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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Misty again overnight. Murky and damp conditions returning to the Pennines. Grey start Friday but warm sunshine will develop from the west
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Accrington have appointed John Coleman as the club's new manager for a second time.