Three people have been arrested after villagers were evacuated from their homes when a 'homemade explosive device' was found by police.Read the full story ›
Abbie Sellers was working at an environmental charity but says she became frustrated by how hard it was to avoid plastic in supermarkets.Read the full story ›
100-year old Mary Bell flew a plane over her nursing home in Ramsbottom, waving at her friends below.Read the full story ›
A 49-year-old woman had been running down Lower Nuttall Road on a track when she was forced to the floor and struck in the head.Read the full story ›
An investigation's underway after a group of masked men wielding chainsaws and a machete raided a bank in Manchester.Read the full story ›
The mother of a young man whose body was found in a river at the weekend has thanked her friends and neighbours for their "overwhelming support".
Steven Dyson had been missing since New Year's Day.
It's since been confirmed that the deceased was Steven Dyson.
Posting on Facebook, his mother said she was heartbroken to have lost her boy, but thanked those who helped to look for him.
I am devastated to say that the body found today is my lovely beautiful boy Steven.
I am heartbroken. I thank you Ramsbottom people for the massive overwhelming support. My angel, my son. My love..
Detectives are working to identify the circumstances surrounding Steven's death.
A police pursuit which ended in a crash that left a motorist with brain damage was ‘necessary and proportionate’, according to a watchdog.Read the full story ›
A motorist who got a ticket after leaving his car in what he thought was a legitimate parking space decided to warn others with spray paint.Read the full story ›
A woman took a beautiful picture of a rainbow as she was about to visit her sick then finds out that she passed away.Read the full story ›
For many people, it is a dream to have their stories published, but now that has become reality for pupils at a school in Greater Manchester.
Children at Holcombe Brook Primary School in Ramsbottom have been using a new website that celebrates children's writing by posting their stories online. Rachel Pritchard reports.