29th January 2020 | By karthiknair

Students get ‘hippy crack’ from corner stores selling it as whipped cream chargers

‘Hippy crack’ continues to flood Manchester’s streets as stores and online services sell them under the guise of whipped cream chargers. The shiny metal cannisters contain...


12th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Thieves steal 70 Christmas trees and specialist equipment from shop in Sale

More than 70 Christmas trees were stolen from a shop in Sale in the run-up to Christmas. The thieves struck at 10.30pm and made three...


11th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Somali charity worker named Volunteer of the Year at Be Proud awards 2019

Ahmed Mohamud was taken by complete surprise when he was awarded at the Be Proud Awards in the Volunteer of the Year category. “Volunteering is...


10th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Pollution of rivers in Manchester is a common problem, says Environment Agency

The pollution of rivers in Manchester is an annual occurrence, according to the Mersey Rivers Trust. Mike Duddy, senior project manager at Mersey Rivers Trust...


9th December 2019 | By karthiknair

BBC rolls out free digital resources to help improve communication among young children

The Tiny Happy People initiative seeks to bridge the communication gap among Greater Manchester pre-schoolers. The initiative, which was started by the Greater Manchester Combined...


7th November 2019 | By karthiknair

The creepy and disturbing haunted spaces at Ordsall Hall

Sounds of children laughing and mysterious apparitions are not uncommon to Ordsall Hall in Salford. Its history may not be tainted in blood and the...


23rd October 2019 | By karthiknair

Syrian doctor who escaped Assad regime sets up charity in UK to help orphans

Dr Najib Edal was operating on a patient in Syria in 2012 when a nurse warned him that soldiers of the Assad regime had entered his home...


16th October 2019 | By karthiknair

New action plan launched to help stem shock rise in hate crime in Manchester

A new hate crime plan has been launched after figures revealed a 14% rise in such crimes between 2018 and 2019 in Greater Manchester. There...