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The NSPCC made 510 referrals to child protection agencies in the North West in 2016 following reports to the charity's Helpline of children being affected domestic abuse.
Callers were seeking guidance from the NSPCC’s trained advisers after witnessing distressing things such as visible bruises, parents being hospitalised, children being exposed to rage and rough handling, and aggressive behaviour towards parents of young babies.
A public meeting's being held in Glossop tonight to discuss the future of the local hospital.
There are fears amongst local people that Shirehill Hospital will close under the proposals. Tonight's meeting is one of a series being held over the course of the next month to discuss the plans.
Hospital managers say they want to improve local NHS services to meet the needs of patients now and in the future.
Ted McDermott from Blackburn spent years performing in clubs and as a redcoat at Butlins. Ted is only now releasing his first album..and at the same time dealing with alzheimers. He and his son became an overnight hit loved by all who saw them singing their hearts out on social media.
Seven friends are walking over 150 miles from Crewe to the Stadium of Light to raise funds for Bradley Lowery. They aim to raise over 1500.Read the full story ›
Girlguides in Manchester have launched a UK first with a new badge to tackle loneliness in old people.Read the full story ›
A hospital in the the Derbyshire town of Glossop may be set to close.
Shire Hill Hospital provides beds for people coming out of hospital who still need care, or need to stay overnight to avoid hospital admission. But a consultation's underway which could see that Intermediate Care moved to neighbouring Tameside Hospital.
The local Clinical Commissioning Group says it will improve care and access to care.
Tim Scott's been talking to residents who disagree.
Hospital watchdogs say that a hospital in Wigan must improve the safety of some services. The Care Quality Commission highlighted concerns at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. They say improvements must be made in children's care and urgent and emergency services.
Although there were some improvements made since a previous comprehensive inspection in June 2016, CQC found further improvements were needed in the safety of both services.
Mannin Sepsis, a newly registered charity on the Isle of Man, are helping to raise awareness of sepsis for World Sepsis Day.Read the full story ›
A Kendal schoolboy has completed a 100 mile running challenge to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.Read the full story ›