Greater Manchester Police

Man seriously injured after attack at Texaco garage in Blackley

A man has been left seriously injured after being attacked with a weapon at a petrol station in Blackley .<p>The incident happened at the Texaco garage …

Manchester

Westhoughton: Former football coach jailed for abusing boys

<b>A former coach who abused boys at a Greater Manchester sports centre has been jailed for seven years.</b><p>Michael Coleman, 75, of Glaister Lane, Bolton was sentenced at Bolton Crown Court after an investigation into non-recent sexual abuse in sport.<p>Coleman, who was the manager of Westhoughton Sports …

Manchester

Major road near Rivington closed after 'serious' crash

A road has been closed near Rivington following a serious accident, say police.<p>Blackrod Bypass Road has been closed in both directions between …

Manchester

UPDATED WITH EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Three car collision being investigated

Date published: 19 July 2018<p>The scene after the Manchester Road crash earlier today<p>Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that officers responded …

Manchester

Boy, 15, on sex assault charges

After being charged yesterday morning, the boy was sent to magistrates' court. He was then bailed to appear at Bolton Youth Court on Wednesday, …

Manchester

Saddleworth Moor fire is out after more than three weeks

<b>The wildfire near Saddleworth Moor is fully out and fire crews have left the scene, the fire service has said.</b><p>Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said it has scaled back in the last week from three fires in Tameside, Bolton and Denshaw and has now withdrawn all firefighters.<p>The blaze …

Saddleworth Moor

Sunderland man found guilty of sending racist tweet to Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney

A Sunderland man has admitted sending a racist tweet to Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney.<p>Calvin White, 25, of Hollycarrside Road, sent the abusive …

Social Media

Gangster's body exhumed after two raids by grave robbers

The body of a gangster who worked for Britain’s most infamous crime family has been exhumed by police after his grave was desecrated twice in a week.<p>Billy Isaac’s resting place is thought to have been dug up by grave robbers who were hoping to find expensive jewellery hidden among his remains.<p>The …

Crime

Manchester Airport passengers return home to find cars smashed up in 'safe and secure' car park

Horrified holidaymakers returned home to find their cars parked in a 'safe and secure' airport car park smashed into by thieves.<p>Travellers returning …

Crime (UK)

A man in custody dies after a police officer admits to attacking him

A man died in police custody on 7 July after he was detained for breaching the peace. Greater Manchester Police arrived at Andre Moura’s property in …

Crime

Motorcyclist dies after collision at junction

Police say a white Ford Fiesta and a blue Suzuki SV motorcycle collided as the car began to turn into the junction.<p>The rider of the Suzuki, who had …

Manchester

Robbers on mopeds strike in Prestwich

ROBBERS riding on mopeds are striking in St Mary's Park in Prestwich.<p>Greater Manchester Police has said it has received numerous calls regarding …

Manchester

Man detained for being drunk and disorderly in Aldi car park

Police were called to the store's car park at around 2.50pm on Sunday.<p>A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "We have had a man who has had …

Manchester

Helicopter search in Tonge Fold for missing person from Salford

Residents reported seeing a police helicopter and police cars in the area.<p>A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "The helicopter is …

Manchester

Investigation launched after man dies in police custody in Manchester

An investigation has been launched after a man died in police custody following the use of CS spray during his arrest.<p>The man was found to be unresponsive in the back of the police van by the time he arrived at the custody station following a journey of about four miles.<p>He was later pronounced dead …

Crime

Saddleworth Moor Fire Being Treated As Arson, Police Confirm

Breaking.<p>The Saddleworth Moor fire that has raged for more than 10 days is now being treated as arson, police confirmed on Wednesday.<p>Greater …

Saddleworth Moor

Travellers leave Wigan park

Travellers have been evicted from a park in Wigan.

Manchester

Over 30 Homes Evacuated Near England's Manchester Due To Raging Fire

Greater Manchester Police said on Wednesday that an area 6 kilometres long had been affected and it had evacuated 34 homes in the village of Carrbrook<p>…

Manchester

Two arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs

Two suspects were arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.<p>Greater Manchester Police has said that high profile patrols will …

Manchester

Man in his 40s hit by car

A MAN was hit by a car last night, Sunday.<p>Police were sent to the junction of the East Lancashire Road and Newton Road at around 8.20pm after a …

Cheshire

Greater Manchester Police 'knew boy was with paedophile'

<b>Senior detectives chose not to intervene after officers saw a boy enter the house of a known paedophile, a watchdog has confirmed.</b><p>Police were carrying out surveillance of Dominic Noonan, a Manchester gangland figure, when they saw the teenager enter his home in 2011.<p>They contacted their Greater …

Manchester

Car wrecked in arson attack

A suspected arson attack on a car on a residential street has been tackled by firefighters.

Manchester

Teacher attacked at school on final exam day

One pupil told how their first thought was worrying about how they could escape as a second boy joined in the incident and police were called.<p>A …

Manchester

Access to the Rochdale Canal in Manchester city centre to close at night after young man's death

A stretch of canal in Manchester City Centre's being closed off at night - following the deaths of two teenagers.<p>A body believed to be that of …

England

Two missing people found after police search

Two people who were reported missing were found following a large police operation.<p>Several emergency vehicles were sent to Leigh after Greater …

Manchester

Boy dies and three others hurt in Rochdale field

<b>A teenage boy has died and three other teenagers have been taken to hospital following an "incident" in a field, police have said.</b><p>Officers received reports about the boy's welfare near Dewhirst Road in Rochdale, shortly before 11:15 BST.<p>"Inquiries into whether there were any suspicious …

Manchester

Man captured by police after helicopter search

And Greater Manchester Police's Bolton North division revealed they were out looking for a white man wearing a grey dirty t-shirt and navy Adidas …

Manchester

Police cordon off Wigan road after four vehicle collision

Two people have been rushed to hospital after being freed from the wreckage of a four car pile-up<p>Police were called to Central Park Way in Wigan …

Manchester

Police hunt pair after burglary near Deane Golf Club

POLICE are scouring the area around Deane Golf Club after a house was burgled nearby.<p>The incident is said to have involved two men suspected of …

Manchester

Ex-police officer from Bolton faces trial for indecent images charges

A FORMER Greater Manchester police officer from Bolton faces a trial in connection with indecent images of children.<p>Steven Halliwell, aged 43, has …

Manchester