The town of Saddleworth in Greater Manchester has had a spate of burglaries over recent weeks and local business owners believe it's down to police cuts.
Paul Crone has this report:
Businesses in Saddleworth are blaming police cuts for a recent crimewave which has seen more than 20 properties in the area either damaged or broken into.
Hair salon owner Jo Ferns has ben targeted not once but twice by what is thought to be the same gang.
A public meeting has been held over the crimes, and businesses are being asked to take as many precautions as possible. Greater Manchester Police has deployed patrols in the area at night to try and tackle the problem.
Detectives trying to identify an elderly man found dead near a reservoir in Greater Manchester have extended their inquiries abroad.
CCTV shows him arriving at Manchester's Piccadilly railway station in December. The pensioner's body was discovered on a hillside in Saddleworth near Oldham.
Mel Robinson, a pub landlord in Greenfield, near Dovestones, was the last person to speak to the man:
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Hairdressers from Lydgate near Saddleworth have become internet sensations with a recording of their own version of Band Aid's Feed the World.
The staff at Jo Fern's Salons recorded the song to raise money for Ebola victims and show that celebrities aren't the only ones who can make a difference
The staff at Jo Ferns Salons in Lydgate near Oldham decided to make the cover of the Band Aid 30 charity single to help raise money for ebola victims and their families.
The body of a man has been recovered from a canal in Brownhill Countryside Centre in Dobcross, Saddleworth.
Officers were called at lunchtime and found the body trapped between a lock mechanism.The man is thought to be over the age of 40 although police have not released further details.