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Police identify teenage stab victim

Police have now identified the teenager stabbed in Moston, Greater Manchester. Kyron Webb, who's 15, is currently in hospital. His injuries are said to be life threatening. A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of a section 18 wounding but has now been released without charge. Detectives are continuing to appeal for the public’s help to work out exactly what happened.

Mersey Gateway to open with a bang

Credit: Mersey Gateway

The new Mersey Gateway bridge is set to open to traffic this weekend. The £600 million toll bridge has taken three and a half years to build.

Vehicles will finally be able to use the six-lane crossing between Runcorn and Widnes just after midnight tonight.

There'll be a firework display over the bridge this evening at 8.30pm to mark the opening.

The project covers more than 9km of road improvements across Halton, including the bridge and a series of major new junctions running through Runcorn and Widnes.

Patrick's gruelling 3 day challenge

A young man with cerebral palsy is taking on this weekend's Manchester Half Marathon. Patrick Barden, who's 24, is hoping to complete five miles today and Saturday. He expects to do the final three miles on race day crossing the finishing line with thousands of others.

Patrick Barden is looking to complete the run in 3 days Credit: xtra mile events


  1. Ann O'Connor, ITV News

Help for families of those who've taken their own lives

Paul Williams took his own life in 2015. Credit: Family photo

A bereavement charity is being launched in Liverpool in memory of a young man who died through suicide.

The parents of Paul Williams say free counselling has helped them cope short-term.

Agnes and Joe Williams believe "Paul's Place" will also offer other families longer-term support with the grieving process.

Ann O'Connor reports:

For more information, and help and support, visit Beacon Counselling Trust.

To take part in the National Suicide Bereavement survey click here:

Musicians join the fight against homelessness

  • For more information on Musicians Against Homelessness, visit their Facebook page here.

The musicians Against Homelessness campaign has spread across the country.

The idea is to raise money for Crisis, the national charity for homeless people,.

They've had support from the likes of Liam Gallagher, Cast and and some other musicians have got onboard the campaign.

  • WATCH: Rowetta, from the Happy Mondays and Tony Reilly from Crisis.
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