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A man who stole more than £27,000 from his former partner and an elderly woman has been ordered to pay back more than £440,000.
A woman has today been sentenced after a woman was killed in a collision in Bolton.
Paperwork for the takeover of Bury Football Club has been formally completed.
A Rochdale man has been jailed for a number of historic sex offences
A rapist who subjected his victim to an horrific ordeal in her own home has been jailed.
Officers from Bury South are using customised flags in car crime hotspots to remind motorists to remove valuables from their vehicles.
The collision involved two prison vans on the way to Preston Crown Court as part of a high profile trial.
Bury Council's flag is flying at half-mast as a mark of respect to Drummer Lee Rigby
Police in have released a digital image of a man wanted in connection with a number of incidents of indecent exposure across the borough.
A man who repeatedly raped a young girl has been jailed.
A woman has been jailed after being found guilty of the manslaughter of her ex-boyfriend in Stockport.
A man indecently exposed himself to a woman as she walked her dog through a Bolton park.
Police believe a bike stolen from a home in Trafford may have been bought in good faith by someone in the Leeds area.
Police are warning people not to fall foul of a pension scam.
IPCC investigation into contact GMP had with Farkhanda Younis
Richard Hawley and Futureheads also headlining festival in September
Forty stolen during night from sheds and garages
The band had 23 top 40 singles
Full retained list below - no deals for out of contract players
Scrap yards raided in Bolton, Bury and Rochdale
TWO people have been rescued from a fire in a ground-floor flat in Bolton
James was just two when he was tortured and murdered..
Free bike maintenance lessons in Bury
Thirty thousand pounds handed out to eleven organisations
Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing teenager from Bury.
Music lovers heading to the Parklife Weekender at Heaton Park next month are being advised to consider using public transport rather than driving to the event.
Schoolchildren robbed of phones at knifepoint in Salford
Local people are being urged to consider the full range of NHS services available to them, in the event of becoming poorly over the bank holiday weekend.
Dad of Gary and Phil due before Bury Magistrates.
Police appeal to parents as preparations are made for baby Alia's funeral
Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in North Reddish.
A woman was raped in Moss Side.
Four members of staff heading back to work had their car smashed up and a substantial amount of cash stolen from them in Trafford Park.
Dozens of jobs could be set to go at Watson Steel's site in Lostock - see Parent Company statement
Eight people charged after drugs raids in Bolton, Bury and North Manchester
Robbed while she has a rest in McDonalds in Salford.
Unions plan to commemorate 100 years since a leading suffragette burnt down Lord Leverhulme's house.
Police reckon mephodrone or 'bubble' with a street value of nearly £4 million was being sold from a warehouse in Farnworth
Councillor Andy Bowden has been sworn in as the new Mayor of St. Helens.
Police are hunting a man wanted in connection with three assaults in Bolton.
Free parking scheme starts end of May for Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays
A wide range of activities has been organised in Bury to mark Dementia Awareness Week (20-25 May).
Man saved from fire at his home in Bury by neighbours banging on windows
Bury's rocketing up a league table of the country's best places to shop.
Police in Greater Manchester say they will investigate any allegations of abuse by the late Rochdale MP Sir Cyril Smith
Callum Hilton was flung 15 yards on Stand Lane and died in hospital.
Two men drag her to the ground by her hair on her own driveway
A man's been arrested after almost thirty windows were smashed at a house in Worsley.
Police identify man who died after car flipped over in Bury
Firefighters use battering ram to rescue 83 year old man from blaze in Radcliffe
It happened yesterday (Thurs) evening
The next 12 months will see all manner of activities and groups launched
It happened at around 5am this morning (Thu)
The arson attack took place just after midnight Wednesday May the 8th
The man and woman were jailed for two and five years respectively
Drugs with a street value of up to £200,000 were recovered
Ben Raftery will serve a minimum of 18 years
Ryan McCormack's been put behind bars for 32 months
Three men were armed with an axe, sawn-off shotgun, and handgun..
