Two charged following warrant in Oldham

Two men have been charged following a warrant in Oldham where suspected firearms were found. Officers carried out a warrant on Higher Lime Road in Oldham on Wednesday 21 October at around 2pm. Cory Atkinson (15/01/1995), of Farm Road, Oldham, has been charged with possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of articles for conversion of […]

Family pay tribute to great grandfather who died in Hyde collision

The family of a man who died following a collision in Hyde have paid tribute to their ‘very loving’ great grandfather. Shortly after 10.20pm on Friday 16 October 2020, police were called to reports that an orange Ford Transit van had collided with a pedestrian at the entrance to the car park of The Harehill […]

£10K fine issued following party in Manchester

A man has been given a £10,000 fixed penalty notice after officers closed down a party with over 50 people in attendance in Manchester. Shortly after 11.20pm last night (Friday 23 October), officers were called to a report of a party at a flat on Simpson Street in Angel Meadows. Officers arrived and discovered around […]

Man charged in connection with man’s death in Wigan

Detectives have charged a fourth person with the murder of a man in Wigan in August. Shortly before 7.50pm on Thursday 6 August 2020, police were called by the ambulance service to reports of concern for a man outside Wigan Parish Church on Bishopgate, Wigan. Despite the best efforts of emergency services, 34-year-old Steven James […]

Warrington to move into tier 3 on Tuesday

Warrington is set to become a ‘very high’ local COVID alert area, tier 3, from 00.01am this Tuesday, 27 October. Initial discussions indicated that Warrington’s new restrictions could come into play from Thursday 29 October, but a decision has been made between the council and government to bring this forward. The joint agreement for Warrington’s enhanced […]

CCTV appeal following assault in Prescot

We have issued CCTV images of two men we would like to speak to following an assault in Prescot. At around 7pm on Tuesday 21st July a 43 year-old man was on Station Road, close to Cables Retail Park, when four men got out of black Ford Focus car and started to assault him. It […]

Dispersal zone introduced in Birkenhead after fireworks incidents

Officers in Birkenhead are introducing a Dispersal Zone this evening (Friday 23 October) after reports of fireworks being thrown at homes, cars and police. It comes into place at 5pm today until 11pm on Saturday (24 October) and covers the area on the map.   The Dispersal Zone covers the area bounded by the below roads […]