Capital Reports: Manchester

23 May 2019, 10:09 | Updated: 23 May 2019, 10:10

view over Manchester city centre

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Thursday May 23rd

 

Cough Mixture Drug Craze

There's a warning teenagers are getting hooked on a potentially lethal mix of lemonade, boiled sweets and codeine

It's known as 'Purple Lean' 'Purple Drank' or 'Liquid Heroin' can be bought for £5 a go on social media.


Bells Ring For 22

People have once again come together in the centre of Manchester to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena atttack.

Crowds gathered as bells rung out at 10.31 last night - the moment of the bombing two years ago.


Fatal Stabbing In Tameside

A woman's been arrested after a man was murdered in Dukinfield.

Police were called out to reports a man - in his 30s - had been stabbed at a flat just after midnight.


Bury Team Call For Quick Sale

Bury's players have put out a statement urging the club's owner to sell - quickly.

They say they've not been paid for 12 weeks.

They believe Steve Dale who bought the club for a pounds has already had offers that would make him money.