Video shows horror blaze after four-vehicle smash that has brought motorway to a standstill during rush hour

This horror blaze is the reason why the M56 saw congestion carnage this morning. The four-vehicle smash did not result in any injuries, police said, but it did lead to long delays and miles of traffic as officers dealt with the incident. Police said two lorries and two cars collided shortly after 6:20am between junctions… Continue reading Video shows horror blaze after four-vehicle smash that has brought motorway to a standstill during rush hour

We spent two hours in The Trafford Centre and half the shoppers weren’t wearing masks

Mask rules have returned in shops but it seems not everyone is happy to follow the new rules. It was announced last week that people would once again be asked to wear face coverings when shopping and on public transport amid growing concerns over the new Omicron variant. But on the day the rules came… Continue reading We spent two hours in The Trafford Centre and half the shoppers weren’t wearing masks

Third man, 18, charged with murder of Rhamero West in Trafford

A third man has been charged with the murder of Rhamero West in Trafford. Xavier Wynter, of no fixed abode, has been charged with the murder of the 16-year-old. The 18-year-old has been remanded into custody. He will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday). READ MORE: Teenager charged with murder of 12-year-old… Continue reading Third man, 18, charged with murder of Rhamero West in Trafford

Girl spotted masked burglar running through house in terrifying late night raid

A masked burglar was seen by his victims running through their house before stealing a £12k watch, jewellery and £500 cash. Steven Lovell, 50, gained access to the seven-bedroomed house in Salford after the family had gone to bed. Two of the daughters were up talking at around 1.30am in their bedroom when their dad… Continue reading Girl spotted masked burglar running through house in terrifying late night raid

Greater Manchester’s latest covid infection rates as cases continue to rise almost everywhere

Coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in almost every part of Greater Manchester. Cases are up in nine of the 10 boroughs, the latest figures show. Only Wigan, where the rate fell by just one per cent, saw a fall in the number of people testing positive. Rochdale continues to have the highest coronavirus infection… Continue reading Greater Manchester’s latest covid infection rates as cases continue to rise almost everywhere

Police release CCTV image of pensioner with dementia who has gone missing in Trafford

Police have released a CCTV image of a missing pensioner as they appeal for the public’s help in finding him. Charlie, 87, who has dementia, was last seen on Northenden Road, Sale at around 10.30am on Thursday (November 25). Police have not released his surname. He is described as white, 5ft 11ins, of a medium… Continue reading Police release CCTV image of pensioner with dementia who has gone missing in Trafford

Fears water company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ into Manchester Ship Canal

Fears have been raised that a water treatment company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ straight into the Manchester Ship Canal. Trafford’s politicians are calling for action to bring a halt to the issue, which is feared to have been happening for months. In a statement, they said: “There is real fear that United Utilities has been… Continue reading Fears water company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ into Manchester Ship Canal

Police appeal for help to find woman, 20, missing from Trafford

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing woman. Jasmin, 20, is believed to have last been on Hurst Avenue in Sale at around 8.20pm on Tuesday. Police say they are becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for welfare and ‘want to make sure she is safe and well’. She is described as white, 5ft… Continue reading Police appeal for help to find woman, 20, missing from Trafford

Man found unconscious with plastic bag over face ‘tried to gouge out doorman’s eyes’, inquest hears

A bouncer ‘feared he would die’ before pulling a man to the ground moments before he suffered irreversible brain damage, an inquest has heard. A two-week inquest into the Trafford dad-of-two Gavin Brown’s death is currently taking place in front of a jury at South Manchester Coroners’ Court in Stockport. The 29-year-old, from Stretford, died… Continue reading Man found unconscious with plastic bag over face ‘tried to gouge out doorman’s eyes’, inquest hears

Man slapped with £70 fine after being ‘scammed by fake parking attendants’ at Victoria Warehouse gig

A man has been slapped with a hefty fine after claims he was scammed by fake parking attendants at a Victoria Warehouse gig. Tom Coulton, 37, and his partner drove to the venue to see Jungle on September 17, as they live over 20 miles away in Wigan. Because they had never been to the… Continue reading Man slapped with £70 fine after being ‘scammed by fake parking attendants’ at Victoria Warehouse gig