Officers investigating the "heartbreaking" case of a baby girl found dead in woodland say they've named the baby Pearl, meaning "precious"Read the full story ›
A police psychologist has appealed directly to the mother of a baby whose body was found in Greater Manchester to come forward.
The newborn baby was found in woodland in Heywood near George Street early yesterday.
Police have now confirmed the child was a baby girl.
A Moses basket was taken away from the scene and flowers have been left by residents.
The psychologists appeal is read a member of the police team:
- If you are the mother or are calling on her behalf please contact the police psychologist on 07387705768
Police are appealing for information on the mother of a dead baby found in a field in Greater Manchester and are concerned for her welfare.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after the body of a newborn baby was found in a field.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after the body of what's thought to be a newborn baby has been found in a field in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
Investigations are underway after a man was shot tonight in Greater Manchester.
Police were called to Pleasant Street in Heywood shortly after 7pm last night to reports a man had been wounded in the leg.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Officers are now searching for the offender and say a large police presence will be in the area ‘for some time’.
A grieving widow told an inquest how she ‘knew’ her husband had died when she saw pictures of police attending an emergency on Facebook.Read the full story ›
A 78-year-old pedestrian has died after he was hit by a car when crossing a road in Heywood.Read the full story ›
A Heywood pub must pay out more than £8,000 for illegally showing Sky Sports to customers without the correct licence.Read the full story ›
A gun has been recovered overnight after armed police responded to reports of a man with a firearm in Heywood, near Rochdale, on Tuesday.Read the full story ›