A cannabis farm discovered at a property in Oldham could have caused the whole street to explode, Greater Manchester Police have announced.
Legal high use in Manchester to be researched after claims of ‘significant’ usage amongst homeless and vulnerable
Legal high use in Manchester is set to be officially researched for the first time, by Manchester Metropolitan University.
‘Mad Friday’, the last working day in December, traditionally marks the official countdown to Christmas as people celebrate finishing work for the festive period.
A haul of Class A drugs has been seized and a cannabis farm shut down as hundreds of police descended on Salford to eradicate the organised crime groups ‘poisoning our streets’.
‘There’s always a way out, I’m living proof’: Ex-con wants story to inspire Manchester’s addicts and homeless
After ten years in and out of prison for drug-related crimes, Haydn Smith was signposted to Mustard Tree, a charity helping the homeless.
The number of deaths in Manchester related to drugs poisoning has soared by 46% while the North West has risen by 28%, making our region the worst in England for an eighth successive year.
More than 150 officers across Greater Manchester Police will visit more than 100 premises to ensure that they are abiding by the law, as well as visiting areas associated with the use of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), to check young people are safe and well.
More than a thousand men in the care of mental health services are committing suicide every year, a report by The University of Manchester reveals.
A series of major Oldham drug raids have seen 13 people, including three teenagers, charged with supply or conspiring to supply heroin and crack cocaine by Greater Manchester Police.
Three men have been arrested after a Salford police raid discovered around 600 cannabis plants worth an estimated £250,000.
Nearly 20% more students were caught with drugs in Manchester Metropolitan University’s Halls of Residence this year compared to last, according to new statistics.