Twelve people have been arrested following the latest in a series of drugs raids across Bolton this morning.
Officers from Boltonís Organised Crime Unit, assisted by the Bolton South Neighbourhood Policing Team and Tactical Aid Unit carried out the raids from 7am this morning, Wednesday 11 December 2013. Eleven addresses were targete [...]
A man was shot in the eye in Leigh
Just after 3pm on Friday 6 December 2013, a 28-year-old man was in his Westbourne Avenue home when he heard his dog barking. He went to the front door and looked through the spy hole before he felt a sharp pain in his left eye [...]
Police have issued the picture of a man wanted in connection with an assault in Leigh
At around 4.30am on Sunday 6 October 2013, a 22-year-old was walking on King Street when he was approached by a group of men. One of the men went to punch the man but missed. When the victim retaliated, he was hit on the head [...]
The Biggest on line activity of the year- dubbed Mega Monday - proved too much for the banks technology on 2nd December, with millions of transactions declined for no reason.
A technological banking glitch on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year left millions of shoppers unable to pay for transactions using their credit or debit cards. Customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) gro [...]
Almost 90% of Britons will use mobile devices or purchase online to do their Christmas shopping this year Ė a higher proportion than any other major country Ė according to PayPalís global Holiday Shopping Study.
The survey, covering shoppers in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia and Singapore, shows that Britons shopping this Christmas will do almost half their festive shopping online or via a smartphone or tablet, comp [...]
A lorry driver from Heywood, who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for £131,000 fraud.
Simon O'Hare, 29, was stopped on four separate occasions in London, Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators with 26 pallets of smuggled beer: - 29 February 2012 at a licensed cash and carry s [...]
A man ran into a Wigan service station and threw a large piece of raw bacon at the attendant.
Police are treating this as a racially motivated incident and have now released a CCTV still of the offender throwing the meat. Anyone who recognises this man is urged to come forward. The incident happened at the Pemberton [...]
The families of a man and a woman who died in a collision in Leigh on Saturday have paid tribute to them.
Shortly before 4am on Saturday 30 November 2013, a Vauxhall Astra and a Ford Mondeo taxi collided on Twist Lane at the junction with Kendal Grove. The driver of the taxi, 59-year-old Kenneth Grimshaw from the Leigh area, suffe [...]
Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing the relatives of a Wigan man.
Maurice O'Neill, aged 78, of Douglas House, died on 20 November 2013 There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Officers are now trying to trace his next of kin and anyone with information is asked to cal [...]
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With now over 190 sites (and an ever expanding network) weíve got everything from local attraction and places to visit, to a directory of restaurants, bars and shops in your area. TownTalk is still the most comprehensive local new [...]
Police have released an image of a dog owner and his pet after a jogger was attacked on a canalside path.
It happened at about 4pm on Monday 28 October 2013, when the runner, a 47 year-old man, was jogging down the canal tow path near Warrington Road, Abram, with his own pet black Cocker Spaniel. As they passed a man and his brown [...]
Police are growing concerned of the whereabouts of a missing man from the Timperley area of Manchester.
50-year-old Christopher Warburton was last seen at Wigan Infirmary at around 6.30am on Wednesday 30 October 2013 after he discharged himself. Christopher is described as being a white male, who is approximately 6' 2'' tall, wi [...]
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Martin Sydney OíNeill (born 20/08/1986) from Wigan was released from prison on licence on 3 July 2013 having served a jail sentence for a burglary which took place in Staffordshire in April 2011.
His licence was revoked on 27 September 2013 having breached it's conditions. He is also wanted for an aggravated car theft which took place on 17 August 2013 in the Wigan area and for a criminal damage offence committed in Se [...]
Police are hunting a man from Wigan who is wanted on recall to prison.
Lee David Wright (born 06/06/1983) from Bickershaw was released from prison on licence on 24 September 2013 having been jailed for a burglary offence in August 2013. His licence was revoked on 4 October 2013 because he breache [...]