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Further arrest made in connection with Leigh house fire

Officers investigating a fire in Leigh have made a further arrest. On Thursday 25 October, a 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder. He remains in custody for questioning. One count relates to a fire at a house on Montreal

Manchester football match raises £2000 for homelessness fund

A football match between a team of formerly homeless people and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Tameside has raised £2,018 for the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Homelessness Fund. On Sunday 21st October, more than 500 people turned out to support the Emmaus Vs GMP Tameside Charity Football

Specialist officers in Manchester City Centre

Officers are currently responding to reports that an unexploded tank cartridge had been found in Manchester City Centre. Shortly before 10.55am on Wednesday 24 October 2018, police were called to a building site on Newquay Street. Specialist officers are in attendance and evacuations are likely.

Salford project steers young people onto right road

MA pioneering Salford project is steering young people away from organised crime and helping them build more positive futures. STEER, which is run by Salford Foundation, has worked with 15 young men, aged 12 to 17 in its first year and another 13 are currently

TfGM’s ex-chair wins special accolade for lifetime service

Andrew Fender, Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) ex-Chair, has been given the Judges’ Special Award at the Global Light Rail Awards. Only bestowed at the judges’ discretion, the award is given to individuals and organisations that have made a significant difference to a city, region

Man arrested following tampering of Metrolink ticket machine

A man has been arrested at the Abraham Moss Metrolink stop after a ticket machine was tampered with. Shortly after 8.30am on Wednesday police were called by KeolisAmey Metrolink’s Security Manager who had detained a man. Officers from the TravelSafe Partnership (TSP) attended and arrested

Ryanair launches record Manchester S19 Schedule

Ryanair has launched its biggest ever Manchester summer schedule (2019), with 6 new routes to Bordeaux, Gothenburg, Marrakech, Marseille, Nantes & Thessaloniki (63 in total), which will deliver more than 5.4m customers p.a. through Manchester Airport, as Ryanair grows its Manchester traffic by 6% Ryanair’s