Here's a little round-up of news:
It was very sad to hear of the death of Goffrey Hughes recently. He played Hilda's lodger Eddie to perfection. A sad loss.
Sarah Lancashire (Raquel) is teamed up with Anne Reid (Val Barlow) and Roy Barraclough (Alec Gilroy) in the firthcoming BBC1 drama Last Tango in Halifax. Written by ex-Corrie writer Sally Wainwright it was filmed in and around the Pennines earlier this year.
Vicky Entwistle (Janice) will be taking to the West End stage in the new year - in a long-running musical.
Julie Goodyear (Bet) will be taking part in the controversial series Celebrity Big Brother which starts on Channel 5 this Wednesday.