Five people are being questioned after a man was stabbed repeatedly in Rochdale.
He was found with multiple stab wounds on Milkstone Road just after one o'clock this morning.
Three men in their 20's , and two women aged 19 and 20 have been arrested on suspicion of assault.
This was a vicious incident which has left a man needing surgery after being attacked in the street.
We currently have five people in custody who have been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault and they will be questioned by police today.
There are a number of scenes in place so local residents may notice an increased police presence and I would urge anyone who thinks they may have any information that can help to please approach one of our officers.
A man's seriously ill in hospital after a stabbing in Rochdale.
Emergency services were called to Milkstone Road just after 1 o'clock this morning.
They found a man who'd been stabbed repeatedly.
He's currently in a stable condition in hospital.
Five people have been arrested.
Police are investigating after two people were injured in a crash on the A 59 Lancashire.
A 66 year old man and a woman aged 67 were hurt after a Toyota Auris collided with an MG on Liverpool Road just before ten thirty last night.
The man injured his face and the woman suffered chest and pelvic injuries. They're being treated in hospital.
We want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened as they may have important information that could assist with our investigation.
Police have released a nurse after she was questioned about the death of babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital.
Lucy Letby was arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of six other infants.
Cheshire Police say that she has now been bailed pending further investigation.
Drivers in the North West are being promised over 100 miles of extra lanes on the region's motorways to tackle congestion and improve journey times.
Highways England is announcing details on four new smart motorway schemes, worth around £500 million, which are due to start construction work within the next 18 months.
Contractors will begin work on the first one later this summer - on a 9-mile-stretch of the M62 which links the M6 near Warrington to the M60 near Eccles.
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Details have been announced for a 10 metre high solid stone sculpture to stand at the Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool.
Liverpool Mountain will stand next to Tate Liverpool, and is planned to be unveiled this autumn.
The project marks the 10th anniversary of Liverpool European Capital of Culture, the 20th anniversary of Liverpool Biennial and the 30th anniversary of Tate Liverpool.
It's part of the "mountain series" by artists Ugo Rondinone.
Famous for creating large scale sculptures, this latest work will be similar to the technicolour towers he has created in Miami and Las Vegas.
It has been announced that the Manchester born poet Tony Walsh is to play a leading role in a new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum North in Salford.
He grabbed worldwide attention last May when his poem This Is The Place was broadcast from the vigil for victims of the Manchester Arena bomb attack.
His new specially commissioned work forms part of Making A New World, a season of exhibitions and events to mark the centenary of the final year of the First World War.
Mightier Than War examines the triumph of the human spirit in times of conflict.
To write and record a poem to feature in the Big Picture Show at IWM North is a real honour. I've written what aims to be a powerful poem about the triumph of the human spirit in times of conflict; a poem which uses history and current events to ask the hard questions about our collective future. I'm excited to see it brought to life with incredible sounds and visuals from the museum's remarkable collection. The project is sure to remain a career highlight for me and one which we hope will remain as a memorable and thought-provoking experience for all who see and hear it.
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Manchester Airport has confirmed a new system to tackle congestion on its campus will go live on July 10th.
In March it announced it was creating a dedicated drop-off site from where passengers will be able to board a free shuttle service to their terminal.
The airport hopes the move will help ease growing levels of congestion.
Those passengers still wanting to be dropped off directly outside the terminals will have to pay a £3 fee for five minutes or £4 for 10.
For those collecting passengers at car parks outside each terminal there will be a cost of £4 for 30 minutes.
The drop-off site is located at the current Jetparks 1 site, near to Terminal 2.