An elderly man died in the crash between a car and a lorry..
He's part of the Soccer Six raising cash for Hearts and Goals..
Manchester MP angry at kick off time
Crompton Place Shopping Centre set to hold event to remember Bolton's Cotton Mill past.
David Mitchell is 30 and from Wigan..
It's now been discovered he's had power tools nicked too...
There is some positive news..
Bolton Boxer Haroon Khan now knows who he'll be making his professional debut against..
Art Museum takes art to the Chinese
Put behind bars for 10 years
Eight people from northwest arrested
Man under arrest
Dates back to when he was a teacher at Altrincham Grammar
The Highways Agency is urging drivers in the North West to take extra care and obey speed limits at roadworks to prevent deaths and injuries among both road users and road workers.
Fires all over Greater Manchester
Thousands sign e-petition for change in the dog laws
Hilco buys HMV from administrators
Jade Anderson was mauled to death by four dogs in Atherton
Comes after murder of Sophie Lancaster in 2007
A masked man forced his way in with what looked like a gun..
Hector the lizard, and cash stolen
A lorry carrying tins of beans has flipped over at Haydock
Kelly and Lauren, gone but never forgotten
Police warning - video online
Woman and ten year old girl die
Robert Hall comes in from West Ham
Players visit Hospital and two hospices
Steve Seddon wanted inheritance - VIDEO online
Skies above Atherton filled with Chinese lanterns
Police call for end to speculation over Jade death
Allegations of misconduct towards Norman Bettison
Didn't clean up after his dog
Post mortem to be carried out on 14 year old Jade
Jade Anderson died in Atherton
Jade Lomas-Anderson mauled to death by dogs in Atherton
Boys had BMX's and phones stolen
Full statement from the club online
One week since the baby girl was discovered in Lostock
Speaking about their final moments with their son, Tim..
Good news for people in Bury
This is the exact date it happened..
New way to track down cannabis farms
Cause of death is still 'unascertained'
Woman threatened with a knife
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust gets £26,000
It's to remember the two boys who lost their lives..
It's to pay tribute to 12 year old Tim Parry and 3 year old Jonathan Ball who both died..
Line up for August's Food & Drink Festival revealed
Cordon set up around Point Retail Park
David Bond died last Thursday
He was arrested in Macclesfield last week
Original clash cancelled due to frozen pitch
Kay Gardens and Kay Monument to be 'brought back to former glory'
Shocking cctv footage released
It's been twenty years this year since the Warrington bombing that claimed the lives of two children..
All to raise awareness of cancer
Cheshire Police say they have no record of rape complaint
It happened in Manchester..
25 'walking wounded'
Warnins pills may not work in 20 years time
Man was tied up and stabbed in his home in Burnley
FIVE charges of rape
Cheshire Police confirm 29 year old man questioned
32 year old attacked in park in Higher Broughton
Toddler was choking at the side of the road
Police go Gangnam style for Josh
Attacked by two boys in Moses Gate
It's part of Cheshire Police's Speak out Don't be Silent campaign..
Franny Jeffers bound over to keep the peace
Driver was put in a headlock
Admitted two counts of attempted rape
Attacked infront of his daughter
City youth player gets 16 months
Anne Nadin from Ramsbottom gets four years
Courtney Meppen-Walter gets 16 months behind bars
Driver attacked by two men
Seven homes raided
He's from London but now police are extending their search to Warrington
20 stores a day shut
Gareth Francis died after being hit with a single punch
Statement from the NHS Trust
This comes after case of Lancashire mum Karen Simpson
Karen Simpson had been suffering from post natal depression
Bolton Council puts freeze on for second time in a row
Bury Council buys up empty houses
Wheelie bin set on fire
Batch withdrawn from all stores
One of the drivers is from Southport
Adam Ellis failed to show up at court
Bernard Young took £30 in total and lived on luxury barge in Wigan
A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
Budget meeting last night
37 more stores for the chop
Kenneth Muthoni refused to stop for police
Sally Etchells found guilty of fraud
His body was found in Latchford locks last month..
