Remaining largely cloudy with patchy drizzle over hills. Becoming milder, breezy with some brighter breaks in the west on FridayRead the full story ›
Saturday looks like the best day of the weekend. Mainly dry for both Saturday and Sunday but a cooler, cloudier finishRead the full story ›
Another largely cloudy and murky day. Perhaps a little brighter and feeling milder for FridayRead the full story ›
A new report into the work of the region's police forces shows that overall they are doing a good job. The survey from the Inspector of Constabulary examines how effective they are in combating and preventing crime, and managing resources. It shows that in general they are coping well with the challenges they face. And as Mike Cunningham from the HMIC explains Lancashire is doing particularly well.
Grey and damp. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, making it feel cold. Hill fogRead the full story ›
After a chilly and foggy start in places clearer skies develop for a time during the afternoon. More unsettled after darkRead the full story ›
As we head into the busiest shopping period of the year, a warning that towns and cities here in the North West are at their most vulnerable to a terrorist attack. The current terror threat level in this country is said to be ''severe'', which is the second highest. It means a major incident is, the Government's words, ''highly likely.'' Experts at a conference in Manchester called on everyone to do their bit to stop terrorists in their tracks.
A cold start. Damp midweek. Milder but breezy by FridayRead the full story ›
After a cold start, fine and bright with with a good dose of sunshineRead the full story ›
Chilly start, some frost in places, especially out in the countryside. Fine and bright today, best temperatures in the Isle of ManRead the full story ›