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Detectives have named the body of a baby girl found in Manchester

Detectives investigating the discovery of the body of a baby girl in Manchester have named her Pearl.

North West
10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under 50

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Manchester airport.
Lifestyle
The Red Arrows

When are the Red Arrows flying in Lancashire this year?

Display details have been released for the Red Arrows' 2018 season.
Whats on
Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

News
Minecraft

Disgruntled Minecraft gamer reported to be behind bomb hoax

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.
Crime
Rev Dr Jill Duff, the newly announced Suffragan Bishop of Lancaster

New female Bishop first for Lancashire

The newly announced Bishop of Lancaster - the first female Bishop to be appointed in Lancashire - said she would like to create “beacons” within communities.

News

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter.
News

Video shows fugitive rugby player chased by police at 100mph before being tasered SIX times

A rugby player, who drove in excess of 100mph through the borough and made officers fear for their lives, has been jailed.
North West

STORM EMMA: Latest updates from across Lancashire

High winds and snow are battering the county.
News
The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

National Grid warns over 'gas deficit' as sub-zero temperatures engulf UK

The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

News
Virgin has advised some of its services have been disrupted

Trains across North West cancelled and delayed due to weather

Trains have been disrupted across the region as a blanket of snow covered the county.
Transport
Martyn Kendrick

Business confidence drops in North West

North West businesses went from being among the most optimistic in the country to being one of the least during February.

Business
Picture: Vinny Romano/@NWAmb_Vinny

'Please DO block our spaces' - read the heartwarming note left on ambulance in Lancashire

Nasty notes left on windscreens of ambulances while paramedics are nearby saving lives have dominated the headlines recently.

Health
Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
Health

The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

Transport
Anthony Condron

LIVERPOOL BAR MURDER PROBE: Three men arrested over death of Anthony Condron

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured in a bar.

North West

Heroic worker fends off armed robbers with step ladders

A have-a-go hero bravely used a ladder to fend off armed robbers who struck a Wigan convenience store for the second time in a week.

North West
Conrad Pritchard

Man jailed for sexually assaulting four year old girl 'he thought was 18'

A man who sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl and claimed that he thought she was 18 has been jailed.

North West
The sheet was handed back to officers with this excuse

Driver provides unusual excuse for texting and driving

A motorist caught using a mobile phone has been called out by police for providing a very unusual excuse.

North West
Nick Sullivan has been named locally as the victim of an assault at the Georgia Brown pub in Hindley

Victim named in Hindley pub murder probe

Tributes have poured in for the man who was killed in a Hindley pub yesterday, who has been named locally as Nick Sullivan.

North West
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