North West stars takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Stars across the North West have been taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge for charity.

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Manchester United's Darren Fletcher does ice bucket challenge

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The midfielder undertook the challenge to help raise money for the James McCarthy Foundation. He's now challenged former Manchester United duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Wes Brown to do it.

James McCarthy at his graduation from Salford University Credit: James McCarthy Foundation

In March 2009 James was diagnosed with a brain tumour after a car crash. He had an operation to remove it and had to learn to walk and talk again. After finishing his radiotherapy James started studying for a degree at the University of Salford and graduated with a degree in Business Management.

In June, he received the devastating news that the tumour has returned and has now set up the James McCarthy Foundation to raise money to complete a bucket list.

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