Salford Reds owner: Noble has 48 hours

Salford owner Marwan Koukash has given Brian Noble 48 hours to accept his offer to become the Red Devils' director of football.

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Cannabis farm found after toddler dials 999 by accident

GMP tweeted "Look what we found following an abandoned 999 call made by a child!" Credit: GMP Salfod

A toddler led police to a cannabis farm in Salford after dialing 999 while playing with his parents' phone.

Nine cannabis plants were found when officers attended an address in Little Hulton following up a silent emergency call made by the child.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

Hundreds to race rubber ducks for charity

Annual duck race Credit: PA

Hundreds of yellow rubber ducks will take to the water in Manchester and Salford today in aid of charity. Events will be held at Spinningfields and at Salford Quays, the money raised will go towards local children's causes.

The fifth annual Duck Race in support of Brainwave will kick off at 2pm at Spinningfields. Another second event new for this year will take place at the Salford Quays water sports centre hosted by Manchester based charity MedEquip4Kids.

MedEquip4Kids improves the health of children and babies by providing specialist paediatric equipment for hospitals and community health teams.

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Police in Salford E-fit appeal

Salford South police have issued this image Credit: GMP

Greater Mancheter Police have issued an e-fit of a man as they investigate a series of indecent exposures in Ellesmere Park.

They're appealing to anyone who thinks they know someone fitting the man's description to call 101.

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Live saving skills for Salford residents

A housing association in Salford, has teamed up with charity Millie's Trust to deliver free first aid training sessions. Children aged eight to sixteen, along with their parents, will learn vital techniques, including treating burns and cuts and performing life-saving CPR.

Millie's trust was set up by parents Joanne and Dan Thompson. Their baby daughter Millie died after choking on food at a nursery in Cheadle Hulme in October 2012. They work with various organisations stressing the importance of first aid as a potential life saver.

One young mum, Charlotte Lovely, told Granada Reports recently how she saved her son Oscar's life after watching a report about Millie's trust here on this website.

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