Police hunting a convicted murderer who's gone on the run from Kirkham Prison in Lancashire are investigating two potential sightings. 44 year old Brian Lynch disappeared yesterday afternoon in Preston. Officers are looking into possible sightings at the bus station and in Penwortham.
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Staying wintry. Sleet & snow showers dying out Friday. Continued risk of ice. Cold north wind by the weekend but dry with sunshine for many
The Met Office "Be Aware' for snow on Thursday has now been extended until Friday morning, and includes the risk of icy stretches
A number of schools have closed across the North West due to the poor weather. Get the details here.