Some people on the Isle of Man are distressed after seeing graphic images of unborn foetuses on anti-abortion campaign placards in public .Read the full story ›
A teenage girl says she's amazed by the response to the song she wrote for her mum who she lost to cancer.
Caitlin Burke, 16, from Leigh, wrote the song for her mum Carolyn who died in May after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was just 45.
After sharing a video of herself singing Not That Far Apart on Facebook, it has now been viewed more than 35,000 times.
The Isle of Man's Women's Aid charity are asking people to donate to their fundraising page to raise money for new children's toys.Read the full story ›
The Isle of Man Department of Health and Social Care have delivered new leaflets to residents who depend on the Meals on Wheels scheme.Read the full story ›
A protest has been held on the Isle of Man by pro-choice group Handmaids IOM.
It follows a presentation from UK anti-abortion group LIFE, who were invited to speak to Tynwald members this morning by David Anderson MHK.
The Handmaids said via their Facebook page: "We’re getting there but the race hasn’t been won yet. We won’t stop until women of the Isle of Man are able to have safe and legal abortions here on the Island."
A new draft Bill has been proposed by Dr Alex Allinson, which is being reviewed in 2018.
Police forces across the North West have launched their annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaigns.
The month-long 'What's The Cost' initiative encourages people to think of alternative forms of transport after taking substances.
Officers will increase patrols in a bid to clamp down on those breaking the law.
Melaine Farrell-Rhodes, who's from Stalybridge, Greater Manchester has lived with aplastic anaemia since she was 8 years old. On 6 October 2017, Mel was diagnosed with myelodysplasia anaemia and doctors told her that her best chance of survival would be a blood stem cell donation. But the combination of a lack of diversity on the blood stem cell registry and Mel's mixed heritage makes her search for a matching blood stem cell donor even harder. Her chances of finding a match in the wider public reduce right down from 60% to 20%.
Mel is facing a lot of uncertainty and doctors cannot provide a timeline for her treatment. However, medical staff have confirmed the earlier a match is found for Mel and she could have a blood stem cell transplantation, the better. Click here for more about Mel's story.
More than half of care home beds in parts of England, including Manchester are not up to standard according to an investigation.Read the full story ›
Researchers from Cancer Research UK are getting a new base following the fire at the Christie in Manchester which devastated their facilities.
More than three hundred staff from the CRUK Manchester Institute are making the move after the blaze destroyed equipment and research in April.
The new base is at Alderley Park near Macclesfield.
The CRUK Manchester Institute is a leading cancer research organisation within The University of Manchester and is funded by Cancer Research UK.
A final draft abortion reform Bill will be brought before the Isle of Man's House of Keys in January 2018.
Ramsey MHK Dr Alex Allinson has spent 11 months working on proposals, including allowing women a termination up to 14 weeks into pregnancy.
Results from a public consultation showed people largely support the Bill, with the results published on the Manx government website last month.