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  1. At around 7:30pm on Tuesday (26th January) police were called out after reports of a road traffic accident in on Worsley Road in Winton. The incident, which is thought to have involved a pedestrian and a black Renault Clio, took place between Walker Road and Stableford, resulting in the road being closed off and a police cordon in place whilst emergency services dealt with the scene. Diversions were put in place and vehicles were advised to avoid the area. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said:
  2. Police are appealing for information following the rape of a woman in Salford. At around 12.15am on Sunday 24 January 2021, police received a report that a woman had been raped in her home in the Walkden area. An investigation was launched and enquiries have established that, between 10.30pm and 11pm on Saturday 23 January 2021, a man entered the property via an unlocked rear door and raped the female occupant. The man is described as being white, 6ft tall, 'well built' and 35-40 years old with a ginger beard and tattoo on one of his arms. At the time of the incident, he was wearing
  3. Salford IT expert Councillor John Mullen will have a whole new set of commands to programme into his Alexa – ‘manage my diary.’ Councillor Mullen, who represents Barton ward, will today (Wednesday January 20) be sworn in as Salford’s Ceremonial Mayor with his wife Michelle as Mayoress. The ceremony, which should have taken place last May, has been delayed because of the pandemic. Councillor Mullen paid tribute to outgoing Ceremonial Mayor Councillor Charlie McIntyre saying he had gone ‘above and beyond’ to serve the people of the city. “I’m delighted to be taking over the chain
  4. Gareth Cumbo, owner of the, Only Sweets and Treats, retro sweetshop on Eccles Precinct has plans to bring a little sweetness into the lives of nurses at Salford Royal Hospital and Care Homes in the area on Valentine's Day this year. He hopes to repeat his success of last year when he delivered free boxes of sweets to the nurses as a gesture of goodwill for all the hard work that they do. Gareth Said, If you wish to help Gareth you can donate via contacting the Only Sweets and Treats shop on Facebook or by popping in and whilst you there help support a local business and treat
  5. Three rapid COVID-19 test centres have opened this week, as part of Salford City Council’s strategy to identify more positive cases and stop the spread the virus. Frontline and key workers in Salford – those who cannot work from home and who have no symptoms of COVID-19 - are encouraged to be tested twice a week using rapid lateral flow tests. These tests are a new kind of technology with results available usually within an hour so can be used to test a higher number of people without COVID-19 symptoms. Anyone who tests positive using a rapid lateral flow test will then be advised to self
  6. Police are appealing for information after a teenager was stabbed in Salford. Officers were called to reports of a disturbance on Cemetery Road in Swinton around 10.20pm last night (Tuesday 12 January 2021). A 15-year-old boy later presented at hospital with a stab wound and at this time it is believed his injuries were sustained in the earlier disturbance. He remains in hospital for treatment and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening. Officers are currently at the scene carrying out enquiries.No arrests have been made. Detective Inspector Thomas Willis, of GMP'
  7. Five reports of robberies in Parr Fold Park were reported to have taken place between 5 January and 8 January 2021 where three males were reported to have threatened victims with a knife and made off with cash, electronics and a mountain bike. At 4.50pm on 5 January, a teenager was assaulted on the cycle path and his headphones were taken. Over an hour later at 6pm, another teenager was assaulted and threatened before the group of males made off with cash. The following day on 6 January, between 4.30pm and 4.45pm, two teenagers were also robbed of their cash. On Friday (8 Januar
  8. Last year, the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Economic Crime Unit recovered over £3 million for victims of fraud. The unit focusses on getting money back for victims where they can, as well as working to educate the public on the latest scams, what to look out for and how to protect themselves and their hard earned money. Towards the beginning of last year, when the pandemic began, the team saw a rise in scams relating to the coronavirus so worked to put out warnings on their dedicated Twitter account, as well as using posters to signpost people to information. The hub also worked w
  9. Liverpool Street Corridor is set to benefit of £3.1m of funding to benefit walkers and cyclists. Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett made the decision to award the contract at the Procurement meeting on Wednesday 6 January. It will see more attractive and improved routes for walkers and include segregated cycle lanes for those on bikes. The proposals also recognise the continuing importance of general traffic and will maintain existing vehicle capacity. The overall project is valued at £3,106,170.70, comprising of; £2,500,000 of Growth Deal 2 funding, £100,000 of Local Match an
  10. Two men have been arrested and dozens of weapons seized from a house in Prestwich by officers dedicated to GMP's operation to tackle organised crime in Salford. Around 45 weapons, including bladed weapons, imitation firearms and a crossbow, were recovered during a house search in the Rainsough area on Sunday afternoon. Patrols from Operation Naseby - GMP’s dedicated operation into tackling serious and organised crime in Salford - were driving through the Swinton area on Sunday 3 January when they stopped a vehicle suspected of being involved in class A drug supply. A 54-year-old
  11. At around 2.50pm on Monday 28 December 2020, police were called by paramedics responding to a report of two injured males in Buile Hill Park off Eccles Old Road. Officers attended and established that three males, aged 18, 17 and 14, had been assaulted. They were taken to hospital and are expected to make a full recovery. Police have now launched an investigation and are appealing to members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch. DS Roger Jones, of GMP's Salford district, said: Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 2079
  12. I came across this story from December, 1920 in the pages of the Salford City Reporter and it tells what happens when love breaks down and tempers get frayed. Lucy M Roberts who resided at Albany Street, Salford appeared at the Stipendiary Magistrates Court asking for a separation from her husband, Thomas who was a commissionaire at Salford Town Hall, Bexley Square. She told the Magistrates that he was her second husband and they had been married since June, 1917, but she had left him, last Tuesday because of his persistent cruelty. At the end of November he didn't give her any
  13. Since 1 October 2020, Greater Manchester Police have seized over 20 electric scooters as part of a crackdown on their illegal use on roads, pavements, cycle lanes and other public places. Despite the increased popularity in the use of e-scooters, GMP officers are reminding people that current laws only allow for them to be ridden on private land with the owner's permission. E-scooters used in public places can be seized by police, and riders may be prosecuted for operating a vehicle without insurance. There is currently a trial ongoing in Salford in partnership with Transport for Gre
  14. Five people have been arrested after police executed warrants in Salford. On Wednesday 23 December 2020, officers searched five properties as part of an investigation into the supply of drugs. Two men, aged 24 and 55, and a 17-year-old girl were arrested on suspicion of drug offences. Two men, aged 19 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of firearm offences. They remain in police custody for questioning. Suspected class A and B drugs, a taser, CS gas as well as offensive weapons and a large quantity of cash were seized. Enquires are ongoing. Detective Chief Inspector Dave Jone
  15. A tattooist from Salford, who was found guilty of raping a client and sexual assaulting five other women at his parlour between 2013 and 2019, has been jailed. Paul Little (10/07/1964), of Cutnook Lane, Irlam, was sentenced today (Tuesday 22 December 2020) at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square, after being previously found guilty of sexual offences against a total of eight women – aged between 19 and 49. The court heard how Little had inappropriately touched the women when they had come in the store to have a tattoo done on them and, on two separate occasions, he exposed himself to the
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