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17th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Boy, 16, dies while swimming in Salford Quays with friends

Police have repeated warnings about swimming in open water following the death of a teenage boy on Saturday.  The 16 year old is believed to...


9th February 2022 | By David Smith

Police respond to deadly three weeks of knife crime by increasing stop and search powers

Greater Manchester Police have increased their stop and search powers after three fatal stabbings in three weeks.   Over the weekend police stopped and searched...


2nd February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘Sadistic’ Oldham couple jailed after violent torture leaves ex-partner scarred for life

An Oldham man has been left scarred for life after the violent kidnapping and assault last summer

Police Cordon after terrorism arrests

30th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Deansgate ‘terrorism’ arrests trigger travel chaos in city centre for commuters

Two men arrested on suspicion of terror offences on Deansgate yesterday have been released without charge and police say they are treating the incident as irresponsible behaviour. Greater Manchester...


18th April 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Deputy Mayor says funding to prevent knife crime is ‘barely a sticking plaster’

The Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester has criticised the Home Secretary for breaking promises and abandoning communities as emergency knife crime funding is confirmed.  Greater...


19th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Man who fled hospital with drip still attached is jailed for drug offences

A man who sneaked out of hospital with a drip attached to his arm to evade police has been jailed for drug offences. Paul Johnson...


6th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Greater Manchester Police to use stop and search to combat knife crime

Greater Manchester Police have released a statement on how they will tackle knife crime in the city. This comes as news breaks that two teenagers...

Police patrol student area

14th December 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Student Safe campaign aims to reduce student related crime

The years spent at university can be the more exciting, formative and inspiring time of anyone life. Whether it’s creating new relationships, developing independence or...


13th November 2018 | By Isaac Dixon

Campaign launched to make Fallowfield a safer place to live

Do you live in Fallowfield or know somebody that does? If so, you are probably aware of how unsafe the neighbourhood is. You have probably...


10th October 2018 | By Amy Vieira

New-born baby’s life saved by GMP officers after parents feared he was choking

Two Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers were unexpectedly called to help save the life of six-day-old baby Isaac after he started having breathing issues. PC...