Jamie Heaton died instantly
Carlton Johnson admitted fraud
Pillion passenger fighting for life
Man struck on New Years Eve
Police say DON'T TOUCH IT!!!
Man was stabbed 12 times
£10,000 for re-vamps of town centres
Woman assaulted in Leigh
and they've got MP Andy Burnham backing them..
Car was stolen in aggravated burglary in Farnworth
Addresses raided on Wednesday 6th February
66 stores to close over next two months
Two separate incidents
Two taken from a house in Oldham
Crack Cocaine and Heroin seized
A man's been charged after a woman was stabbed in the neck
Six men and six women on the jury
The cannabis farm was buried 12 feet below ground
Man fell through roof at warehouse
They say it's to help people get back into work and re-train..
Thieves snuk in and took TWO birds
They were in a house in Pit lane..
Lennell John-Lewis out, but Carl Regan in
Baby died after five stone TV set fell onto him
Bury man among those getting banning orders
Incidents in Wigan and Oldham
Northwest on Amber Alert
Extra care urged on northwest motorways
Summer date at the Echo Arena
Man snatches woman's Galaxy tablet
Timothy Aherne stamped on his victim's head
..but no Anthony Ogogo
We see relieved mum running to the car
Josh Furber was travelling when the tragedy happened
Snow followed by rain will 'cause chaos on roads'
Warning of 'snow bomb'
Brother and sister died in Cheetham Hill
Baby safe and well
Tony Thompson claims Tyson ran from him..
Major disruption to trains in and out of Manchester
She's now worried she'll have to foot the bill..
Train derails in Salford and bursts into flames
Two men from Wigan have died within two days and a man from Liverpool..
Possible link to dodgy batch of ecstasy
Suggs and co first act confirmed for one of three music nights
Police say they're linked..
Fears of outbreak of Norovirus
Transfer embargo lifted
Staff at bookies threatened with a shotgun
Flameproofings in Kearsley fined £6,000
Thieves drive off with big haul
£20 million worth of heroin and speed seized
Kieran Crump Raiswell died last night
More advice to drivers
He was injured in 'enemy action'
Anthony Stubbs went missing before Christmas, weeks after becoming a dad.
Have you seen Tyler Mullings?
Cameron Minshull was just weeks into an apprenticeship
Craig Davies signs on the dotted line - at last
Which one do YOU want to save?
Dog accidentally switched the hob on on cooker
John Tatton convicted after trial at Bolton Crown Court
Attack happened in Preston
Loan spell extended
John Daw caused chaos on the Metrolink network in Manchester
Rapist jailed for eight years
Now released on bail
Paul Morris vanished under the waves on New Year's Day
Leslie Basnett killed dog with it's own choke chain
Christmas not ruined anymore
£4.5 million re-furbishment
54 year old Anthony Carrington's been sentenced to seven years..
One man arrested in Horwich
Crackdown on Christmas criminals
Bullets shatter window at house
Holcombe Brook eyesore vanishes
Andrew Lancel released on bail
Mum's plea to missing 16 year old boy from Leyland
Kicked and punched repeatedly
Man suffered burns to wrist, leg, groin and singed his facial hair
Brendan Buggie gets four month suspended sentence
Greater Manchester Police launch new operation
Street value of over £245,000
Police say passenger was 'lucky'
Man scarpers after staff point out fakes
Margaret Costello was 77
Investigation to ask if pressure was put on officers to lie
Woman in her 70s pronounced dead at hospital
The unions claim there'll be big changes in 2013..
One person dies, two critical
Two men from Bolton among those due in court
Car was being followed by a police car
Anthony Stubbs has links to Bolton, Manchester and Blackpool
Driver went home, leaving 60 year old onboard
Statement from Frank Maloney
Fab hands six defribillators out
Cash for Clothes targetted
Men took the till and cigarettes
Pensioner was attacked in his home in Huyton
Police say this attack was cowardly and unprovoked
Dog set upon by another dog
Raped after accepting a lift home from a stranger.
