Fire

Keep an eye on the elderly.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is urging relatives, friends and neighbours to keep an eye on the elderly as forecasters predict one of the coldest winters in years.

A spokesperson said: "During this period we would ask that friends and neighbours check on the elderly whenever possible. It may be that they do not have a smoke alarm or that you are concerned for their well being with regard to fire safety in the home. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.