The players of Everton Football Club and manager Roberto Martinez have been delivering Christmas presents today to children at Alder Hey Hospital.
Sadly, many of them won't be well enough to go home for Christmas but, as David Chisnall reports, Everton's stars have been doing plenty to raise spirits.
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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.