Meet Adnan Khan – the mobile phone shop assistant from Rochdale who features on Kanye West’s latest album.Read the full story ›
A man from Rochdale who helped bring together the community during the Boxing Day floods has received an award from the Prime Minister.
Charity worker Mohammed Sheraz joined forces with the charity Al-Khair Foundation to lead a team of a hundred volunteers to make sure the vulnerable were safe.
When they saw the devastation caused by the flood they opened up a youth centre where they worked to give residents access to gas, electricity, food and blankets.
They've now put together a disaster response team to help plan for any future flooding.
A police officer saved a vulnerable man’s life by holding on to his 15-stone body by the neck when he threw himself from a roof.Read the full story ›
Simon Danczuk agrees to repay more than £11k after a watchdog found he claimed expenses for two children who did not stay with him.Read the full story ›
A thug who deliberately mowed down a moped rider before driving over his legs and leaving him for dead has been caged.Read the full story ›
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Queueing traffic due to rolling road block and incident on M62 Westbound between J20 A627(M) Rochdale and J19 A6046 (Heywood). Affecting traffic from Manchester towards Leeds.
The moment an e-cigarette battery explodes in a man’s pocket just inches from his seven-year-old son.Read the full story ›
A second suspect has been bailed by police investigating the murder of a religious leader on his way home from a mosque.
Jalal Uddin, 64, was found with head injuries in a children's play area in Rochdale after being attacked on his way home on February 18.
He was taken to hospital but died a short time later. A 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy arrested on Monday have both now been bailed until April 20.
"Our investigation is continuing and we remain committed as ever to finding out the circumstances surrounding what happened to Jalal and I would like to thank the community for their patience and support whilst we carry out our inquiries. "We are continuing to appeal for witnesses who may have been in the South Street area at the time of the attack and I would urge anybody with information to please contact police."
The son of murdered Rochdale man has paid tribute to the "selfless man of principle" who was "truly making a difference in people's lives".Read the full story ›