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Manchester Arena: the work GMP is doing to bring those responsible to justice

A year after the Arena bombing the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester is trying to reassure families he is doing all he can to bring those responsible to justice. On Tuesday (May 22nd) he will join some of them at a special service at Manchester cathedral. The Prime Minister will also be there. The Chief Constable shared his thoughts 12 months on with Lucy Meacock, starting with the families of those killed and injured:


Fish return to the River Medlock after £250k restoration project

Credit: Environment Agency

The Environment Agency say fish have returned to a stretch of the River Medlock in Greater Manchester after a major project to transform it back into its natural state.

Juvenile Brown Trout have been found at Clayton Vale following a quarter of a million pound project which began five years ago.

The increased presence of fish is seen as particularly encouraging as the Environment Agency and Manchester City Council are also installing baffles in the rivers to further help fish move up and down the river.

Children as young as nine treated for post traumatic stress after Arena bombing

Nearly a year after 22 people were killed by the bomb at the Manchester Arena it's been revealed children as young as nine are still being treated for post traumatic stress.

And many people left traumatised say they're having to rely on charities for psychological support rather than the NHS.

One GP, whose stepson was killed in the attack, says he and his wife are having to fund their own treatment with money they've raised themselves. Meanwhile, the Warrington Peace Foundation charity say they've seen a 600% increase in calls since.

Sarah Rogers has been to meet those struggling to cope, one year on:


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