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Drivers flock to 'cheapest petrol station in UK' as it lowers prices again to help drivers

Cars can be seen queuing up and down the street to fill up at Limes Service Station in Walkden, Greater Manchester, where unleaded costs 159.9p a litre The owner of a petrol station selling unleaded for 159.9p a litre claims to be the cheapest garage in the UK.

mirror.co.uk ,  -4375400 minutes ago 8
Drivers flock to 'cheapest petrol station in UK' as it lowers prices again to help drivers

Tim Hortons is opening its ‘largest’ drive-thru restaurant in the UK at Trafford Park

The first fan through the drive-thru and restaurant queue will be gifted free drinks for a whole year Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons is expanding its Greater Manchester footprint with the opening of its 'largest' drive-thru in the UK at the end of the month. The new Tim Hortons will be based at Trafford Park and will open on Monday, August 29 at 7am.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  7 hours ago 3
Tim Hortons is opening its ‘largest’ drive-thru restaurant in the UK at Trafford Park

Tory MP William Wragg reveals battle against depression

Vice-chairman of 1922 Committee says he is taking break from Parliament to focus on ‘banishing the black dog’ A Conservative MP has said he is stepping back from Parliament to focus on “banishing the black dog” after revealing his struggle with depression. William Wragg, a vice-chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers, said he had lived with the illness, as well as with anxiety, for most of his adult life.

telegraph.co.uk ,  8 hours ago 0
Tory MP William Wragg reveals battle against depression

Ryan Giggs admits being ‘love cheat’, but says he has never assaulted a woman

The ex-Manchester United footballer is accused of assaulting Ms Greville, 37, after a row at their home Ryan Giggs told a court he is a “flirt” who has never managed to be faithful to a woman while giving evidence about his relationship with ex-Kate Greville today (August 16).

lancs.live ,  8 hours ago 9
Ryan Giggs admits being ‘love cheat’, but says he has never assaulted a woman

Why you should be ordering your repeat prescriptions now as bank holiday deadline revealed

Last bank holiday – the NHS 111 phone service saw more than a 400 per cent increase in people contacting it about repeat prescriptions Patients across Greater Manchester are being urged to order their repeat prescriptions now. The call comes ahead of the August bank holiday, when NHS services including GP practices and pharmacies will only be operating within limited opening hours.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 17
Why you should be ordering your repeat prescriptions now as bank holiday deadline revealed

Public to have say on fresh Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone plan

A public consultation on revised plans for a Clean Air Zone in Greater Manchester will be held next year. Plans for a fee-paying area to cut pollution were postponed in February until 2026 amid various questions. Local leaders want the zone to be charge-free and to help fund vehicle upgrades using the £120m the government has agreed to give the city region.

bbc.com ,  9 hours ago 0
Public to have say on fresh Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone plan

London trains: Avanti West Coast reduced timetable under fire as more services cancelled

There were 12 more cancellations across Avanti West Coast services on Monday Avanti West Coast has come under fire after it cancelled 12 more rail services on Monday morning (15 August) amid a reduced timetable that is in place "until further notice". Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has demanded Transport Secretary Grant Shapps restore the "failing service" and take immediate action.

mylondon.news ,  10 hours ago 1
London trains: Avanti West Coast reduced timetable under fire as more services cancelled

West Yorkshire named worst region for dangerous driving

West Yorkshire has been named as the worst region for dangerous driving in the UK. The research, by GoShorty, analysed data from a series of Freedom of Information requests and government sources. Dangerous driving refers to behaviour that could potentially endanger yourself or others on the road.

hebdenbridgetimes.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 1
West Yorkshire named worst region for dangerous driving

Greater Manchester to install 2,000 mini-wind turbines

The turbines could be placed on top of streetlights and other city infrastructure throughout the region, generating power using the airflow from passing cars. Greater Manchester Combined Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with manufacturer Alpha 311 for 2,000 of the turbines. The GMCA also anticipates the deal will help create 200 jobs.

placenorthwest.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 3
Greater Manchester to install 2,000 mini-wind turbines

