Body of a man recovered from the canal in Dobcross

Shortly after 12.10pm on Thursday 9 August 2012, Greater Manchester Police were called to recover a body of from the canal near the Brownhill Countryside Centre in Dobcross, Saddleworth. Officers attending the scene recovered the body of a 77-year-old man. Inquiries...

Fire destroys farmhouse in Castleshaw

AN investigation is underway after Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) dealt with a fire at Higher Castleshaw Farm near Delph. Crews from Oldham, Ashton and Hyde fire stations were called to the two-storey property in Dirty Lane, Castleshaw, at 7.41pm...

Update on Shaw explosion

Greater Manchester Police do not believe anyone is unaccounted for following the large explosion in Shaw, earlier today. Two properties on Buckley Street, numbers 9 and 11, were significantly damaged in the explosion. Sadly, the body of a young child, believed to be...

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