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Sitting on a hard bench at a bus stop is not the most comfortable way to wait for public transport.
So it is no wonder an image of a sofa abandoned at a bus stop in Salford has sent the internet crazy, after thousands of people shared the image online.
Passengers waiting to depart from the Manchester Road West in Little Hulton were greeted by the sight of the leather settee sitting just within the stop’s shelter.
GMP Salford West said: “We appreciate that bus stop benches can quite often be cold and uncomfortable, but please don’t bring your sofa along with you."
A 49-year-old man suffered serious head injuries after he was hit with a piece of wood outside Agecroft cemetary in Salford.
The attack took place around 3pm on Friday August 29 just after Paul Massey's funeral. Hundreds of people had lined the streets outside the cemetery to pay their respects to the man formely known as Salford's "Mr Big".
Paul Massey, 55, was shot dead at his homelast month by a masked gunman over his alleged involvement in organised crime.
The victim of the assault was taken to Salford Royal hospital were he remains in a stable condition.
He was man who was dubbed the "Mr Big" of Salford.
But hundreds of mourners have turned out today for the funeral in the city of Paul Massey.
The 55 year was shot at his home last month.
Ralph Blunsom reports:
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The funeral's taking place later of a man dubbed Salford's Mr Big. Paul Massey, who was 55 was shot at his home. He's served time in jail for a stabbing, but had also stood to be mayor of his home city.
Hundreds are expected at the funeral service at St Paul’s CE Church off Churchill Way near the estate where Paul Massey grew up.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed multiple times in Salford.
Greater Manchester Police said that officers were called to Silverdale in Clifton, Salford to a report of a stabbing.
A 38-year-old man had been beaten and stabbed multiple times after being attacked by a group. He remains in intensive care.
The 15-year-old boy remains in police custody for questioning.
Detective Chief Inspector Clare Devlin said:
"This is an isolated set of circumstances surrounding this attack and it is not being linked to the murder [of Paul Massey] last week or any other incidents.
A carer has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting two charges of assaulting an 87-year-old man, who has dementia, at a care home in Salford.
Brian Cox was caught after the victim's daughter had installed a secret camera.
The judge told Cox he should be ashamed of his behaviour.