A milkman from Rochdale says he's giving up the round he's served for 50 years after being battered by a thief who stole his delivery van. John Kershaw was attacked and beaten with HIS OWN baseball bat that HE kept in the vehicle to fend off robbers.
Around 50 firefighters have spent the night tackling another large moorland fire in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
Becoming more unsettled from midweek. Heavy, thundery showers by Wednesday afternoonRead the full story ›
Dry, sunny and warm Tuesday. All change from midweek.....Read the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to a young man who died after being stabbed during a fight outside a pub in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
A man is in custody after a woman was found dead in Rochdale in the early hours of Tuesday 23 April.Read the full story ›
Firefighters have faced three separate moorland blazes in the space of 24 hours.Read the full story ›
Firefighters have been tackling another grassland fire at Marsden Moor near Saddleworth.
The land, which is owned by the National Trust, has been the site of six fires this year.
Posting on Facebook, the National Trust said: "This is very sad news given how dry the moorland vegetation is."
Footage taken by David Hall.
The National Trust believe the fire was started by someone using a BBQ.
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A 24-year-old man is stabbed to death after a large fight outside a pubRead the full story ›
It's 14 years since one man decided he was going to organise a weekly running event in his local park, free and open to everyone to take part.
Now, more than a million people across the world lace up their running shoes and head out every Saturday to race in a Parkrun.
As part of our series Spring into Action, Teresa McMahon went to her local park in Salford to see just what gets runners out on a weekend.