Liverpool actor Ricky Tomlinson is calling on people to sign a petition asking the government to release documents about the Shrewsbury 24
Warrington Wolves players have braved the cold to strip off for their new calendar
Legislation that kick-starts building the controversial high speed railway line between London and Manchester has been granted royal assent.
The Labour MP was first elected to Parliament in 1992.
– Andrew Miller, Member of Parliament for Ellesmere Port and Neston
It has been an enormous privilege to represent Ellesmere Port andNeston since 1992 as well as serving the Labour Party in that role so it hasbeen a tough decision to take."
Hundreds of protestors have held a march and rally at Barton Moss in Salford, demonstrating against test drilling for shale gas.
Anti fracking groups from across the region demonstrated outside the perimeter fence that protects the drilling site.
Ralph Blunsom reports.
Anti fracking protestors hold a demonstration at Barton Moss in Salford in protest at test drilling in the area.
More than a hundred demonstrators are taking part including trades unionists and local residents.
George Osborne has announced new loans worth £1 billion to unblock housing developments including in Manchester and Leeds.
Protestors will face representatives of fracking company Cuadrilla when they meet Hyndburn Council later.
Its over its plans to carry out tests for gas drilling.
Councillors have expressed concerns over the safety and environmental impact of the controversial technique.
The future of Preston Bus Station is to be guaranteed with a multi million pound cash injection.
Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council are set to agree an £8.3m investment in the Grade II listed building.
Pupils at a school in Lancaster will find out today if it's to be closed by the council.
Skerton Community High School was described by inspectors as 'inadequate.'
Campaigners say it's closure will have a devastating impact