Detectives are appealing for information following an assault in Salford


Greater Manchester Police were called to Salford Quays at around 7:30pm on Friday 22 September 2023. When officers arrived at the scene it was established that a man, the victim in his 30s, had been assaulted by a group of males with metal poles causing serious but thankfully not life-threatening injuries. A 19-year-old man has […]

Officers appeal for dashcam footage along Gatley Road following incident


GMP are investigating an incident that occurred yesterday and asking members of the public to assist with lines of enquiries. A man and child were walking along Gatley Road in Gatley around 6:30pm yesterday (24/09/2023) when a person inside a car driving past shot at them with orange pellets from a BB gun. The child […]

More than £95k in illegal vapes seized as GMP crackdown on illicit sales


In Stockport, three premises visits in partnership with Trading Standards took place on 21 September 2023, resulting in £80,000 worth of illegal vapes being seized. They were all seized for having more than the legal limit of liquid in the chamber, and a few were also displaying the wrong health warnings. The UK legal limit […]

Officers appeal for information following reports of assault on tram


Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information following an incident that occurred at around 6:30pm on Friday 22 September 2023, on a tram near to Failsworth, Oldham. Officers received reports that a man had attacked someone on the tram and caused damage to several of the tram’s windows. The victim received minor injuries. Officers were […]

Saluting Our Sisters: Manchester Libraries celebrate Black History Month


Manchester libraries will host a festival of events to honour our city’s pioneering Black women. Panel discussions, keynote talks, artistic workshops, and the North West’s first Black Indie Comic Festival are coming to Manchester’s libraries this Black History Month.  Black History Month is celebrated every year in October in the UK and this year’s theme, […]

Detectives appeal for information following a firearms discharge in Leigh

Greater Manchester Police are investigating an incident following a firearms discharge that occurred at around 1am on Sunday 24 September 2023 on St Helens Road in Leigh, Wigan. Officers have established this was following an attempted assault between two men where a stolen vehicle was used. Following this it is believed a firearm has been […]

Detectives in Oldham appeal for information following a violent attempted burglary

Happening on Friday 22 September 2023 at around 2am on Ashton Road in Hathershaw, a burglary took place at the Honeywell Arms where the victims, a man and woman, were attacked. It is believed two unknown male suspects entered the premises unforced through a first-floor window. As the victims were awoken by the noise they […]

Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving


Chad Rimington (22/11/1990) of no fixed abode was yesterday (Wednesday 20 September 2023) sentenced to ten years and eight months at Bolton Crown Court for causing death by dangerous driving and causing death when driving an unlicensed and uninsured vehicle.  This is in relation to the sad death of Kathleen Kirby Smedley in Platt Bridge, […]