Muslims and Christians in Eccles have joined a Mosque – Church Twinning scheme as part of the UK’s Interfaith Week.
Who ever thought that a small rounded cake made from flaky pastry with butter and currents could warm the stomachs and hearts of a town, a county and a nation?
Paralympic cycling medallist Crystal Lane was busy this week trying to inspire the next generation of British cyclists.
Powerlifters from Manchester smashed a world record this weekend, lifting 751,000kg in a 12 hour weightlifting mission for charity.
A petition to save the Crown Theatre in Eccles has been started by local residents, after the historic building was left to become derelict.
Those living in the Metrolink network’s City Zone pay an average of £223 more per month more than those on other lines, according to a new rental price map.
Despite Sale Sharks recently being crowned Kings of the North, as well as George Ford and Owen Farrell both hailing from these parts, there is a tangible difference between rugby in the North West and the rest of the country.
Brad Barritt believes that The RFU’s All Schools programme is beneficial to the North West, and not just in terms of the increased pool of talent emerging from the area.
Two detectives from GMP’s cyber-crime team will give a presentation on online security at a free networking event being held by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) at Eccles’ Church Street RBS bank.
Teenage traders and performers are being invited to sell their wares in Eccles later this month following the announcement of the second ever Teenage Market in the town.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old boy was robbed at knifepoint in Eccles.