Paintings by Willy Russell will go on display at a gallery in Knowsley. Its the playwright's first ever solo art exhibition.Read the full story ›
Volunteers have lit up three Lake Distict peaks to raise mone for people recovering from the earthquake in Nepal.
Around 650 people made their way to Braithwaite for the Lakeland Festival of Light.
The festival which featured lighting Barrow, Stile End and Outerside was organised by Matt Le Voi of Lakeland Mountain Guides.
‘It was a cool and breezy night, and we were being extra demanding this year by requiring the people on the mountains to stay as still as they could.
"By the time the pictures were being taken people had already been up on the mountains for a fair while, so they did well to stick it out and bear with us. Their perseverance has to be commended."
This year the event team created the effect of Nepalese Prayer flags lining the fells, by spreading out pieces of coloured acetate.
Event photographers Carmen Norman, Tom Mcnally and Nick Landells captured the procession.
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has announced the birth of his baby on Instagram.
Lio George was born at 4:55am, it's the couple's fourth baby and first son, Gerrard said that his “family is complete”.
Steven and Alex also have three daughters aged between 5 and 13.
A man from Liverpool who got married at a Spam Museum says a love of the canned cooked meat has been in his family for generations.
Mark I Love Spam Benson even legally changed his name to declare his love for the brand.Read the full story ›
Margaret Howarth from Salford has more than 150 descendants and may have the biggest family in Greater ManchesterRead the full story ›
Chris Smith from Altrincham has developed an unusual obsession. He's combining his love of football and Lego. And for the last 3 years he's been building models of British football stadia out of toy bricks. So far he's built 40 out of the 92 Football league clubs including Preston North End's Deepdale, which he says was challenging getting faces laser printed onto the bricks.
A maritime tradition is returning to Ellesmere Port over the next few days. The Easter Boat Gathering is being held at the National Waterways Museum in the town. The festival will be the culmination of the museum's 40th anniversary celebrations. It also marks the start of the summer cruising season where many boats will set off to other parts of the canal network.
Stars of Coronation Street and an astronaut will be on hand later for the annual duck race in Manchester.
Jack Shepherd, the Street's David Platt and spaceman Tim Peake will be at the launch.
The race takes place every year to raise funds for the Brainwave charity for disabled children.
Thousands of visitors will get a rare chance to see the spectacular floor tiles at St George's Hall in Liverpool. The hand crafted tiles in the Great Hall are normally covered to protect them during public functions. The 30,000 or so tiles were concealed in the 1860s to allow dancing and events to take place. The flooring depicts the Liver Birds, the Roman god Neptune, sea nymphs, dolphins and tridents in what was the largest Minton pavement in the world when first constructed.