Ted McDermott from Blackburn spent years performing in clubs and as a redcoat at Butlins. Ted is only now releasing his first album..and at the same time dealing with alzheimers. He and his son became an overnight hit loved by all who saw them singing their hearts out on social media.
A kayaker who attempted to cross from St Bees to the Isle of Man was rescued after five RNLI crew, a helicopter and Coastguard assisted.Read the full story ›
A Winsford woman has been named as one of the British Heart Foundation’s quirkiest fundraisers of 2017 after holding a miniature horse show to raise funds for the charity. Chloe Lewis, 21, from Winsford, Cheshire, raised £1,300 for the BHF by hosting a miniature pony show at Reaseheath Equestrian Centre in Nantwich.
The BHF is funding 58 research projects in the North West aimed at tackling heart disease, one of the region's biggest killers. Also on their list of unusual fundraisers is Dan Poole. Since January 2014 he has been collecting signatures from the 1993/94 Manchester United team to auction for the BHF. So far he's picked up 26 of the 33 players listed that season.
Locals of the Isle of Man spotted an unusual sight on Douglas beach this week.
Elona Hart posted snaps via Facebook of a man with no clothes on, except for shoes, walking along the shore early on Sunday.
Richard MacNee posted on Twitter this morning: "No camera on me to take a pic of naked (except for a beanie) walker on Douglas Beach this morning! #cantunseeit".
The Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service were called out in the early hours to help a sinking fishing boat.Read the full story ›
RNLI Ramsey rescued a small vessel off the coast of Laxey on Sunday which had suffered engine failure.Read the full story ›
31-metre bridge, which will stand 3 metres high and will contain more than 200,000 individual LEGO bricks,Read the full story ›
A severely sight impaired football fan has been able to see his team score for the first time in nearly three decades, thanks to a special pair of glasses.
Brian Casey is the first person in Europe to test the technology, which allowed him to watch his club, Fleetwood Town, take on Preston.
Chris Hall was with him.
A sheep trapped on the back of Peel Hill was rescued by Coastguards last night after being alerted by the public.Read the full story ›