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Green light to convert Grade-II listed Monton schoolhouse into flats Green light to convert Grade-II listed Monton schoolhouse into flats
By Tom Rodgers History by Tony Flynn Part of a Grade-II listed former schoolhouse is to be turned into luxury apartments in Monton.City planners have greenlit proposals by Cheshire-based European Property Investments Ltd to convert 14,843 square feet of the imposing sandstone Stableford Hall into one one-bed flat, eight two-bed flats, and three three-bed flats. Stableford Hall is part of the Monton Green Conversation Area and sits behind Grade-II* listed Monton Unitarian Church, ba...
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Transport advice for the Greater Manchester MarathonTransport advice for the Greater Manchester...
Around 10,000 runners are expected to compete in this weekend’s ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon, which will result in some chang...
A666 closed: Elderly woman hospitalised in Clifton collisionA666 closed: Elderly woman hospitalised in...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by Norman Frederickson Police have closed the A666 Manchester Road in Clifton after an elderly woman wa...
Worsley swimmers to splash out tonight in cancer fundraiseWorsley swimmers to splash out tonight...
By Josh Dyson 20 children aged between eight and 16 are taking on a challenge to finish 200 lengths to raise money for Marie Cu...
Reality Party reveal new candidate for Worsley and Eccles SouthReality Party reveal new candidate for...
By Josh Dyson Just 20 days before the 2015 General Election, We Are the Reality Party have unveiled Mags McNally as their new h...
M60 overnight closures at Eccles cancelledM60 overnight closures at Eccles cancelled
By Mark Bright Planned closures of the M60 at Eccles starting this weekend have been postponed indefinitely by Highways England...
Trafford Road to close for Manchester Marathon this SundayTrafford Road to close for Manchester...
Due to the routing of the Manchester Marathon, Trafford Road, Salford will close at the Trafford Road bridge on Sunday 19 April to...
Pictured: Man wanted after gang attack police officer in Salford and steal his bike Pictured: Man wanted after gang attack...
By Tom Rodgers A police officer was set upon by a gang of five people after he tried to arrested a suspected drug dealer.
TV Licence discount for blind Salford residentsTV Licence discount for blind Salford...
Anybody in Salford, who is registered as blind (severely sight impaired), or lives with someone who is, should make sure they are ...
 Register to vote in Salford – even in your pyjamas Register to vote in Salford...
Laptop, tick, mobile phone, tick, coffee, tick – election staff at Salford City Council are all prepared for the midnight hour on ...
Biker suffers head injuries in Boothstown crashBiker suffers head injuries in Boothstown...
By Tom Rodgers and Tony Flynn Picture by @Ciderman10 A motorcyclist is recovering from head injuries and broken bones after co...
University therapists launch app to improve wellbeingUniversity therapists launch app to improve...
A team of occupational therapists at the University of Salford are having success in the tech world with a new app, Occubuzz, whic...
Swinton man, 20, jailed for year-long shoplifting spreeSwinton man, 20, jailed for year-long...
By Tony Flynn A 20-year-old man has been jailed for six months after being caught on CCTV shoplifting from a Swinton supermarke...
54-year-old woman dies after fall from Eccles M602 bridge 54-year-old woman dies after fall from...
By Tom Rodgers Pictures by Jon Grieves and Albert@itookyourpic.com A 54-year-old woman has tragically died after falling from ...
Woman in critical condition after falling 30ft from M602 Eccles bridgeWoman in critical condition after falling...
By Tom Rodgers Pictures by Albert@itookyourpic.com and Jon Grieves A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after plungi...
Jailed: Thieves posing as charity workers who robbed elderly Salford blind manJailed: Thieves posing as charity workers...
A pair of heartless theives who tricked elderly people out of cash including a blind Salford grandfather have been jailed.
Drug arrests and cars seized in Salford raidDrug arrests and cars seized in...
By Tom Rodgers Pictures by Dawne Sheldrick-Keating Two men have been arrested for drugs offences and two cars seized after pol...
Update: Descriptions of men released in Salford Iceland armed robberyUpdate: Descriptions of men released in...
By Tom Rodgers Police have released more information about two masked men who tried to rob a supermarket in Salford armed with ...
Salford canal rape claim was fake, say policeSalford canal rape claim was fake,...
By Tom Rodgers A woman who reported being raped on a canal tow path in Eccles was making it up, say Greater Manchester Police.
Ex-Irlam Primary School headteacher guilty of stealing school fundsEx-Irlam Primary School headteacher guilty of...
By Mark Bright A Salford primary school headteacher has been found guilty of stealing from the school's accounts.
Election 2015: Get your questions in for Salford and Eccles hustingsElection 2015: Get your questions in...
By Joe Harker Residents have just 24 hours to add their questions to the Salford and Eccles General Election hustings taking pl...
Sew happy: Salford great-gran, 88, gets new lease of life in Little HultonSew happy: Salford great-gran, 88, gets...
By Joe Saldado An 88-year-old great grandmother who suffered a devastating personal loss has been given a happy new home.
Pictured: Police hunt 'dangerous' woman who terrorised staff in Salford robberyPictured: Police hunt 'dangerous' woman who...
By Tom Rodgers Police have issued CCTV images of a woman they want to speak to in connection with an armed robbery at a conveni...
Winton lad has mountain to climb for St Ann's HospiceWinton lad has mountain to climb...
