A couple of weeks ago, we featured the intrepid teacher Steve Hill from Oldham who was about to take part in the infamous Jungle Ultra Marathon for charity.
Six gruelling marathons in five days in the deepest jungles of Peru.
Did Sir complete the course or come a cropper?
Paul Crone has been to find out.
What is art and what is vandalism? We're asking because some of the famous iron men on Crobsy beach in Merseyside have had something of a make over. Three of the naked Antony Gormley statues have had clothes painted on them. Some residents aren't happy - blaming vandals, but others say art should be allowed to evolve.
Normally Lassie finds people stuck down a well - but this time a local builder took on that role after hearing the noise of kittens in distress.
Anthony McDerby found four kittens stuck over half a metre down the well. Their eyes closed shut with infection, the kittens were covered in dirt.
Anthony boxed them up and immediately took them to a vets, where volunteers at the Woodlands Animal Sanctuary in Holmeswood near Southport fed them through the day and night.
The Sanctuary relies on public support and are hosting their first Wild Western Open day on Sunday 25 June, where visitors can meet all the animals and learn more about the work they do.
You can find out more about the work of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary here
Vivienne Westwood was joined by her boyfriend and family on a cruise on Lake Windermere during her visit to Cumbria.Read the full story ›
How about this for a world record.... and a musical one at that! It's to the ballroom at Blackpool Tower where Phil Kelsall is celebrating forty years of playing the Wurlitzer organ.
Raymond Caley has his own Corner on the Sulby Straight placed in his honour.Read the full story ›
A Russian man with an Isle of Man Visa was refused to board a flight from Latvia to London.Read the full story ›
Memorabilia belonging to actress Jean Alexander is to go to auction, including items from her best known role, Coronation Street's Hilda Ogden.
Hilda's headscarf, curlers and pinny are just some of the items that are being sold.
They'll go under the hammer in Southport, where she lived for 23 years.
Ms Alexander died last October aged 90, and now her family have decided to put some of her mementos up for sale.
An exotic animal is settling into her new home at the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis in south Cumbria:
It looks like Spring has finally arrived and new life is bursting out all over the region.
Especially on farms across the North West as lambing gets well into its stride.
Jo Blythe has been lending a helping hand at one farm in Lancashire.