Thousands of children across the North West are receiving special dental hygiene lessons after a report found a third of five year olds suffer from tooth decay.
In some parts of the region that figure is as high as 50%.
Its thought high levels of sugar in children's diets are to blame.
Dr Ben Atkins, from the Oral Health Foundation says information is available for parents who need it.
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Coronation Street's gearing up for one its biggest plotlines this year - with a rather gruesome discovery under the Platt's house.
There'll be plenty twists in the tale, and favourite characters say they've loved the challenge. TIna O'Brien's character Sara Louise Platt is right at the heart of this huge storyline.
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With under a month to go until the EU referendum, campaigning is really hotting up in the North West. There's been a flurry of visits by senior political figures. Ed Miliband for Remain, and UKIP's Nigel Farage in Lancashire being the latest. Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt was invited on board to hear what they had to say.
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Victims are still being 'forgotten and ignored' by the criminal justice system.
That's the view of the Victims' Commissioner, Baroness Helen Newlove who is calling for better rights and practical help for those who've suffered a crime.
In an exclusive interview with Elaine Willcox she's gone back to the area where her husband was murdered.