Tom Greggan

I've been a Multimedia Journalist at Quest Media since August 2015. Quest Media encompasses two newspapers, the Tameside Reporter and Glossop Chronicle, and Tameside Radio. I regularly produce print, broadcast and digital content. In May 2015, I graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a BA(Hons) Journalism.

Race to find cure for Florence; Stalybridge toddler battling life-limiting illness

The race is on to find a miracle cure for beautiful little Tameside girl Florence Croce. The three-year-old has been diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic condition that destroys cells in the brain and spinal cord. It means her development will slowly regress, to the point where she will no longer to be able to walk, talk or swallow. Tragically, doctors do not expect Florence to live past her tenth birthday.

Ex-Police Officer Andrew Summerscales killed himself in Cheetham Park after struggling to cope with deaths of two colleagues

An ex-Police Officer ended his own life after suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), following the murders of his colleagues PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, a coroner has ruled. Andrew Summerscales’ body was found in Cheetham Park in August of last year. Before taking his own life, he had e-mailed a colleague, outlining his intentions. When found, he was already wearing a tag used by police for identifying bodies and the court was told how he filled out his own death report on GMP paperwork.
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