Private Patrick Burns from Poulton is taking part in a two week trek across North Africa to raise money for the Parachute Regiment Charity. He lost part of his leg to a roadside bomb while serving in Afghanistan. The group hopes to raise £40,000 to help other injured paratroopers.
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Mainly cloudy today, with strong winds and sustained speeds of 30-35mph, showers later in the day
Early frost on Saturday night, then cloud and patchy light rain pull down from the NW. Winds strengthen overnight into Sunday
Serial offender Barry Dyson 39, hid the mirror in his rucksack and took it out to prey on women as they shopped in a city centre store.