A former football star says he owes his life to the dedication and local knowledge of his local PCSO.
Tommy Banks, a former England and Bolton defender, became trapped in freezing temperatures after a fall walking his dog in Farnworth.
Police Community Support officer Derek Thomas knew the area well and found him. Now he's being honoured with a top award.
Sarah Rogers has the story.
A campaign is being launched to try to make areas like the Lake District more accessible for people with disabilities.
It's organised by the charity, "Tourism for All", and is being welcomed by the Calvert Trust, which works with people with physical or learning difficulties:
I think it's absolutely fantastic. Obviously the Lake District Calvert Trust has been here for 40 years so we have great experience in helping make outdoor activities accessible for all, whether that's learning difficulties, physical disabilities or a combination of both so it's an absolutely fantastic initiative and we're fully behind it.
The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere is celebrating it's 25th birthday, and the author's 150th birthday.Read the full story ›
Family, friends and celebrity supporters of the late Kirsty Howard will celebrate her life at this year’s Great Manchester Run.Read the full story ›
An unsuspecting man from Blackpool got a big surprise this morning when his partner made a leap year proposal at the top of Blackpool Tower. Louise Forder and Robert Green have been together for 14 years but Louise has finally taken the initiative and popped the question to Robert. And just to make sure he got the message she wrote her proposal in the sand too .... and of course he said yes.
Beloved Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit will become the first children's literary figure to appear on a UK coin.Read the full story ›
Pupils at Tameside school get their space homework checked out by Britain's very own spaceman, Tim PeakeRead the full story ›
A primary school has asked parents to stop wearing pyjamas when they drop off their children.Read the full story ›
It's the third Monday of January and according to research - it's the most depressing day of the year.Read the full story ›
Peter Rabbit is to feature on the next 50p coins to be created by the Royal Mint.
It celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Lake District writer and illustrator's birth.
The new coins are designed to give a snapshot of Britian over the last 1000 years.