Detectives seek out 36 men following violent disorder at a Manchester United home game

Detectives have today (17 November 2021) released images of 36 men they are looking to speak with in connection with violent disorder and protests before the Manchester United v Liverpool match scheduled at Old Trafford football ground on 2 May 2021.  Police were aware of a planned protest at Old Trafford and worked closely alongside… Read More Detectives seek out 36 men following violent disorder at a Manchester United home game

£360m investment to transform rail ticketing across the UK

£360 million will be invested to radically reform and improve passengers’ experience of fares, ticketing, and retailing on the railways.  This will see contactless tap-in and tap-out ticketing at more than 700 stations across the country outside London and the South East, benefitting more than 400 stations across the North. Over the next three years,… Read More £360m investment to transform rail ticketing across the UK

Detectives appeal for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy is stabbed in Hulme

Police appeal for witnesses after a boy aged 16 was stabbed in Manchester. Detectives believe there may have been witnesses to the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Hulme. Officers were called just before 5:30pm on 11 November 2021 to reports a teenager had been stabbed at Quenby Street, Hulme. Emergency services attended and a… Read More Detectives appeal for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy is stabbed in Hulme

Sister act: Sophie and Emma Thompson back new campaign to help charity feed hungry children around the world

Sisters Sophie and Emma Thompson are backing a new campaign, Double The Love, which will help Mary’s Meals to feed even more hungry children living in some of the world’s poorest countries.  Donations made to the charity this winter will be doubled by a group of generous supporters – with up to £1.6 million available to provide nutritious meals at school, attracting children into… Read More Sister act: Sophie and Emma Thompson back new campaign to help charity feed hungry children around the world

Terror threat level severe after taxi bombing in Liverpool at the weekend

The UK Terrorist threat level has gone up one notch from a substantial threat to severe following the terrorist attack where a car blew up in Liverpool. Another bomb was detonated in Sefton Park in Liverpool yesterday according to police. Although a bad situation it could have been a lot worse, the black cab arrived… Read More Terror threat level severe after taxi bombing in Liverpool at the weekend

Local nursery commits to new forest schools approach

Local nursery group, Back to the Garden Childcare, is underlining its commitment to a new forest schools-based approach with the appointment of a dedicated forest schools leader. Outdoor enthusiast and all-round gardening expert Mark Wallis from Sale joins the nursery on a permanent basis to deliver an exciting and engaging new curriculum based around hands-on… Read More Local nursery commits to new forest schools approach

Police appeal for the public’s help to trace the family of a man who died in Stretford

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the family of a man who died in Stretford Michael Graham, 79, passed away at his home address in Norwood Road, Stretford, on 2 November 2021. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone with information about Michael’s next of kin should contact the Police… Read More Police appeal for the public’s help to trace the family of a man who died in Stretford