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Cameron: Tories would have a 'truly seven day NHS'

David Cameron has unveiled plans for a "truly seven day NHS" under a Conservative Government.

For years it's been too hard to access the NHS out of hours. But illness doesn't 'respect working hours. Heart attacks, major accidents, babies. These things don't just come from 9-5.

With a future Conservative Government we would have a truly seven day NHS.

– David Cameron

The PM made the pledge in a speech to the Conservative Conference.

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Overnight closures on the M56 in Greater Manchester this weekend

Watch out for closures on the M56 near Altrincham. Credit: Press Association.

Drivers using the Manchester-bound M56 near Altrincham this weekend are being advised a short section of the eastbound carriageway will be closed for up to four nights to complete a £4.2 million project to tackle congestion.

The Highways Agency is adding an extra lane on the eastbound carriageway at junction 7 for approximately one mile from where the eastbound entry slip road joins the motorway.

To complete the scheme, work across the carriageways will take place between 10pm and 5am each night and could continue until Monday or Tuesday morning.

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