A very wet and windy day today, the wind being the main issue. We widely expect gusts of 60mph, even inland, with travel disruption possibleRead the full story ›
Winds strengthening overnight, gusts of 60mph by Tuesday morning, 70mph at the coast - possible disruption to travel and energy servicesRead the full story ›
The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are heading towards the UK so turning wet and windy Monday night into Tuesday, gusts widely up to 60mphRead the full story ›
Prince Harry has arrived in Eccles this lunchtime.
He has been visiting a special scheme that aims to get more young people involved in rugby.
Later on this afternoon he will be visiting fire crews in Greater Manchester.
Police have confirmed that a second Capuchin monkey has escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park.
It follows news that a juvenile female Capuchin monkey escaped at the weekend and has been sighted in the Dalton-in-Furness area.
"These animals do not pose an immediate risk to the public, however it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.
Anyone who sees the animal is requested to contact South Lakes Wild Animal Park."
Wet and windy weather due on Monday night, gusts 60-65mph at the coast, nearer 45mph inlandRead the full story ›
Paul Nuttall, deputy leader of UKIP, has denied playing Bungle in the children's show Rainbow, after pranksters edited his Wikipedia page.Read the full story ›
The aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo will hit the UK later today bringing gale force winds and heavy rain.Read the full story ›
A £1.4million redevelopment of the Fusilier Museum in Bury will open its doors today.
The project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, includes a new home for the Fusilier Archive and the opening of a state-of-the-art conference and events space which includes a new exhibition area to display more of the museum's growing collection.
The official opening will conducted by Colonel Brian Gorski, Chairman of the board at The Fusilier Museum and Tiffany Hunt, North West Committee Chair for the Heritage Lottery Fund.
On October 25 a free family open day will take place for for Bury and Lancashire residents.
Find out more about the Museum here.
Prince Harry will visit Greater Manchester today where he will help out at a rugby training session and meet fire fighters.
The Prince, who is patron of England Rugby’s All Schools Programme, will take part in a training session for teachers which hopes to get more of them to become rugby coaches and enable more young people to take up the sport.
Later, he will meet fire fighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and talk to some of the young people involved in their community cadet scheme.