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Campaigners block Trafford Centre traffic in protest over still-unopened A57 bridge

Protesters against traffic caused by a closed road and bridge in Trafford have let their feelings be known - by causing traffic in Trafford. Led by Alan Whitehead - who on Tuesday drove over the yet-to-open A57 bridge - the group blocked the road and...

9 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Hundreds of residents object to plans to build 240 homes on former sewage works

Residents have objected to controversial plans for a new housing estate on the site of a former sewage works. Bellway Homes and United Utilities are aiming to develop 40 acres of the old Swinton Wastewater Treatment Works and surrounding land with 241...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Prince William and Kate visit Manchester: Duchess looks striking in red dress as she speaks to schoolchildren

The Duchess of Cambridge blended seamlessly with pupils from a Salford primary school in a striking red dress. Accompanied by Prince William , she met with youngsters from The Friars Primary School, Salford , at MediaCity – and her outfit matched...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Bomb disposal unit was called after reports of 'suspicious package' in Salford

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now The bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious package was found in Salford. Police officers and the bomb disposal unit...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Rebel driver films himself going over the new Irwell crossing - the bridge between Salford and Trafford...

This is the moment a man took the law into his own hands - driving across a closed bridge in protest over the disruption it’s causing for commuters. Rebel motorist Alan Whitehead, 49, has told the M.E.N he ‘doesn’t care’ if he’s arrested after...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 
Two young men and teenage girl arrested after BMW crash death of Callum Steadman

Two young men and teenage girl arrested after BMW crash death of Callum Steadman

Two young men and a teenage girl have been arrested in connection with the road death of a popular supermarket worker. Officers investigating the death of pedestrian Callum Steadman, 28, who was knocked down by a BMW in Harpurhey on Friday night,...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 
Karl Harrison was 'murdered because of bad blood over a woman' - court told

Karl Harrison was 'murdered because of bad blood over a woman' - court told

A man murdered a love rival to ‘exact his revenge’ for being in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, a court heard. Anton Farrell, 23, is standing trial alongside co-defendant Jack Modlinsky, 21, accused of murdering 19-year-old Karl Harrison. Both...

7 December 2017 in Regional North West
 
Former Women's Aid worker 'wickedly' accused a police officer of raping her... and his world fell apart

Former Women's Aid worker 'wickedly' accused a police officer of raping her... and his world fell apart

A woman who “wickedly” accused an innocent police detective of raping her has been jailed for two years and three months. Halina Khan’s false claim caused suffering and distress to the officer, whom she had never met. The detective constable was...

5 December 2017 in Regional North West
 
Who is 'Ian Allen'? The mystery man wanted in connection with five TONNES of drugs brought in to Manchester

Who is 'Ian Allen'? The mystery man wanted in connection with five TONNES of drugs brought in to Manchester

This mystery man is wanted by Britain’s answer to the FBI in connection with a multi-million pound cocaine conspiracy. An organised crime gang is suspected of importing up to FIVE TONNES of drugs into the UK via a freight forwarding company based near...

5 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Mobike expands parking zone - and Salford is back on the map

Mobike has moved back into Salford after ‘rebooting’ its bike hire scheme and expanding the area where users can park them. Last month, bosses at Mobike , which launched in June, took all its distinctive silver and orange bikes off the streets -...

5 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Grieving husband was WRONGLY branded a cheat because of a mistake at the inquest into his wife's suicide

A grieving husband was falsely branded a cheat after his wife’s suicide note was misunderstood by a senior detective. Nicole Putney, a 32-year-old American-born vet, took her own life in the Novotel hotel in Worsley. She left behind a note, part of...

5 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

The absolutely shocking evidence of a mouse infestation in a Salford convenience store

Nibbled Kit Kats, chewed bags of crisps and sandwiches 26 days out of date were found on sale at a Salford convenience store. The culprits were an infestation of mice which put the public at risk of salmonella, a court heard. An environmental health...

5 December 2017 in Regional North West
 

Mum was hauled before courts for taking son out of school when he had similar asthma attacks to those that...

A grieving mother who faced jail after she was accused of letting her child play truant from school has been cleared of wrongdoing after it emerged he was being treated in hospital for a string of severe asthma attacks. Nicola Newns, 39, had already...

4 December 2017 in Regional North West
 


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