A man has been charged with causing death by driving after a fatal collision in Stockport.Read the full story ›
A 96-year-old war veteran says he's overwhelmed by the way the public have responded after his military medals disappeared at a motorway service station.
Alfred Barlow, who is blind, fought on the beaches of Normandy 70-years-ago.
He tearfully appealed for help to find them, and the actor Hugh Grant even offered a reward.
Today Mr Barlow was presented with a replacement set of medals - medals he says he will be happy to hand them down to his grandson.
Our correspondent Rob Smith reports.
A blind Second World War veteran says he has been "overwhelmed" by the public response to track down his missing medals.Read the full story ›
Holly Hibbott is the latest star to emerge from the Stockport Metro club, which has produced many Olympians over the years.
After a gold medal performance at the British Championships, she's now heading for the World Championships in Hungary.
David Chisnall went to Southport to see Holly's very special training base.
A blind D-Day veteran is set to receive some replacement medals after his original ones went missing at a motorway service station.Read the full story ›
A police officer is in line for a national bravery award after taking on a gunman single handedly.
Police constable Rob Shakespeare, 35, was on plain clothes duty when a masked robber threatened staff at a takeaway in Stockport.
Shakespeare spotted him after hearing on his radio that a balaclava-clad man had been seen in the area carrying a gun.
After stealing £20, the man took off on his bike. Pc Shakespeare started to follow him and then the gunman doubled back and rode towards him.
Realising the man was a danger in a busy shopping area, Pc Shakespeare tackled him and detained him with help from members of the public
He will attend a reception and an evening awards ceremony in London later this month.
“Not many people could claim to have tackled an armed offender, and to do so unarmed and with no back up, just goes to show how truly courageous and committed police officer Pc Shakespeare is."
A medal collector has gifted a war veteran the best birthday present, after an appeal to find his missing war medals hit the headlines.Read the full story ›
Actor Hugh Grant has pledged a £1,000 reward for their safe return.Read the full story ›
Film star Hugh Grant has offered £1000 for the safe return of a Stockport war veteran's medals.
Charity Blind Veterans UK made an appeal to locate Alfred Barlow's Second World War medals.
The 95 year old was returning home from a pilgrimage to Normandy, France, where he fought on the beaches more than 70 years ago. They were lost at Norton Canes Services on the M6 Toll on June 8th.
A blind war veteran from Stockport is appealing for the return of his Second World War medals lost at a motorway service station.Read the full story ›