Video report by Elaine Wilcox
There have been many wonderful tributes following the news that Granada Reports presenter Tony Morris has died at the age of 57.
The news was announced by Tony's daughter on social media on Monday.
Since then tributes and messages of support have been flooding in from members of the public, MPs and members of the ITV News team.
A post on the Granada Reports Facebook page has gathered over 1000 comments in the last hour with many people passing on their condolences to Tony's family, as well as referencing his great sense of humour.
A number of MPs in the North West have tweeted their support:
Members of the Granada Reports team have also been remembering Tony on social media.