If you were thinking about growing your own veg, now could be your chance as it seems waiting lists for allotments are at an all-time low.
Coronation Street's Simon Gregson swapped the cobbles for the cabbage patch to put his green fingers to work.
Helen Steel reports.
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An 'invisible shed' has scooped the top prize in the 'Shed of the Year' competitiion at RHS Tatton.
Manchester School of Art were joint winners of the 'Shed of the Year' prize with their 'Invisibility Tardis Shed of Navel Contemplation.'
As well as a mirrored exterior, the shed has mirrored walls on the inside reflecting any visitor back on themselves infinitely.
As a finishing touch, the artists added a mirror ball, turning the humble garden shed into a miniature disco.
Liverpool actor Mark Moraghan says his role as narrator on 'Thomas and Friends' is a great legacy for his children and grandchildren.
Mark follows in the footsteps of Ringo Starr and Michael Angelis as the third Liverpudlian narrator of the children's classic which has been loved by generations.
He says the makers seem to want to keep the scouse accent.
I don't know why, but it seems to work.
Mark will feature in a new Thomas film called 'Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure' which will mark the 70th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine.
Ken Dodd is a north west comedy legend. And now he's been honoured by his home city of Liverpool. Doddy's name has been added to the People's path at Liverpool Cathedral. And our reporter Adam McClean went along to witness a special day for one of our favourite comedians.
A video of Manchester man leading a sing-song on a train has gone viral.
Stephen Jones, 56, was filmed singing The Beatles hit 'Twist and Shout' on the Mossley to Stalybridge service.
Mr Jones whose performance has been viewed over 100,000 time said:
I’d had a few beers and once I got on the train it just came over me and I started up singing.
“Then people on the train joined in and it went from there.
“My repertoire is the same ones my wife will tell you she’s been hearing for the last 30 years. “I’ve sung on trains before and I’ll usually end up leading a singalong at a funeral, after everyone’s gone back to the house.
“Obviously if I started singing and offended someone I would stop, but generally the response is good.
“I like putting a smile on peoples’ faces.”
A Bolton Primary School teacher has filmed a special goodbye to his year six class with a little help from the film 'Frozen.'
Chris Hill from St Catherine’s Academy primary school did his own reworking of 'Let it Go' to bid farewell to the pupils leaving the school.
A cheeky football fan has taken a corner during one of Wigan's pre-season matches.
The surprising intervention took place whilst the Latics were playing Altrincham.
A young fan ran on and kicked the ball whilst an unsuspecting James Tavernier was preparing to take the corner.
A grandmother from Cheshire is desperately seeking a scarecrow she was entering for a competition in the village fair. 50 year old Susan Hadfield spent weeks creating the figure of Rupert the Bear with her partner David Nixon for the pageant in the village of Rainow, one of seventy entries. But it was removed from outside her home, she's now launched a campaign on social media for its return. Read the full story here.
The perfect acceptance speech always wins over the audience, and that's exactly what this little girl did when she received her award.
6-year-old Alisha Cowell was named Primary School Pupil of the Year at the Lancashire Telegraph's School Awards last night.
Then after politely asking if she could read a speech she had written the Shadsworth Infant School star thanked her head-teacher for picking her for the award.
Hopefully one day she'll win an Oscar and come up with another gem of an acceptance speech.