Two men have been jailed for stabbing a teenager to death in Wythenshawe following a re-trial at Manchester Crown Court.
Kelvin Wilhelm was found guilty of murder and Anthony Ellis was found guilty of the manslaughter of John Muldowney.
Wilhelm has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 20 years. Ellis has been jailed for 10 years for manslaughter.
A memorial service is to be held for the late Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Paul Goggins.
The 60-year old died in January this year, days after collapsing while out running with his son over the Christmas break.
Politicians will join members of the Goggins family for the service in the church of St Margaret in Westminster Abbey on 16th July.
An amateur football club in the North West is bidding for £100k to secure it's future to build a brand new facility at Hollyhedge Park.
The players have been 'homeless' since vandals set fire to the club in 1960. Members have made a video to plea for the cash stating why they deserve it.
Whythenshawe are on the shortlist but it's football fans who decide which club they want to see receive the grant from Budweiser.
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The UK Independence Party has announced John Bickley as their candidate for the vacant seat of Wythensahwe and Sale East after the death of Paul Goggins MP.
Mr Bickley has worked in the music industry and now runs a software company.
Mr Bickley, 60, was born locally and grew up on the Wythenshawe council estate.
An official request goes before the Commons today to find a replacement for the late Paul Goggins MP.
Voters in Wythenshawe and Sale East will go to the polls on February the 13th.
The 60 year old Labour MP died after collapsing while out jogging.
Applications for the Labour candidate to replace Paul Goggins as MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East have opened.
The 60 year old died earlier this month after collapsing whilst out jogging.
Mr Goggins had been the MP since 1997.
A long list of candidates will be drawn up tomorrow with a decision being made at a meeting of the local party by the end of the week.
A care home worker has been jailed after she stole wedding rings from a pensioner suffering from dementia and pawned them for just £54.
Sally Murphy, 37, was given a 12-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to theft at Manchester Crown Court.
Murphy prised three rings from the wedding finger of 88-year-old Joyce Reeves, whom she was caring for at the Marion Lauder House residential care home in Wythenshawe.
Joyce Reeves died several weeks after the thefts from an unrelated cause.
Ms Reeves' family said "these rings held great sentimental value", describing the theft as "extremely cruel."
Police are investigating after the bodies of a man and woman were found at a house in Wythenshawe.
Police discovered the body of a 55-year-old man and an 86-year-old woman at the house on Saltdene Road in Woodhouse Park.
A post mortem is due to take place and a police cordon is currently in place on Saltdene Road while officers investigate.
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 9283 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A man who sexually abused two young girls in Wythenshawe has been jailed.
Christopher Newton of Stoneacre Road, Woodhouse Park was found guilty at Manchester Crown court of seven counts of indecent assault and one count of rape of a child under 13.
Between 1995 and 2003 Newton sexually abused two girls who were just five years old when the abuse began. The abuse took place at an address in the Wythenshawe area of Manchester.
Newton was today jailed for 13 and a half years and was ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life.
One of his victims said: “To put in a short amount of words how the abuse has affected me is impossible. I have very few happy memories from the past as the memories of him outweigh anything else.
“I feel a huge weight has been lifted since Chris has been found guilty. Regardless of his sentence given to him, it will always affect my life and be there at the back of my thoughts.