By Andy Buckley Personal trainer Jordan Lang is getting his gym clients in peak fitness by scaling Mount Snowdon.
Pictured: 'Explosion and fireball' at Coronation Street was special effectsPictured: 'Explosion and fireball' at Coronation...
By Tom Rodgers Pictures by @steryder74 and @RonnyAndersson A huge explosion and fire at the Coronation Street set in Salford h...
Appeal: Men armed with hammer attempt robbery at Salford IcelandAppeal: Men armed with hammer attempt...
By Tom Rodgers Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two men in balaclavas tried to rob a supermarket in Sal...
Man arrested for immigration offences in Swinton after mums catch him taking pictures of girls in Victoria ParkMan arrested for immigration offences in...
By Tom Rodgers A man has been arrested for immigration offences after being spotted taking photographs of children in a Swinton...
Inquest hears tragic death of 23-year-old man in WalkdenInquest hears tragic death of 23-year-old...
By Josh Dyson A 23-year-old man was found dead by his landlord at a flat in Walkden, Bolton Coroner's Court has heard.
Woman 'smoking in bed' sparks Salford house blazeWoman 'smoking in bed' sparks Salford...
Two people had a narrow escape in Broughton after a discarded cigarette sparked a bedroom fire in the early hours of this morning,...
M60 to close at Eccles, Worsley and Swinton overnightM60 to close at Eccles, Worsley...
By Mark Bright Drivers are being warned that parts of the M60 at Eccles, Worsley and Swinton are to close overnight for six day...
Appeal to find family of Steven Hodgkinson, 57, who died at Little Hulton hospiceAppeal to find family of Steven...
By Tony Flynn The Police Coroner's Office has issued an appeal to find the family of a man who passed away at St Ann's Hospice ...
Woman, 33, raped in 'horrific and deeply  traumatic' attack on Salford canal pathWoman, 33, raped in 'horrific and...
By Tom Rodgers Police have launched an investigation after a woman was raped on a canal tow path in Salford.
Election 2015: Walkden to host Leaders Debate-style hustingsElection 2015: Walkden to host Leaders...
By Josh Dyson and Tom Rodgers School places, crime and transport will be the hot topics when Walkden hosts a political hustings...
Salford women urged to enter Cancer Research charity raceSalford women urged to enter Cancer...
Salford women fired up by the arrival of spring are being urged to channel their energy into training for Cancer Research UK’s Rac...
 Local opticians show Egg-cellent support for SuperJosh charity Local opticians show Egg-cellent support...
Alan Miller Optometrists has raised a cracking £70 this Easter for Greater Manchester children’s cancer charity SuperJosh, which s...
Still missing - but do not approach: Lee Fanning, 40, from CadisheadStill missing - but do not...
By Tom Rodgers Police are appealing for any information on a man reported missing from Cadishead in Salford three days ago.
Van smash into parked car in Clifton causes rush-hour delaysVan smash into parked car in...
By Josh Dyson Picture by Norman Frederickson An accident on a busy stretch of road in Clifton this morning caused rush-hour de...
Missing Lee Fanning - updateMissing Lee Fanning - update
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Missing from home - Lee FanningMissing from home - Lee Fanning
Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing man from Cadishead.
Salford pilot breaks world record in Air Ambulance fundraiseSalford pilot breaks world record in...
By Josh Dyson A flying instructor at Mainair Flying School at Barton's City Airport has broken the world record for the number ...
Roadworks: Liverpool Road in Irlam to shut this weekendRoadworks: Liverpool Road in Irlam to...
By Mark Bright Pictures by Phil Hogan Drivers are being warned to expect delays in Irlam this weekend as parts of Liverpool Ro...
Paramedic stress levels 'reaching dangerous levels' say unionParamedic stress levels 'reaching dangerous levels'...
A Unison report has revealed the scale of stress among ambulance workers in the North West.
£79,000 bill for jailed Salford lonely hearts scammer£79,000 bill for jailed Salford lonely...
By Mark Bright A Nigerian father of three jailed for his part in an online dating scam has been ordered to pay back over £70,00...
Chinese businessman rapped for Salford fly tippingChinese businessman rapped for Salford fly...
A Stockport businessman who sold mobile phone accessories and e-cigarettes has been hit with a bill of £1,415 for dumping business...
Salford teen wins Cream of the Community awardSalford teen wins Cream of the...
Creamline Dairies, the long established, Trafford based family company has announced that Salford teenager Ethan Evans,13, is the...
Appeal: Women arrested for attempted murder in M60 smashAppeal: Women arrested for attempted murder...
By Josh Dyson Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision on the M60 resulted in three people being taken to h...
Youth arrested and off-road bikes seized in Winton chaseYouth arrested and off-road bikes seized...
By Tom Rodgers Youths racing off-road and quad bikes around the Winton estate in Eccles have been arrested and their bikes seiz...
Irlam fire cadets raise vital funds to buy life saving equipment for their community Irlam fire cadets raise vital funds...
On Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Irlam Community Fire Cadets attended Tesco in Irlam to fundraise for a Community Automated Externa...
Swinton swimming ace Hannah Payton wows at Down Syndrome European ChampionshipsSwinton swimming ace Hannah Payton wows...
Swimming superstar Hannah Payton picked up bronze and silver medals last weekend at the Down Syndrome European Championships in So...
Worsley phone scam prompts police warningWorsley phone scam prompts police warning
Officers are warning people across Greater Manchester to be aware of telephone scams after police received four calls within two h...
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