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Corrie stars and Class of 92 join netball team's Amarillo video

Class of 92’ players and stars from Coronation Street have joined forces with Manchester Thunder netball team for a special promotional video.

Gary and Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Brooke Vincent were among the North West celebrities to take part in the 'Is This the Way To Amarillo?' spoof.

The video has been released in the run up to the reigning netball Superleague champions' semi final match at the Manchester Arena on April 18th.

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Frank Sinatra song marathon to mark his 100th birthday

Russell Shaun will join two others in singing Sinatra songs Credit: Paul Crone

Three of the region's top crooners will sing 100 Frank Sinatra songs back to back on Thursday April 16th.

Alexander Stewart Credit: Paul Crone

Russell Shaun, Alexander Stewart and Paul Pashley will belt out hit after hit on the main stage in the Trafford Centre to mark what would have been Sinatra's 100th birthday this year.

Paul Pashley Credit: Paul Crone

To find out more visit or follow @sinatrathon on Twitter.


Ultra rare lobster arrives in Manchester

Theodore the albino lobster Credit: Sea Life Manchester

A one-in-a-hundred-million albino lobster is to make his home at Sea Life Manchester. Theodore, as he's been named at the centre, was due to end up in a cooking pot before being spared that fate by Sea Life staff.

Credit: Sea Life Manchester

The lobster, which was found off the coast of Weymouth, has an absence of colour due to a lack of melanin. This extremely rare phenomenon causes the white colouring.


World Book Day comes to Lancashire

Thousands of children will get to meet some of their favourite authors at a special event to mark World Book day. 98 schools across the North West are taking part and will get to chat to authors at Preston North End. Frank Cottrell Boyce, famous for scriptwriting as well as children'sbooks will be in attendance. Also Cressida Cowell, who's books How to Train a Dragon have been made into two successful Hollywood movies.

How to train a Dragon has spawned 2 films starring America Ferrara (pictured) Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
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