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North West winners at RTS Awards

Coronation Street stars and crew collect the Best Serial Drama award during the 2013 National Television Awards Credit: PA

Coronation Street was one of the big winners at last night's Royal Television Society Programme Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

It picked up the Best Soap or Serial Drama Award.

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville also won an award for Best Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit for his work on Sky Sports.

Gary Neville working as a football pundit Credit: PA

Former Corrie star becomes mother for first time

Katherine Kelly Credit: PA

Former Coronation Street star Katherine Kelly has become a mother for the first time.

The 33-year-old - now known to TV audiences for her role in Mr Selfridge - and her husband Ryan Clark became parents to baby girl Orla on Tuesday.

Kelly bowed out of Corrie in January 2012 following a six-year stint in the soap playing Becky McDonald.

She said she was "overwhelmed with joy to announce the arrival of our daughter."


Coronation Street stars pay tribute to Geoffrey Hughes


The rainbow must have been for him. RIP Geoff. Really sad xx


just found out #Geoff Hughes has died 1st telly job was playing Twiggys girlfriend in The Royle Family,and he was so kind RIP lovely man x


The wonderful Geoffrey Hughes (Eddie Yates) has lost his battle with cancer. RIP and thanks for all the laughs x


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