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What's bringing Chinese investment to the North West?

What impact is Chinese investment having in the North West?

Following President Xi Xinping's historic visit last year, Chinese investors have began to pour billions into Manchester.

But, as more and more Chinese citizens buy property in the city, there are concerns rents will rise and outprice locals.

Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt has been investigating:


Watch as shoppers in Bury try out the new fiver

The new fiver goes into circulation in September Credit: ITV Granada

Shoppers in Bury have been trying out the new plastic £5 note.

The new fiver will go into circulation in September with a first print-run of 440 million notes.

There are plans to introduce more plastic notes including a new plastic £10 note featuring Jane Austen next summer and a plastic £20 note by 2020.

Granada Reports correspondent Adam McClean has been to see what they think:

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