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Three more tower blocks in Salford will have cladding stripped

Three more tower blocks in Salford will have cladding stripped

A social housing provider is set to remove cladding from three of its tower blocks in Salford. The move by Salix Homes comes after town hall bosses said they were planning to remove panelling from nine blocks managed for them by Pendleton Together, in th

Monday, 12:28 in Regional North West
 

The homeless people living on the banks of the Salford Canal - and fishing for their food

Stuart Potts is sitting on a sofa by the banks of the Bridgewater Canal in Eccles. Abba is blaring from his stereo. Against his leg is propped a fishing rod, he’s fired up a barbecue and drinks from a bottle of water. His friend ‘Russian John’ sits by hi

Sunday, 19:56 in Regional North West
 

Huge job of removing cladding from Salford tower blocks starts - and it'll cost millions

Work on removing cladding from nine Salford tower blocks has started as town hall bosses revealed that it will cost millions of pounds. Each of the high rise buildings in Pendleton has cladding containing aluminium composite material. Similar cladding wa

Sunday, 17:13 in Regional North West
 

Salford church gutted by huge fire could be rebuilt within two years

A historic Salford church which was ravaged by a huge fire will ‘live again’ after a huge restoration. Architects Buttress have been appointed to take on the rebuilding of the Grade II listed Church of Ascension in Lower Broughton , which dates back to 1

Saturday, 15:01 in Regional North West
 
Woman, 18, grabbed and dragged into alleyway in Salford

Woman, 18, grabbed and dragged into alleyway in Salford

A young woman was grabbed and dragged into an alleyway in what police have called a ‘truly shocking incident’. The male attacker followed the 18-year-old over the swing bridge on Barton Road in Peel Green, Eccles , before briefly disappearing under a can

Saturday, 11:18 in Regional North West
 

Cladding to be removed from NINE Salford tower blocks after Grenfell Tower fire

Cladding is to be removed from NINE tower blocks in Salford after the Grenfell Tower fire, the M.E.N understands. Each of the high-rise buildings in Pendleton has cladding containing aluminium composite material. Similar cladding was used in Grenfell Tow

Friday, 16:27 in Regional North West
 
Hospital firm tells people injured in Manchester Arena attack they still have to pay to watch TV

Hospital firm tells people injured in Manchester Arena attack they still have to pay to watch TV

A company supplying television to hospital patients has been criticised for refusing to offer it free to those injured in the Manchester Arena attack. Hospedia, the private firm behind the bedside TV and phone system, was contacted by a member of staff a

Friday, 14:44 in Regional North West
 
Woman arrested following death of Karl Harrison who died after being stabbed

Woman arrested following death of Karl Harrison who died after being stabbed

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested after a teenager died following a street fight in Salford. A murder probe has been launched after Karl Harrison was stabbed during an ‘altercation’ outside a home on Bradley Avenue in Lower Kersal on Monday evening.

21 June 2017 in Regional North West
 
Murder investigation launched after man dies of stab wounds to legs following 'altercation' outside house in Salford

Murder investigation launched after man dies of stab wounds to legs following 'altercation' outside house...

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man stabbed in a street fight in Salford. The man’s legs were slashed during an ‘altercation’ in Lower Kersal on Monday evening. Detectives believe there was a disturbance outside a house

20 June 2017 in Regional North West
 
Police discover woman's body in Salford park

Police discover woman's body in Salford park

A woman has been found dead in a park in Salford. Police were called to reports of a body being found in Buile Hill Park in Seedley this morning (Tuesday). Officers at the scene, on Eccles Old Road, discovered the body of a woman believed to be aged in h

20 June 2017 in Regional North West
 

Shocking video shows louts flinging furniture from the 11th floor of a luxury block of flats

Extraordinary mobile phone footage shows furniture being flung from the eleventh floor window of a luxury quayside flat. Items, including a mattress and a chest of drawers, can be seen plummeting 110ft to the street below before shattering across the roa

20 June 2017 in Regional North West
 
The gangster 'who ordered Paul Massey shooting' and the handshake in Dubai that could end a deadly feud

The gangster 'who ordered Paul Massey shooting' and the handshake in Dubai that could end a deadly feud

The gangster believed to have ordered the assassination of Salford ‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey has shaken hands with one of his rivals following ‘peace talks’ in Dubai, it is believed. He fled to Spain after Mr Massey, 55, was shot five times with a sub-machine

20 June 2017 in Regional North West
 
Men 'armed with knives' storm Asda supermarket in Salford and demand cash in terrifying raid

Men 'armed with knives' storm Asda supermarket in Salford and demand cash in terrifying raid

Staff at an Asda store in Salford were left terrified when armed men burst in demanding money. Police were called at 11.18pm on Friday to the supermarket on Great Cheetham Street East, Higher Broughton after three men, who were reportedly carrying knives

20 June 2017 in Regional North West
 
Officer and manager at Forest Bank prison arrested as part of theft investigation

Officer and manager at Forest Bank prison arrested as part of theft investigation

A officer and a manager at Forest Bank prison in Salford have been arrested by police as part of a theft investigation. Both men have been suspended from the prison pending the outcome of the Greater Manchester Police probe. The M.E.N. understands the in

16 June 2017 in Regional North West
 


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