Police have closed off parts of Stockport Road in Levenshulme after reports of 'a gunman in the area'. Armed police have been seen combing the area.
Officers were called to Carrill Grove, a side road next to the Subway store on Stockport Road, at 3.30pm this afternoon.
A man had called police saying there was a man with a gun outside his house on Carrill Grove. Police are currently searching the area - residents being asked to stay indoors.
Turning wet and windy in the north overnight. Drier elsewhere. Another mild day on Saturday, especially in the south in any sunshine. WindyRead the full story ›
Police looking for two robbers who wielded a machete and broken pool cue have released footage of an attack on the Strawberry Duck pub on Crabtree Lane in Clayton.
Mild start to the weekend but fairly strong & gusty winds. An unsettled spell overnight into Sunday, clearer yet colder laterRead the full story ›
A man has been jailed for nine years after stashing pistols, a silencer and ammunition at his elderly parents' home in Moston.
Anthony Filz hid a gun used by the Czechoslovakian army in the 1960s inside a rucksack. The bag also contained a self-loading pistol.
Cloudier in the north and west, brighter in the south and east. Mild and dry for most areas. Winds picking up.Read the full story ›
A convicted child rapist was allowed to land a job delivering post to schools and businesses due to an admin blunder.Read the full story ›
Civic and community leaders have published a letter calling on the people of Manchester to 'ignore' the EDL protest this weekend. The pressure group will gather in the city centre on Saturday.
Police Commissioner Tony Lloyd and and the Bishop of Manchester are amongst the people who've signed the letter. A vigil will also be held at Manchester Cathedral later.
Generally cloudy and breezy but mainly dry and mildRead the full story ›
Jean Stroud-Mort, from Bolton has travelled to the Falklands for the first time since her husband John was killed there 32 years ago. John died when his ship was hit by an exocet missile. He was just twenty years old. She said talking to Falkland Islanders gave her an insight into their experiences of the conflict.