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  1. Elaine Willcox, ITV News

Exclusive: Police say they're 'just a CCTV frame away' from identifying the Parklife festival killer of Robert Hart

Robert Hart.

Detectives say they are just one frame away from indentifying Robert Hart's killer at the Parklife music festival.

It's six months since the 26-year-old from Macclesfield was punched to the ground near the main stage.

Granada Reports has been given exclusive access to the police incident room.

Officers say film footage from the phone of a Granada Reports viewer has helped pin point where the attack took place.

Our correspondent Elaine Willcox with the latest on this unsolved murder:

Weather Update: Rain from the west - latest radar

Radar image at 5.15pm 16th Dec 2014

Rain is pushing into the Isle of Man now. This will become heavy, persistent and widespread through the evening and first part of the night, spreading eastwards into the early hours along a strengthening westerly wind.

Milder air arrives with this rain into the early hours, but it will remain a cloudy, damp and windy day on Wednesday. Patchy rain and drizzle for the morning will turn heavy again later in the afternoon.


  1. Sarah Rogers, ITV News

The harsh reality faced by the region's 'hidden homeless' young people

New figures seen by Granada Reports claim 1 in 6 young people in the region have sofa surfed in the past year to avoid ending up on the streets.

Many more will wake up on Christmas day in an emergency night shelter or a hostel.

Sarah Rogers has this report.

Young Cheshire star gets Hollywood break in The BFG

Ruby Barnhill.

A ten-year-old actress from Cheshire has been cast in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming movie, The BFG.

Ruby Barnhill will play Sophie, the orphan befriended by the giant, in a new Hollywood adaptation of Roald Dahl's book.

The youngster, who will star alongside Mark Rylance in the title role, said: "I feel incredibly lucky and I’m so happy."

Industry newspaper Variety reported that Spielberg said that they had discovered "a wonderful Sophie" in the young actress.

“After a lengthy search, I feel Roald Dahl himself would have found Ruby every bit as marvellous as we do,” he said. “We have discovered a wonderful Sophie in Ruby Barnhill.”

Dreamworks Studios said the film will begin shooting next year and is due for release in 2016 - the 100th anniversary of Dahl's birth.


Watch: Miranda the octopus counts down to Christmas with her own Advent Calendar

Miranda the octopus is taking a hands-on approach to Christmas with her very own advent calendar.

Octopuses are known for for having one of the smartest brains in the ocean and need to be kept stimulated.

Workers at the Sea Life centre in Manchester gave Miranda the calendar, made of Lego, to ensure she's has a merry time in the run-up to Christmas.

And behind each window are fishy treats for Miranda to enjoy each day.

New venue found for vulnerable adults following fire

A new venue has been found for vulnerable and elderly adults – just days after a huge fire that destroyed their day centre.

The fire, at Minehead Resource Centre in Old Moat,Withington, started around 9pm on Wednesday, strong winds hampered rescue efforts and quickly engulfed the building.

But, now, the 65 people – some of whom have physical and learning disabilities - have a new venue on the site of a former school, which is big enough to keep the group together and cater for specialist needs.

Click video for our report on the fire.

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