Claire Ashforth reports on the 'rich list' of councils with more than 20 staff earning over £100,000. Six councils in the North West feature on the list by the Taxpayers' Alliance.
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Heavy rain pushes eastwards across the region on Sunday evening followed by further outbreaks of rain on Sunday night. 60mph gusts possible
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will cause strong winds for a time across the NW
Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.