Hardly a tropical outlook, but weather conditions across the northwest are expected to settle down & warm up a little over the next few daysRead the full story ›
An end-of-term flashmob by pupils at a primary school in Liverpool has had the thumbs up from celebrity John Barrowman.
The kids at Belle Vale Primary School celebrated the end of the school year, and surprised plenty of mums and dads, with their surprise flash mob.
And their dancing got the seal of approval from West End star, John Barrowman.
Last year 338 people died from drowning, a figure that would be higher without the efforts of emergency services across the region.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service say that they deal with more more water-related deaths than fires.
In the second of her special reports into water safety, our correspondent Amy Welch has been with the lifesavers training inland, and on the sea:
Moderate but persistent outbreaks of rain over the last 48hrs have brought 36mm to some areas - nearly half of the monthly averageRead the full story ›
Staying unsettled and cool. More sunshine for midweek. A little warmer by FridayRead the full story ›
38 people from Cumbria are due to appear at court charged over so called 'cash for crash' scams. It follows an insurance fraud investigation which began in 2010 into allegations people were conspiring to defraud car insurance companies.
The investigation has been a joint-up operation between Cumbria Constabulary, the Motor Insurance Bureau and the Crown Prosecution Service.
All 38 people are expected appear before North Cumbria Magistrates Court.
Greater Manchester Fire service are urging young people to avoid open water this summer. They've been training in Wales and say they deal with more water related deaths than fires. Meanwhile the RNLI say more than half those who drowned last year didn't intend to enter the water. Dave Eccles from Fleetwood RNLI warns of the dangers.
Cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain to start Tuesday. A slow improvement from afternoon into the next few days.Read the full story ›
Former Sale winger Mark Cueto has called on the RFU to stage more internationals in the North West.
Cueto, a World Cup finalist in 2007, today took the famous Webb Ellis trophy to Manchester's Central Library to let fans get a glimpse of what's up for grabs this autumn.
England will play Uruguay at the Etihad Stadium in their final World Cup group game. But that's their only match away from Twickenham.
Your northwest pollen forecast for the next few daysRead the full story ›