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Saturday through the Northwest

Morning walk with the dog in Torrisholme Credit: CHRIS COATES


Another day with a mix of crisp winter sunshine and blustery showers.

Remaining windy, especially through the morning, but the wind should ease a little through the afternoon.

Showers will also fade later in the day, leaving a mainly dry afternoon and evening.

Highs around average for most area 7-8°C


Man City - Joe Hart commits long term future to club

Manchester City's Joe Hart and Manchester City's Martin Demichelis Credit: PA

The Manchester City number one has signed a new contract to keep him at the Premier League champions until 2019. The goalkeeper said staying at City was never an issue for him. He's joins other high profile players, the likes of Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko who've also signed new deals this year.


Heart transplant patient feels there is 'nothing' to hold onto in life, as she now needs new kidneys

A heart transplant patient, from Widnes, says there is "nothing" to hold onto in life after discovering she needs another transplant.

Jade Carr became a world-beating athlete after getting a new heart at age 3. Now, at age 21, she is on dialysis after anti-rejection drugs damaged her kidneys.

She is among 854 people, across the North West, waiting for donor organs to be found.

Rob Smith reports.

Salford Quays to light up with new artwork

Aeolian Light Credit: Joel Chester Fildes and Quays Culture

A new light instillation artwork is going on display at the Quays in Salford.

'Aeolian Light' has taken inspiration from The Quays’ windy environment and changes colour as you walk through it.

Aeolian Light Credit: Joel Chester Fildes and Quays Culture
Aeolian Light Credit: Joel Chester Fildes and Quays Culture

Anthony Rowe from the artist group Squidsoup who created the instillation said:

This is the largest outdoor immersive light installation of its kind.

We are proud to showcase what has been years of research and development in a responsive art installation.

– Anthony Rowe, founder of Squidsoup
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