A man from Little Lever who stabbed his mum's partner to death has been jailed.
Arrests made in Bolton
GMP urge victims of Domestic Abuse to get help
Armed robbery in Radcliffe
Group leader hits robber with a chair
Security guards threatened with machetes
Special event AND and ice rink comes to the Town Centre
Lift at Smyths Toy Superstore at Middlebrook wasn't there
A warning to people buying puppies for Christmas
Two men forced their way in
searches in Bolton, Salford and Middleton
2013 marks two decades since IRA bombing
Hairy Bikers flick the switch
Police warn people not to approach Sam McDonagh
His fiance's won her fight to prove he fathered their daughter before he died in Afghanistan..
Private Daniel Wade died in Afghanistan back in March
Chaos in the Town centre
Primary school children make history opening new building
Appliances Direct submits seven figure sum
Heavy rain expected over the weekend
Nine years behind bars
He'll be at Gigg Lane for a month
Sir Paul McCartney joins all star line up
Plants with street value of £160,000 found in Whitworth
Police brand act 'disgusting'
Knocked unconscious by single punch
Two men burst into home
It was at the family home on Liverpool Road in Great Sankey
it was at the family home in Great Sankey..
Police warn 'don't approach him'.
He's now in intensive care with horrific bruising
20 year old Rebecca Caine died instantly
Club loses £22.1 million, DOWN on last year's losses
Multi million pound plan for new market gets green light
Bolton Wanderers reveal multi million pound plans
Tests being carried out on unborn baby
Yasmin Smith came to the Tour de France champions aide in Wrightington last night..
from a white vauxhall van..
Millwall ban 13 year old..
Staff threatened with a hammer
The incident happened on the 23rd of October - watch the video here
Police say the ammo was taken off the train while it was stationary in Warrington, seven of the packages were discarded nearby.
The messages refer to a supposed inheritance that is due to the receiver
The incident occurred near the Ainsworth Arms Pub
A huge blaze at a recycling Warehouse isn't likely to be under control until tomorrow
He was on his way to Nepal and died alongside six other British men..
It happened at the Urban Beach Tanning Salon on Coronation Road in Radcliffe last month..
Liverpool MP Steve Rotherham says 'one of the biggest steps forward'
31 year old Siraj Arif from Smallbridge stabbed 26 year old Saiba Khatoon 15 times back in May- while her 8 year old son was upstairs
21 year old Jason Edwards has been sentenced to seven years in prison
The former Bolton player wants defibrilators in public places to prevent potential deaths
It happened in Manchester
Charges COULD be made over the 1989 disaster
Lifeline for people suffering cardiac arrest
He was stabbed and hit across the face with a piece of wood in broad daylight.
IPCC now investigating
Warrington's prop played through the pain barrier
Alleged comparison to Madelaine McCann on facebook
94th cap for Northern Ireland
Pie debate opened across Greater Manchester..
Thousands turn out at Manchester Cathedral for funeral
Wolves defender comes to Bury on loan
Price of driving is putting motorists off
Wigan boss to cough up £10,000
Barn owl pops up in garden
Kevin Blackwell returns to Gigg Lane as manager with immediate affect
'heart breaking crime that has left the family deeply upset'
Small number of homes evacuated
Dawn Makin stabbed Chloe Burke multiple times at their home in February last year..
Police STILL hunt Dale Cregan
Medical team advise Fabrice to quit professional football
Three men planned to sell amphetamines
Found on banks of Leeds Liverpool canal, between Southport and Burscough
Mobiles are being pinched in restaurants around Bury
40 year old with serious injuries rescued from the water
Police investigating murder release chilling footage
People thought he was Robert Thompson
Following the depature of Richie Barker, Mark Catlin spoke exclusively to Tower FM. Hear the full interview here.
Speculation has been mounting over the weekend, and today (Tuesday August 7th) confirmation has come through that Richie Barker has left his position in charge of on field affairs at Bury FC.
