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New cancer treatment at Christie Hospital to target tumours

Exterior view of Christie Hospital
New treatment to better target tumours at Christie Hospital. Credit: ITV Granada

Researchers at The Christie in Manchester will have access to a guided radiation therapy system which better targets tumours.

It promises to shorten treatment times, produce fewer side affects and give patients a better chance of beating the disease.

Liverpool prepares to welcome grandmother giant

Meet the grandmother giant
Meet the grandmother giant Credit: Liverpool City Council

Liverpool will get its first glimpse of the newest puppet to join the Giant Spectacular today.

The Grandmother, is one of three giants taking centre stage in the World War One commemoration Memories of August 1914 event.

The statuesque 85 year old will remain asleep in St George's Hall in Liverpool until Friday.

The Grandmother giant is on public display for the first time outside of France.

Grandmother in France
Grandmother in France Credit: Liverpool City Council
giant granny will sleep at St George's Hall from Wednesday
giant granny will sleep at St George's Hall from Wednesday Credit: Liverpool City Council
Grandmother giant
Grandmother giant Credit: Royal de Luxe
Theatre company Royal de Luxe in action
Theatre company Royal de Luxe in action Credit: Royal de Luxe

Cheshire in full bloom for RHS Flower Show

Gardens on display at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
Gardens on display at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Credit: ITV Granada

Thousands of people are expected to head to Tatton Park in Cheshire for the RHS Flower Show which starts today. The show runs for five days until 27 July and once again promises some stunning show gardens.

Gardens on display
Gardens on display Credit: ITV Granada

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