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 ›
A teenager who was taken to A&E shouting that he ‘wanted to die’ was not seen by a doctor, an inquest heard.Read the full story ›
The family of a 15-year-old girl with advanced anorexia who died after being hit by a train say they don't want her death to be in vain.
Pippa McManus had been treated at the Priory Hospital in Altrincham but was allowed home.
She managed to walk to Gatley station in Stockport where she stepped in front of a train.
On an earlier visit, Pippa had left 'goodbye letters' to her family and dog saying she couldn't 'fight anorexia anymore'.
- Amy Welch reports from South Manchester Coroner's Court.
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Police and the fire brigade are investigating a blaze at a hostel which has left 19 people needing to be rehomed.
All the residents have now been accounted for following the fire on the A6 Buxton Road in Stockport but officials say they're not thought to have been in the building.
The alarm was raised just before 4.30am today when four fire engines were mobilised.
The operation's now been scaled down but fire fighters remain at the scene damping down and ensuring the building is safe.
Fire investigators will be working closely with Greater Manchester Police to establish the cause of the fire.
"There are still 3 residents that are unaccounted for, but not thought to be in the building, however the fire investigation team will be further searching the building for casualties, as well as identifying the cause of the fire.
"We are currently working with Stockport Homes to re house the 19 residents that were rescued."
Police searching for a missing pensioner have found a body in a river in Stockport.Read the full story ›
Neighbours on a small close are falling out over parking wars that are so bad they can even be seen on Google Earth.Read the full story ›
Three of the region's leading actresses have been nominated for the leading actress award at this year's BAFTAs.Read the full story ›