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Phoenix Nights' creator Dave Spikey celebrates 15 years in showbiz

The man who wrote and created the sitcom Phoenix Nights alongside Peter Kay is celebrating fifteen years in showbiz by heading on tour for the fifth time.

Bolton-born comedian Dave Spikey is currently in the middle of his stand up tour 'Punchlines' and will head to Manchester and Burnley next week. Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore caught up with him in his hometown of Chorley.


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Boxer Amir Khan urges support for refugees

Professional boxer Amir Khan has urged people to help support the thousands of refugees who are arriving in Europe everyday.

Speaking during his visit to a Syrian refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos the two-time former world champion said: "They have come here as refugees with nothing in their hand, with hardly any money, so we have to show our support and help these people."

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