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Sophisticated crime group jailed for more than 70 years

A sophisticated drug operation was foiled after a suitcase full of cash and high purity cocaine was discovered at a man’s house in Salford. The head of the operation, Robert Foxen, spent hour’s co-ordinating the ‘trusted’ dealers and suppliers using military-grade encrypted phones to evade

£130k renovations for war memorials across Stockport

Stockport Council are investing £130,000 to help ensure that our war memorials are in a good condition so that we and future generations can continue to remember those who fought for our freedom, many paying the ultimate sacrifice. Works are currently taking place, or have

Youngsters receive GMP awards for fundraising efforts

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has recognised a young duo for their fantastic fundraising efforts in the face of adversity. Ibrahim Yousaf and Sophie Anderson have raised thousands of pounds for local charities despite the tough situations they are experiencing. Ibrahim, 12, has a severe medical

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.