Colleagues have been paying tribute to the actor Geoffrey Hughes who's died aged 68.
The star with his distinctive scouse accent became a household name, appearing in televison classics such as Heartbeat and the Royle Family.
But as, Rob Jaskowski reports, he's probably best known for his character Eddie Yates in Coronation Street:-
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Officers are appealing for information from the public to help trace a missing Warrington man.
Samuel Brown has today been jailed for 18 months for sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
Emergency services are treating the incident as a suspected gas explosion at the moment. Two people are believed to be seriously injured.