A woman's been sexually assaulted at knifepoint in Manchester City centre
Kelly Davies was stabbed to death
Anuj Bidve was shot dead at point blank range by Kiaran Stapleton on Boxing Day- a statement from Anuj's father- Subhash Bidve
Bradley Wiggins annoys Latics fans, saying 'Wigan's a rugby league town'
Bins set on fire in Atherton
Taxi Driver Andrew Flood committed "unspeakable wicked crimes."
Have your say and make your voice heard at Bolton station on Monday 23 July between 3pm and 7pm.
The Wanderers have won the battle to sign the Republic of Ireland midfielder
Sean Deakin beat dog with hammer, and stabbed it.
River levels are dropping
Shot in street in Aintree
INTERVIEW with Bury FC chairman after Rangers rumours - listen here
Francis Farrell was found on Frog Lane on Sunday
Police are appealing for information after a man was found unconscious in Wigan.
Scott Quigg's super-bantamweight title fight was declared a technical draw after opponant Rendall Munroe suffered a cut eye.
Road to Glory this Saturday
Police describe Jack Barnes as a 'violent and determined armed robber'
When asked to enter his plea, he said 'turnips'
Monster steak and kidney pudding
Man stabbed outside party in Tydsley
Stuart Smith died after being stabbed in Tyldlsey yesterday
Fabrice Muamba gets standing ovation at Bolton
Dale Hall has connections in Bolton and Bury
Police describe attack as disgusting and cowardly
Man held on suspicion of murder
Staff at pawnbrokers threatened with a sledgehammer
Ciaran Geddes collapsed in Warrington
Street drinkers could be fined £500
70 year old man hits would-be-robber over the head
Kirk Bradley from Liverpool was sprung from a prison van in Salford last summer
New figures from police
75 people died on our roads last year
Man had his neck broken in rubbish compactor
Police say they're appalled and sickened
Police warning to stay secure in lighter nights
Latest Statement on Fabrice Muamba
Fiji will train at Bolton Arena
' oh god, it's Fabrice' thoughts of Dr Jonathan Tobin as he ran onto the pitch
He was given 15 shocks before his heart started beating again
FA cup tie with Spurs also re-secheduled for next Tuesday
John Barrett was killed at Christmas
'our thoughts are with Fabrice and Fabrice only'
Original tickets are still valid
Bolton's FA Cup Quarter Final tie against Spurs was abandoned after the collapse of Fabrice Muamba.
Six died in Helmand on Tuesday
Four brothers and sisters killed
PC Ian Terry was shot dead on a training exercise
Alfie was two years old
Smudge was stuck for more than five hours
Targetted filling up cash machine at Tesco
Scouser Steven Jennings to challenge Keiran Farrell
Freeze agreed at meeting last night
Petrol poured through letterbox
Vinny Derrick vanished eigth years ago on a night out in Manchester
Plans to improve Radcliffe and Prestwich get backing
Double murder investigation now underway
Elton John to play Blackpool
Crash between HGV and car
Back at the home of Black Puddings
Bones discovered under a flyover of M60
Candles set fire to living room in Oldham
Wigan Athletic says troublemakers aren't welcome
Nellie Geraghty died trying to stop hanbag being stolen
Thieves ransack house in Whitefield
200 seedlings and 200 plants discovered
Thomas Green pleaded guilty
Signed sealed and delivered for John-Lewis and Skarz
'He's still my baby and I miss him'.
