Wet start to the day, cloudy, heavy rain over the Isle of Man and Cumbria. Milder than of late, but breezier. Some hill fogRead the full story ›
Turning more mobile and less cold over the next few days across the NW. Tonight, chilly start, temperatures and cloud increasingRead the full story ›
After the recent snow and very cold temperatures, we see a return to the sort of weather we would normally expect for the UK in JanuaryRead the full story ›
As anti-fracking protestors left Poulton-le-Fylde for Blackpool earlier we gathered opposing views on shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
Hidden cameras have captured some of the first moments of three rare tiger cubs at Chester Zoo.
The tigers were born to eight-year-old Sumatran tigress Kirana on Jan 2 after a 105-day pregnancy.
We’re thrilled to kick off 2015 with these special arrivals.
"These tiny triplets who, in June, will move to a brand new home in our Islands zone, are now part of a safety-net against the population in the wild becoming extinct.
"That to me is incredibly humbling."
The sexes of the cubs will not be known for some time and zoo staff are continuing to keep a close eye on the family.
Despite a few showery outbreaks continuing, Saturday wins the winter sunshine medal for this weekend.....cloudier by tonightRead the full story ›
Anti-fracking campaigners are staging a 'funeral march' for Lancashire saying that a go ahead for the controversial procedure would amount to death for the Fylde countryside.
The fracking firm Cuadrilla has applied to explore two sites at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood for shale gas.
Councillors are due to make a final decision on the planning application but a report earlier this week by Lancashire County Council recommended rejecting it.
Organisers say the march will be from the stocks in the centre of Poulton Le Fylde at 10am walking to Blackpool.
Cuadrilla has said any issues raised in the report can be resolved.
The trial of the TV weatherman Fred Talbot has heard from a third man who claims that he was sexually assaulted by him.
The alleged victim, who's being called C for legal reasons, said he was forced to sleep in the same bed as Mr Talbot on a canal barge trip.
Mr Talbot denies all the charges against him.
Kathryn Parker says she heard "an enormous bang" as a car slid off the road and crashed into her house in Manchester.
Our correspondent Rob Smith has been in court as former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot faces sex abuse charges.Read the full story ›