Another fine day on Thursday. Some cloud around this morning, but this will break readily to give lengthy spells of sunshineRead the full story ›
With just two weeks left of the General Election campaign and here in the North West we're getting a lot of attention from the country's most powerful politicians.
This region will play a big part in who wins this year's Election - and today it was the turn of the money men to try and win over voters.
Political Correspondent Daniel Hewitt reports:
A new centre is being built at the renowned Christie hospital to help people diagnosed with the disease.
Around 60,000 people are expected to use it ever year.
The Maggies Centre will provide emotional suppport to family and friends as well as patients themselves.
From the Christie in Manchester, Victoria Grimes reports:
A murderer has posted a shocking messages on the internet which the mother of his victim says mean he should stay behind bars.
Colin Eedle stabbed Stefan Bell to death in 2001 and more than a decade later, he is now due for parole.
But Stefan's mother says the killer's post on social media makes him unfit for release.
Tim Scott has this report:
Bolton actress Maxine Peake is back on the big screen in the new film, The Falling.
And its premier has been held in a new venue for Manchester. HOME is the new site for what was the much-loved Cornerhouse.
It's just down the road from the original venue which opened in 1935 as a cinema and contemporary art centre.
Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore went to meet Maxine in the swanky new surroundings.
Clear skies on Wednesday mean that we stand a good chance of seeing Lyrid Meteor showers tonight into Thursday morning. Fine until FridayRead the full story ›
Fine couple of days then breakdown expected on FridayRead the full story ›
Building work has begun on a new Cancer support centre to open at The Christie hospital in Manchester.
The Maggies Centre will provide free emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends.
The Centre, designed by world famous, Stockport-born architect Lord Norman Foster will be the charity's largest Centre to date and is expected to receive visits from 60,000 people a year from across the region.
The number of cruelty complaints investigated by RSPCA in the North West has gone up for the second year running.Read the full story ›
Fresh from her last role as Hamlet at the Royal Exchange in Manchester Maxine Peake now starring in the movie, The Falling.
Its about the outbreak of a mysterious illness at a girl's school in 1969.
She talked to Granada's Entertainment Correspondent, Caroline Whitmore, about the film.