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 ›
Cold tonight with a ground frost in rural spots. Some mist forming. Chilly start on Monday, sunny spells and cloudRead the full story ›
Not too much rain in the forecast. Temperatures around average by dayRead the full story ›
After a dry start, and cold start for some sheltered areas first thing - where Nantwich dipped to 0.1°C overnight, the weather goes downhill today.
Cloud builds, rain moves in, and winds gather strength - becoming strong for the coastline and the Isle of Man with mean speeds of 30mph and gusts 40-45mph.
A far milder night ahead with cloud and further outbreaks of rain remaining, heavy at times. Conditions should gradually ease towards dawn.
The father of a 7/7 victim from Greater Manchester is backing a campaign to tackle radicalisation and extremism in schools.Read the full story ›
Mist and fog will clear, then it will be a dry but cloudy day. There will be a few sunny spells, the best of which will be in the westRead the full story ›
The weather may be rather dull at the moment but we've had some fantastic images of the region's sunrise and sunsets.....Read the full story ›