Humid with heavy rain overnight. Slow improvement SundayRead the full story ›
Best of any sunshine in the south and east. Turning warm and humid with heavy rain for a time into the early part of SundayRead the full story ›
Clearer overnight. Going downhill Friday. Kerrie has the latest forecast for the North West as we move towards the weekendRead the full story ›
Sunnier spells for Thursday, but a cooler fresher feel with stronger winds and the risk of some heavy showersRead the full story ›
The number of students in the North West gaining top grades at A Level is UP slightly.
With 24.6% of pupil getting A* and A grades, but like the rest of the country the overall pass rate is slightly down, with 97.6% students in England receiving A*-E grades, down 0.3%.
The exams have changed this year, relying only on a final exam and not course work.
Figures suggest there has been a fall in the number of students accepted on degree courses at UK universities.
Research by the Sutton Trust suggests that young people are less likely to think that getting a degree is important in order to do well in life.
After a summer of chaos on the region's railways passengers are now being warned there's a fare increase of at least 3% on the way.Read the full story ›
Kerrie has the detail for the next few daysRead the full story ›
Cloudy with rain on Wednesday but there is one day with sunnier skies this week......Read the full story ›
Breezy for the coast today. Rather cloudy. Mainly dry. Humid feelRead the full story ›
Occasional cloud breaks but fairly cloudy, muggy and mild into Tuesday. Kerrie had the detail for the next few days....Read the full story ›