The University of Salford attempts new world record for the largest collection of different models of mobile brought to a public event
Technology giant Hewlett-Packard plans to cut more than 1,100 jobs at a number of UK sites in the new year including in Warrington.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin tells Tory Party Conference that HS2 will give the transport system a much needed 'heart bypass'
Hewlett-Packard plans to axe nearly 500 in its northern region - many of them in Warrington.
The firm says it's already started consultation over the proposals for 2014.
Unions and politicians have criticised the plan.
Daniel Hewitt reports:
– Hewlett Packard statement
HP remains committed to supporting the employability of its employees through a number of internal initiatives, including re-skilling, redeployment and support to obtain alternative employment as appropriate.
Technology firm Hewlett-Packard has not denied claims by the Unite union that 1,100 jobs are at risk in the UK:
Sources at Hewlett Packard not denying 1,100 jobs at risk across UK, say they're consulting on numbers
Unite union say technology giant Hewlett Packard are to axe 1100 jobs at three plants in UK, including Warrington.
A teenager from Salford is raising awareness about the devastating effect cyber bullying can have on young people.
Liam Royle was bullied when he was 14 after his Facebook account was hacked and malicious messages were sent to his friends and family. He's encouraging others not to suffer in silence as part of Anti-Bullying Week.
OFCOM has pledged to improve mobile phone coverage in rural areas in a move that's being welcomed by campaigners. The Countryside Alliance says the government's five point plan will improve services and so far, three of four mobile providers have hit their target of 90% of the UK population.
The Alliance says OFCOM's five point plan includes an undertaking to extend coverage to the 10% of the UK population who live in the most hard to reach areas. It's expected that the move will help hundreds living in the region's most isolated homes.
A scheme opening the hard shoulder of a section of motorway in Manchester to ease congestion is being launched.
The smart motorways scheme will be introduced on a 17-mile stretch between Junction 8 of the M60 near Sale and Junction 20 of the M62 near Rochdale
The system will use technology to monitor traffic levels, provide traffic information to road users, and try to ease congestion by using variable speed limits on overhead signs.
The hard shoulder will be permanently converted into an extra lane on a five-mile stretch of the M62 between Junctions 18 and 20 which links the North West to Yorkshire.