Rider in critical condition after serious collision on Warrington Road, Wigan

Officers are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a 29-year-old man, the rider, suffered life threatening injuries and 28-year-old man, the passenger, sustained minor injuries. This was after Greater Manchester Police were called at around 1:30am on Saturday 26 November 2022 to a serious collision on Warrington Road in Ince, Wigan. It is believed […]

The Desserts By Dre shop will be opening every weekend

Liverpool baking sensation Desserts by Dre will be opening his highly anticipated shop on Penny Lane in the next 2 weeks. ‘ I am very excited to be able to have my own premises in such an iconic area for independents too. I’ve worked really hard to develop my cakes & brand and the timing […]

Operation Vulcan: Black Friday sales in Cheetham Hill shut down

At around 6pm last night (Thursday 24 November 2022), officers were called to reports of a disturbance at a shop in Cheetham Hill. It is believed that two women were assaulted by men working in the shop and an investigation is now underway. Officers attending the scene also uncovered another illicit store. This morning, the […]

Police respond to reports of a deceased body on Kilburn Drive in Wigan

At around 7pm yesterday evening (Thursday 24 November 2022) officers were called to reports of a deceased body on Kilburn Drive, Shevington, Wigan. Emergency services attended and sadly confirmed these reports. ​A scene is currently in place at the location and contained on Kilburn Drive with no disruption to the wider area. ​Police are working […]

Sefton man charged with Encrochat drugs offences

A Sefton man has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to supply heroin, cocaine and cannabis using the Encrochat encrypted messaging platform. At around 12.50pm on Wednesday 23 November, police executed a warrant to arrest a 47-year-old man at Manchester Airport after being extradited from Holland. John Barton, 47 years, of Ennerdale Road, Formby has […]

Officers launch burglary crackdown in Cheshire East

In the run up to Christmas, officers from Cheshire Police have launched a crackdown on criminals intent on stealing from houses in eastern Cheshire. The operation will see officers taking part in a series of initiatives to apprehend burglary suspects, with a particular focus on those thought to be involved with recent spate of high-value […]

Ammunition and drugs seized following three warrants in Longsight

Police have seized ammunition, cannabis and cash after executing three warrants in Longsight. The ammunition was discovered in the communal area of a property located on Milnthorpe Way. Cannabis and cash were recovered following two warrants that took place on Dartford Close. A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply […]