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Manchester woman who sexually abused a young child is jailed

An Ancoats  woman has been jailed for inciting a child to engage in sexual activity. Eileen McBrien (02/05/1956), of Troutbeck Avenue, has today (Thursday 3 January 2018) been sentenced at Manchester Crown Square to six years in prison. She was previously found guilty of one

David Olusoga OBE becomes Professor at The University of Manchester

Historian, broadcaster and film-maker David Olusoga has joined The University of Manchester as a Professor of Public History. David, who presented the BBC’s landmark series Civilisations in 2018 alongside Simon Schama and Mary Beard, is one of the UK’s foremost historians whose main subject areas are empire, race

Salford City Council agrees new pay for employees

Salford City Council is the first organisation in the north west to officially reach a collective agreement to fully implement the national pay agreement. It is all part of the national pay agreement, which introduces a new national pay spine in April 2019 . A

Manchester takeaway stripped of licence

In recent months Chickadoo, in Rochdale Road, has been subject to action both by Manchester City Council’s Licensing and Out of Hours Team as well as Greater Manchester Police. Initially complaints were made to the council about the noise created by the takeaway’s extractor fan.

Prolific burglar banned from Manchester city centre

A prolific burglar is banned from entering Manchester City Centre after being given a Criminal Behaviour Order. Francis Connelly (10/06/63) was released from prison last week (Tuesday 11 December 2018), having been jailed in April for burglary. The incidents which saw him jailed, took place

Manchester police’s Christmas community lunch hailed a success

Last week, Thursday 13 December 2018, Greater Manchester Police held the annual community Christmas lunch at Force Headquarters. Officers from across the Force nominated people from their local area to celebrate together with a festive afternoon of food, conversation and laughter hosted by Chief Constable

£99,000 escape boost for Salford domestic abuse survivors

Salford City Council is celebrating after winning over £99,000 to provide safe space accommodation for women and men fleeing domestic abuse. The funding will help people who currently do not automatically qualify for emergency accommodation and who might feel they have no choice but to