The long-awaited Frank Sidebottom statue will be revealed today on Stockport Road in Timperley village, at precisely 11.37am.
Two North West charities are among eight good causes to share more than £60,000 from Newman's Own Foundation, set up by actor Paul Newman.
A charity says the north west's huge shortage of foster carers could easily be prevented.
Shobna Gulati plays Sunita Alahan in Coronation Street and is taking part in the 'Dancing with United' event. She will be joined by United legends Peter Schmeichel and Quinton Fortune, plus Camilla Dallerup, Lisa Riley, Antony Cotton, Jennie McAlpine.
A man from East Lancashire has set up the region's first Husky rescue centre.
It has been established because people who buy Huskies as puppies can be left struggling to deal with the amount of exercise they need as adults.
Some owners have been abandoning their Huskies when they were no longer able to care for them.
– Sir Bobby Charlton
Find A Better Way's key goal is to develop new technology to accelerate the detection and removal of landmines globally.
We have won the support of the global risk management industry and this means we are now able to fund large scale research projects.
A Knutsford-based charity set up to find ways of ridding former warzones of landmines has announced a £1m research challenge.
Find A Better Way, founded by England football legend, Sir Bobby Charlton, aims to provide practical solutions for the removal of landmines.