Meet Brian Bennion, the retired teacher from Heywood raising money for children overseas.Read the full story ›
Police are trying to disrupt a trade which sees people dumped at motorway services or passed between traffickers.Read the full story ›
A number of homes were evacuated and the bomb disposal team were called after police discovered the item off Bury Old Road.Read the full story ›
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a baby girl was found in woodland in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
Officers investigating the "heartbreaking" case of a baby girl found dead in woodland say they've named the baby Pearl, meaning "precious"Read the full story ›
A police psychologist has appealed directly to the mother of a baby whose body was found in Greater Manchester to come forward.
The newborn baby was found in woodland in Heywood near George Street early yesterday.
Police have now confirmed the child was a baby girl.
A Moses basket was taken away from the scene and flowers have been left by residents.
The psychologists appeal is read a member of the police team:
- If you are the mother or are calling on her behalf please contact the police psychologist on 07387705768
Police are appealing for information on the mother of a dead baby found in a field in Greater Manchester and are concerned for her welfare.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after the body of a newborn baby was found in a field.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after the body of what's thought to be a newborn baby has been found in a field in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›
Investigations are underway after a man was shot tonight in Greater Manchester.
Police were called to Pleasant Street in Heywood shortly after 7pm last night to reports a man had been wounded in the leg.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Officers are now searching for the offender and say a large police presence will be in the area ‘for some time’.