sunrise over misty field in Warrington

Wednesday across the NW

Essentially dry on Wednesday with good sunny spells developing. Cloudier start though than yesterday, and maybe a little misty in places

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Tuesday evening forecast with Emma

Fine evening. Then after initial cloud breaks, cloud cover begins to thicken again overnight. Some mistiness. Warm sunny spells tomorrow

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Memorial to Liverpool Pals unveiled 100 years on from when first batalion was formed

It is exactly 100 years ago to the day that the first batallion of Pals was formed in Liverpool.

Thousands of men heeded the call to join up and fight as The First world War got underway.

Today, His Royal Highness The Duke of Wessex was on hand as a memorial to the Liverpool Pals was unveiled in the city.

To find out what special World War One exhibitions are on at the Imperial War Museum North, click here.

Athletes join in National Paralympic Day celebrations in Liverpool

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Members of the public have been given the chance to try their hand at a variety of Paralympic sports this weekend to celebrate National Paralympic Day, which was at Liverpool’s Chavasse Park.

Middle distance runner David Devine (London 2012 800m and 1,500m bronze medallist) and Abdi Jama (GB wheelchair basketball skipper) were on hand to answer any questions about the different sports.

They also joined in with the action.

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Memorial to the Liverpool Pals unveiled today

The famous Pals regiment
The famous Pals regiment Credit: Imperial War Museum North

A memorial to the Liverpool Pals who served during World War One is being unveiled by The Earl of Wessex today.

Read: Sculptor reveals new tribute to the memory of the Liverpool Pals

It follows a three year campaign by The Liverpool Pals Memorial Fund to create a permanent tribute to remember the men and boys who volunteered during the Great War.

Tom Murphy's work
Tom Murphy's work Credit: ITV News
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