Winds strengthening overnight, gusts of 60mph by Tuesday morning, 70mph at the coast - possible disruption to travel and energy servicesRead the full story ›
Two builders have offered to help rebuild Manchester Dogs’ Home for free, and have called on other tradespeople to join them.
Aydee Dixon and Danny Fletcher said they were ‘gutted’ by news of the fire and wanted to use their skills to help the sanctuary rise from the ashes.
The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are heading towards the UK so turning wet and windy Monday night into Tuesday, gusts widely up to 60mphRead the full story ›
Prince Harry has arrived in Eccles this lunchtime.
He has been visiting a special scheme that aims to get more young people involved in rugby.
Later on this afternoon he will be visiting fire crews in Greater Manchester.
Wet and windy weather due on Monday night, gusts 60-65mph at the coast, nearer 45mph inlandRead the full story ›
Paul Nuttall, deputy leader of UKIP, has denied playing Bungle in the children's show Rainbow, after pranksters edited his Wikipedia page.Read the full story ›
Police are urging the public to be mindful after receiving three reports of men acting suspiciously towards children in Manchester.
The first involved a man in an old type Land Rover or Range Rover who had been approaching children in the Abbey Hey area.
Shortly after, police received a report of a second incident where two men in a car spoke to an 11-year-old girl while she was out jogging, telling her they had been sent to take her home.
A third incident was reported just after 7.00pm when a man on a swing took pictures of young girls in Clayton Memorial Park on his phone before following them when they walked off.
We are keeping an open mind about these incidents, which at the moment amount to suspicious activity.
The children have done exactly the right thing in telling parents and the police.
The aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo will hit the UK later today bringing gale force winds and heavy rain.Read the full story ›
A £1.4million redevelopment of the Fusilier Museum in Bury will open its doors today.
The project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, includes a new home for the Fusilier Archive and the opening of a state-of-the-art conference and events space which includes a new exhibition area to display more of the museum's growing collection.
The official opening will conducted by Colonel Brian Gorski, Chairman of the board at The Fusilier Museum and Tiffany Hunt, North West Committee Chair for the Heritage Lottery Fund.
On October 25 a free family open day will take place for for Bury and Lancashire residents.
Find out more about the Museum here.
Prince Harry will visit Greater Manchester today where he will help out at a rugby training session and meet fire fighters.
The Prince, who is patron of England Rugby’s All Schools Programme, will take part in a training session for teachers which hopes to get more of them to become rugby coaches and enable more young people to take up the sport.
Later, he will meet fire fighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and talk to some of the young people involved in their community cadet scheme.