for treatment, the M.E.N. can reveal. Shocking new figures show that those needing access to services in south Manchester face waits longer than almost anywhere in the...

 
Man raped 12-year-old girl at house party

Man raped 12-year-old girl at house party

A man who raped a 12-year-old girl at a house party has been jailed. Connor Freeman, 19, of Victoria Road, Dukinfield , was at a party where he met the young girl. They ended up in a bedroom together where Freeman went on to rape her. The girl...

 
Teachers at New Charter Academy in Ashton walk out over in row over 'oppressive' working conditions

Teachers at New Charter Academy in Ashton walk out over in row over 'oppressive' working conditions

Teachers at New Charter Academy have been out on strike again in row over ‘oppressive’ working conditions. Staff at the Ashton high school walked out on Tuesday in the start of a two-day strike in a dispute over ‘over zealous’ scrutiny of teachers....

 


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