Operators at a 9-9-9 centre in Blackburn have helped celebrate the service's 75th birthday today.
They work in BT's oldest current emergency call centre.
Burnley, Livepool, Macclesfield, Manchester and Rochdale, were among the first areas outside London to use the treble nine number.
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Impressive weather for May. It will continue for the next few days but more cloud & higher risk of showers on Friday. Kerrie has the detail.
Those working on building sites across Manchester city centre found a unique way to observe today's one minute silence.
Higher risk of heavy showers by Friday. Hotting up for the long weekend