11th April 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Why you will see more armed police at summer events in the city this year

GMP’s Specialist Operation Branch – the team responsible for armed policing in Greater Manchester – will be providing increased visibility of officers throughout patrols of...


20th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Today is the first day of spring 2019: but just what is the vernal equinox?

So what is an equinox? The word comes from Latin, meaning roughly ‘equal night’. The vernal equinox usually occurs around 21 March in the northern hemisphere...