Woman kidnapped and sexually assaulted
Attacked in own home in Prestwich
Man tries entice paper girl into van
Car, door and window shot at
Wanted over sexual assault in Farnworth
Brothers charged with murder
Police car was rammed and officers threatend with machetes
21 year old held after 17 year old attacked
Line up announced for Castle Leisure Centre
Accused of driving without due care and attention, due to alcohol
Scott Quigg gears up for clash with Carl Frampton
Man in his 30s found dead in MIddleton
Comes back from the floor to beat Jamie Arthur
Hit on lane one at Chorley
16 year old Georgia Varley died in October last year
Pitch at Gigg Lane is frozen
Banned for causing trouble
Five year fight comes to an end
17 year old girl attacked in Bury
Maureen Allen and Geraldine Allen were stabbed to death then their home set on fire
Detectives release photo of wardrobe where fire started
Police hunt gang of six
..if he beats Jamie Arthur this weekend
Firefighters called out last night
58 year old from North Wales arrested on Saturday night
Inquest into death of former Bolton Star Gary Speed to re-open
Wants changes so so much food isn't wasted
Possibilty of Quigg V Munroe
Special service at the Town Hall
John Grainger was found decapitated, and on fire
Marc Heywood, aged 27, from Astley Bridge died following the collision at junction seven by Rainhill
Tim Ream's given Tower FM his ONLY radio interview, on his move to Bolton
Oldham pensioner died trying to keep her husband's ashes
Ian Sartorius-Jones was 21 and a dad of one from Runcorn
Padding on coat stopped screwdriver
Greater Manchester Police to review driving policy
Police raided four addresses
73 year old man died after saline was deliberatley contaminated
Linda McDonagh was 60
Sammy Lee offered youth coach role
Says sorry for wrestling with Schumacher over penalty
But it will be in 18 months time..
Hard hitting campaign to get the message across
23 year old killed in ice climbing accident in the States
Cut off point for e-petition is today
Amir Khan webchat next month
Good Samaritan offers £5,000
Amir Khan hopes Peterson WILL still give him a re-match
Bolton announce plans for a statue to remember Legend
Crash was 'like a scene from Final Destination'
Nicholas Heywood stole from a vulnerable lottery winner
Six week old boy died at the weekend
Warning over smoke alarms
JD Sports has bought all of Blacks Leisure's 290 stores out of administration for 20-million pounds
31 year old dad of two will never walk again
16 year old and 20 year old stabbed
Bolton agree fee with Chelsea for Gary Cahill
Police in Prestwich and Whitefield are asking members of the public to remain vigilant whilst using cash machines.
Appeal for help to identify him
John Barrett stabbed at a private party
20 year old man arrested in Leigh
A Salford couple who enjoyed a premiership footballer-type lifestyle while living on benefits have been jailed for money laundering.
Police find cannabis, speed and ecstasy
Wainhomes pays £,8000
Dad re-united with his daughter's Christmas Presents
Charlotte Fox died when her scooter crashed with an HGV
16-year-old Giuseppe Gregory was shot dead in 2009
12 get total of 66 years
Quigg disappointed Munroe's switched weight divisions
Two year old Joshua Jones from Runcorn battered to death by mum's boyfriend
New appeal to find girl
Stabbed ex during a row
Dawn Makin accused of stabbing four year old daughter to death in Bury
More than 100 violent partners barred from their victim’s homes in Manchester, Salford, Bolton and Oldham
Janet Morris in serious condition in hospital with a broken hip
Fans told to get to the Aston Villa game early
Four and a half years for pizza robbery
PC removed from duties after being arrested
77 year odl man dies four days after crash
Bolton announce tribute to former star Gary Speed.
Criminals get greeting cards from Greater Manchester Police
Police worried for Geoffrey Houghton
Police no longer looking for lodger Barry Morrow
Message to criminals across Greater Manchester
Blaze started after row over bar bill
New deal for Bury striker
Demos in Bolton and Bury pass off peacefully
Three men force their way into pensioner's home
Bury V Brentford 17th Dec for just £5!!!
Inquest into Gary Speed's death opened and adjourned
Car hits tram powerline
32 year old man attacked by two men
Scott Quigg will make the first defence of his British super-bantamweight title early next year.
21 year old has fingers cut off by unprotected industrial saw
Family, friends and the world of football coming to terms with the shock death of Gary Speed
Katie Summers was stabbed 82 times at her home im Bolton
Amber alert issued for drivers across the northwest