Pupils are being given lessons in brushing their teeth at schools in Greater Manchester. The pilot scheme, called Smile Time, is being held in Rochdale which has one of the worst records of tooth decay in the country.
More top news
The Betfred Super League fixture between Wigan Warriors and Widnes Vikings scheduled for this Friday (February 24) has been postponed.
Around 800 properties in the North West remain without electricity, as engineers from Electricity North West work to restore power.
Wayne Rooney has announced he is staying at Manchester United in a statement released on Thursday.