An independent review of how people with mental health issues are treated in the criminal justice system has been commissioned by Tony Lloyd, Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner.
The man was so upset at the lack of assistance and understanding from both the Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Greater Manchester Police that he contacted the Manchester Evening News to help bring the alleged incident to the public’s attention.
An investigation has been launched following the incident at Park House
By Todd Fitzgerald Police are investigating after a man was reportedly raped on a psychiatric ward in north Manchester by another patient. The man was allegedly attacked at Park House, on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital, last week. Inpatients at Park House facilities include those who have been detained under the […]
By: Josh Garside Michael Patrick Martin (MISSING) Police have issued a £10,000 reward for any information leading to the discovery of a missing 25-year-old feared dead. Michael Patrick Martin was last seen on Sunday 7 August and his was car found dumped in Blackley. Acquaintances described Michael, 25, as “a nice lad to speak […]
Lee Arnold, who has paranoid schizophrenia, is sentenced to life in jail for killing William Lound in Salford.
Frances Perraudin North of England reporter @fperraudin Lee Arnold, pictured, went to A&E 10 months before the murder complaining that he was hearing a voice telling him to kill people. Photograph: GMP/PA The mother of a student who was murdered in a transphobic and homophobic attack has blamed “totally inadequate” mental health services […]
“Parents, make sure you know what your child is doing online and encourage them to talk about any people that approach them online. Everyone needs to keep security settings high and make sure the friends you are talking to online are really your friends.”
By: MUN Reporter Police are urging parents and teachers to speak to young people about staying safe when using the recently launched Pokemon Go app. The app allows people to set up a ‘beacon’ which can then encourage other users to reach a specific venue and police are concerned it could be the latest […]
“While this funding is of course welcome, I urge health leaders to work with us here in Greater Manchester to drive forward lasting improvements to these vital services, ensuring local people get a fair share of this new investment.
NHS England has published its major transformation programme for mental health care and is promising up to £1bn a year of new funding by 2020/21. Jim Battle, Chairman of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Partnership Board, said: “This investment is long overdue. Mental health services have been at breaking point for far too long. “It […]
Emergency crews attended the scene, near to Manchester’s Gay Village, at around 8.40pm
BY: BETH ABBIT The man was talked down from roof of NCP car park on Chorlton Street Police negotiators spent almost two hours persuading a man to come down from the roof of a city centre car park. Trained officers were called to the NCP car park on Chorlton Street after a man clambered […]
Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd calls on Greater Manchester Police to let watchdog investigate brutality claim
Tony Lloyd said 'it is clear this footage will cause legitimate concern to the public'
BY NEAL KEELING 28 Th January, 2016 The region’s police boss has called on GMP to let a watchdog investigate allegations that a man was ‘brutally assaulted’ by officers in a cell. As reported in the M.E.N., Neville Edwards, 31, who was later found guilty of biting an officer during the incident at Longsight police […]
Mr Knott suffers from memory loss and police are concerned for his welfare.
John Knott MISSING Last updated on 19/12/2015 12:04:23 Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing 73 year-old man from north Manchester. John Knott was last seen at his home on Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester at around 3.30pm on Friday 18 December 2015. Mr Knott is described as being white, 5ft 7in […]