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MP's tribute to council leader 'mentor'

MP Angela Rayner says Tameside Council leader Kieran Quinn "was always there for me".



Council leader died on Christmas Day

The leader of Tameside Council Kieran Quinn suffered a heart attack while delivering Christmas cards.



No ceremony for Brady funeral, judge rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died five months ago but his remains have yet to be disposed of.



Councils' legal bid over Brady remains

Tameside and Oldham councils will present their case at the High Court in London this week.

Councils seek to restrict Moors Murderer's remains disposal

Two councils are seeking to restrict where Moors Murderer Ian Brady's remains are disposed of, the BBC understands.

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It is understood this will be the basis of a High Court application on Friday by Oldham and Tameside councils.

Brady, 79, who tortured and killed five children with lover Myra Hindley, buried four of his victims on the moor.

Brady died of obstructive pulmonarydisease on 16 May 2017.

A reporting restriction order was made on Monday in the Chancery Division of the High Court, banning the publishing or broadcasting of the location of Brady's remains or any information related to their disposal.

This lasts until seven days after the final disposal of Brady's remains.



The times they are a-changin'

How big a deal is the Greater Manchester mayoral election, and what powers will he or she have?



Hospital 'bed-blocking' rates 'unacceptable'

Trafford, Tameside and Stockport are amongst the worst area in England for the delayed discharge of hospital patients , BBC research shows.  

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Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council has the second worst rate for delays behind Cumbria County Council with Tameside and Stockport fourth and fifth in England according to the figures.

Delayed transfers occur when a patient is deemed medically well enough to be released from hospital, but something else holds up their discharge. 


Hospital transfer delays 'unacceptable'

Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital.



'Hidey hole' abuser case sent to IPCC

Claims police missed a chances to stop a violent paedophile who kept his victim in a "hidey hole" are probed.



Missing mother and boy found safe

A four-year-old boy and his mother, who went missing together, are found safe and well.
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