Prince Edward is visiting the region later.
He'll be performing a number of official duties during the visit to the North West.
Pippa Middleton is reportedly engaged after her boyfriend popped the question on a trip to Cumbria.
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister is believed to have said yes to financier James Matthew's proposal while the couple were on a weekend visit to the Lake District.
Pippa was propelled to global fame when she was bridesmaid at the wedding of Kate and Prince William in 2011.
Prince Harry will visit the region today, meeting young people involved with community sports projects in Wigan.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people will be celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday this weekend but one school in Bolton started the party early today.Read the full story ›
Preparations are taking place across the region ahead of street party celebrations to mark the 90th birthday of our Monarch.
Leading etiquette coach William Hanson caught up with ITVs Matt Price in Manchester to give him a quick rundown on how to behave.
The Queen has joined wounded veterans to unveil a memorial paying tribute to soldiers killed while serving in an infantry regiment.Read the full story ›
The Queen will join wounded veterans today to unveil a memorial paying tribute to soldiers killed while serving in an Army infantry regimentRead the full story ›
A nursery in Preston received a letter thanking them on behalf of the Queen herself for a birthday card they sent to her.Read the full story ›
An inspirational new centre designed to support people whose lives have been touched by cancer has been officially unveiled today.
The Duchess of Cornwall was the guest of honour at the opening of the latest Maggie’s Centre, situated next to The Christie Hospital.
It aims to provide a refuge, along with practical, emotional and psychological support for people living with the disease and their families.
Speaking at the event, the Duchess who is president of the Maggie’s charity, said:
I couldn’t imagine a more welcoming or imaginative sanctuary.
She told guests that the building fulfilled the original vision of the charity’s founder Maggie Keswick Jencks and that she hopes to see a Maggie’s Centre in every major city in the UK over the next two decades. During her visit, the Duchess took a tour of the facility and gardens, and met with designers, supporters, donors and staff.
Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took the images, including one of the Queen with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Read the full story ›