A mother whose daughter took her own life is calling for major changes to mental health services.
Heather Carey, a law graduate, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She was 31 when she died.
Her mother Karen says the mental health care system needs rebuilding.
Harm caused by alcohol are costs Greater Manchester £1.3 billion a year in health, social care and crime.Read the full story ›
A mum from Lancashire fighting to raise awareness of a condition that affects an estimated 40,000 people across the North West.Read the full story ›
Two brothers from Lancashire have pledged to wear shorts all winter to raise cash for the hospice which cared for their dying mum.Read the full story ›
Little Charlie Procter from Lancashire who battled a rare form of cancer for more than two years has died at the age of 5.Read the full story ›
Be Aware - Be Safe...it's the roadshow that aims to teach children how to spot and report abuse.Read the full story ›
Women from a care home in Oldham who've bared 'almost' all, in the name of charity.
The 12 women from St Herbert's in Oldham have produced a rather racy calendar and today they came face to face with the actresses portraying those that inspired them.
Calendar Girls is currently on tour in the North West - first in Salford before moving to Liverpool at the end of the month.
All of the ' new' Calendar ladies have been touched by cancer but they told our correspondent Rachel Townsend how they're determined to inspire others and raise as much money for cancer research as they can.
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A woman whose daughter had anorexia has been to Parliament to ask MPs to back the creation of an independent support centre for people with eating disorders in Manchester.
Pip McManus took her own life aged just 15. Her mum Marie says they need to raise at least thirty thousand pounds.
Rates of premature mortality are two times higher in Blackpool than more affluent areas of the region.Read the full story ›
The Tonight Programme found Blackpool, Liverpool and St Helens councils had done no standard food or hygiene sampling in the last year.Read the full story ›