It's that time of year again when our towns and cities are transformed - and this year, Manchester has a new giant Christmas tree.Read the full story ›
A Manchester homeless charity are appealing for donations ahead of the Christmas period.
Help Manchester's Homeless are appealing for essentials, including toiletries, clothing and food items. The group of local volunteers are hoping that they can provide a hot meal and care package to every homeless and isolated person in their area.
The packages will be given out at a Christmas event on Saturday 23rd December at Apostles Church, Ancoats.
For details of drop-off locations you can visit the group's website here.
Baby Evelyn Marie was delivered at 12.23pm, and by 4pm was sitting with the rest of the family around the dinner table in Worsley.Read the full story ›
A woman is making a big difference in the days before Christmas to those less fortunate than herself.
Vorny Redmond from Liverpool decided to help people who wouldn't be getting presents.
When she posted the idea online, it went viral.
Now she's had to call for help to sort through the thousands of donations.
She's been speaking to our Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner.
A man from Crewe has put on a spectacular Christmas lights display for the fourth year running.
Graham Witter’s display at Carters Green Farm is raising funds for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice, which cared for his sister Jessica before she died. Sarah Rogers went to meet him.
GMP Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, along with other officers and staff, have been delivering hampers to the elderly and vulnerable.Read the full story ›
Callous burglars left a young family devastated after stealing presents from under their Christmas tree.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of children in Macclesfield have been left disappointed after Santa had to cancel Christmas because there is no room for his grottoRead the full story ›
Liverpool’s festive season is now well underway following the illumination of the city’s iconic Christmas tree.
The city was brought to life with confetti, snow, live music, theatrical and aerial performances and street entertainment to officially mark the start of Christmas.
Thousands of people gathered in Paradise Street to see the lighting of Liverpool ONE’s 30 metre Christmas tree.
Traditional festive images of a snowman, robin and lantern are included in the Royal Mail's Christmas stamps this year.Read the full story ›