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 ›
The aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo will hit the UK later today bringing gale force winds and heavy rain.Read the full story ›
Merseyside's deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has announced plans to give victims the opportunity to set the punishment of "low-level" offenders.
The scheme will only related offences dealt with outside of court.
The deputy PCC, Councillor Ann O'Byrne, has unveiled the ‘Community Remedy’ list which can be offered by the police to victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour to select as punishment for perpetrators.
It provides a unique opportunity to ensure victims are at the heart of our criminal justice system while making offenders put right some of the harm they have caused."
Community remedies would only take place in circumstances where victims are happy to be involved and in certain types of cases, such as those committed by first-time offenders who have shown genuine remorse or where an out-of-court disposal would be more appropriate than formal court proceedings.
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.
The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.Read the full story ›
Very windy today with gusts of 55mph, but nearer 70mph over the tops of the Pennines. Trans-Pennine routes could be treacherousRead the full story ›
The wife of murdered hostage Alan Henning says she's been overwhelmed by the messages of support from across the world.
Barbara Henning joined the brother of Alan's fellow hostage David Haines to make an appeal for unity and tolerance.
They have issued a joint letter condemning those "those who seek to drive us apart" and urging others to unite "to defeat the most hateful acts".
Emma brings you Saturday evening's forecast for the NW. Very windy on Sunday and wind will probably make the headlines again next weekRead the full story ›