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Who is the girl with a bag of chips in this never before seen photo of LS Lowry?

Who is the girl with a bag of chips in this never before seen photo of LS Lowry?

These intimate portraits of LS Lowry have never been seen before. And one photo is particularly striking. A beautiful shot shows the artist with an unknown girl with a bag chips on a street in Salford. It was taken in 1966 by a teenager commissioned to t

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 
Restaurant boss found murdered in flat was facing trial over suspected drug dealing

Restaurant boss found murdered in flat was facing trial over suspected drug dealing

An Italian restaurateur found murdered in his home was facing trial after thousands of pounds worth of cocaine and cannabis were discovered in the property. The body of 61-year-old Giuseppi Roncari, who was known as Giorgio Roncari, was found at his two-

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 
Nightclub that has hosted Justin Bieber and Drake has licence suspended after 10 assaults in 12 months

Nightclub that has hosted Justin Bieber and Drake has licence suspended after 10 assaults in 12 months

A city centre nightclub which has hosted the likes of Drake and Justin Bieber has had its licence suspended after 10 assaults in the past 12 months Police called an emergency meeting of Salford’s Licensing Panel after a violent assault at Bijou in Chapel

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 
'Damaged pride and revenge' were behind series of gang shootings that left three injured, court hears

'Damaged pride and revenge' were behind series of gang shootings that left three injured, court hears

‘Damaged pride and revenge’ lay behind a series of shootings which left three men injured, a court heard. Eight men have gone on trial accused of conspiring to possess a firearm which was used in four incidents in October 2015. Jurors in the Manchester C

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 
Masked thugs threaten pub staff with Samurai swords

Masked thugs threaten pub staff with Samurai swords

Masked thugs threatened staff with Samurai swords during raids at two Salford pubs. Three men brandishing weapons burst into the Henry Boddington’s pub on Bolton Road, Swinton , during the first robbery on Sunday April 9. One man, armed with a samurai sw

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 
Pensioner known as 'eyes and ears of her neighbourhood' scoops top community award

Pensioner known as 'eyes and ears of her neighbourhood' scoops top community award

A public-spirited Swinton pensioner known as the ‘eyes and ears’ of her neighbourhood has scooped a top community award. Vera Whitworth, 85, landed the prestigious gong at a glittering ‘Hollywood-style’ awards ceremony which recognised the unsung heroes

Saturday, 12:10 in Regional North West
 

Man seriously hurt in nightclub attack was struck by an axe, police say

A man was attacked with an axe inside a city centre nightclub, it has emerged. The 31-year-old victim was at The Bijou Club, on Chapel Street , which is on the city centre border with Salford , when he was attacked at around 4am . Police and the ambulanc

Monday, 11:32 in Regional North West
 
Stunning drone images show Gothic chapel as you've never seen it before

Stunning drone images show Gothic chapel as you've never seen it before

Drone images show a Grade II listed castle as it has never been seen before. Shrouded by trees, with its tower reaching through the greenery, Agecroft Cemetery Chapel looks like the lonely Gothic retreat of Edward Scissorhands. Admirers have likened it t

Monday, 11:32 in Regional North West
 
The sick cricket coach banned from taking part in vile child sex 'role play'

The sick cricket coach banned from taking part in vile child sex 'role play'

A disgraced former cricket coach has been banned from engaging in sick child sex role play. In a landmark order, John Williams, 54, will face jail again if he goes online to take part in perverted web chats. A court heard how Williams, who lives in Eccle

Monday, 11:32 in Regional North West
 
Man lends 'mate' his van - who then uses it to dump rubbish at fly-tipping grot spot

Man lends 'mate' his van - who then uses it to dump rubbish at fly-tipping grot spot

A man who lent his mate his van was ordered to pay more than £1,000 after he used to it to dump rubbish at a known grot spot. When Sajid Latif Mughal was unable to help Salford council bosses find the man who used his vehicle to fly-tip, he found himself

Monday, 11:32 in Regional North West
 
Crooked club steward invented fake lottery winners in a bid to disguise his thefts

Crooked club steward invented fake lottery winners in a bid to disguise his thefts

A crooked club steward invented fake lottery winners in a bid to disguise his thefts, a court heard. Andrew Swift, 54, was given an £18,500-a-year job at Higher Irlam Social Club back in 2012, as well as family living quarters at the premises. But Manche

Monday, 11:32 in Regional North West
 
Salford council is going to start buying up homes to tackle the city's housing crisis

Salford council is going to start buying up homes to tackle the city's housing crisis

Salford council chiefs are planning to buy scores of homes to help tackle the city’s housing crisis. Town hall bosses are planning to snap up former Right to Buy properties before they hit the open market in a bid to help the city’s most needy. The radic

13 April 2017 in Regional North West
 
Salford councillor stands down after getting £50,000 job as Cheshire's deputy police and crime commissioner

Salford councillor stands down after getting £50,000 job as Cheshire's deputy police and crime commissioner

A Salford councillor who faced calls to quit the town hall after landing a top job as Cheshire’s deputy police and crime commissioner has stepped down. Labour’s Sareda Dirir was handed the £50,000-a-year position despite a panel finding she had only...

13 April 2017 in Regional North West
 
Arsonist banned from going near Salford tower block for six years

Arsonist banned from going near Salford tower block for six years

A trucker who carried out a series of arson attacks on a Salford tower block has been banned from setting foot near the building. Mariusz Wieczorek, 44, who had a parking grudge put scores of lives at risk and told investigators he could be a 'fire-breat

13 April 2017 in Regional North West
 
Drunk driver with 100 previous convictions fled house party and led police on high-speed chase through Salford

Drunk driver with 100 previous convictions fled house party and led police on high-speed chase through Salford

A drunk driver who ‘fled a house party’ and sped through Salford in a high speed police chase has been jailed for two years. Steven Matthews, who had 100 previous convictions, raced his car around the city at 70mph in 20mph zones while officers pursued h

13 April 2017 in Regional North West
 


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