Salford Integrated Care fund offers £25,000 in grants

Salford care organisations are being invited to bid for a grant from a £25,000 pot for new ideas to improve health and wellbeing. Applications are open until August 31 for Salford-based groups, including NHS organisations and health and social care providers. The applications can be across multiple different categories, such as neighbourhood care, frailty and ageing, sexual health and assisting with hesitation around vaccination.

salfordnow.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 1
Salford Integrated Care fund offers £25,000 in grants

Ryan Giggs said his ‘head clashed’ with ex-girlfriend in ‘scuffle’, court hears

The Manchester United legend had a prepared statement read out in court during the second week of his trial Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs told police his “head clashed” with his girlfriend’s during a “scuffle” over a mobile phone but the blow was “not deliberate,” a court has heard.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 1
Ryan Giggs said his ‘head clashed’ with ex-girlfriend in ‘scuffle’, court hears

Ryan Giggs admits his reputation as a love cheat is ‘justified’

Ryan Giggs has admitted his reputation for infidelity is ‘justified’, telling jurors he is unable to resist the advances of an attractive woman. The former Manchester Unites star, 48, is on trial accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville, 38, and her sister during an incident at his home in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on November 1, 2020.

metro.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 0
Ryan Giggs admits his reputation as a love cheat is ‘justified’

Boy, 2, died after being exposed to damp and mould on the estate where Man Utd player grew up

A TODDLER died after living in a damp and mouldy home on the estate where Manchester United star Axel Tuanzebe grew up, a court has heard. Little Awaab Ishak's family had been complaining about the condition of their property in Rochdale, Greater Manchester even before the tot was born, it was said.

thesun.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 0
Boy, 2, died after being exposed to damp and mould on the estate where Man Utd player grew up

I was humiliated after trying to take my kids out for a £1 breakfast deal – they made me feel like I was cheating them

A MUM has said she felt humiliated after taking her kids out for a £1 breakfast deal, saying she was made to feel as if she was cheating them. Families are feeling the pinch as the cost of living crisis continues although some places are lending a helping hand by offering kids eat free deals or just for £1.

thesun.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 3
I was humiliated after trying to take my kids out for a £1 breakfast deal – they made me feel like I was cheating them

Andy Burnham 'firmly committed' to trial allowing bikes on Metrolink trams despite embarrassing 'error'

The Mayor's team say his manifesto commitment to piloting both dogs and bikes on trams 'still stands' The Mayor of Greater Manchester, , says he's 'firmly committed' to launching a trial scheme allowing bicycles on board Metrolink trams - after admitting correspondence saying the opposite was sent out 'in error' to a cycling campaigner.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 13
Andy Burnham 'firmly committed' to trial allowing bikes on Metrolink trams despite embarrassing 'error'

Boy, 2, died after being exposed to damp on estate where Manchester United star grew up

Tragic two-year-old Awaab Ishak lived on the Freehold estate in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, the same place where Manchester United defender Axel grew up A young boy died after being exposed to rancid damp and mould in a "sweatbox" flat on the estate where Manchester United star Axel Tuanzebe grew up, a pre-inquest review has heard.

mirror.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 2
Boy, 2, died after being exposed to damp on estate where Manchester United star grew up

Ryan Giggs told police his ‘head clashed’ with Kate Greville during ‘scuffle’ but denies it was deliberate

The ex-Manchester United footballer is standing trial accused of assaulting his then partner Kate Greville and her younger Emma Ex-Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs accepted that his “head clashed” with that of his then-partner’s during an argument at his home, but insisted it was “not deliberate”, a court has heard.

inews.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 1
Ryan Giggs told police his ‘head clashed’ with Kate Greville during ‘scuffle’ but denies it was deliberate

Body of teenage girl recovered from water in Tameside after getting into difficulty

The body of a 14-year-old girl has been recovered from water in Greater Manchester after a “devastating” incident, prompting police to urge people to keep safe while enjoying the warm weather. Emergency services were called to reports of a person getting into difficulty in the water near Crowswood Drive in Stalybridge, Tameside, shortly before 6.30pm on Monday.

lep.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 4
Body of teenage girl recovered from water in Tameside after getting into difficulty